Government

Cambodia prepares ‘travel bubble’ plan to aid tourism

The Ministry of Tourism is moving to restore the devastated tourism sector by preparing a so-called travel bubble plan to gradually receive international tourists, even if the Kingdom is seeing a rise in new cases of COVID-19. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751509/cambodia-prepares-travel-bubble-plan-to-aid-tourism/

Revised trade pact between Japan, Asean

A revised free-trade pact between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) facilitating the cross-border flow of services and investment came into force on Saturday. The deal took effect for Japan and five Asean members – Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751316/revised-trade-pact-between-japan-asean/

Tour operators to launch luxury discount packages

Ministry of Tourism and local tour operators are organising heavily discounted luxury tour package to once-popular tourist destinations such as Siem Reap, as well as promoting local tour guides. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751508/tour-operators-to-launch-luxury-discount-packages/

Inter-Ministries Boost Local Animal Feed Industry

Inter-ministries have started to boost the local animal feed industry to supply domestic demand, and thus to make the country self-reliant on animal feed.​ ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751600/inter-ministries-boost-local-animal-feed-industry/

Policymakers push new laws to attract more foreign investment

Local policymakers are driving Cambodia’s regional geography, young population and low labour costs to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) as the Kingdom releases its new five-year development plan for the garment industry. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751156/policymakers-push-new-laws-to-attract-more-foreign-investment/

Business owners embrace new online registration system

The number of companies registered via the government’s new online business registration system was confirmed as 287 as of July 29, while 323 companies are pending approval, according to data from the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF). ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751123/business-owners-embrace-new-online-registration-system/

Gov’t extends tax holiday for tourism sector

The Cambodian government has announced two months more of tax exemptions for tourism-based businesses in the hope of easing the burden during the pandemic. The extension was announced during the fifth round of COVID-19 economic measures last week as the Ministry of Tourism begins developing ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750936/govt-extends-tax-holiday-for-tourism-sector/

Gov’t continues out-of-work aid

The government has announced it will continue to provide out-of-work allowances to garment, footwear and hospitality workers for the next two months, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750933/govt-continues-out-of-work-aid/

Gov’t grants two-month extension of IDPoor aid scheme

The government-funded cash scheme launched to assist IDPoor households will be extended to two more months to ease difficulties faced amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750698/govt-grants-two-month-extension-of-idpoor-aid-scheme/

Cambodia, France discuss cooperation in combating counterfeit products

Cambodia and France have discussed cooperation in combatting falsified and substandard medical products and counterfeit products which are seriously harmful to health and social safety and pose a risk to families, communities and society. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750101/cambodia-france-discuss-cooperation-in-combating-counterfeit-products/

Free trade agreement talks with Korea set to kick off on Thursday

Cambodia and South Korea will begin first-round negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) on Thursday, another step toward diversifying the Kingdom’s exports following the recent completion of FTA talks with China. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/free-trade-agreement-talks-korea-set-kick-thursday

Kep’s tourism marketing plan on its way

Tourism marketing plan 2020-2024 is on its way to transform the coastal Kep province into an attractive high-end leisure destination in Cambodia. The optimism was floated following a meeting held in the provincial city yesterday to review the long-term marketing plan chaired by Som Piseth, ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750089/keps-tourism-marketing-plan-on-its-way/

Draft digital policy speeding up

The government is speeding up its draft digital policy to adapt the economy to e-government. Minister of Post and Telecommunications Chea Vandeth was joined by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) Secretary of State Vongsey Vissoth to discuss the government’s digital policy concept note. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749967/draft-digital-policy-speeding-up/

Exports rise in value, lower imports

Cambodian total export values amounted to $5.9 billion, a year-on-year increase of 11.7 percent in the first five months of this year. The value of Cambodia’s total imports amounted to $8.1 billion,  a decrease by 1 percent in the same period, compared with 2019, according ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749966/exports-rise-in-value-lower-imports/

NBC head underscores value of women’s access to finance

Unlocking greater access to formal finance for Cambodian women will play a strategic role in the process of the Kingdom’s economic development, National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) director-general Chea Serey said on Monday. She said this at the Training on the Trainers (ToT) Programme on Financial ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/nbc-head-underscores-value-womens-access-finance

Red corn prices tumble as growers switch to cassava

The wholesale price of fresh red corn in northwestern Battambang province dipped more than seven per cent from the year-ago period as this year’s first harvest reached 30 per cent completion, provincial Department of Commerce director Kim Hout said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-corn-prices-tumble-growers-switch-cassava

Chinese loan to light up 133 villages in Cambodia

The Chinese government will provide $80 million in concessional loan to Cambodia for implementing the sub-transmission electrical line project to connect 133 villages in 14 provinces to the grid. The agreement on the sub-transmission electrical line project is among 8 prioritised agreements which will be ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749640/chinese-loan-to-light-up-133-villages-in-cambodia/

Logistics sector seeks cash aid but ‘it’s not yet a priority’

The Kingdom’s transportation sector, one of the many industries hit hard by the virus outbreak, is seeking financial support from the government even though goods traffic via water is seeing a slight recovery this month. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749687/logistics-sector-seeks-cash-aid-but-its-not-yet-a-priority/

Work on new power line to start next year

The construction of a power transmission line connecting the Kingdom’s south to the border with Laos is expected to be started at least by next year, according to an official from the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749700/work-on-new-power-line-to-start-next-year/

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