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business and economy

Cambodia's opposition party agrees to join parliament

Google News - Tue, 2014-07-22 11:55
Cambodia's main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party said Tuesday it has agreed to participate in parliamentary business, ending a nearly one-year boycott after the general election held July 28 last year. A joint statement released Tuesday after ... catched

Hun Sen Quashes Plans for a Trade Office With Taiwan

Google News - Sat, 2014-07-19 01:45
Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday he will block the establishment of a Taiwanese trade office in Cambodia because of the government's rigid observance of the One-China policy, despite business leaders calling for more practical steps to boost ... 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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Cambodia: indigenous protests repel dam builders - so far

Google News - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:57
Since the 1980s Cambodia has lost 84% of its primary forests, and the remote Cardamom mountains are the country's last great natural treasure, writes Rod Harbinson. Just the place for grandiose dam projects? 'No way!" say indigenous people and young ... catched

OIC delegation visits Cambodia

Google News - Sat, 2014-07-19 21:06
A delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recently visited Cambodia to participate in an international conference organized by the Council for Development of Cambodia under the slogan “Islamic Education and Economic Development ... 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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Ministry looks into Cambodia kidney scandal

Google News - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:30
The Thai Public Health Ministry is looking into a report published in The Cambodia Daily about a Cambodian woman allegedly running an organ-transplant racket in which she reportedly persuades people to sell their kidney to patients in Thailand. Dr ... catched

Cambodia sees 83 pct drop in dengue fever cases in first half

Google News - Fri, 2014-07-04 14:12
PHNOM PENH, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia has reported 1,005 dengue fever cases in the first six months of 2014, down 83 percent from 6,039 cases in the same period last year, a health official said Friday. Char Meng Chuor, director of the National ... catched

As Lake Disappears, a Development Dilemma

Google News - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:42
City Hall acknowledges the need for a sewage solution as well, but Mr. Dimanche says that building a treatment plant is not within the city's budget. “Building a sewage treatment plant is only possible in rich cities. Cambodia cannot do it,” he 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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Foreign Companies Hold Sway in Cambodia's Minimum Wage Politics

Google News - Fri, 2014-05-30 19:27
“We can see frequent industrial conflicts coming here,” an H&M (HMB:SS) representative told the Cambodia Daily in February. “We need a sourcing country that is predictable [and] stable.” During the spring, Levi Strauss cut back on its orders to ... catched

Prince Ranariddh announces his return to politics in Cambodia

Google News - Sun, 2014-03-16 21:10
Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh announced his return to politics yesterday amid speculation that he is being brought back by the strongman leader, Hun Sen, to bolster support for his government. Ranariddh, son of the beloved late monarch Norodom ... catched

Cambodia: Breaking The Deadlock

Google News - Tue, 2013-10-29 02:47
The July election was a historic moment in Cambodian politics. For the first time since the 1993 election arranged by the United Nations, the ruling party, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), looks vulnerable. But what is even more astonishing is that ... 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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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

Girls Grammar students take up big challenge in Cambodia

Google News - Fri, 2014-06-27 20:14
Eight year 11 and 12 students left to explore Vietnam and Cambodia on Thursday on a World Challenge. Sports co-ordinator and teacher Joel Morrison said the girls were excited and had been fundraising for nine months. "A majority of fundraising has been ... 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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Royal Group Denies Plans to Abandon New Airline Venture

Google News - Mon, 2014-07-28 01:55
The Royal Group on Sunday denied a fresh report that its planned venture with Philippine Airlines to start up what would be Cambodia's second national carrier was soon to be abandoned. The pending arrival of Cambodia Airlines has suffered delays and ... catched

PAL's Cambodia Airlines project 'likely' to be abandoned - ch

Google News - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:32
Cambodia Airlines (Y6, Phnom Penh) will not likely launch according to a report by the Australian-based Centre for Aviation. Quoting unnamed sources, CAPA says the joint-venture between the Royal Group of Cambodia's Inter Logistics (Cambodia) Co. catched

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General News

Cambodia's Ongoing Human Trafficking Problem

Google News - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:00
This shocking trade can be linked at least in part to Cambodia's tragic history. The genocide during the Khmer Rouge era from 1975 to 1979 killed approximately two million people. The educated and religious communities of mainly Buddhists were nearly ... catched

Cambodia: indigenous protests repel dam builders - so far

Google News - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:57
Since the 1980s Cambodia has lost 84% of its primary forests, and the remote Cardamom mountains are the country's last great natural treasure, writes Rod Harbinson. Just the place for grandiose dam projects? 'No way!" say indigenous people and young ... catched

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