The Cambodia Mekong Bank announced on Feb 6 that it will start issuing American Express
Gold credit cards.
According to a press statement, Mekong Bank has signed an Independent Operator agreement
with American Express. New cards will be issued in US dollars and will carry the
Mekong Bank's name. The cards will be accepted in more than 200 countries and card
holders will be able to access more than 550,000 ATMs worldwide.
The statement also noted that American Express, as part of its philanthropic efforts,
had made two grants to the World Monuments Fund totaling $115,000 to support preservation
work on the Phnom Bakheng temple at Angkor and the Banteay Chhmar temple of Jayavarman