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Farmers work in a field to plant rice crops in Kampong Cham in 2013
Fri, 29 May 2015

New policy to boost farming

The long-awaited Agricultural Extension Policy, rolled out yesterday by the Agriculture Ministry, will focus on making up-to-date knowledge and technology accessible to farming communities and increase efficiency and productivity i

Fri, 29 May 2015

Phnom Penh Port aims for November listing

The Kingdom’s second-largest port, Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, is aiming to be listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange by this November, which would help raise funds for the development of a new terminal, a senior port official s

A general view of the Ministry of Commerce in Phnom Penh
Thu, 28 May 2015

Graft ‘holding back’ SMEs: report

Corruption continues to hamper the potential of Cambodia’s small- and medium-size enterprises, a new report has found.

A man harvests his rice crop in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district last month
Thu, 28 May 2015

MoC to crack down on 'unethical' rice exporters

The Ministry of Commerce is ramping up its efforts to stamp out “unethical” rice exporters mixing their produce with rice from neighbouring countries, as the European Union becomes increasingly concerned about rice tampering.

Garment workers clean and fold items of clothing at a Taiwanese garment factory
Wed, 27 May 2015

Taiwan wants to open trade office

A Taiwanese trade representative has reiterated the need to set up a trade office in Cambodia, but the government said yesterday that its stance on the one-China policy remains intact and a Taiwanese-representative office is not all

Wed, 27 May 2015

Gov’t seeks to reclassify croc status for export

The government is proposing to de-list the Siamese crocodile as a highly endangered species in a bid to help crocodile farmers reach new markets.

A person pours a Heineken beer into a glass in 2013
Tue, 26 May 2015

Dispute leads to a beer’s shortage

The Kingdom’s Heineken lovers are in for a bit of a dry spell.

A few months after a dispute erupted over the distribution rights for the Dutch lager, the beer is no longer fully available in Cambodia.

Tue, 26 May 2015

PM urges increase of Chinese investment

Prime Minister Hun Sen called for more Chinese investment into Cambodia during a meeting with China’s Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Yan in Phnom Penh yesterday.

Tue, 26 May 2015

Laws, tax collection lacking, gov’t says

A lack of regulations coupled with tax breaks provided to attract investors to the Kingdom are major reasons for low receipts in 2013, according to a government statement presented before a National Assembly committee yesterday.

Mon, 25 May 2015

Cambodia invited for Philippine rice tender

Cambodia has been invited by the Philippines to bid for a 250,000 tonne rice tender in June to boost the latter’s rice buffer stock during the lean months of July to September.