Australia keen on investing in renewable energy in Cambodia

Australia is interested in investing in renewable energy in Cambodia such as hydropower and solar power. The interest was highlighted here yesterday by newly appointed Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, Pablo Chiho Kang, during a meeting with Oknha Kith Meng, president of the Cambodia Chamber of ...


More Japanese investments on industry and agro-processing sought

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak has encouraged Japanese investors to invest in the fields of industry and agricultural product processing in Cambodia. The call was made when he received a delegation of Japanese Business Association of Cambodia (JBAC) at the ministry Thursday. In the ...

Chea Vannak/AKP

Human rights issues alleged in renewable energy sector report

The first human rights benchmark of renewable energy companies reveals serious weaknesses in industry efforts to protect workers and communities, creating risks in a sector vital to countering the climate crisis, according to the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC). However, Cambodia, which aims ...

Sorn Sarath

500-hectare industrial park for K.Speu

The chairman of Canadia Bank and Overseas Cambodia Investment Corp (OCIC) said his company is developing a 500-hectare industrial park in Kampong Speu province (along the National Road 51). ...

Sok Chan

Phnom Penh construction investment hits $1.3 billion

Construction investment projects in Phnom Penh were recorded at more than $1.3 billion from January to May, officials said yesterday. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Industry demands renewable energy to fill quotas

A rapid shift away from traditional energy sources and towards renewables is required to increase Cambodia’s appeal for manufacturing investment, as large multinationals seek destinations with affordable clean energy to meet legislated quotas.​ ...

Harrison White

Nearly $70 million investment projects licensed, to create 5,000 jobs

Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has given the green light to five new investment projects with a total investment capital of $65.6 million. According to the council’s press releases issued recently, the new projects approved are expected to create nearly 5,000 jobs for ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP

Sihanoukville records over $7 billion in construction

Cambodia’s coastal Preah Sihanouk province has attracted construction project investment valued at more than $7 billion over the last four years – most from Chinese nationals – the provincial administration said yesterday. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Call for more power investments to meet province’s demand

Banteay Meanchey administration said the province boasts potential investment activities which need more power to meet local demand as it aims to reduce the energy imports from its neighbour Thailand in the northwest. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Masterplan Lays out Future Developments of Airport in Sihanoukville

Cambodia Airports, the longstanding concessionaire of Cambodia’s network of 3 international airports unveiled a 20-year development and investment program for the international airport in Sihanoukville. ...

Sok Chan

Local property market best described as ‘flat’

Cambodia’s local property sector has been described as “flat” while condominiums and boreys are tagged to be the hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic because the listings will eventually need to be put up for sale under current market prices in the coming months, according ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Three investment projects worth $246 million approved, to create 1,500 jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has given the green light to three new investment projects with a total investment capital of $246.1 million. According to the council, the newly approved projects are expected to create some 1,547 jobs for the locals. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Etiqa Insurance to get foothold in nation

Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has granted a business licence to Etiqa Insurance & Takaful, a leading insurance provider in Malaysia, paving the way for the firm to tap into the Kingdom’s nascent insurance market, the company announced. ...

Chhut Bunthoeu

Nearly $175 million in new investments flow in but can’t keep pace with increasing unemployment

Five more investment projects worth $174.8 million have been approved, according to a press release of the Council for the Development of Cambodia issued on May 22. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Two Japanese firms eye agricultural opportunities

NIPPON Express and Xamato Green expressed their interest after seeing a potential investment in Cambodia’s agriculture sector. The plan was disclosed during a meeting last week led by Yamato Green company’s Chairman Nabeshima Katsuhito and Ngin Chhay, the director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Australian firm keen to invest in Cambodia’s rice production chain

An Australian firm is eying investment in Cambodia’s paddy rice and milled rice production chain for export to Australia. This was made known by Pablo Kang, Ambassador of Australia during a meeting with Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Two investment projects approved by CDC to create hundreds of jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved two more investment projects which are expected to create almost 687 jobs for the locals. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Nearly US$8 million in investment projects licensed

Three new investment projects with a total investment capital of US$7.9 million have received the green light from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC).​ ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chinese firm unveils US$160-million parking lot investment in Phnom Penh

China Good Cars Holding Ltd. has unveiled a US$160-million-worth investment project in a parking lot for heavy vehicles in Phnom Penh – aiming to contribute to reducing traffic congestion in the capital. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Real estate boosted last year but likely to suffer this year

The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the real estate sector in Cambodia was estimated at more than $437.3 million in 2019, according to data from the just-issued National Bank of Cambodia’s (NBC) Annual Banking Supervision Report 2019. ...

Sok Chan

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