13 November 2012

Which Way Cambodia?

Stuart Grudgings and Prak Chan Thul show clearly the issues that divide Cambodia and impede its growth.

'"My husband was jailed for three years for nothing while others get six months for murder. Cambodia is finished now," said 54-year-old Sreng Pho, whose husband was one of the people convicted for taking part in the so-called secessionist bid.'

'Its garment export industry is booming, tourist numbers are surging and low-end manufacturing is taking off as companies seek a cheaper alternative to China. The capital Phnom Penh is being transformed by plush new buildings and luxury imported cars.'

For the full article:
Insight: Land conflict, impunity dim Cambodia's awakening


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