A new report examining the participation of women in politics within a single-party Cambodian state has found that male violence remains a key barrier to entry.
Prominent unionist Rong Chhun and youth activist Sar Kanika were denied bail at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday. The decision comes amid an unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak in Cambodia’s prisons, with justice ministry officials discussing potentially releasing juvenile inmates nearing the end of their sentences back into their communities.
The minor Grassroots Democratic Party (GDP) has urged the government to publicly release recently signed border agreements with neighboring Vietnam.
Fitch Solutions on Friday slightly raised its 2019 growth forecast for Cambodia but predicted a slowdown over the next two years amid rising headwinds to exports growth.