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The state-run Rural Development Bank (RDB) received a total of 10 proposals from Cambodian agricultural firms expressing interest in developing rice storage and drying facilities across three provinces using government-backed low-in

Tue, 26 September 2017

SECC lays down new dispute regulations

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) has issued new regulations and procedures for solving disputes involving parties operating in the securities sector.

Mon, 25 September 2017

Miner Angkor Gold gets nod on Mondulkiri joint project

Canadian mining firm Angkor Gold Corp and has received approval from the Ministry of Mines and Energy to proceed with a joint mineral exploration project with Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd on Angkor’s wholly owned Koan Nheak p

Mon, 25 September 2017

Prakas removes price cap on premium petrol

The government will continue to set a price ceiling on regular gasoline and diesel but will no longer regulate the retail price of premium gasoline, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) announced on Friday.

Cathay Dragon’s country manager, Josh Williams, photographed at his office.
Mon, 25 September 2017

Business Insider: Cathay Dragon spreads its wings

For over two decades, Cathay Dragon – formerly Dragonair – has been connecting Cambodia to its hub in Hong Kong. The Post’s Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon spoke to Josh Williams, country manager of Cathay D

A tourist ferry leaves a pier in Sihanoukville earlier this year.
Mon, 25 September 2017

Visitor numbers grow over holiday fest

Tourism numbers swelled by nearly 16 percent during this year’s Pchum Ben festival, according to the Ministry of Tourism, with officials crediting efforts to improve tourism infrastructure and the quality of services for the higher volume of both domestic and foreign tourists. In a posting on its Facebook page on Friday, the ministry said hotel and port records showed a total of just over 1 million tourists in the Kingdom during the three-day holiday, a 15.7 percent increase compared to last year’s festival. Domestic tourists made up the bulk of this figure totalling 1,010,000, while foreign tourists numbered about 40,000. According to the ministry, Siem Reap played host to more visitors during the Pchum Ben festival than any other city in Cambodia.

Mon, 18 September 2017

Kingdom to enjoy special status at China biz event

Cambodia has been selected as the Country of Honour for next year’s China-Asean Expo (CAEXPO) and China-Asean Business and Investment Summit (CABIS), a high-profile annual business event held in Nanning, China, that aims to expand b

Mon, 18 September 2017

Vietnam looks to give fishery assistance to Cambodia

Vietnam has expressed inter-est in investing in Cambodia’s aquaculture sector and providing technical support to help boost fisheries production, according to Vietnamese media reports.

A person surfs through the iFlix website on their laptop yesterday in Phnom Penh.
Mon, 18 September 2017

Streaming platforms focus on content to attract subscribers

The local market for streaming video on demand, or SVOD, has become a whole lot richer in recent months, with three new paid platforms launching since July to join international heavyweight, Netflix.

Prudential CEO David Nutman photographed at his office last week in Phnom Penh.
Mon, 18 September 2017

Business Insider: Selling life insurance in an untapped market

Prudential Life Assurance first entered the Cambodian market in 2013 at a time when few in the country understood the value of life insurance products in long-term financial planning. A partnership with Acleda Bank, the largest bank in the Kingdom, has helped Prudential grow steadily and extend its reach across the Kingdom. The Post’s Kali Kotoski sat down with David Nutman, CEO of Prudential Cambodia, who took over the reins in November. PPP: How has Prudential expanded since it first entered the market? DN: Currently, we operate in more than 100 Acleda branches, so we are in key cities, provinces and districts. In 2014, we started setting up direct agency operations that have been growing as well.