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business and economy

Bangkok Bank is set to return to Cambodia

Google News - Wed, 2014-09-03 01:42
Bangkok Bank (BBL), one of the largest commercial banks in Thailand, will resume its operations in Cambodia this year after a 14-year absence. BBL downsized its business operations in Cambodia in late 1998 before closing its offices and pulling out ... catched

Former US Diplomat Accused in $1M Fraud Case

Google News - Mon, 2014-09-01 01:15
Sichan Siv, a former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., was summoned by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court last month and ordered to remain in Cambodia following allegations that he and two business partners defrauded a Phnom Penh dentist out of $1 million, ... catched

The Rat Meat Business Is Booming in Cambodia

Google News - Tue, 2014-08-26 15:11
In Cambodia, wild rats—not the scabby kind that live in the crevices of urban areas—are considered a delicacy, and a healthy one at that due to their largely organic diet. They are the ultimate—if highly invasive—free-range grazer, tucking into ... catched

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culture and society

Chams Observe Ramadan in a Buddhist Society

Google News - Sat, 2014-07-26 01:29
“When I was a child in Cambodia there was discrimination against women who wore the hijab,” she said. “When I was studying, the teachers forbade wearing the hijab, but now it is more accepted.” A civil engineer who studied in Indonesia from 2008 to ... catched

Cambodian Space Project - Whisky Cambodia about 4 hours ago

Google News - Wed, 2014-07-23 11:05
When the Khmer Rouge regime systematically murdered artists, intellectuals and professionals in their attempt to transform Cambodia into an agrarian utopia, it buried a culture in which pop music had thrived: destroying both records and the vast ... catched

Cambodia's Angkor artifacts to be exhibited in China

Google News - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:18
PHNOM PENH, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Eighty masterpieces from Cambodia's renowned Angkor Wat Temple will be displayed in China for six months, aiming at promoting cultural ties between the two countries. Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts ... catched

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Gov't Looks to Private Sector to Train Workforce

Google News - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:45
Mr. Manghnani was speaking this week on the sidelines of a symposium in Phnom Penh organized by the Development Research Forum of Cambodia, where key players from the public and private sector gathered to figure out how to gear the education ... catched

Cambodia Cracks Down on Cheating, 75 Percent Fail Final Exam

Google News - Thu, 2014-09-04 20:20
Of the almost 90,000 Cambodian students who took the grueling two-day Grade 12 exam, required to graduate from high school and attend university, only 25.72 percent passed in the wake of a Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport crackdown on corruption ... catched

Midlands Teacher Shares Experiences From Cambodia

Google News - Thu, 2014-09-04 10:25
Now she's teaching elementary students and she is trying to teach her students a few arts activities she learned while in Cambodia. "I think it's been really nice to be able to share different things in the classroom from Cambodian," Coward tells News19. catched

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Dreamworld Operator Sees Revenue Drop

Google News - Tue, 2014-03-11 01:58
Entertainment Gaming Asia (EGA), which operates casinos and slot machines in Cambodia and the Philippines, recorded a 9 percent drop in revenue last year compared to 2012, from $26.8 million to $24.3 million, according to the company's annual report. catched

Search is on for Cambodia's next top original musicians

Google News - Thu, 2014-02-27 00:47
A search for original music talent by Cambodia's biggest entertainment company will begin today with a free concert. Dozens of hopefuls are expected to turn out to register for the competition to secure recording contracts. “Cambodia does not need more ... catched

Cambodia considers Australia's request to take in asylum seekers

Google News - Sun, 2014-02-23 20:55
Cambodia's foreign minister has met with Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop, who's asked Prime Minister Hun Sen to entertain the request. Cambodian government spokesman Phay Siphan has told SBS the option will be seriously considered. "Through ... catched

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Cambodian girl finds medical hope in Denver

Google News - Thu, 2014-09-18 04:32
Leangkim lives in a remote village in Cambodia. It's a place she never ventured far from, until a medical condition forced her and her family to try to find help anywhere they could. Enter Dr. Scott Truex, an American doctor working for Cooperative ... catched

US launches 16 mln USD nutrition, sanitation project in Cambodia

Google News - Mon, 2014-09-08 06:14
8 (Xinhua) -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday unveiled a five-year Integrated Nutrition, Hygiene and Sanitation project in Cambodia, which is estimated to cost 16 million U.S. dollars, according to a press ... catched

Malaria resistance lurks on Thai-Cambodia border

Google News - Sat, 2014-09-06 23:38
Artemisinin-resistant strains on the Thailand-Cambodia border threaten the treatment's efficacy and pose containment challenges. “The bad news is that drug-resistant parasites are actually found in a wider area than we previously thought,” said ... catched

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The Internet Use in Cambodia: a Decade Later

Google News - Wed, 2013-08-07 23:06
With more than 50% of the population of almost 15 million people younger than 25, the future of Cambodia's internet as well as the youth lifestyle looks vibrant. Thousands of people – Internet users, IT professionals, computer enthusiasts and bloggers ... catched

