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More effort to combat human trafficking needed in Cambodia say NGOs

A loose coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has called on the Cambodia government to step up efforts against human trafficking and in the provision of rehabilitation services to victims. In a statement issued to coincide with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (July 30), the group said ...

Stella-maris Ewudolu
https://aecnewstoday.com/2019/more-effort-to-combat-human-trafficking-needed-in-cambodia-say-ngos/

NUS study: Cambodia deforestation increases child health issues

A team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia is associated with higher risk of diarrhea, acute respiratory infection, and fever in children. ...

Kongleaphy Keam
https://aecnewstoday.com/2017/nus-study-cambodia-deforestation-increases-child-health-issues/#axzz4rClWtpl4

Cambodia eases deeper into China’s defensive embrace

Cambodia currently faces significant foreign policy challenges amid great power rivalry in the Asia-Pacific. Against the backdrop of US President Donald Trump’s uncertain and unpredictable foreign policy in the region, China’s economic, military, and strategic influence over Cambodia continues to grow. China is now Cambodia’s ...

East Asia Forum
https://aecnewstoday.com/2017/cambodia-eases-deeper-into-chinas-defensive-embrace/

Booming growth pushes Cambodia to lower-middle income status

Despite some appearances to the contrary, things in Cambodia are looking pretty rosy at least according to the World Bank. In its latest revision of world economies the Bank raised Cambodia’s status from a low-income economy to a lower-middle income country. ...

Vat Vin
http://aecnewstoday.com/2016/booming-growth-pushes-cambodia-to-lower-middle-income-status/

When it comes to Chinese Aid Cambodia should be cautious

Unlike that of the United States and other western donors, Chinese aid is primarily allocated directly to the Cambodian government and usually does not carry requirements to report development results. Unsurprisingly, it has been argued that Chinese aid is not transparent and there is no ...

East Asia Forum
http://aecnewstoday.com/2016/when-it-comes-to-chinese-aid-cambodia-should-be-cautious/

Untrained & unlicensed: a look at Cambodia’s public health system

When the Cambodia National Assembly passed the 2016 national budget last December Cambodia’s public health system was not high on the list for additional resources, receiving a meager 8 per cent increase from the year prior, or $275 million. Admirably education received a boost of ...

Vat Vin
http://aecnewstoday.com/2016/untrained-unlicensed-a-look-at-cambodias-public-health-system/#axzz4ACZjGB7U

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