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Cambodia and South Korea sign 3-year plan for Angkor Wat restoration

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) of Cambodia and the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) titled “Cooperation for the Cultural Heritage Sector” on Monday in Seoul, South Korea. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501443157/cambodia-and-south-korea-sign-3-year-plan-for-angkor-wat-restoration/

Cambodia, Canada sign MoU on establishment of bilateral consultations

Cambodia and Canada on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the establishment of bilateral consultations between foreign ministries of the two countries, according to a news release from the Cambodian Foreign Ministry. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501443433/cambodia-canada-sign-mou-on-establishment-of-bilateral-consultations/

Cambodia, UK foster bilateral trade and economic cooperation

Cambodia and the United Kingdom have agreed to push for better economic and trade cooperation, amid significant growth in bilateral trade in recent years. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501442504/cambodia-uk-foster-bilateral-trade-and-economic-cooperation/

Cambodia-India cross-border QR payment on the cards

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and India’s NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL) have discussed accelerating the implementation of the cross-border QR code payment to be comprehensive, reflecting both parties’ readiness for the collaboration. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501442015/cambodia-india-cross-border-qr-payment-on-the-cards/

Japan provides nearly $14 million in grants for mine action training

The Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) and SATO KOGYO Co. Ltd signed a contract agreement for the project “construction of training facilities at the Technical Institute of Mine Action in Kampong Chhang Province and the Outreach Facilities (Techo Peace Museum) in Siem Reap province”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501440360/japan-provides-nearly-14-million-in-grants-for-mine-action-training/

Cambodia and Hungary to boost health cooperation

The Government of Cambodia, through the Ministry of Health, and the Ambassador of Hungary, agreed to cooperate in improving the quality of the health sector and the well-being of the Cambodian people. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501440124/cambodia-and-hungary-to-boost-health-cooperation/

Cambodia asks the EU to examine the possibility of cooperating on land registration throughout the country

The Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction, Say Sam Al, requested the European Union examine the possibility of cooperation on land registration throughout the country and the establishment of construction standards in Cambodia to promote economic growth and improve the living standards of ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501439239/cambodia-asks-the-eu-to-examine-the-possibility-of-cooperating-on-land-registration-throughout-the-country/

Cambodia-Japan SEZ project on the cards

The Cambodian government is preparing a policy on establishing Cambodia-Japan special economic zones as the country is keen to attract more direct investments from Japan. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501439391/cambodia-japan-sez-project-on-the-cards/

Cambodia’s international trade up 16.7 pct in January

Cambodia’s foreign trade volume hit $4.05 billion in January 2024, up 16.7 percent from $3.47 billion in the same month last year, an official report showed on February 12, 2024. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501439008/cambodias-international-trade-up-16-7-pct-in-january/

Cambodia, Thailand to enlarge trade, investment ties

Cambodia and Thailand yesterday vowed to foster bilateral trade and investment by facilitating a better border-crossing mechanism for goods even as the two countries upgraded their ties to a strategic partnership. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501436273/cambodia-thailand-to-enlarge-trade-investment-ties/

CDC consents to UK​ proposal for establishing Green SEZ

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on Monday agreed to the request from the British Ambassador to establish the ‘Green Special Economic Zone’ and help the country boost the related infrastructure, as part of the initiative to attract international investors worldwide. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501436295/cdc-consents-to-uk-proposal-for-establishing-green-sez/

Cambodia and Thailand are highly committed to strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector

Cambodia and Thailand are highly committed to strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector in line with the motto that everyone is gradually beginning to remember the slogan of‘Two kingdoms, the same tourism destination’. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501436589/cambodia-and-thailand-are-highly-committed-to-strengthening-cooperation-in-the-tourism-sector/

PM Inks five deals to boost ties with Thailand

Five Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed during Prime Minister Hun Manet’s visit to Thailand to strengthen the development of connectivity between Cambodia and the neighbouring country. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/pm-inks-five-deals-to-boost-ties-with-thailand

Cambodia, Thailand target $15 billion trade by 2025

Prime Ministers of Cambodia and Thailand this week will meet in Bangkok and discuss steps for boosting bilateral trade, facilitating goods transport crossing the border, and removing barriers between the two countries. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501434816/cambodia-thailand-target-15-billion-trade-by-2025/

DPM Sun Chanthol: New investment projects in January reflects investors’ confidence on Royal Government

Deputy Prime Minister Sun Chanthol, First Vice President of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), welcomed the new investment projects approved by CDC in January, stressing that this reflects the investors’ trust on the leadership of Prime Minister Hun Manet in maintaining peace ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501435872/dpm-sun-chanthol-new-investment-projects-in-january-reflects-investors-confidence-on-royal-government/

Gov’t seeks more Japan investment

The Kingdom anticipates increased direct investment from the Japanese, as the Cambodian government and private sector highlight the country’s potential in geography, investment law, labour force and ability to export to international markets with trade preferences. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-in-depth/gov-t-seeks-more-japan-investment

Cambodia still committed to strong ASEAN-EU relations

Foreign minister Sok Chenda Sophea has expressed Cambodia’s commitment to enhancing the ASEAN-EU Strategic Partnership, noting that it is based on mutual respect, understanding and interests. ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-still-committed-to-strong-asean-eu-relations

Investment in financial sector falls 28.7%

Investment in the financial sector declined by 28.7 percent in 2023, despite an increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) of 14.5 percent, according to the National Bank of Cambodia’s (NBC) 2023 annual report. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/investment-in-financial-sector-falls-287

Cambodia, World Bank enhance co-op

Prime Minister Hun Manet and Mariam Sherman, the World Bank (WB) country director for Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos, are dedicated to advancing human capital and enhancing six key sectors in Cambodia. These sectors encompass education, health, agriculture, digital technology, the environment and climate change. ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-world-bank-enhance-co-op

Cambodia, Australia to reinforce cooperation in Banking and Financial sector

Cambodia and Australia are willing to further strengthen their banking and financial cooperation, especially in the field of green finance and financial knowledge. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501429861/cambodia-australia-to-reinforce-cooperation-in-banking-and-financial-sector/

CDC, KOICA hold first bilateral meeting in 2024 on development cooperation in Cambodia

The Cambodia Development Cooperation Board of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDCB/CDC) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) held here at the CDC’s headquarters on Jan. 25 their “first bilateral meeting in 2024” to boost development cooperation and partnership between the two ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501429533/cdc-koica-hold-first-bilateral-meeting-in-2024-on-development-cooperation-in-cambodia/

Cambodia receives $17.7B chinese aid

Cambodia has been ranked as the fourth Southeast Asian country to receive aid from China, totalling $17.7 billion, with Indonesia topping the table. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-receives-177b-chinese-aid

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