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Asean industrial 4.0 development plan Thailand’s principal priority

Publication date 16 January 2019 | 15:45 | ICT

IN ITS first move as this year’s Asean chair, Thailand is pushing for a cohesive regional industrial 4.0 development plan and to implement guidelines on non-tariff measures across the region.



  • VN PM: Enhance border province investor climate

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 15:12 | ICT

    THE Central Highlands Province of Dak Nong, which shares a border with Cambodia, should streamline administrative procedures to create the most favourable conditions for investors, said Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (pictured, Viet Nam News).

  • SME Bank set to launch later in 2019

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 15:10 | ICT

    SME Bank, the Kingdom’s new bank with an initial capital of $100 million that’s set to provide financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), is expected to launch later this year as funds are already in place for activation, a

  • Maximising the benefits of Visit Laos-China Year 2019

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 15:03 | ICT

    LAO and Chinese authorities are drawing up detailed plans for activities during Visit Laos-China Year 2019, the first time Laos has partnered with another country in such an event.

  • Vietnam set for $5.7B CPTPP boost

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 14:25 | ICT

    ACCORDING to calculations by the National Centre for Socio-Economic Information and Forecasting under Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement

  • Farmers urged to get crop insurance

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 13:20 | ICT

    The German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) held a workshop last week to raise farmers’ awareness of the importance of insuring crops, as the Kingdom’s journey to implement a full crop insurance policy to help rice fa

  • Acleda Bank, CBC ink business partnership

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 10:07 | ICT

    Acleda Bank Plc and Credit Bureau Cambodia (CBC) on Tuesday inked a business partnership to provide financial health check services, which allow clients from financial institutions to check their own credit history at Acleda Bank.

  • Government to harness tech to increase economic growth

    Publication date 16 January 2019 | 10:05 | ICT

    The government has formed a technical working group to formulate a digital economy policy which will function as a roadmap to boost the Kingdom’s economy through technological innovation, an official said on Tuesday.

  • International airports handle over 10 million passengers

    Publication date 15 January 2019 | 13:14 | ICT

    Passenger traffic continued to grow at the Kingdom’s three international airports last year, pushing full-year passenger numbers above 10 million for the first time, according to figures from Cambodia Airports, the French-owned company operating them.

  • Angkor Enterprise sees new website launched

    Publication date 15 January 2019 | 13:13 | ICT

    THE Angkor Enterprise, a state-run institution that manages tickets sales for international visitors to the Angkor Archaeological Park, has launched a new website that will show real-time figures of tickets sold and other information relevant to tourism.

  • SSEZ exports valued at $372 million last year

    Publication date 15 January 2019 | 13:12 | ICT

    EXPORTS from the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) were valued at $372 million last year – up 68 per cent compared to 2017 – according to a statement from the Council for the Development of Cambodia.