Every year, travelers and farmers gather at the riverbanks some eight kilometers from Phnom Penh to buy and sell the fish. This year’s prahok fish sold at unusually high prices.
The income from the tickets is expected to reach $100 million with the new price structure.
There are more than one million Cambodian migrant laborers working legally and illegally in Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan and China
Preap Kol, executive director of Transparency International Cambodia, said the move could help ensure less money was wasted from the budget this year.
Oil prices are in decline again after a recent rise when they reached about $56 a barrel, the highest in 18 months. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
The World Bank said the economy remained strong despite the slight downturn, boosted by strong growth in the garment, real estate and construction sectors.
Cambodia has sought to institute a number of reforms leading up to the establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) last year.
A Mother Nature analysis of U.N. trade figures it said showed Cambodia had under-reported its sand exports to Singapore by some 70 million tons between 2007 and 2015.
There are over 10,000 Cambodian-Americans living in Georgia and most of them live in Atlanta’s southern Riverdale city, in Clayton county.
Srey Vanthon, country director of ADD International, said information provided about the SDGs was not adequate or widely disseminated.
The head of parliament’s anti-corruption commission has criticized the minister of mines for dodging questions on an apparent $750 million discrepancy in reported exports of sand to Singapore since 2001.
The U.N. figures showed that, between 2007 and 2015, Cambodia only reported 2.8 million tons of sand leaving for Singapore, whereas Singapore reported it had imported some 72.8 million tons over the same period.