Cambodia government should require a driving permit on motorcycle’s Driver

Cambodia government should require a driving permit on motorcycle’s Driver

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Human behavior is the leading cause of traffic issues in Cambodia. Particularly, you may feel frustrated with traffic in Phnom Penh. Of course, traffic issues, not limited to the congestion and accident, is a huge problem that needs to be immediately addressed by policy makers and government institutions. It may involve death in traffic accident.

Affordable housing project remains unclear

Affordable housing project remains unclear

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No country has achieved high levels of economic growth without urbanization. For more than two decades, Cambodia has been on a promising path to strong economic performance with an average growth of 7% annually. The Kingdom’s economic status was transformed to a lower-middle-income country with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capital approximately 1,270​USD in 2016. By 2030, Cambodian population in urban area will increase from 27% to 44% (or approx. 8 million) of the total population.

Littering in Eateries: A Dysfunctional Habit among the Phnom Penh Dwellers

Littering in Eateries: A Dysfunctional Habit among the Phnom Penh Dwellers

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Cambodia is of course rather a new country after achieving full peace in 1998 and high economic growth for the last two decades, which has translated into tremendous progress in the areas of poverty reduction, social welfare, and private consumption. Particularly, restaurants or what simply local eateries dispose of more garbage than any other kind of establishment in Phnom Penh since, per a December 2014 study in the Journal of Environment and Waste Management, large restaurants produce 891 kg of waste per week. The study also reveals the capital’s businesses and citizens generate over 1,500 tons of trash daily.

The Garbage Disposal: Phnom Penh’s Persistent Challenge

The Garbage Disposal: Phnom Penh’s Persistent Challenge

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Urbanization has brought a huge flood of job-seekers and increasing city dwellers to reside and work in the capital city Phnom Penh, where factories and businesses are soaring remarkably. Physical infrastructure, such as buildings, roads, schools, hospitals, and markets, has been being built and renovated to cope with the growing population. The capital development struggles amongst emerging municipal issues including traffic congestion and accidents, crimes and particularly stressful waste management. The population growth together with its accumulative consumption of various products and food has resulted in tons of scattering waste in the capital. Despite their effort in dealing with the …