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Chinese-language newspapers are sold alongside Khmer and English counterparts at a capital newsstand.

As business and tourism ties strengthen, Chinese media make strides in Cambodia

Publication date 23 February 2018 | 06:45 | ICT

Phlong Vichet worked at Chinese-language newspapers in Cambodia for more than a decade, and has watched with growing interest as Cambodia and China have strengthened ties in the past few years.

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  • A crane unloads containers from a docked ship at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port.

    Trade between Thailand, Cambodia grows 10%

    Publication date 22 February 2018 | 11:28 | ICT

    Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Thailand reached $6 billion last year, up 10 percent from the year before, according to a Thai Embassy official.

  • Thousands of people crowd Phnom Penh’s riverside to watch traditional boat races during Water Festival celebrations in 2014.

    Can Cambodia stay competitive with so many public holidays?

    Publication date 22 February 2018 | 07:32 | ICT

    Cambodia likely became the country with the largest number of public holidays in the world on Tuesday, raising questions about the ability of Cambodia to stay economically competitive with so many mandatory leave days.

  • A truck is measured on Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar peninsula at a checkpoint looking for overloaded and illegally modified trucks on February 11.

    Major garment industry hauler says crackdown ensnaring legal trucks

    Publication date 21 February 2018 | 17:12 | ICT

    The government’s strict enforcement efforts against oversized trucks are starting to ensnare legal trucks at checkpoints, further hampering the time-sensitive garment industry, according to the head of the country’s largest trucking

  • A farmer throws harvested cassava root onto a pile in Battambang province in 2011.

    Cassava prices up as supply drops, reversing old trend

    Publication date 21 February 2018 | 10:10 | ICT

    The price of cassava jumped sharply this year as many farmers who were fed up with low profits for several years in a row changed crops, thus decreasing the market’s supply and raising the price.

  • Government plans to inspect employers of foreigners

    Publication date 21 February 2018 | 04:36 | ICT

    The government will strengthen its inspection of employers to ensure they have work permits and proper paperwork for their foreign employees, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Labour released

  • Industries left guessing as Cambodia fails to release customs data for 2017

    Publication date 20 February 2018 | 07:11 | ICT
  • Garment sector still plagued by truck bans

    Publication date 19 February 2018 | 08:23 | ICT

    The garment industry’s gridlock due to a crackdown on illegal trucks continued through the Chinese New Year, potentially prolonging a crisis that members

  • Masato Sanae, general manager of the Cambodian branch of Japan-based Taihei Engineering Company, in his office in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied

    Business Insider: Maintaining Phnom Penh's construction boom

    Publication date 19 February 2018 | 08:20 | ICT

    Phnom Penh’s construction boom has created an opportunity for specialised engineering firms to carve out a niche in the Kingdom. The Post’s Robin Spiess sat down with Masato Sanae, general manager of the Cambodian branc

  • Pig sellers at a Phnom Penh factory fill orders for Chinese New Year celebrations on Wednesday.

    Vendors strike gold on Chinese New Year

    Publication date 16 February 2018 | 08:38 | ICT

    In between quick bites of his pork-and-rice breakfast, Ly barked prices in both Khmer and Mandarin to people crowding his store, which was packed floor-to-ceiling with red and gold Chinese decorations in preparation for the Chinese

  • Korn Mao hangs a pig at his warehouse in Phnom Penh.

    Bringing home the bacon: Pork sales surge for Chinese New Year

    Publication date 15 February 2018 | 17:22 | ICT

    Unlike many of Phnom Penh's residents, Korn Mao doesn't take time off during Chinese New Year.