Key Siem Reap tourism plan on Oct 20

A modest, gradual upshift in tourism metrics is expected for Siem Reap after the Ministry of Tourism announces the implementation of a crucial 15-year road map for the provincial industry, at a virtual ceremony planned for this week. ...

Hin Pisei

Refill of ancient pond part of tourism plans

Chreav commune authorities in Siem Reap town will excavate an ancient pond known as Trapeang Hae Phka in Bos Kralanh village for preservation to attract tourists and create jobs or businesses for residents. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Gov’t orders formation of NCDCBE to boost tourism sector

A National Committee for the Development of Community-Based Ecotourism (NCDCBE) will be set up to boost the tourism sector. ...

Tin Sokhavuth

Thailand plans to set up “travel bubble” with Cambodia

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Minister  Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said his ministry plans to implement travel bubbles this year along borders such as Trat province and Cambodia’s Koh Kong province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Three days of Pchum Ben holiday nets more than 664,000 tourists

More than 664,000 tourists flocked to various tourism spots in the country during three days Pchum Ben holiday, which began on Tuesday, October 5 and ended yesterday, October 7. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Nearly 3,000 construction projects approved in first eight months of the year

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction approved a total of 2,901 construction proposals in the first eight months this year, a year-on-year decrease of 13 percent. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodia records more than 110,000 domestic tourists in the first weekend of October

Mr. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, said that the number of domestic tourists in the first weekend of October (October 2-03, 2021) reached 116,819, of which 113,856 were domestic tourists while the rest were international guests, most of whom are already residing in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia claims entire ownership of stolen crude oil loaded on MT Strovolos

Ministry of Mines and Energy has claimed that the stolen $21 million crude oil on MT Strovolos legally belongs to Cambodia, denying the news and declarations of owners and managers of the vessel. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Industrial development: empowering women in Cambodia

“I want to tell other women, be confident in yourself, believe in what you do, persevere and speak up, speak up and speak up. Not only men but also women, like my case, are able to influence the process and redirect the orientation of the ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ancient temple in line for UNESCO world heritage status

The international coordinating committee for Preah Vihear (ICC-PV) met yesterday via video conference and face-to-face meeting to discuss the nomination of the 10th century Koh Ker temple for world heritage status next year. ...

Yin Soeum

Exports of rubber latex, wood rake in over $326M in Jan-Aug

Cambodia generated more than $326 million from the export of rubber latex and wood in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ General Directorate of Rubber. ...

Thou Vireak

Domestic trips jump 29% on-week

Rising Covid-19 vaccination rates and generally high adherence to preventative measures and health-protective behaviour, as encouraged by the tourism and health ministries, have led to a steady recovery in domestic tourism. ...

Hin Pisei

Ministry of Labor sets $194 minimum wage for workers in 2022

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training sets US $194 minimum wage for textile, garment, footwear, travel accessories and bags workers for 2022. ...

Long Kimmarita

Cambodia has taken steps to reopen tourism safely, says PM

Cambodia will be a safe tourism destination for tourists once it reopens for visitors, due to the government’s efforts in providing vaccinations to almost all of the population, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Garment sector wage negotiations resume today, workers may strike

The tripartite meetings to decide the 2022 garment factory minimum wage will resume today amid stalemated negotiations. Unions have warned of demonstrations if the talks do not result in a resolution. ...

Yin Soeum

Tourism, airport to lift Koh Kong realty

A return of international tourism and technical soft launch of Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong planned later this year could drive recovery in the real estate market of the province and nearby areas, industry experts have said. ...

Hin Pisei

Wafers made from hill area rice set to expand overseas

Local rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd is looking for distributors and importers based in Australia, France, the US and UK for edible organic rice paper sheets made from ingredients sourced from small-scale farmers in the hilly regions of north and northeastern ...

Thou Vireak

Almost 80,000 tourists toured Cambodia in the third weekend of September

The Ministry of Tourism registered a total of 79,015 tourists in the third weekend of September, an increase of 20 percent compared to the previous week, according to Minister Thong Khon. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Minister tells local airline to restart flights in anticipation of international tourism’s re-opening in near future

Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, has instructed local airline, Sky Angkor Airlines, to be ready to reopen tourist-passenger flights- as the Royal Government of Cambodia will be ready soon to reopen ‘safe’ international tourism. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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