Ministry of Mines and Energy officially ends sale of sand to Singapore which has for years used it to reclaim land along its coasts.
Last week Cambodia closed cross-border routes used by migrant workers to prevent further economic migration to Thailand and curb illicit goods smuggling.
The population in Cambodia’s capital city is estimated to increase by more than 50 percent, to 7.9 million by 2030.
The first flight from Dubai is due to touch down in Phnom Penh on Saturday evening after a brief stopover in Yangon, Myanmar’s former capital.
Like elsewhere in America, farmers and fruit growers in the eastern state of Pennsylvania rely heavily on immigrants, mainly Hispanic, to tend the fields and harvest the crops. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
The annual wage talks were launched in 2014 following mass garment worker strikes after the 2013 election that led to at least five deaths at the hands of security forces.
One of those arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking was named as Sy Laloy, owner of the Ratanakkiri Hotel.
VOA Khmer spoke to Arancha Gonzalez, executive director of the International Trade Center, about the future of Cambodian trade.
Joachim von Amsberg says AIIB has become more accepted as a truly multilateral financial institution.
The Asian Development Bank figures that some $26 billion in investment will be needed by 2030 to meet regional infrastructure demands.