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Labour ministry to distribute $26 mil in aid

In the latest round of financial assistance, the Labour Ministry will distribute $26 million to 9,972 employees at 40 companies who have lost their jobs in the garment and tourism sectors. ...

Kunvuth Monykanchna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50834076/labour-ministry-to-distribute-26-mil-in-aid/

Communes added to Kampot’s Bokor town

Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to create Bokor town in Kampot province’s Bokor area by combining three communes from the province’s Teuk Chhou district to ease administration and aid development. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/communes-added-kampots-bokor-town

PPAP to reorganise LM17 terminal, sets new container rules

The stock-listed Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) is set to give the LM17 container terminal just east of the capital a much-needed layout overhaul to relieve congestion. The river-port operator said this in a March 3 statement signed by director-general Hey Bavy and released to ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ppap-reorganise-lm17-terminal-sets-new-container-rules

Kampong Speu could get cement plant

Conch KT Cement (Phnom Penh) Co Ltd plans to build a $263 million cement factory in Kampong Speu province with a two-million-tonne-a-year capacity, according to provincial governor Vei Samnang on March 18. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampong-speu-could-get-cement-plant

‘Pandemic fuels demand for management of property’

The pandemic has increased pressure on building operators, resulting in an all-time high in demand for property management, US-based commercial real estate and service and investment firm CBRE – the largest in the world – said yesterday. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50826486/pandemic-fuels-demand-for-management-of-property/

$350M Koh Kong airport on track

Pre-commissioning work on the $350 million Dara Sakor International Airport in Koh Kong province remains on schedule, with flight operations planned to start in mid-2021, State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) spokesman Sin Chansereyvutha told The Post on March 15. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/350m-koh-kong-airport-track

Over half of all garment factories in Kandal shuttered due to COVID-19

Seventy-eight garment factories have been closed and 64,942 workers left jobless in Kandal province due to the COVID-19 crisis, provincial authorities have announced. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816843/over-half-of-all-garment-factories-in-kandal-shuttered-due-to-covid-19/

Cambodia requests for export of more Cambodian agricultural products to EU market

Cambodia has urged the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) to help boost the export of Cambodian agricultural products to the EU market. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815349/cambodia-requests-for-export-of-more-cambodian-agricultural-products-to-eu-market/

New Siem Reap airport construction confirmed as on schedule

Angkor International Airport Investment (Cambodia) has confirmed that its new airport construction will finish as planned in 2023, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50812043/new-siem-reap-airport-construction-confirmed-as-on-schedule/

Construction of Koh Kong airport project postponed

Construction of an international airport in Koh Kong province with $40 million capital investment has been postponed until the Covid-19 situation eases, according State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) spokesman Sin Chansereyvutha. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/construction-koh-kong-airport-project-postponed

Master plan for Ream City given nod

Canopy Sands Development Co Ltd, a member of Prince Holding Group, one of Cambodia’s largest and fastest-growing conglomerates, approved a master plan to develop Preah Sihanouk province’s Ream bay into the $16 billion Ream City. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/master-plan-ream-city-given-nod

Kampot tourism sees increase from 2019

Domestic tourism in Kampot province increased last year compared to 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the director of the provincial council said yesterday. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808342/kampot-tourism-sees-increase-from-2019/

Kampot karsts listed as natural heritage sites

Three areas in Kampot province are now inscribed on the natural heritage list including Phnom Totong, Phnom Toch and Phnom Preah Kuhear Luong (Luong Cave). ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807839/kampot-karsts-listed-as-natural-heritage-sites/

Steel imports drop, exports up

Cambodia imported iron and steel worth $281.06 million last year, down 41.11 per cent from 2019’s $477.26 million and exported $6.20 million, rocketing 351 per cent from $1.37 million, according to the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/steel-imports-drop-exports

Agrifirm bags MoU for Siem Reap produce

Agro-industrial firm LY LY Food Industry Co Ltd on January 22 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siem Reap-based wholesaler Food and Agriculture Market (FAM) to supply it with fruits and vegetables. The signing ceremony was presided over by Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agrifirm-bags-mou-siem-reap-produce

ADB: Adapting to 4IR will boost garments, tourism

A study conducted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommended that Cambodia develop industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable transitions under the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). This should be accompanied by adequate investment in skills development for new and repositioned jobs. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/adb-adapting-4ir-will-boost-garments-tourism

MoE on the lookout for biodiverse ecotourism spots

The Ministry of Environment and Tour Guides Association are working together to identify potential ecotourism spots in protected areas. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804348/moe-on-the-lookout-for-biodiverse-ecotourism-spots/

Cambodia a safe tourist destination as WHO praises C-19 pandemic impact management

Cambodia is a safe tourist destination with the Kingdom ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) as among the top nations in the world with the best COVID-19 containment and impact management.​ .. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803895/cambodia-a-safe-tourist-destination-as-who-praises-c-19-pandemic-impact-management/

112 garment factories open in 2020

In a tumultuous period for the garment industry, the year 2020 brought the closure of 129 factories in the Kingdom, affecting over 70,000 workers while 112 new factory openings created more than 20,000 jobs. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/112-garment-factories-open-2020

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