Families forcibly evicted for expressway development reluctant to speak out for fear of losing compensation

Workers collect scrap from a demolished house in the Pur Senhey district of Phnom Penh, November 2, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

As Cambodia’s first expressway takes shape, the costs of development have driven straight through a Phnom Penh neighborhood.

Cambodian government trims booming casino industry with new capital requirements

The NagaWorld casino and hotel complex as seen in Phnom Penh, picture taken September 10, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

The Cambodian government is moving ahead in thinning out the country’s overcrowded gaming industry by setting its first minimum capital requirement for casinos.

Industry 4.0 could threaten Cambodia’s garment and tourism sectors, says new ADB report

The garment workers leave from a factory in Phnom Penh, April 12, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

The economic impact of the pandemic on Cambodia’s garment sector and tourism industry may only be the first blow to these economic engines.