Cambodia's garment manufacturing industry has eclipsed rival Vietnam as a supplier of products to the European Union and is on course to overtake India, a visiting industry insider said yesterday. “In the space of five years, Cambodia has climbed from being the tenth-largest supplier of clothing to the European Union to become the fifth-ranked supplier, behind China, Bangladesh, Turkey and India,” said Michael Scherpe, CEO of Messe Frankfurt France, a German-based firm that organises worldwide trade fairs for the garment sector. He cited EU figures that showed Cambodia’s garment exports to the EU grew by 14 percent in 2016.
The weekend is nearly here and we couldn't be happier. As usual, here are some events – specially selected – for you to try. Our highlights? Russian Market favourite Long After Dark is celebrating its first birthday with a barbecue and special giveaways on Saturday, while Show Box is hosting Scottish comedian Chris Henry on Friday for what is sure to be an evening full of laughter. Or improve your snapping skills with the 'Five secrets of photography' workshop at the Computer Academy. For a full list of what's on in the week ahead, pick up a copy of The Post.
The Ministry of Commerce launched an online trademark registration gateway yesterday, allowing local and foreign individuals and firms to register their trademarks in Cambodia to protect them against infringement. The Online Mark Filing System allows trademark applicants to upload the required documents and information using an internet-connected device to register their mark. It was launched as an option for filing trademarks and will operate alongside the existing manual registration system. Minister of Commerce said the new paperless system would make it easier for companies to register their trademarks.
The National Election Committee (NEC) yesterday urged factory owners and other employers to provide adequate time off for workers who need to travel to vote in the June 4 commune elections, though a Labour Ministry spokesman said most had the day off already. “To allow people to exercise their legal rights, the NEC would like to appeal to the owners of all enterprises, companies, factories, hotels, restaurants and institutions in Cambodia to make it convenient for employees and workers to travel to vote on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at their communes where they have registered names,” NEC President wrote.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday threatened to unleash war on the opposition party if he loses patience with their campaign for the June 4 commune
The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republic were repatriated to the Kingdom and honoured in an airport ceremony on May 21.
As the name suggests, Ptsa Nak Battambang – which in English means Battambang's house – is the right place for those who want to try some of the province's typical dishes in Phnom Penh.
A Cambodia National Rescue Party commune council candidate was struck and killed by a motorbike on Wednesday while campaigning in Pursat’s Roleab commune, according to police.
Germany-based apparel industry trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt France signed a memorandum of understanding with the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia yesterday to offer discounted exhibitor fees to Cambodian manufacturer
Master San Kim Sean is very exact with certain dates – like September 29, 1980, when he left Thailand’s Khao-I-Dang refugee camp for America, or April 24, 2004, when the first L’Bokator congress since the rise of the Khmer Rouge
Despite being reduced to 10 men early in the second half, Commissary of National Police managed to hold NagaWorld to a 2-2 draw in their Metfone C-League match at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday evening.
A family meeting turned nasty in Veal Vong commune, Phnom Penh, and police were called by sleepless villagers to intervene.
The weekend is finally here and we've got tips on how to spend your precious free time, whether you feel like chilling, partying or immersing yourself in a couple of artsy hours.
The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republ