Cambodia has certainly come a long way since its deadly civil war which happened between 11 March 1967 to 17 April 1975.
45 years later, much of the effects of the war still lingers. The country, though in recent years have been seeing an impressive growth economically, still battles with poverty.
The Southeast Asian nation is ranked 14th overall in the world’s poorest countries and it comes in second after Myanmar as the region’s financially impoverished. According to Asian Development Bank’s report from 2018, 12.9 percent of Cambodians live in poverty.