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A motorcyclist purchases fuel at a petrol station in Phnom Penh late last year.
Fri, 4 September 2015

Gov’t calls for lower fuel prices

The government yesterday asked fuel retailers to lower petroleum prices, so as to reflect the drop in global prices in the last few months.

Fri, 4 September 2015

Efficiency on factory floor boosts GTI profit

Cambodia’s second listed company Grand Twins International (GTI) posted an increase in profits for the quarter ending June 30, as the company, despite losing revenue, was able to reduce the costs and improve worker productivity.

Fri, 4 September 2015

Rice millers request exemption from VAT

As Cambodia continues to struggle with its cost competitiveness in the rice sector, rice millers and exporters met with the General Department of Taxation on Wednesday asking for an exemption from paying the 10 per cent value added

Fri, 4 September 2015

India direct flights back in the mix

India and Cambodia have again pledged to establish direct flights between the two countries to boost tourism, a statement released yesterday by the Ministry of Tourism reads.

Senior advisor for the National Economic Council, Mey Kalyan, talks to the Post in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district yesterday.
Fri, 4 September 2015

Private sector plays key role in IDP

Cambodia’s economy has been set a pathway towards diversification and sophisticated industries. Mey Kalyan, Senior Advisor to the Supreme National Economic Council and a contributor to the new policy, discusses the government’s economic vision and how the industrial policy will be implemented.

A union leader speaks through a loud speaker during a garment factory protest in front of the National Assembly earlier this year.
Thu, 3 September 2015

Too many unions: owners

In a strongly worded defence of the proposed trade union law, employer association CAMFEBA released a position paper yesterday claiming the law would curb instances of illegal strikes and a proliferation of minority unions, which it

A young woman pours harvested rice on to a collection pile at a paddy in Battambang province earlier this year.
Wed, 2 September 2015

Single rice brand stirs the pot

The Agriculture Ministry and the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) are at odds over the branding of Cambodia’s premium jasmine rice that would help differentiate it from similar varieties sold by Thailand.

Wed, 2 September 2015

Slight dip in tourism after Thai bomb blast

International tourists travelling to Cambodia from Thailand declined by 10 per cent in the wake of the bomb explosion in Bangkok last month, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Tourism on Monday.

Wed, 2 September 2015

Healthy profit for Acleda in first half

Cambodia’s largest bank, Acleda Bank, announced its half-yearly results on August 26, reporting a 40 per cent increase in net profits as compared to the same period last year, on the back of strong loan and deposits growth.

Wed, 2 September 2015

HK Express launches flights to Siem Reap

Low-cost airline Hong Kong Express made its maiden flight to Siem Reap yesterday.

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