Tag Archive: Cambodia

China offers billions to the Greater Mekong Region.

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang offered huge financial and technical support for infrastructure development projects in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS). The main proposals and projects: Five Chinese proposals on transport links, investment schemes,… 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

“Most of the victims are farmers, workers and students.”

A total of 4,840 traffic accidents has claimed the lives of 2,148 people in Cambodia in the first 11 months of 2014. This as  a tragic increase of 247 over the same period… Continue reading

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