Cambodia

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

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 · Wednesday, 2 January 2019 · Cambodia, Vietnam

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Shortly before 24-year-old Lee left for China, her parents borrowed $300 from a lender in their village to buy a suitcase for their pregnant daughter and …

by · Thursday, 13 December 2018 · Cambodia, China

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Shortly before 24-year-old Lee left for China, her parents borrowed $300 from a lender in their village to buy a suitcase for their pregnant daughter and …

by · Thursday, 13 December 2018 · Cambodia, China

Cambodia’s famous Angkor Wat fails to stem poverty

When Por Pisey’s mother fell seriously ill, her father saw no other option than to sell the family’s cattle. Now there are only a few chickens and dogs …

by · Thursday, 13 December 2018 · Cambodia