When leaders of the worldâs seven most developed economies meet in Japan next week, demands for infrastructure investment world wide will be high on the agenda. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abeâs push for âquality infrastructure investmentâ throughout Asia has been widely viewed as a counter to the rise of Chinese investment flooding into region.
After more than a decade, Cambodia has resumed rail passenger service from the capital, Phnom Penh, to the beach resort town of Sihanoukville. Although this marks a small step for the countryâs blossoming tourism industry, much larger challenges lie ahead for Cambodiaâs transport sector. VOA's Daniel de Carteret reports.