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Tripartite talks over minimum wage start

Tripartite discussions on the 2022 minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors were set to begin on September 14. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tripartite-talks-over-minimum-wage-start

Telegram bot created for tourism data control

The Ministry of Tourism has created a Telegram bot and invited tourism operators and business owners to register employees on the application who have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/telegram-bot-created-tourism-data-control

Angkor Landmark breaks ground by end-2021: CEO

Phase I of the Angkor Landmark development project about 15km northeast of Siem Reap town is scheduled to officially break ground at end-2021, according to the developer’s CEO Tous Saphoeun. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/angkor-landmark-breaks-ground-end-2021-ceo

Trade unions brainstorm minimum wage

The trade union leaders and representatives yesterday met to brainstorm and finalise the garment and footwear workers’ minimum wage adjustment for next year, taking into consideration the social and economic situation following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930399/trade-unions-brainstorm-minimum-wage/

Kep’s $2M White Horse Port set to break ground mid-Sept

The Kep Provincial Administration is set to break ground on the long-awaited $1.95 million Ses Sar quay, or “White Horse Port”, on September 15 in the northwestern reaches of the coastal province, in a bid to prop up the local transportation and tourism sectors. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/keps-2m-white-horse-port-set-break-ground-mid-sept

Registration of Koh Ker Temple as UN heritage site expected by July

The Ministry of Culture is waiting for UNESCO to visit Koh Ker Temple to complete the registration to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50925428/registration-of-koh-ker-temple-as-un-heritage-site-expected-by-july/

Tourism ministry, Khmer Enterprise sign MoU to boost Cambodia’s tourism

The Ministry of Tourism and Khmer Enterprise have reached an agreement for a project on “Enhancing Internal Tourism Movement and Promoting Tourism Activities in Communities in the context of COVID-19”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50924724/tourism-ministry-khmer-enterprise-sign-mou-to-boost-cambodias-tourism/

Bat-proof netting at Angkor Wat installed to stop stone erosion

The Apsara National Authority (ANA), a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaelogical Park, is installing a net in the roof of the Angkor Wat gallery to prevent bats from entering the structure as Bat urine is a source of moisture and salinity which combined ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bat-proof-netting-angkor-wat-installed-stop-stone-erosion

$2.4 million bag and shoe factory gets CDC’s nod

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved a new garment factory in Kandal province. Auspicious Bag and Shoes Accessories Co  Ltd is investing $2.4 million in the project at Kraing Makak in Ang Snuol district. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920851/2-4-million-bag-and-shoe-factory-gets-cdcs-nod/

Tourism chief holds talks with Japan on boost to agri-tourism

Cambodia and Japan have been meeting to discuss ways of promoting agri-tourism projects in the Kingdom. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50916487/tourism-chief-holds-talks-with-japan-on-boost-to-agri-tourism/

Major Mondulkiri tourism plan given the nod

The government approved the draft Mondulkiri Tourism Development Master Plan 2021-2035, amid a wider initiative to attract about three million domestic and international tourists annually to the regional verdant biodiverse powerhouse in northeastern Cambodia by 2035.​ ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/major-mondulkiri-tourism-plan-given-nod

Cambodia and Japan in talks to promote agro-tourism and recovery of tourism sector post-pandemic

Cambodia and Japan discussed the promotion of the agro-tourism subsector and the development and restoration of the tourism sector after the end of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50915060/cambodia-and-japan-in-talks-to-promote-agro-tourism-and-recovery-of-tourism-sector-post-pandemic/

Cambodia ranks fourth for friendliness towards foreign residents

With an endless sea of genuine and contagious smiles and an abundance of hospitality and generosity that warms the heart and soothes the soul, Cambodia ranked fourth among countries and territories with the friendliest attitudes towards foreign residents, according to a survey conducted by Expat ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-ranks-fourth-friendliness-towards-foreign-residents

Exports to US jump more than 37 percent, imports also gain January to July

Cambodia’s exports to the US rose 37.26 percent measured Jan-July. Shipments adding up to more than $3.8 billion were made up mainly of clothing, footwear and travel products. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914249/exports-to-us-jump-more-than-37-percent-imports-also-gain-january-to-july/

Kingdom sees more than 100,000 international tourists in first half of the year

Against the backdrop of a deadly pandemic, Cambodia still played host to 102,560 international tourists while the number of Cambodians who travelled abroad is registered at 10,538. This was reported by the Ministry of Tourism to local news on August 10. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50913780/kingdom-sees-more-than-100000-international-tourists-in-first-half-of-the-year/

International tourists plunge 91% in first six months: NBC

Cambodia welcomed 108,000 international tourists in the first half of 2021, down 90.8 per cent from 1.18 million in the same period of 2020, according to the central bank. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/international-tourists-plunge-91-first-six-months-nbc

Research: Underwater tourism overflowing with opportunities

An ocean of exciting blue investment opportunities is just waiting to be uncovered along the Kingdom’s costal areas, a brief study conducted by the Ministry of Tourism’s General Department of Tourism Industry indicated.​ ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/research-underwater-tourism-overflowing-opportunities

Multi-purpose port for Kep province

A multi-purpose port is in the pipeline to be built in Kep province that will serve the tourism sector as well as a maritime seaport that will boost the economy and development sector of the province. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908847/multi-purpose-port-for-kep-province/

Preah Vihear temple to get visitor’s centre

Preah Vihear authorities yesterday started work on building a  Visitor Centre for tourists to the region’s famous Preah Vihear temple.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908740/preah-vihear-temple-to-get-visitors-centre/

New garment sector investments exceeding $8mn approved by CDC

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) is welcoming new investments in one of the Kingdom’s pillar industries as new variants and outbreaks lead to a string of downgrades in economic projections. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908192/new-garment-sector-investments-exceeding-8mn-approved-by-cdc/

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