SIEM Reap will host the Southeast Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) governors’ meet Friday, an annual congress aimed at improving financial cooperation and understanding in the region, a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) official said Tuesday. All ASEAN members will take part, minus Laos, which will act as an observer, along with South Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Mongolia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, said NBC Deputy Director General Nguon Sokha. The process aids sharing of ideas among countries that are mostly short of resources in banking and finance, she added. The Asian Development Bank and International Monetary Fund will also take part in this year’s two-day event.
Bank meet in Siem Reap
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For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,
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After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty
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- Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank
Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group