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Thailand has overtaken Vietnam as Cambodia’s largest international market in terms of scheduled airline seat capacity, according to a report by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) released yesterday.

So Phonnary, the board director for the Acleda Institute of Business, talks to the Post from her office in Phnom Penh yesterday.
Fri, 12 February 2016

Banking on human resources

The Post sits down with So Phonnary, president and group managing director at Acleda, to discuss the intentions behind the new institute and the quality of education and human resources available in Cambodia.

Students walk past the Camko Specialized Bank headquarters late yesterday afternoon on Phnom Penh’s Norodom Boulevard.
Fri, 12 February 2016

Busan’s failure snares Camko bank

Camko Specialized Bank is attempting to sell a 100 per cent stake in the bank to comply with a South Korean court order to dilute the equity stake of its majority stakeholder, which filed for bankruptcy five years ago, bank officials said yesterday.

Thu, 11 February 2016

Mining firm bags new licences for two plots

Mekong Minerals has successfully renewed the mining exploration licenses for two of its Cambodian tenements and expects permits on another two tenements to be granted soon, the Australian mining firm’s managing director said yesterd

A person holds a bag of gold nuggets at a mining site in the Kingdom's north last year.
Thu, 11 February 2016

Geopacific’s mine purchase terms amended

An Australian mining firm exploring a significant copper and gold deposit in northern Cambodia has reached an agreement with the tenement’s former owner to amend the terms of its 2013 acquisition of the project, it said this week.

Ork Bora, director general of Cambodia Post (right) and Sear Rithy, director of Kerry World bridge Logistics, shake hands yesterday in Phnom Penh after signing an MoU.
Thu, 11 February 2016

Cambodia Post inks deal with Kerry Express to extend reach

Two of the Kingdom’s biggest package delivery services announced a tie-up yesterday that will extend the reach of their services to cover all corners of the country.

Wed, 10 February 2016

Oil blocks to remain open

The government said yesterday it would postpone bidding on two vacated offshore oil blocks given the low global levels of investment flowing into petroleum exploration activities.

Tourism Minister Thong Khon (left) and Plaza Premium Lounges founder and CEO Song Hoi-see unveil a plaque during the inauguration ceremony of a lounge in Phnom Penh International Airport last month.
Wed, 10 February 2016

Siem Reap airport lounge to be ready by next month

Plaza Premium Group, the Hong Kong-based company that opened its first lounge in Cambodia at Phnom Penh International Airport last month, will open its second lounge in Siem Reap airport by the end of next month, according to the fi

Tourists walk along a pier after disembarking cruise ship in 2015. Bloomberg
Tue, 9 February 2016

Sihanoukville tries not to miss the boat

The Seabourn Sojourn, a luxury liner operated by US-based Seabourn Cruise Line Ltd, arrives at Sihanoukville port this morning, delivering hundreds of well-heeled tourists to what industry experts say is a backwater market that is increasingly on cruise ship itineraries, yet still falls short of expectation.

An oarsman takes tourists for a closer look at water side of the Gateway of India in Mumbai. AFP
Mon, 8 February 2016

India to ease visa norms to lure visitors

India is looking to ease its visa regime for ASEAN nations in a bid to increase Buddhist tourist arrivals – travellers looking to visit Buddhist heritage sites – to the country, India’s vice president said.