Economy
Bank and microfinance institution offices in Phnom Penh (Matt Surrusco)

World Bank-Linked Watchdog Accepts Complaint on ‘Reckless’ Microloans

The watchdog group within World Bank sister organization International Finance Corporation (IFC) will assess a wide swath of the Cambodian microfinance sector after accepting a complaint alleging these lenders’ practices have caused social harms, civil society groups announced today.

NagaWorld protesters are taken away from the Phnom Penh casino by bus on April 19, 2022. (Roun Ry/VOD)

NagaWorld Protest Resumes After Nine Days

More than 100 unionists returned to strike against NagaWorld on Tuesday following failed negotiations and the holiday weekend, and they were yet again put on buses and toured around Phnom Penh’s outskirts.