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Government approves plan to relocate Phnom Penh’s airport

Publication date 19 January 2018 | 08:29 | ICT

The government has signed off on a proposal to build a new airport to serve Phnom Penh and has earmarked land in Kandal province for the $1.5 billion project.

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  • The interior of Restaurant Le Royal in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied Phnom Penh’s most iconic restaurants
    Publication date 16 January 2018 | 14:39 | ICT

    Phnom Penh has a startling variety of restaurants to choose from, with something for every taste and budget. But in a city where new restaurants can

  • Nov Sambo, general manager of Khéma La Poste. Ad | Fine dining without the fuss at Khéma La Poste
    Publication date 16 January 2018 | 14:32 | ICT

    Winning plaudits for making fine dining affordable, Khéma’s outlets on Rue Pasteur and in the Postal District beside Wat Phnom are bringing a smart,



  • Preah Vihear temple: a centuries-old masterpiece of architecture

    Publication date 17 November 2017 | 12:15 | ICT

    Built along the cliffs at about 700 metres above sea level, Preah Vihear Temple seemingly lives amongst the clouds. The marvelous temple is an example of some of the greatest ancient arts and architectural feats in Cambodia.

  • The ancient temples of Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

    Publication date 17 November 2017 | 12:14 | ICT

    Last August Unesco listed Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk archaeological site on the World Heritage List. For more than 1400 years the ancient capital city of Ishanabora has remained hidden in the forest.

  • Poor returns from an underperforming banking sector

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:24 | ICT

    A recent report has found that the majority of Cambodia’s nearly 40 commercial banks lack the scale and efficiency required to generate a healthy return on investment for their shareholders, with many not even able to cover their ow

  • Manulife Cambodia: five years in and still growing fast

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:29 | ICT

    In the five years since Manulife set up an office in the Kingdom of Cambodia, the local business for this international life insurance company has grown rapidly.

  • Are you MoneyMinded?

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:33 | ICT

    Financial literacy is fundamental to strengthening financial inclusion and helping people make good decisions with their money. This goes a long way to improving communities and their economic sustainability.

  • Traffic passes in front of National Bank of Cambodia headquarters in Phnom Penh.

    Q3 business and finance news snapshot

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:43 | ICT

    The Kingdom’s banking and finance sector has been a flurry of activity of late, with inflows of foreign capital into the Kingdom’s banking sector nearly doubling during the first half of 2017.

  • Pi Pay Continues Rapid Growth

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:24 | ICT

    Pi Pay, Cambodia’s leading cashless payment app and mobile e-wallet, has seen its early popularity continue and after only two months in operation has processed more than $5 million in digital transactions.

  • First six months achieves further institutionalisation of tax in Cambodia

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:40 | ICT

    The General Department of Taxation (GDT) reported a 32 percent year-on-year increase in tax collection for the first six months of 2017, continuing a string of impressive double-digit, and at times triple-digit annual gains since a

  • Life insurance gallops ahead in Kingdom

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:44 | ICT

    Cambodia’s burgeoning insurance industry is accelerating at a healthy pace, and nowhere is this more visible than the life insurance market.

  • Banks capitalise on Cambodia’s high mobile phone usage

    Publication date 12 September 2017 | 16:49 | ICT

    Cambodia is changing from a quiet, tranquil country to a lively, tech-savvy nation.