81.2 percent work in unregulated sectors, lacking social protection, and not always providing enough income for sustenance.
Phnom Penh is facing a massive pollution problem because of the widespread use of plastic packaging and poor waste management services.
Countries through which the Mekong River – one of the world’s largest, longest rivers – runs, have been working on ways to manage the opportunities and challenges that come from their shared borders.
Wealthy nations’ drastic increase in construction sand consumption contributes to erosion of estuaries. Sand worth US$752m was imported by Singapore from Cambodia between 2007 and 2016.
The loggers sell timber to traders who will distribute them to various depots in the northeast provinces before exporting them to Vietnam.
She said that since the dredging began, many children have dropped out of school to help families, as it’s much harder to make a living from fishing.
With fields too hot and productivity too low, it is no surprise that Thailand has such an influx of Cambodian workers.