This article discusses Cambodian economy being transformed by the influx of Chinese funded investors thus robbing economic growth form the locals. Western based tourist industry is being changed to Chinese based. China is coming into Cambodia with casinos, unless you are employed by the casino, it is difficult for other locals to make a solid income. Previous Western based tourism was a means of livelihood for many people.
The country faces state of unrest as people are beginning to fail to provide income as they once had. They don’t necessarily lead the globe in any one issue. The impact of this issue doesn’t immediately affect us, but indirectly it may influence our choice of travel and where we spend our money. Overall do we appreciate traditional ideals in a country, or do we choose the new, fast and furious entertainment.