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Siem Reap tourism worker cash assistance continued

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training disbursed its 89th cash payment to 3,223 workers employed by 33 different enterprises in the tourism sector located in Siem Reap, according to the ministry statement. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/siem-reap-tourism-worker-cash-assistance-continued

Techo International Airport construction progress on track

The construction of Cambodia’s new international airport has been on track on its construction progress, according to government officials and will soon be 50 percent completed. State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) spokesman and undersecretary of state Sin Chansereyvutha spoke to local news and gave ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501233376/techo-international-airport-construction-progress-on-track/

Events to attract 1M Chinese tourists to Cambodia

Cambodia plans to organise several impressive events in the country this year to attract Chinese tourists. The Kingdom, which is looking to organise tourism, culture and sports events, has a target of attracting one million Chinese tourists this year. ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501231869/events-to-attract-1m-chinese-tourists-to-cambodia/

Cambodia expects three to four million foreign arrivals in 2023

Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed his hope that between three and four million foreign tourists will visit Cambodia this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501232098/cambodia-expects-three-to-four-million-foreign-arrivals-in-2023/

‘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. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eco-tourism-development-cards-koh-thmey-isle

Ten new factory approvals means ‘over 20K’ more jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) notices issued in January reveal that it has greenlit 10 new projects worth nearly $100 million, all in the manufacturing industry: eight involved in textiles and two in light bulbs. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ten-new-factory-approvals-means-over-20k-more-jobs

‘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. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eco-tourism-development-cards-koh-thmey-isle

Salt, fish sauce, crayfish set for GI tag

Three local products are in the final stages of domestic geographical indication (GI) registration, with another not far behind, the Ministry of Commerce reported, raising hopes that the protected status would allow producers to expand their footprint globally, and promote a surge in the value ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/salt-fish-sauce-crayfish-set-gi-tag

Gov’t spins out additional measures for tourism recovery

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) on Monday issued another set of guidelines on additional measures to further control the impacts of the recovery of tourism in Cambodia as the economy has still been at high risk and uncertainty of regional and global changing trends, ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501230304/govt-spins-out-additional-measures-for-tourism-recovery/

Thousands of garment workers’ jobs at risk

More than 100 factories have suspended work due to declining orders, putting thousands of jobs at risk, a union leader said. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-thousands-of-garment-workers-jobs-at-risk

Cruise ship visit ‘positive sign’ of tourism recovery

Tourism experts call the return to Sihanoukville of the Bahamas-flagged cruise ship the Seabourn Encore on January 28 a positive sign for the recovery of the Kingdom’s tourism sector. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cruise-ship-visit-positive-sign-tourism-recovery

Restoration of Banteay Samre Temple’s terrace starts

The APSARA National Authority, in collaboration with the GIZ of Germany, has kick-started the restoration of the terrace of the Banteay Samre Temple in Siem Reap province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501227953/restoration-of-banteay-samre-temples-terrace-starts/

Tourists from Thailand gambling on Cambodia’s Poipet lure

Just 3.5 hours away from Bangkok, Poipet is popular with tourists looking to exit and reenter Thailand’s border to gain more time in the kingdom, said Thaiger, a Thai based media outlet. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501226605/tourists-from-thailand-gambling-on-cambodias-poipet-lure/

APSARA National Authority organizes new walkways for tourists to visit Angkor Wat

Since November 2022, the APSARA National Authority has started the process of organizing the walkways at Angkor Wat to reduce the erosion of the stones and better control the flow of tourists visiting the temple. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501226661/apsara-national-authority-organizes-new-walkways-for-tourists-to-visit-angkor-wat/

Waste management set as ‘priority’ for tourism industry, environment

Proper waste and solid waste management is a major challenge that could threaten the future of the rapidly growing tourism sector and broader economy, said stakeholders as they jointly committed to enhancing waste management in the urban and rural areas of Cambodia. ...

Sem Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/waste-management-set-priority-tourism-industry-environment

PP-Poipet high-speed train will cost $4b

Construction of the Phnom Penh-Poipet high-speed railway will cost more than $4 billion and take about four years to complete. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-pp-poipet-high-speed-train-will-cost-4b

Battambang airport in line for upgrade to receive tourists

Battambang Airport will be upgraded to be akin to Siem Reap airport as part of plans to attract more tourists to the country. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-battambang-airport-in-line-for-upgrade-to-receive-tourists

Automotive and electronics sectors to receive $2b cash boost

Cambodia has unveiled plans to expand the automotive and electronics sectors in the next three years by pumping more than $2 billion into the industries, generating about 26,000 new jobs. ...

Meas Molika
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-automotive-and-electronics-sectors-to-receive-2b-cash-boost

Two ecotourism sites in Preah Sihanouk eye plastic-free status

Provincial administration of Preah Sihanouk is promoting two ecotourism sites in well-known Koh Rong island to be a plastic-free tourist destination. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501225600/two-ecotourism-sites-in-preah-sihanouk-eye-plastic-free-status/

Collections of Khmer silk weaving to be on display at MGC Asian Traditional Textiles Museum

The MGC Museum of Asian Traditional Textiles is set to exhibit eleven Cambodian silk products, including four silk towels, five silk sampots, and two silk ceilings donated by the Khmer Traditional Textile Institute, in mid-February 2023, the APSARA National Authority. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501224898/collections-of-khmer-silk-weaving-to-be-on-display-at-mgc-asian-traditional-textiles-museum/

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