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Tourists wander through Siem Reap’s Angkor Wat temple in the Angkor Archaeological Park in 2012
Fri, 11 April 2014

Laos plans new consulate

Laos plans to establish consulate general in Siem Reap province to boost bilateral cooperation with Cambodia through tourism and trade, a senior official from Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.

Fri, 11 April 2014

Cambodian mangoes ship off to China

Agriculture tycoon Mong Reththy yesterday confirmed a second shipment of Koe Romeat mangoes, twice the size of the first, will be headed for China this week from his Preah Sihanouk plantation.

Fri, 11 April 2014

Preah Vihear overnight tourist stays a hard sell

Despite a noticeable increase in daily tourist arrivals in Preah Vihear province – home of the 11th-century Preah Vihear temple – overnight stays remain low, tourism officials and guesthouse owners say.

Jason Liu, Huawei’s Director of Consumer Business for Cambodia and Laos
Fri, 11 April 2014

Smartphones are on the rise

Communications are evolving rapidly in Cambodia, and the tech-savvy youth are craving the latest advancements. Huawei Technologies, China’s largest communications technology company with the world’s third largest share of the smartphone market, has been in Cambodia since 1999, but only last year did it enter the local smartphone market. Jason Liu, director of the consumer business department at Huawei for Cambodia and Laos spoke with Business Editor May Kunmakara this week about his company’s progress in the local market.

Fri, 11 April 2014

Kith Meng in running for the top job in rice

Kith Meng, head of the Cambodian conglomerate Royal Group, has nominated himself for chairperson of the newly created Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), according to the Ministry of Commerce’s finalised short list obtained by the Po

Cranes loom over the Chroy Changvar Bridge on Sunday in Phnom Penh
Thu, 10 April 2014

New bridge nears completion

The second bridge linking Phnom Penh to the Chroy Changvar peninsula will be open for traffic in December, a senior government official announced yesterday.

Thu, 10 April 2014

Emaxx announces $148m telecom infrastructure plan

Internet service provider (ISP) Emaxx yesterday said it would scrap its retail operations and invest $148 million in telecommunications infrastructure with work beginning in October.

Thu, 10 April 2014

Relocated still waiting to input on ADB plan

Families relocated to make way for Cambodia’s railway rehabilitation project have said the Asia Development Bank has left them in the dark yet again.

Wed, 9 April 2014

Beeline to launch 4G network by year’s end

Mobile network operator Beeline announced on Monday that it will launch a 4G service by the end of the year.

Wed, 9 April 2014

Ministry shake-up as AEC integration looms

The Ministry of Commerce is undergoing an internal shake-up to better position itself for the opening up of trade across the region.