Death by Association

Despite unprecedented numbers taking to the streets to demand a better future, union rights continue to take a battering in Cambodia By Chak Sopheap, published on September issue of Southeast Asia Globe. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) recently found Cambodia to be one of the worst countries in the world for labour and union rights. Only […]

Boeng Kak Investor Dismisses Ethics in Name of Business

(This is a letter to editor, published on July 1st, 2014. “Reprinted with the permission of The CAMBODIA DAILY.”) On June 25, the private firm buying 1.35 hectares in Phnom Penh’s contentious Boeng Kak lake neighborhood claimed, incredibly, to have no knowledge of the site’s internationally recognized land dispute (“Firm Buying Boeng Kak Land Claims […]

Cambodian Women and the Economy

Cambodian Women and the Economy – Bertelsmann Future Challenges.   Cambodian Women and the Economy Friday, 8 March 2013 / Chak Sopheap Tags: Cambodia, Development, economy, entertainment sector, garment industry, gender, women, women’s day Regions: Cambodia A traditional Khmer saying  “sartrey bangvil cheung kran min chum”, meaning  women cannot do anything besides moving around the […]