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Resumption of World Bank Loans to Cambodia Assailed

The World Bank’s decision this month to resume lending to Cambodia after a five-year moratorium has drawn criticism from development experts. The global development bank's May 19 announcement that it would issue $130 million in new loans to the Southeast Asian nation to fund poverty reduction projects caught some critics of the Phnom Penh government by surprise. The bank placed a freeze on new loans in August 2011 after coming under fire for its support for a land titling scheme...

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