Category Archive: Cambodia

Vietnam Begins Sea Patrols To Protect Fisheries Resources

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:
. . “Any foreign activities not approved by Vietnam in this area are illegal and invalid.” By Vu Trong Khanh The wall Street Journal HANOI—Vietnam officially launched…

Vulgarizing Angkor.

Why heritage must not be turned into digital commodities. By Rahul Goswami – 12 April 2014 -   To what extent can cultural heritage be digitised and commodified? In a clumsy partnership, clearly not… Continue reading

Cambodia – Democracy in Retreat.

Democratization in Cambodia in retreat following violent year 2013. BY LAUREN CROTHERS | APRIL 9, 2014  -  The Cambodia Daily. Democracy is in retreat since July’s 2013 national election as the ruling CPP has increasingly… Continue reading

ASEAN 2015 – Doubts Over AEC.

Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious. By Luke Hunt  –  April 07, 2014  -  The Diplomat. In a rare moment of honesty a Cambodian… Continue reading

“There is a huge gap between what the brands say and what the brands do.”

Brands ‘failing their workers’. Source:  The Phnom Penh Post  –   European mega-brands are not doing enough to ensure that the Cambodian workers who make their products receive a basic living wage. Tailored… Continue reading

Cambodia Riel, Chinese Yuan Clearing.

Cambodia’s central bank allows China’s ICBC to start yuan clearing services. China’s largest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), said that the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has approved the ICBC… Continue reading

ANZ to cut ties to Cambodia bank.

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, commonly called ANZ, wants to offload its majority holding of the Cambodian bank that this year was embroiled in a scandal involving the financing of a Cambodian sugar… Continue reading

Rule of Law in Cambodia.

World Justice Project: 2014 Rule of Law Report. The Kingdom of Cambodia ranks globally 91st out of 99 countries, regionially 15/15.     Read more >>

Traditional costumes Southeast Asian countries.

Below are the traditional dresses of the ten countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). See all costumes >>

Ranariddh’s return to politics – A ruse of Hun Sen?

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh announced his return to politics amid speculation that he is brought back by PM Hun Sen. . Ranariddh, son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk and half-brother of the… Continue reading