More than one million Cambodians work abroad and sent about $3 billion every year to their families
More than one million Cambodian workers work abroad in various fields and send money home to their families. ...
Debt and migration during COVID-19
Strict Thai border closures, as well as water shortages, have caused increased financial hardship for villagers this year who had seen their incomes reduced as remittances from overseas fell and crops were damaged. ...
Sok Chan and Harrison White
International remittances could plunge by millions
Cambodia could lose more than 15 percent of its international remittances in 2020 under the worst-case scenario because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...
$2.8 Billion sent home by Cambodian migrant workers in 2019
Cambodian migrant workers abroad sent home some US$2.8 billion as remittances last year, according to the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...
Solar panels see sunny times ahead
Officials and business people say solar panels are gaining in popularity in rural areas, where the power grid does not reach. Mao Sangat, director of Solar Energy Cambodia, told the Post yesterday that his company saw increases of installation of solar power systems for families whose ...