Despite the pandemic, there has been a boom in the development of high-end residential projects in Phnom Penh. The construction sector is one of the country’s main economic engines.
As commune elections approach, Cambodian foreign affairs minister promises U.S. full commitment to human rights and democracy
During a meeting with the U. S. Secretary of State, Cambodia’s foreign affairs minister responded to the host country’s concerns of a deteriorating rights situation in the country by stating the Kingdom is fully committed to an inclusive political process and freedom of expression.
Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodian authorities have never accused the U.S government of involvement with former opposition leader Kem Sokha, who stands accused of conspiring with foreign actors to incite a so-called color revolution.
As foreign funders drive the construction of major new infrastructure projects in Cambodia, an inconsistent regulatory approach may be opening lanes for shoddy construction.
Phon Touch and Teang Sreytouch have been working for years in Cambodia’s garment industry, but now the two women are worried they could join the thousands of others in the sector who’ve been laid off without proper compensation.