Cambodia

Sustainable development by 2030 still achievable in Cambodia

Especially so if the economy’s transformation is managed to reduce poverty and small and medium-sized businesses led by women entrepreneurs …

by · Tuesday, 9 April 2019 · Cambodia

Quality Free Health Care Remains Elusive for Poorest Cambodians

Although poverty in Cambodia has fallen sharply in recent years, 4.5 million citizens teeter just above the global poverty line, according to the World …

by · Monday, 8 April 2019 · Cambodia

Makeshift school helps Cambodian pupils escape poverty through foreign languages …

(Phnom Penh Post/ANN) — Eager to improve foreign language skills in his local community, Loy Souvann has single-handedly established a …

by · Tuesday, 2 April 2019 · Cambodia, Thailand
Women at work in East Asia Pacific: Solid progress but a long road ahead

Women at work in East Asia Pacific: Solid progress but a long road ahead

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater access to economic opportunities. To celebrate Interna…

by · Tuesday, 5 March 2019 · Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam

The young Cambodian escaping poverty using the beautiful game

Tucked away in a neglected slum area near Boeung Kak Lake, a young aspiring football coach is harnessing the power of sport for social …

by · Tuesday, 12 February 2019 · Cambodia

Brexit fallout / Cambodia’s GDP to suffer ‘highest losses by far’, report states

The report goes on to explain the poverty implications for countries with EBA status, of which Cambodia is highlighted as being one of the two most …

by · Friday, 1 February 2019 · Cambodia

Economy not working for many women in Cambodia | #AsiaNewsNetwork

But the longer she stayed out of work, the more the entire family fell into poverty. Stories like Sophoan’s happen every day in Cambodia. Like them, 77 …

by · Tuesday, 22 January 2019 · Cambodia, Thailand

Bricked in by poverty, Cambodia’s farmers fight debt bondage

Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penh – a 14-year-old trapped in debt …

by · Thursday, 3 January 2019 · Cambodia

Bricked in by poverty, Cambodia’s farmers fight debt bondage

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penh – a …

by · Wednesday, 2 January 2019 · Cambodia, Philippines

Bricked in by poverty, Cambodia’s farmers fight debt bondage

PHNOM PENH – Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penh — a 14-year-old …

by · Wednesday, 2 January 2019 · Cambodia, Thailand