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Garment workers seen commuting on National Road 6 in September in Kampong Cham province.

Cambodia facing a dilemma on plan to give roads a facelift

Publication date 13 December 2017 | 06:51 | ICT

With more than half of Cambodia’s 6,000 kilometres of roads being classified as “poor” or of “bad” quality by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, industry insiders said that the government needs to engage with the private sector to

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  • Business Insider: Post Media shifts focus to digital

    Publication date 04 December 2017 | 06:49 | ICT

    With sweeping changes across Cambodia’s publishing industry, Marcus Holmes, CEO of Post Media, will be steering the publication through a “digital first” agenda that will transform the iconic publication into one that is faster

  • Kingdom drops in oil investment survey

    Publication date 01 December 2017 | 07:16 | ICT

    Cambodia ranks among one of the world’s least attractive destinations for oil and gas investment due to concerns over disputed land claims, cost of regulatory compliance and trade barriers, according to a global petroleum report rel

  • A motorbike passes in front of the Anti-Corruption Unit headquarters in Phnom Penh.

    Transparency International workshop presses business to be open

    Publication date 01 December 2017 | 06:50 | ICT

    With Cambodia repeatedly being perceived as the most corrupt nation in Asean by Transparency International, the organisation held a workshop yesterday urging businesses to adopt more transparent operations to avoid legal battles and

  • A rice farmer works on his field in 2015 in Kampong Speu.

    Agriculture players discuss insurance

    Publication date 01 December 2017 | 07:17 | ICT

    Officials in the agriculture sector yesterday called on relevant stakeholders to scale up initiatives for crop insurance schemes to help Cambodian farmers mitigate the risks of having their fields destroyed by flooding and drought.

  • A vehicle lifts containers for shipping earlier this year at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port.

    Government creates logistics council to help sector stay competitive in the region

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 08:51 | ICT

    The Cambodian government recently laid out the framework for the creation of a National Council of Logistics, a specialised interministerial team designed to tackle the high costs of the Kingdom’s logistics sector to promote the eff

  • Energy minister looks to draw investors in sector

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 08:53 | ICT

    Cambodian Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem earlier this week courted two major Chinese energy companies hoping to draw investment into the sector, according to an announcement released yesterday.

  • Security officials stand guard at Phnom Penh’s Wat Botum Park ahead of the Supreme Court’s hearing to dissolve the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party earlier this month.

    Economy won’t be a casualty: analysts

    Publication date 30 November 2017 | 06:51 | ICT

    Despite the widely condemned pre-election dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, the country’s only maj

  • A worker stands in front of the Lower Sesan II Dam as it went online in September in Stung Treng province.

    For energy independence, government must diversify and invest: experts

    Publication date 29 November 2017 | 06:59 | ICT

    Despite Cambodia’s efforts to shore up its energy independence, the government needs to increase homegrown electricity generation to lower prices, ensure investment and meet the Kingdom’s increasing demand for energy, experts said y

  • Sathapana Bank gets a new logo

    Publication date 28 November 2017 | 09:01 | ICT

    Sathapana Bank Plc saw strong growth on its investment in commercial banking services after it was acquired by Japanese-owned Maruhan Japan Bank early last year, which transformed the microfinance giant into a full-fledged commercia

  • New MFI enters the Kingdom

    Publication date 28 November 2017 | 09:01 | ICT

    Khmer Capital Microfinance Plc became the most recent microfinance institution (MFI) to become operational in Cambodia’s crowded market yesterday, when it celebrated its official opening after obtaining its licence from the central