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ICT: Catalyst for Inclusive Development

What is ICT? ]Digital technology has become a key factor to reducing global poverty—mainly because it gives the poor access to vital information, such as weather forecasts and market pricing. This is the main message…

Roadblock during 2014 Water Festival

After fatalities on the Koch Pich Bridge during the Water Festival celebration in 2010, the Water Festival was cancelled for three years. This year, Phnom Penh will host its first Water Festival since that tragic…

OCIC: The Quiet Giant

In the Chroy Changva district, the Overseas Cambodian Investment Corporation (OCIC) has been pumping sand from the Tonle Sap onto the nearby wetlands after receiving a 99-year lease from the government. The $3-billion real estate…

Evictions and Architecture

Vann Molyvann is the most celebrated architect in Cambodian history. He designed a number of Phnom Penh’s most iconic landmarks such as Olympic Stadium. He is also responsible for some of the major housing structures…

Waiting for the next bus

A bus ticket in Phnom Penh typically costs 1,500 riel, which is roughly $0.40. That sounds like a great deal right? Using public transportation also helps the environment and reduces traffic congestion by reducing the…