tuk-tuk drivers
A driver sits in his tuk-tuk, awaiting clients at Deumkor market in Phnom Penh on April 23, 2020. (Panha Chorpoan/VOD)

With Tourism Declines, Tuk-Tuk Drivers Are Down and Out in Phnom Penh

Tuk-tuk drivers in Phnom Penh are losing their income as tourist arrivals to Cambodia plummet and residents decide to stay home during the Covid-19 pandemic. But as informal workers, they are largely excluded from the limited social welfare that others can access.