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business and economy

ANZ keen to exit Cambodia bank stake

Google News - Mon, 2014-03-24 23:01
AX), the country's third-biggest lender, is keen to exit its holding in Cambodia and will look at wholly owned business models wherever regulations allow. "We got out of a relationship, a small relationship, in Vietnam. We would like to do the same in ... catched

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culture and society

Chinese crew shoot film in Cambodia to promote its tourism

Google News - Tue, 2014-02-25 14:28
A Chinese team of 100 casts and crews on Tuesday began to film an episodic drama series titled " Love is Brave' in Cambodia to help promote its attractive tourism destinations and culture to the Chinese people. Cambodian officials and tourism experts ... catched

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Cambodia students caught cheating in Exams face jail

Google News - Thu, 2014-03-27 12:59
"Anti-corruption education for secondary school from grade 10 to 12 is a beginning point for students' behaviour change for avoiding to commit immorality," The Cambodia Daily reported Yentieng as saying. Cheating is endemic in the Cambodian school ... 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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Oxfam walk raises $2500 for Cambodia

Google News - Sun, 2014-04-13 18:14
More than 30 people joined Oxfam Australia's Warrnambool group to raise money for Cambodian families which are exposed to unsafe water and preventable disease and have no sanitation facilities. Participants enjoyed a leisurely stroll along the ... catched

New Clinic Marks Turning Point for Correcting Cleft Surgeries

Google News - Mon, 2014-03-31 02:07
For Dr. Mok Theavy, the medical director and founder of Operation Smile Cambodia, the opening of the new clinic marks another turning point in the treatment of the facial deformity in Cambodia. “We don't have research on the incidence of the cleft…we ... 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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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

What will Cambodia's opposition do next?

Google News - Wed, 2013-09-18 14:01
For the past two decades, there has been one golden rule for observers of Cambodian politics: never underestimate Hun Sen. A poorly educated man from a rural village who lost an eye fighting in Cambodia's civil war and came close to being purged by the ... catched

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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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Harvard Medical Student Optimistic on Cambodia's Healthcare System

Google News - Fri, 2014-02-21 19:13
Ly Seav Huong, a doctoral student in biomedical science at Harvard University, told VOA Khmer's “New Voices” that an increasing number of students studying inside and outside the country will soon bring their expertise to bear on Cambodian healthcare. catched

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86 Cambodian workers hurt in truck accident

Google News - Tue, 2014-02-04 11:01
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — At least 86 workers have been injured in a truck crash on their way to work at factories making garments and sports shoes for famous Western brands. The truck carrying 93 workers rolled over after a front tire burst Tuesday ... catched

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Cambodia Technology Adviser Criticizes Cybercrime Draft Law

Google News - Tue, 2014-04-15 19:16
A senior Cambodian government adviser on information technology says a draft cybercrime law is unnecessary and could lead to demonstrations and unrest if passed as currently written. Phu Leewood says the current criminal code can be used to prosecute ... catched


Google News - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:50
Spending a week at Angkor Wat may sound impossible for many people. Some Thais, despite living not far from Siem Reap in Cambodia, haven't even had a chance to travel there. But technology now brings the majestic temple even closer, as you can ... catched

China's Huawei introduces new smartphone models in Cambodia

Google News - Mon, 2014-03-31 14:24
"With the introduction of the two new smartphone models, consumers will get more choice in the fast growing smartphone category in Cambodia," Cary Yang, Chief Executive Officer of Huawei (Technology) Cambodia, said at the launching ceremony. catched

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Google News - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:50
Spending a week at Angkor Wat may sound impossible for many people. Some Thais, despite living not far from Siem Reap in Cambodia, haven't even had a chance to travel there. But technology now brings the majestic temple even closer, as you can ... catched

Travel: Racing around Cambodia's top sights

Google News - Tue, 2014-04-08 06:06
As I plod around, soaking up the awe-inspiring sights and nature of the sprawling 400km2 site, I get chatting to people from France, Hong Kong and America, all of whom have come to Cambodia especially for the race. We give each other encouragement by ... catched

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General News

Historical Overview of Cambodia's Land and Housing Problem

Google News - Wed, 2014-04-16 05:37
Phnom Penh has followed the clichéd patterns of newly emerging nations almost to the letter with the urban poor shouldering many of the downsides. What few people recognise is that most of it could have been avoided. With over 150,000 residents ... catched

Cambodia mission for Doncaster woman

Google News - Wed, 2014-04-16 05:00
A Doncaster woman is preparing to jet off to Cambodia to dedicate a year to working with sexually trafficked children. Trained counsellor Lynne Barnett, aged 51, who set up Sanctuary Therapy in Doncaster, is set to use her skills to help victims in ... catched

Cambodian-American Composer Wins Prestigious Music Award

Google News - Wed, 2014-04-16 03:19
Cambodian-American composer Chinary Ung has been awarded this year's John D. Rockefeller 3rd Award, an annual prize worth $50,000 given by the New York-based Asian Cultural Council. The annual award, announced on Monday, is usually given to a ... catched

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