When leaders of the world's 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 Abe's push for "quality infrastructure investment" 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 country's blossoming tourism industry, much larger challenges lie ahead for Cambodia's transport sector. VOA's Daniel de Carteret reports.