Kompong Thom
A cashew farmer in Kampong Thom province (Hun Dimo/VOD)

As Prices Plunge, Cashew Farmers Struggle

Cashew farmers here in Kraya commune say plunging nut prices are leaving them unable to repay high-interest loans or support their families, creating insolvency fears even amid a bumper harvest.

Kompong Thom Court Official Suspended for Forest Crimes

A Kompong Thom Provincial Court deputy prosecutor has been “temporarily suspended” from his job after being accused of illegally clearing of protected mangroves and flooded forest and in the province’s Kompong Svay district.