Category Archive: Cambodia

Tsubasa – The new link between Phnom Penh and HCMC.

The $127 million Japanese-funded Tsubasa Bridge over the Mekong opened Monday, April 6, 2015. The longest Cambodian bridge is expected to increase the trade between Cambodia and its neighbor Vietnam, by easing transportation… Continue reading

Cambodia – Wholesale sell-off of its land.

LICADHO opens up its Land Concessions (ELC) data and urges full transparency from the Cambodian Government. The Cambodian League for the Protection and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) published its land concession dataset including… Continue reading

Cambodian Parliament passes controversial election laws.

After seven months of talks between senior CPP and CNRP party leaders, Cambodia’s lawmakers attended a special session of parliament to vote on the two new elections laws.  Opposition leader Sam Rainsy asked… Continue reading

….. And what about Cambodia’s Growth in 2015?

Emerging markets in Asia and Africa will continue to lead global growth in 2015. Expectations are for the world to grow by 3.2% this year and a faster 3.7% in 2016. The U.S.… Continue reading

Phnom Penh, March 19, 2015, 11.14 am

Enjoy your day in Cambodia – The Kingdom of Wonder.

PM goads court to charge Kem Sokha Days after deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha used a trip to the US to finally air his longstanding grievances with last July’s political deal, Prime Minister… Continue reading

Cambodia: “Work faster or get out!”

Clothes retailers accused of labor abuses in Cambodia. Labor violations, union busting and corruption are common norm in Cambodia’s garment industry, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch. Workers in Cambodia’s… Continue reading

Thai countdown for foreign migrant workers.

Hundreds of thousands of Cambodian, Laotian and Burmese migrant workers in Thailand have been given until June 30 to obtain new work permits from Thai authorities or face deportation. The Thai government approved… Continue reading

Conférence : Cuisine populaire cambodgienne

Originally posted on Sinogastronomie:
J’ai eu la chance d’assister hier (21 février 2014), à l’antenne phnom-penhoise du Center for Khmer Studies (CKS), à une conférence de Hart Feuer, intitulée « Urban Brokers of Rural Cuisine :…

China’s island-building spree is about more than just military might

Originally posted on Quartz:
China’s playing Monopoly in the South China Sea—only, instead of building hotels on Pacific Avenue, it’s constructing helipads and, in some cases, whole new islands. In less than a…