Lack of future plans a concern for migrant workers in South Korea

Publication date 27 October 2019 | 23:23 | ICT

While some Cambodian migrant workers in South Korea are happy to have relieved family debt burden at home, others are working in “not-good” conditions and without clear objectives.



  • Families told they have ‘no right to land’ vow to fight on

    Publication date 31 January 2019 | 11:12 | ICT

    Authorities have claimed that some 100 families who clashed with police in Preah Sihanouk province’s Prey Nop district last week have no legal rights to the land as they do not possess proper titles.

  • End of the road? Ride-hail apps face future

    Publication date 26 December 2018 | 08:47 | ICT

    WHEN Hor Daluch established the Kingdom’s first-ever ride-hailing app Exnet Taxi Cambodia in April 2016, his main challenge at the time was to convince Cambodians of the benefit of using technology for their daily commutes.

  • ‘Sold by brother’ – Mekong women trafficked into marriage in China

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 14:45 | ICT

    EVERYONE did well from Nary’s marriage to a Chinese man, except the young Cambodian bride herself, who returned home from the six-year ordeal destitute, humiliated and with little prospect of seeing her son again.

  • One year on, CNRP fate unclear

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 10:06 | ICT

    A year after the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the fate of the former main opposition party remains unclear.

  • Concerns over one-party budget approval

    Publication date 16 November 2018 | 10:29 | ICT

    The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP)-controlled National Assembly approved the $6.7 billion national budget for next year on Thursday, but a former opposition lawmaker expressed concern for the future “consequences” of using state mon

  • VN entering TPP ‘may bring challenges for the Kingdom’

    Publication date 14 November 2018 | 08:03 | ICT

    Cambodia's economy faces new challenges that could affect the growth of trade and investment inflows as international manufacturers possibly move operations to Vietnam after the country made new trade deals with major markets, sever

  • Analyst: Government appointments ‘a waste of national budget’

    Publication date 13 November 2018 | 09:25 | ICT

    The government has appointed over 200 officials as undersecretaries of state, secretaries of state, assistants and advisers at various institutions since October 1.

  • US China trade war boosts Cambodian export products

    Publication date 07 November 2018 | 07:28 | ICT

    Cambodian exports to the US in the first nine months of the year grew 27 per cent or $2.86 billion compared to the same period last year, said the Census Bureau of the US Department of Commerce.

  • Accords ‘not a tool for foreign intervention’

    Publication date 24 October 2018 | 08:33 | ICT

    A the Kingdom enjoyed a public holiday on Tuesday to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, the Royal Academy of Cambodia said that even though the agreement still carries “moral value”, it “can

  • Moody’s warns of ‘credit negative’ if EBA is lost

    Publication date 23 October 2018 | 09:00 | ICT

    Moody's Investors Services has warned that Cambodia’s potential loss of its Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential trade access to the EU would weaken its economic growth and lead to a credit negative, a report released on Saturday