Oxley JV to buy land in Cambodia for US$4.1m

Google News - Sun, 2013-06-16 05:45
LIFESTYLE property developer Oxley Holdings is eyeing Cambodia next, after making two recent land acquisitions in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia. Yesterday, it said it has signed a deal to buy a plot of land in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for US$4.1 ... catched

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Cambodia: A period of calm

Google News - Thu, 2014-09-04 04:29
With opposition deputies having taken their places in the National Assembly after a prolonged boycott, calm pervades Cambodia's domestic politics, at least for the moment. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy's ambition to lead the country is undiminished. catched

Cambodia 'solution' for asylum seekers is despicable politics

Google News - Mon, 2014-08-11 14:05
I have spent considerable time in both Cambodia and Malaysia, so I can't understand how Tony Abbott and Scott Morrison can deem Malaysia an unsafe destination for refugees yet view Cambodia differently ("Cambodian deal to resettle asylum seekers ... catched

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Book Celebrates Cambodia's 598 Bird Species

Google News - Fri, 2014-04-25 05:34
After more than a decade of surveys and reviews, the most comprehensive reference guide to Cambodia's birdlife was released Thursday. “The Birds of Cambodia—An Annotated Checklist,” by ornithologist Frederic Goes, documents 598 distinct species of ... catched

HPA in Cambodia Affects Backyard Poultry

Google News - Tue, 2013-08-20 07:42
The presence of the HPAI virus was confirmed after real-time PCR tests were conducted at the National Veterinary Research Institute (NaVRI) on 14 August and again at the Pasteur Institute of Cambodia (the OIE's regional reference laboratory) on 15 August. catched

Police Blotter: 1 Oct 2012

Phnom Penh Post - Mon, 2012-10-01 04:00
A 22-year-old attempted car thief can kiss his job reference goodbye after allegedly luring his employer home just so he could steal his car. catched

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Nicholls goalie volunteering in Cambodia

Google News - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:15
Nicholls State University junior goalie Haley Golden is volunteering in Siem Reap, Cambodia to help build schools and teach science to children. "I have always wanted to go teach overseas, and when I found out what the program in Cambodia had to offer, ... catched

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Tiger Street Football all set to go in Cambodia

Google News - Sat, 2014-08-09 15:19
Former Barcelona playmaker Deco will be overseeing the Tiger Street Football competition, which is scheduled to kick off on the 9th of August. The date is set and now it's time for Tiger Street Football (TSF) to take over Cambodia. Taking to the TSF ... catched

MyTV, CBS Take MMA in Cambodia to Greater Heights

Google News - Fri, 2014-07-04 11:46
Local television channel MyTV and parent company Cambodian Broadcasting Service (CBS), which also controls Cambodian Television Network (CTN), are bringing mixed martial arts to the forefront of Cambodian sports programming via a partnership with ... catched

Cambodia's Boxing Girls

Google News - Tue, 2014-07-01 10:56
“My mother hates it,” 23-year-old Tharoth tells me. “I don't let her watch.” Tharoth is a female boxer in Cambodia—a country where tradition dictates that women be modest, gentle, soft-spoken and reserved. But in the nation's capital, a group of girls ... catched

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Cambodia Is Perfectly Positioned to Become a Solar Powerhouse

Google News - Mon, 2014-07-21 12:48
For Star8, the Australia-based company that inhabits this futuristic facility, it stands as a testament to the great potential of solar technology in Cambodia. “The solar radiation here is phenomenal,” says Star8's managing director Philip Stone ... catched

Close cooperation of Belarus and Cambodia discussed in Government

Google News - Wed, 2014-04-23 16:58
Government House declared today that in case of major joint projects Belarus is ready to provide technology transfer to Cambodia. Only in the year 2013 the trade between our countries totaled six million dollars. Belarus exports mainly tractors: last ... catched

Two 'Anonymous' hackers arrested in Cambodia

Google News - Wed, 2014-04-23 11:31
The two 21-year-old information technology students, Bun Khing Mongkul Panha - who uses the online name Black Cyber - and Chou Songheng - who goes by the alias Zoro - were arrested in early April following a months-long investigation by Cambodian ... catched

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Cambodia impresses with passion and commitment at Travel Mart

Google News - Fri, 2014-09-19 02:32
The PATA Travel Mart 2014 (PTM2014) opened yesterday in Cambodia, with over 1,000 delegates from close to 60 countries around the world joining the annual networking event organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and generously ... catched

China-invested Apsara Air to launch flights in Cambodia

Google News - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:00
China-invested Apsara International Air is going to launch flights in Cambodia later this month after it has received an air operator certificate from Cambodia's civil aviation authorities, the company's CEO Zhang Xiaopeng said Monday. Apsara ... catched

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General News

Cambodian police bust Thais with $7M in fake bills

Google News - Fri, 2014-09-19 14:53
In October 2012, three Cambodian men were arrested for allegedly planning to smuggle millions of counterfeit dollars into Cambodia, reportedly in collusion with Thai businessmen. A year earlier, two Thai men were arrested in Banteay Meanchey, another ... catched

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