Investment policy and regulations
Hopes high for Kampong Chhnang logistics hub
Locally-owned KLP.T Transportation Co Ltd’s new multi-purpose port and logistics centre just east of Kampong Chhnang town is expected to provide a substantial boost to Cambodian freight movement, particularly of agricultural products from the provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake to international markets. ...
Trade bodies CBC, IDI team up
The Bangkok-based Cambodia Business Council (CBC) and local Innovation and Development Investors Association (IDI) have joined forces to engage with and attract more investors as well as to improve Cambodian exports regionally and globally. ...
‘Eco-tourism’ development on the cards for Koh Thmey isle
Local company HTTH Island Investment Co Ltd is reportedly studying the feasibility of a 16.68sq km “eco-tourism” development project on Koh Thmey island, just southeast of Prey Nop district’s Ream National Park in Preah Sihanouk province. ...
Investors go on trust law education drive
Prominent Cambodian-based investors are joining forces to shed light on the Law on Trust and advertise the Kingdom’s investment environment, to make up for missed opportunities due to the Covid-19 pandemic as the local outbreak remains under control. ...
Masterplan Lays out Future Developments of Airport in Sihanoukville
Cambodia Airports, the longstanding concessionaire of Cambodia’s network of 3 international airports unveiled a 20-year development and investment program for the international airport in Sihanoukville. ...
Projects worth millions agreed
The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) yesterday approved six development projects worth in total $677 million. ...
Korea and local investors to establish a modern shopping mall in Phnom Penh
Korea is joining hands with Cambodian investor to establish the biggest shopping mall of international standard in Phnom Penh to correspond to the capital’s increasingly modernising lifestyle. ...
Rice mogul spices up business with pepper
Cambodia rice mogul Song Saran, the CEO of one of the Kingdom’s top rice exporters, will diversify his agricultural business interests with the construction of a factory to clean and process locally grown pepper, he said yesterday. ...
Jet’s to expand night market
Following the popularity of Cambodia’s first-ever container night market, the company behind the project said it is investing an additional $500,000 to expand the open-air facility with an annex scheduled to open next month. ...
Lottery hopes to soar on Wing network
Mohaleap Lotto, a subsidiary of Cambodia’s Royal Group, officially entered the Kingdom’s lottery gaming market this month, hoping to disrupt a business sector currently dominated by black market outlets, a company executive said yesterday. ...
Local coffee sector gets a jolt
Several international and local coffee industry representatives gathered yesterday for the start of a three-day event promoting partnerships and franchising opportunities to satisfy Cambodia’s growing coffee cravings. ...
Scepticism clouds massive coastal development plan
A representative of the company behind a massive $23.2 billion development in Kampot province – which envisions creating two islands off the coast – insisted yesterday that the company was not engaged in any activities that would raise a conflict of interest and that it ...
Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng
Massive $23.2B project gets ‘green light’
Several subordinates of a senior minister within the office of the prime minister registered and rubber-stamped a gargantuan $23.2 billion investment project chaired by the minister’s wife, while officials in the know say the project stands little chance of getting off the ground. ...
Jack Davies, Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng
Push to promote local products
Supermarket owners are to be called for a meeting with the Commerce Ministry in response to complaints from small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that local products are not displayed or sold on their shelves, the commerce minister said yesterday at the launch of a ...
Former prime minister wins defamation case
A former MEC Co. Ltd shareholder was tried in absentia by the Court of Appeals yesterday morning for allegedly defaming his former company and MEC’s chairman, former Cambodian Prime Minister Ung Huot, in 2014, according to a court official. ...
Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
Insurance industry sees double-digit premium growth
Total premiums for general insurance rose 16.4 percent last year to about $61.6 million, from $53 million in 2014, with property, fire, vehicle and medical insurance leading the way, the Insurance Association of Cambodia said yesterday. ...
Meet Cambodia’s first 'real estate personality of the year'
Having managed various businesses in Cambodia for more than two decades now, Rithy Sear has earned a reputation for being ambitious, and rightly so. ...
Property Report Team
Local logistics firms struggle to survive as global players circle market
The Kingdom’s logistics sector is becoming increasingly crowded, with small- to medium-sized players racing for a share of the growing market while struggling at the same time to reach international quality standards. ...
Corners cut in crowded ISP war
A Google search for Cambodian Internet service providers (ISPs) turns up a dizzying number of results, some advertising monthly rates as low as $18 for 4 Mb/s. ...
Jonathan Cox and Igor Kossov
Pestech gets RM1.59bil concession in Cambodia
Power system engineering and technical solutions provider Pestech International Bhd has become a concession owner in Cambodia after it secures a project worth RM1.59bil. ...
Ng Bei Shan