Love it or hate it, globalisation is not going away, though leading economists meeting in the Malaysian capital this week expressed hope that its benefits can be distributed more equitably. Muhammad bin Ibrahim, addressing a two-day joint conference organised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), described globalisation as an unstoppable force that is shaping the world’s economy. “Arguing against globalisation is like arguing against the law of gravity,” he said, citing the now-famous quote by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
The Thais set the rendezvous point just beyond the stream that separates Cambodia’s Sangke village from Thailand. In darkness and rain, a third shipment of weapons allegedly collected and hidden at home by Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) staffer Ub Vireak crossed the international border from Banteay Meanchey province into Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province and was loaded into waiting vans.Not long after, in the early hours of July 18, the ordnance, including three mortar tubes and as many rounds, would be discovered by Thai authorities.
Cambodia's system of community forests is being hampered by excessive bureaucratic burdens, poor communication, a lack of incentives and the “massive” external pressures of logging and land conflicts, a new report has found. In their study Collective Action on Forest Governance: An Institutional Analysis of the Cambodian Community Forestry System, researchers Joel Persson and Martin Prowse break down the workings of two community forests in Kratie province and find the local committees tasked with managing them were rendered largely ineffective in conserving their area’s natural resources.
Many women in Cambodia remain unaware that abortion is legal, pushing them into pursuing cheap and unsafe practices, according to a new study that also found some medical professionals held the same false belief. Published in the journal Global Public Health, the study, Abortion politics in Cambodia: Social history, local forms and transnational issues said widespread religious beliefs contributed to the idea abortions were wrong. “Contraceptive prevalence remains quite low in Cambodia and various studies document that abortive practices use may be among the highest in South East Asia,” author Pascale Hancart-Petitet wrote in an email.
Nestled along National Road 1, Bayon Beoung Snor is a farm-cum-restaurant. The team grows their own vegetables, which they then use to whip up traditional Khmer food.
The Post's publisher Bill Clough, under whose leadership the publication went from a fortnightly to a daily one, discusses his investment in Cambodia, his vision for the paper in an increasingly digital age,
Not all pizzas are created equal. This one is created and cooked in a wood-fired oven right before your eyes.
Take a drive north of Kampong Cham, past the dirt roads and the dense greenery.
During his turbulent trial yesterday in an incitement and defamation case brought by Prime Minister Hun Sen, political analyst Kim Sok walked out of the Phnom Penh municipal courtroom in protest before being brought back in, only to thea
The General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected a whopping $1.19 billion in tax revenue during the first half of this year, an increase of 32 percent compared to the same period last year, led by a surge of value-added tax (VAT) and p
As three sailors prepare for their SEA Games debuts in Malaysia next month, the Cambodian Sailing Federation has passed a major milestone by becoming the newest full member of World Sailing.
Pedal power didn’t help a capital teen evade the long arm of the law after he was caught selling drugs on Tuesday night.
It’s the end of the week, and that means it’s time to fill up your social calendar with fun activities for the days ahead. Get cultured with concerts of all kinds, sports, exhibitions, fashion, and a language class or two.
Nestled along National Road 1, Bayon Beoung Snor is a farm-cum-restaurant.