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Q&A with Ambassador Kim Won-jin on the relationship between Cambodia and South Korea

Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:35 | ICT

Korea and Cambodia established diplomatic relations in 1970, but those ties were severed in 1975 when the Khmer Rouge regime took power. The two countries resumed diplomatic ties in 1997, and the normalisation of diplomatic relations has



  • EDCF is building the infrastructure backbone of Cambodia

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:32 | ICT

    Since South Korea’s Economic Development and Cooperation Fund provided its first loan to Cambodia in 2001, EDCF’s total commitment in Cambodia has reached $600 million across 18 projects.

  • KOICA leads in the pursuit of skills and opportunity

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:30 | ICT

    Since its establishment in 1991, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has been responsible for grant aid programs and has orchestrated Korea’s official development assistance.

  • Embassy gives Cambodia a taste of Korean culture

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:18 | ICT

    The Embassy of the Republic of Korea believes that the exchange of culture is the key tool in deepening the friendship between Cambodia and Korea.

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership may affect Cambodian trade with Korea, KOTRA says

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:10 | ICT

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a United States-led trade agreement that is still under negotiation, may change the playing field of overseas investors in Cambodia, as Mi-Ho Jon, director general of the Korea Trade & Invest

  • Incubating Cambodia’s startup culture

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:09 | ICT

    If you have a business idea and want to pitch it, then send it to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), which helps build not only your business, but also the startup culture in Cambodia.

  • Khmer labourers in Korea send benefits home

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:07 | ICT

    While more Cambodians venture abroad looking for higher paying jobs, those who have found work legally in Korea say that it has allowed them to support their families back home.

  • Established with a $27 million grant from Korea, NPIC celebrates 10 years of success

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 10:00 | ICT

    On the tenth anniversary of the National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia (NPIC) this May, the Korean government and the Royal government of Cambodia raised $27 million to construct the most cutting-edge technical school in the Kin

  • ​​Cambodians embrace Korean culture

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 09:58 | ICT

    With Korea’s culture raging through the countries of Asia through K-pop, food and business, the Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center (CKCC) brings Korean culture to the Kingdom through training courses, events and cultural exchanges.

  • Meet the dance group bouncing to the sound of Korean pop

    Publication date 30 September 2015 | 09:57 | ICT

    In the room of a barbershop-turned-dance studio in the outskirts of Phnom Penh, a group of 15 teenagers gather around small iPod speakers.