Tag Archive: Cambodia

Cambodia’s excellence in power distribution!

Unused Electricity From Dam Cost the Cambodian Government Millions of US$. Since the 246-megawatt Stung Atay Dam in the Cambodian province Koh Kong went online in mid-August 2014, all of the electricity it… Continue reading

ASEAN – $20 Billion from China!

China cozies up to ASEAN with $20 billion in loans. By AFP  –  The Economic Times China offered $20 billion in loans and floated the possibility of a “friendship treaty” with Southeast Asian nations,… Continue reading

Khmer King Norodom Sihamoni – A dancer, a puppet, a prisoner of the palace?

Monarch Wears a Hollow Crown in a Kafkaesque Kingdom. BY SOVANNARITH KEO | NOVEMBER 12, 2014  –  The Cambodia Daily. If Jayavarman VII is known among Cambodians and the rest of the world… Continue reading

The 30 Least Prosperous Countries In The World.

According to Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index, here are the 30 least prosperous nations (and the full report):  Read @ Source   Business Insider

Disappointing $ 128.

The Cambodian Government sets the minimum wage for garment workers at $128. The Cambodian Ministry of Labor set the new monthly minimum wage for Cambodia’s garment workers at $128, taking effect on January 1 ,… Continue reading

Today’s headlines from Cambodia.

Nepotism in Assembly Not Illegal, Spokesman Says CPP National Assembly spokesman Chheang Vun said that there will be no investigation into why the parliament’s bureaucratic ranks are stacked with family members of one… Continue reading

The headline of the day from Cambodia.

A customs official driving a vehicle that hit and killed a teenager driving a motorbike in Kompong Speu province on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014, paid the family of the victim $1,500 at the… Continue reading

Harbinger for the Phnom Penh Water Festival.

Bon Om Touk is arriving ……!! First boats have already trained merrily on the Tonle Sap. With cheering, clapping and shouting families, villagers and friends support their boat teams. More >>  General Information about Bon… Continue reading

Cheeky inequalities in Cambodia.

By government sub-decree, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has granted a hefty pay raise – to himself and to his long-serving ministers. Hun Sen and senior government members are set for a… Continue reading

Just another Wednesday in Phnom Penh?

Today, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, is a public holiday. It’s the “Commemoration Day to the Royal Soul of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, Preahmahaviraksat, King-Father of the Cambodian National Independence,… Continue reading