Cambodia Faces Potential Economic Collapse
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is facing economic pressure to reverse a recent crackdown on opposition groups and basic freedoms in his country.
— VOA Cambodia
Cambodia Airways enters Taiwan market with Siem Reap-Taipei service
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Smartphones help to save forest in Cambodia
University of Copenhagen, Danmission, the IT company Web Essentials and local peacebuilding organizations in Cambodia have developed an app for smartphones that helps protecting the forest.
Food Security be Dammed: Cambodia Trades Fish for Energy
The Lower Sesan 2 Dam (“LS2”, or “the dam”), located 26 kilometres east of the Sesan-Mekong River confluence in Stung Treng province, began electricity generation in November 2017. It is scheduled to be fully operational in October 2018.
— Future Directions
Direct flight links Zunyi and Phnom Penh
A direct flight was launched Tuesday between the city of Zunyi in southwest China’s Guizhou Province and Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia.
Hun Sen’s hunt for ‘terrorists’
A recent spate of arrests raises questions concerning the Cambodian government’s motives in a seemingly never-ending quest to root out purported terrorists.
— UCA News
Little Khmer Kitchen Is Coming to Central Market Arcade
Sreymom “Mom” Lund is a familiar face around the Central Market. She worked at the Asian Green Grocer before scoring a job shuffling pans in the Jamface kitchen. Lund had no cooking experience before then, but her former boss saw her potential and recommended her to Poh Ling Yeow. “Whenever I tried to sell vegetables I spent too much time telling people how to cook the vegetables,” Lund says with a laugh.
Trafficked brides heading for China
The practice of “pulling wife”, bride kidnapping or marriage by capture is an old tradition among the rural Vietnamese. According to old custom, young girls are symbolically kidnapped and detained for two to three days by young boys, sometimes in collaboration with his family, to force a marriage negotiation with the girls’ parents.
— The Asean Post
Feature photo Sam Sith
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