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No protest after Thai border policy changed

A local Poipet union has called off a protest against what they characterised as overly expensive border passes used by day labourers entering Thailand after provincial officials introduced a new, cheaper permit. ...

Kuoch Masy
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-protest-after-thai-border-policy-changed

Vendors to protest for border fee reductions

The Cambodia Economy Reinforced Association has submitted a letter to Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities asking permission to hold a massive demonstration for four days to demand a reduction in the price of crossing the Thai border. ​ ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100579/vendors-protest-border-fee-reductions/

Beach sellers must make room for Chinese investors

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities will ask the government to deal with 10 sellers who refuse to relocate from Koh Puos – or Hawaii beach – and Lomher Kay beach.​ Vendors’ representatives have asked for compensation from provincial authorities to relocate to a new area. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5099381/beach-sellers-must-make-room-chinese-investors/

Street vendors told to move

Daun Penh district authorities have ordered a group of Kandal market vendors to move in the hopes of reopening a street that has blocked vehicular traffic for many years. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098331/street-vendors-told-move/

Chinese market widening for Cambodian exports

Cofco, China’s largest food processor, manufacturer and trader, will set up a working group in the kingdom to explore the possibilities available in the local agricultural market, including expanding the number of products it imports from Cambodia and investing in local infrastructure. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098014/chinese-market-widening-cambodian-exports/

Farmers seek government help

A group of farmers and NGOs asked the government to help small-scale farmers at the 7th National Farmer Forum held at Chenla Theatre in Phnom Penh yesterday. The main issues raised were that of water supplies, capital funding, and export of products. The farmers also said ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5096164/farmers-seek-government-help/

Street vendors kicked off the kerb in Phnom Penh

City Hall yesterday renewed a call to enforce a ban on vendors occupying public streets and parks in the capital, with a group of nearly 40 sellers based near the Council of Ministers headquarters responding with a petition to the municipality opposing the move. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/street-vendors-kicked-kerb-phnom-penh

Market for construction materials opened in Phnom Penh

A company based in China’s southern province of Guangdong opened a 2-hectare market for building and construction materials near the Preah Monivong Bridge in Phnom Penh on Saturday, according to a report by online Chinese news site Commercial News. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/market-construction-materials-opened-phnom-penh

Workshop mulls which fruits sweetest for regional plan

German development agency GIZ held a consultation workshop in Phnom Penh yesterday for its two-year Facilitating Trade in Agricultural Goods in Asean (FTAG) initiative, holding discussions with Ministry of Agriculture officials and local traders aimed at identifying the most suitable fruit and vegetable crops for ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/workshop-mulls-which-fruits-sweetest-regional-plan

Common Market opens in Kampot city

Tourists and locals visiting Kampot can now find organic vegetables, fruit, seafood and a range of other local products after a new market opened in the city last week.The new facility, known as Common Market and created in collaboration with the Alliance of the Marine ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5084610/common-market-opens-kampot-city/

As young enjoy fashionable new hang-outs, memory of violent evictions fades

A new million-dollar night market in Phnom Penh has become a fashionable hang out spot for young Cambodians, but in 2009 the Dey Krahorm community was violently expelled from the area and their homes razed in one of Cambodia’s most high profile forced evictions. ...

Vann Chansopheakvatey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/as-young-enjoy-fashionable-new-hangouts-memory-of-violent-evictions-fades/4016083.html

Pepper sector shaken by boom

The traditional supply chain dynamics for the renowned Kampot pepper are breaking down due to a market boom that has brought large-scale investment into pepper cultivation, while sidelining the small shareholders that rely on the benefits of being part of the association that represents them. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pepper-sector-shaken-boom

Government directs support to rice farmers

The government announced yesterday that it would “intervene” to support the price that farmers receive for their paddy rice, though without instituting a price floor or direct subsidies that would jeopardise a free market. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-directs-support-rice-farmers

Aeon anniversary highlights shifting market for local malls

AEON Mall, the first large-scale modern shopping mall in Cambodia, recently celebrated its third year of operation in the Kingdom, but with several new high-end malls slated to open over the next few years, analysts expect more competition and sweeping changes in the country’s retail ...

Matthieu de Gaudemar
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/aeon-anniversary-highlights-shifting-market-local-malls

Digital advertising company targets local market

Havas Riverorchid, a leading advertising agency in Indochina, has officially launched its digital and social media brand to tap into the popularity of social media, the ever-rising use of mobile phones as well as digital innovation in the Cambodian market.   ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39869/digital-advertising-company-targets-local-market/

Building materials market to cater to growing needs

Chinese investors have injected nearly $5 million to build the first international-standard construction materials market – Difa International Decoration and Building Materials Market – with famous brand products from around the world.   ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39723/building-materials-market-to-cater-to-growing-needs/

Fresh Mart to become retail fresh food hub

Cambodia-based integrated food-distribution company Hun Ty plans to open its own retail fresh-food market next month and will increase its cold storage and food-distribution business by opening two additional locations in the Kingdom, a company executive said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fresh-mart-become-retail-fresh-food-hub

Apsara Authority starts razing illegal Angkor park homes

The government body charged with managing the Angkor Archaeological Park on Monday started tearing down the first of more than 500 homes and shophouses illegally built within the park in the weeks before the June 4 commune elections. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/apsara-authority-starts-razing-illegal-angkor-park-homes-131533/

Jet’s to expand night market

Following the popularity of Cambodia’s first-ever container night market, the company behind the project said it is investing an additional $500,000 to expand the open-air facility with an annex scheduled to open next month. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/jets-expand-night-market

Free pass to Thailand gets political in Poipet town

Local authorities in Poipet are grappling with a dilemma of their own making after the ruling party for months footed the bill to make day passes to enter Thailand free for Cambodian vendors – a populist move now complicated by the CPP’s apparent electoral loss ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/free-pass-thailand-gets-political-poipet-town

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