Happy French National Day: A message from the French Ambassador to Cambodia

Publication date 13 July 2018 | 10:43 | ICT

Upon starting my posting in Cambodia as Ambassador in June 2017, I was profoundly impressed by the strength and depth of the relationship between France and Cambodia.



  • Motorists pass the nearly completed geometric facade of Phnom Penh MegaMall on Russian Boulevard.

    Will 2018 be remembered as the Year of the Mall?

    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 09:30 | ICT

    Nearly a dozen new malls are slated to open in Phnom Penh by this year, doubling the capital’s total retail space.

  • An artist’s rendering of WB Arena’s spacious riverfront promenade. Photo supplied

    Riverfront plaza set to fill capital’s tourist entertainment gap

    Publication date 06 April 2018 | 09:31 | ICT

    Phnom Penh is short on tourist attractions and has never really had a “destination” for local families and tourists to visit for dining, shopping, leisure and live entertainment, so the Worldbridge Group decided it was time

  • Places & spaces: A luxurious weekend getaway at Villa des Palmes

    Publication date 02 April 2018 | 16:54 | ICT

    A stunning private estate nestled in the lush jungle overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, Villa Des Palmes was designed and built by a French architect and can be booked as an exclusive short-term residence for visitors to Kep. The Mansion, the larger of the two buildings, is a four-bedroom villa with

  • Places & spaces: Redefining the urban jungle at Yellow Tower

    Publication date 30 March 2018 | 17:44 | ICT

    Cocooned in foliage and outfitted as a tech-savvy co-working space, the seven-storey Yellow Tower is the greenest office space in the capital – and one of the most aesthetically unique. Over 2,400 square metres of plant life clings to the building’s facade, forming a lush vertical garden that

  • Who’s Who: How Ann Sothida went from garment factory worker to director at a Fortune 500 firm

    Publication date 30 March 2018 | 14:32 | ICT

    Ann Sothida has come a long way, from a garment factory worker earning $50 a month to the country director of a multinational Fortune 500 real estate firm.

  • International hotel chains moving into Sihanoukville

    Publication date 30 March 2018 | 09:30 | ICT

    The arrival of international hotel chains could end the coastal city’s chronic shortage of rooms and further its development as Cambodia’s premier beach destination.

  • The Cambodian flag appears on the digital display of the Naga 2 hotel and casino in Phnom Penh.

    Light pollution under the spotlight

    Publication date 30 March 2018 | 09:39 | ICT

    With rapid urbanisation comes new issues. Few ever give much thought to light pollution, until it shines into their bedroom and keeps them awake at night.

  • Welcome to your cashless lifestyle with Pi Pay!

    Publication date 27 March 2018 | 18:51 | ICT

    A snapshot of how we are enjoying the convenience of PiPay, Cambodia’s leading cashless payment system We love our food!

  • A screengrab of the Acleda Bank website, which shows a promotion for the ACLEDA Unity ToanChet app.

    7 mobile banking apps tested

    Publication date 27 March 2018 | 16:36 | ICT

    The advent of mobile banking has given smartphone users a way to avoid waiting in queues at their local branch and handle most of their banking needs wherever they are.

  • A photo illustration of several popular mobile money apps. Tim Borith

    Mobile payment apps dethroning cash

    Publication date 27 March 2018 | 15:56 | ICT

    At an outlet of Tous les Jours bakery, Heng Souny approaches the cashier with a tray of baked goods and her smartphone in hand.