While the removal of Tuesday’s Human Rights Day from Cambodia’s list of public holidays sparked outrage among civil rights activists, international observers and many Cambodians, Monday by contrast passed quietly without any special mention.
The first and exclusive interview with His Excellency Samheng Boros
World Bank’s warnings on skills and economic diversification sound awfully familiar
Boom in construction add to traditional economy of tourism, garment, farming
Slow progress on gender equality ‘will cost Kingdom in the long-run’
Asian Development Bank’s next phase for financial inclusion
On July 16, 2019, the US House of Representatives passed the “HR 526 Cambodia Democracy Act,” also known as the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019. It was passed based on misleading information and even worse, ill-intention, ignoring the genuine democratisation process in Cambodia. In fact, it should be called “Hypocrisy Toward Cambodia Act”.
Cambodia is at the right juncture to seize opportunities amid a bright future ahead due to a strange combination of external circumstances
With China’s demographic dividends having gradually disappeared in recent years, production costs have definitely soared in the world’s second largest economy.
Cambodia is primarily reliant on coal and hydro for its power, and as we are aware, the hydro part is being constrained by low water flows in the Mekong. There are more coal-fired plants planned in Sihanouk Province and these will make a valuable addition.