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World Bank Looks to End Funding Freeze

Source: cambodiadaily.com BY ZSOMBOR PETER | NOVEMBER 16, 2015

The World Bank could approve its first internally funded project in Cambodia in March, according to recently released reports, a move that would effectively end the freeze on new lending the Bank imposed on Cambodia over four years ago. 380 more words

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Sinking In

Source: cambodiadaily.com |October 24, 2015

At the edge of this expanse of barren land, a house lies buried, filled almost to its roof with sand. This is the Khin family home, the last in their village after more than 3,000 families were evicted from the area to make way for development. 3,090 more words

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Rohingya Refugee Picks Burma Over Cambodia

Source: cambodiadaily BY MECH DARA AND ZSOMBOR PETER | SEPTEMBER 7, 2015

A Rohingya refugee wants to go back to Burma—where his people are denied citizenship and subject to deadly pogroms by the Buddhist majority—rather than stay in Cambodia any longer, according to the Ministry of Interior. 945 more words

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For Families, World Bank Project Falls Short

Source: The Cambodia Daily,By Zsombor Peter and Aun Pheap | June 25, 2015

SANTUK DISTRICT, Kompong Thom province – Hang Sal has 2 hectares of fertile land he cannot farm. 1,751 more words

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Study: World Bank Project for Landless Families Is Failing

Source: The Cambodia Dialy,By Zsombor Peter | June 24, 2015

A seven-year project funded by Germany and the World Bank to give secure and fertile land to some of the country’s poorest families has so far mostly failed to deliver on its goals and left most of the families no better off, according to a new study. 918 more words

Human Rights

Study: World Bank Project for Landless Families Is Failing

Source: The Cambodia Daily,By Zsombor Peter | June 24, 2015

A seven-year project funded by Germany and the World Bank to give secure and fertile land to some of the country’s poorest families has so far mostly failed to deliver on its goals and left most of the families no better off, according to a new study. 918 more words

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World Bank Urged to Speak Up for Bullied Protesters

Source៖  The Cambodia Daily  By Zsombor Peter | June 23, 2015

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the World Bank is not doing enough to help people in Cambodia and elsewhere who are facing government harassment for speaking out against Bank-funded projects gone bad. 961 more words

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