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Three raids were conducted on stores selling counterfeit products from American outdoor apparel and equipment brand The North Face in Siem Reap last week, highlighting rising copyright and trademark infringement issues in Cambodia.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Chopper service set for Kirirom park

A helicopter flight route is being planned between Phnom Penh and the Kirirom National Park in Kampong Speu province to serve customers for a massive tourism and leisure development in the area.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Cambodia agrees agro-industrial framework

The government has agreed to a new framework to increase the competitiveness of its agricultural sector in line with the recently launched Industrial Development Policy, state news agency AKP reported on Monday.

Wed, 1 July 2015

Prasac gets $65M to expand lending

Four foreign banks, under the umbrella of the International Finance Cooperation, a member of World Bank Group, provided $65 million in syndicated loans to Cambodian microfinance institution Prasac to expand its lending portfolio.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Thai oil firm PTT to expand operations

Thai state-owned oil-and-gas conglomerate PTT said yesterday it was planning a $295 million expansion of its oil retailing business, including its Cambodian interests, over the next five years.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Cambodia Post starts transport service

State-owned postal service Cambodia Post launched a point-to-point van service yesterday, to tap into the rising demand for passenger transportation, in a bid to increase its revenue from domestic services.

Tue, 30 June 2015

Border provinces OK $60M in Thai deals

Businesses and government officials from border provinces in Cambodia and Thailand signed 31 deals in Siem Reap last week, in a bid to increase contract farming agreements and boost cross-border trade, according to the provincial ch

A man walks past the Anti-Corruption Unit office yesterday afternoon in Phnom Penh. The ACU last week released a book aimed at educating businesses on the implementation of systems to combat corruption.
Mon, 29 June 2015

ACU guidelines short on details

Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit launched a guidebook for businesses last week to create internal systems to prevent corrupt practices, but certain stakeholders say it doesn’t detail how to create these systems or even address system

An employee at a light manufacturing plant checks products for irregularities at Phnom Penh’s special economic zone.
Fri, 26 June 2015

Reforms making an impact

Cambodia was ranked higher than other CLMV countries (Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar, Vietnam) for the readiness of private and state-owned organisations to deal with external economic changes, according to the Change 2015 Readiness Ind

John-Paul Dau
Fri, 26 June 2015

Angkor bullish on 2016 prospects

Last week, mining firm Angkor Gold announced that Mesco Gold, an Indian company which acquired the extraction rights to one of Angkor’s fields in Ratanakkiri’s O’Yadav district, would begin extracting in 2016 once it acquired a