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Cambodia Will Be Asia's Next Online Shopping Battleground

For most residents of Cambodia, the postal system has a bad reputation. It can take weeks for an item to arrive from abroad, and without a computerized system, recipients often have to look up their package by country of origin in handwritten notebooks. Sometimes their arrival is accompanied by surprise customs fees, and sometimes it doesn’t arrive at all.

Flipping condos in Phnom Penh

While this construction boom has been enthusiastically endorsed by the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, the absence of long-term planning could irreversibly change the face of some of the city’s most distinctive neighborhoods in exchange for short-term economic gains.