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A Super Duper cashier greets a customer yesterday at the local supermarket’s flagship Boeung Trabek branch.
Tue, 28 March 2017

Super Duper to branch out

Super Duper, a Western-styled 24-hour supermarket that first launched in early 2015, is planning to open its second branch in June in response to a strong demand for clean wide aisles and a vast array of local and imported grocery products, including hard-to-find items, a company executive said yesterday. Canadian owner Kirk MacManus said the new Phnom Penh branch on Sothearos Boulevard near the intersection with Sihanouk Boulevard would have a slightly smaller footprint that its first store on Street 488 in the capital’s Boeung Trabek commune.

A farmer harvests his rice crop in a paddy field in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district in early 2015.
Tue, 28 March 2017

Push to reduce chemical dependency

The Ministry of Agriculture is working to develop a procedural framework for the trade and use of biological control agents (BCAs) in agriculture in an effort to improve crop yields, protect consumer health and ensure continued acce

Tue, 28 March 2017

Coastal economy rises on tourist tide

Preah Sihanouk province welcomed nearly 2.4 million tourists in 2016, generating $96 million in revenue, following a significant rise in domestic and international tourist arrivals, a tourism official said yesterday.

Mon, 27 March 2017

Vinamilk to take full stake of Angkormilk

Vietnamese state-owned dairy giant Vinamilk intends to spend almost $11 million to buy its Cambodian partner’s entire stake in Angkor Dairy Products Co Ltd, better known as Angkormilk, according to Vietnamese media.

Mon, 27 March 2017

New coal-fired plant billed at $600 million

Malaysian-owned energy firm Cambodian Energy II Co Ltd (CEL2) will invest a total of $600 million into building its 150-megawatt coal-fired power plant near Sihanoukville, which is set to become the Kingdom’s third coal-fired power

Mon, 27 March 2017

Government to help abattoir stay out of the red

The company behind Cambodia’s first industrial slaughterhouse has refuted local media reports that claimed the government intends to shut down the company, insisting that remarks made by the minister of agriculture last week were ta

Suthon Choothian, managing director of PTT Cambodia, the franchiser of Café Amazon, speaks at the company’s headquarters last week in Phnom Penh.
Mon, 27 March 2017

Café Amazon branching out

Café Amazon, the coffee shop brand of Thai oil giant PTT, has become one of the fastest-growing chains in Cambodia since arriving four years ago, with new outlets opening both inside PTT petrol stations and as franchised stand-alone shops. The Post’s Matthieu de Gaudemar sat down with Suthon Choothian, managing director of PTT Cambodia, to discuss what is guiding the coffee shop chain’s rapid expansion across the Kingdom.

Staff greet customers at a Vision Fund Microfinance branch in Phnom Penh.
Fri, 24 March 2017

MFIs seek regulator’s support

The apex body for the nation’s microfinance industry announced yesterday that the central bank had tentatively agreed to a number of measures it had requested to ease the burden on microfinance lenders following last week’s unilater

Thu, 23 March 2017

Hyatt breaks ground on Phnom Penh hotel

International hotel brand Hyatt announced yesterday that it broke ground on construction of its 250-room five-star Hyatt Regency hotel in central Phnom Penh.