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Vendors sell pork in Phnom Penh’s Kandal Market in 2013.

Agriculture Ministry calls out abattoir monopoly

Publication date 23 March 2018 | 10:25 | ICT

The Ministry of Agriculture published a circular on Thursday accusing the slaughterhouse industry of running a “conspiracy” and “cartel” to fix prices and monopolise the market amid a “lack of enforcement” from local authorities.



  • Japan leasing firm enters cluttered local market

    Publication date 20 March 2018 | 08:43 | ICT

    New leasing company JACCS Finance (Cambodia) Plc, a subsidiary of the Japan-based consumer credit corporation JACCS Group, began offering Cambodian households loans for motorbikes and home appliances on Monday.

  • Hong Kong economic delegation visits Kingdom

    Publication date 19 March 2018 | 10:19 | ICT

    Hong Kong’s top economic official will lead a 48-person delegation to Cambodia on Monday and Tuesday to explore business opportunities related to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, according to a release from the official’s office.

  • Mey Kalyan in his office at the Royal University of Phnom Penh last week. Post Staff

    Business Insider: Royal University spins plans for silk centre

    Publication date 19 March 2018 | 08:49 | ICT

    Despite Cambodia’s cultural and historical ties to silk production, the Kingdom now relies heavily on imports for the production of its finished silk products. The Post’s Hor Kimsay sat down with Mey Kalyan, chairman of

  • An employee gathers salt crystals at a salt farm in Kep province in 2014.

    Heavy rains washing out local salt industry in Kep, Kampot

    Publication date 19 March 2018 | 07:08 | ICT

    Cambodia’s salt producers are suffering from a catastrophic harvest season that is likely to deplete their reserves and threaten the industry’s future prospects, according to leaders of the country’s largest salt federation.

  • IMF gives nod to Kingdom reforms

    Publication date 20 March 2018 | 08:47 | ICT

    Staff from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a statement on Saturday encouraging Cambodia to continue undertaking reforms that the international financing body recommended in August last year.

  • A walk-in cryptocurrency exchange in Seoul, South Korea, on September 28. A company which was recently called out for claiming to launch a ‘Cambodia national cryptocurrency’ has said it received support from the Kingdom’s military. Jean Chung/The New York Times

    Rebuffed cryptocurrency company Entapay claims support from RCAF

    Publication date 16 March 2018 | 10:57 | ICT

    The strange saga of cryptocurrency company Entapay falsely claiming the endorsement of the Cambodian government continued yesterday when the firm issued a press release alleging that it had the support of the Royal Cambodian Armed F

  • Medical students learn to operate at the University of Health Science in Phnom Penh last year.

    Hun Sen promises more money for science research

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 11:53 | ICT

    While mentions of robots, nuclear reactors and artificial intelligence appeared in presentations during a technology conference in Phnom Penh on Thursday, speakers agreed that the Kingdom has been slow to adopt these technologies du

  • A woman collects cassava in Kratie’s Snuol district in 2012.

    Plans take root for cassava processor

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 07:19 | ICT

    A Chinese-based investment firm has announced plans to begin construction on the first of 10 cassava processing plants next month, with a total planned investment of $150 million, according to Agriculture Minister Veng Sokhon.

  • The future of cashless systems in a cash-based economy

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 06:47 | ICT

    In a country where most people are paid in cash and the majority of businesses are cash-only, cashless payment platforms can appear out of place.

  • Marriot collaborating on five-star hotel in Sihanoukville

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 10:16 | ICT

    Hotel giant Marriot International will partner with local firm Grand Lion Group to build a 388-room, five-star hotel in the coastal town of Sihanoukville, according to a press release from the company.