Date of Broadcast: 24 June 2012
Land conflict in Pailin (Feature)
400 hectares of protected forest land in Pailin province are in the middle of a dispute involving local authorities, residents and a well-known citizen from the Province. We will show how the issue started and how the authorities are planning to transfer the villagers from their present homes and keep that area for the protected forest.
Increase in the number of Traffic Accidents (Main Story)
Traffic accidents are a major concern among Cambodians. The road accident rate has been rising year after year and it is now at a point where more people are killed on the roads in Cambodia than in bigger countries with a much larger population and many more vehicles on the road. In her two-part report Equity Weekly's Khek Khemrath took to Phnom Penh's congested roads to find out the causes of this alarming trend.
It seems that more and more young people around Cambodia are committing suicide and the preferred method is jumping off bridges. Heartbreak seems to be one of the most common reasons behind this trend. What can be done to prevent this?
Politics and society
This week, countries around the world marked the World Day Against Child Labour. We spoke to the International Labour Organization committed to putting an end to this practice.