Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Factory Boss Seeks to Empower His Cambodian Workers

A maverick Dutch owner of a factory in Cambodia is trying to demonstrate that socially responsible entrepreneurial enterprises, not reliance on non-governmental organizations, is the Southeast Asian nation’s best path out of poverty. “This is the only solution to help this country, not the NGOs” which to some degree create employment by setting up workshops to make trinkets for tourists, said Piet Holten, president of Pactics. “The NGOs are trying hard to do good. They have a good...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter