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Cambodian construction boom turns karst mountains to cement

Limestone mountains are being devoured to meet demand from the construction industry, with little thought to the undiscovered species that may be lost.

Vietnamese rubber giant razes indigenous lands as Cambodian government grapples with legacy land issues

While indigenous communities in Cambodia stayed home to stem the Covid-19 outbreak, a Vietnamese rubber firm bulldozed their land. Experts say disputes arising from Cambodia's complicated land management system will be difficult to resolve.

How insect farming is lifting Cambodians out of poverty

A more lucrative trade than working in textile factories, insect farming is proving to be a key ingredient in fighting rural poverty in Cambodia.

Singapore investor pours US$500,000 into clean water in Cambodia

Nexus for Development, a Southeast Asian impact investor, is funding a new project to alleviate Cambodia’s water crisis.

Energy-hungry Cambodia shows no sign of backing down on coal

As Cambodia’s economy goes through a rapid expansion with foreign investments pouring in, the country is turning to polluting coal power to meet growing energy demands, risking the health of the people and the welfare of the environment.