Category Archive: Cambodia

Cambodia – 10 % of 7- to 14-year-olds classified as child laborers.

Almost a quarter of Cambodian students aged 7 to 14 are forced to give up school. A new UNESCO study titled Fixing the Broken Promise of Education for All found a high correlation… Continue reading

Police Seize Largest-Ever Haul of ‘Fake’ Ground Coffee.

Originally posted on Sahrika:
By:Saing Soenthrith , The Cambodia Daily, January 21, 2015 Forty tons of counterfeit ground coffee and eight tons of raw ingredients were seized from a factory in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok…

Kampot, Kratie and Battambang future UNESCO towns?

Le Cambodge demandera à l’UNESCO d’inscrire trois villes anciennes sur la “Liste du patrimoine mondial”. Ces trois villes provinciales sont la ville de Battambang, la ville de Kampot, et la ville de Kratié. “Nous… Continue reading

Cambodian Prime Minister Reflects on 30 Years of Power.

In the 30 years since Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen took control of the country, the “Strongman” has ruled Cambodia with corruption, charisma, and brute force. If I was a bad leader, would… Continue reading

The Rights of Others in Cambodia.

Over the last few years, the Cambodian Government has granted land concessions to private national and international companies at an alarming rate for agriculture, mining, and infrastructure development. Most of these lands were… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – December 25, 2014.

Cambodia: Request for Law to Ban Monks Voting.

The Cambodian Government formally accepted a request from Cambodia’s top Buddhist monks to make a law that would ban the more than 50,000 Cambodian monks from voting. The request of the Buddhist leaders… Continue reading

Most see Cambodia on the wrong path.

The Asia Foundation Cambodian Public Opinion Survey reveals sobering trends. Despite significant economic growth and poverty reduction over the last 10 years, Cambodians think that the country is heading in the wrong direction and are… Continue reading

Sunday afternoon along Tonle Sap, Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh – Two kind of power towers…