Poor households given $51m in energy subsidies

The government subsidised $51 million worth of electricity across the country in 2017 in a bid to bring down the price of electricity for low-income households, according to the Minister of Mines and Energy. Speaking at the annual conference of the Electricity Authority Cambodia yesterday, Suy Sem said the $51 million in subsidies was paid for by Electricite du Cambodge’s revenue in recent years. …

Sok Chan