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Century Plaza sellers wait for new area after order to move

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng instructed Por Sen Chey district authorities and Century Group not to stop vendors from selling goods around Century Plaza Market, which is marked for redevelopment. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/century-plaza-sellers-wait-new-area-after-order-move

Vendors call for better treatment

About 150 street vendors gathered in Phnom Penh yesterday to mark International Street Vendors Day and called on the authorities to treat them better. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50660992/vendors-call-for-better-treatment/

Chinese-owned shops are on the rise in central Phnom Penh

Informal businesses owned by Chinese nationals are on the rise in central Phnom Penh, especially in Tonle Bassac commune, surrounding Koh Pich. Such businesses have sprung up notably in Central Market, Orussey Market, Sovanna Shopping Mall, Rattana Plaza, as well as Kakab commune across from Phnom ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-owned-shops-are-rise-central-phnom-penh

Plans underway to repair Kandal market

City Hall plans to repair the 30-year-old Kandal market in Daun Penh district which is in danger of collapse. District Governor Sok Penhvuth on Saturday visited the market with officials to discuss a plan and get feedback from vendors. He told vendors that the market is ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50621768/plans-underway-to-repair-kandal-market/

Boeung Tamouk reclamation project worries villagers

The government is going ahead with its plans to revamp part of Phnom Penh’s largest water reservoir into a vegetable market, despite complaints from villagers, fishermen and vegetable vendors that the market would be counterproductive to their livelihoods. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50567134/boeung-tamouk-reclamation-project-worries-villagers/

Haulers protest high fees at border

A small crowd of goods transporters protested at the Pailin customs office on Saturday, demanding that authorities reduce the fees for imported goods, a request that was firmly denied.​ Chum Voeun, Stung Kach commune police chief, said that about 18 vendors protested, claiming they could ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/haulers-protest-high-fees-border

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/

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

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/

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/

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

Businesses vacate White Building

As families begin to move out of the iconic White Building, small business owners who have operated in the capital’s dilapidated landmark are facing tough decisions. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/businesses-vacate-white-building

Livelihood incentive for workers as industrial park enters JV

Having carved its niche in offering residential and commercial elements within its industrial park, Le Urban Eco Park (LUEP) entered into a joint venture with two Singaporean companies last month to further develop its commercial aspect. ...

Hanamariya Halim
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/livelihood-incentive-workers-industrial-park-enters-jv

Wall of fresh fish blocks Poipet border

Thai authorities withdrew a 700 percent import tax increase on Cambodian fish vendors on Thursday after the angered cart-pushers formed a wall of baskets teeming with fresh fish along a border checkpoint on Thursday in protest, according to Poipet authorities. ...

Buth Kimsay
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/wall-of-fresh-fish-blocks-poipet-border-125741/

Women run Cambodia's street economy: report

Women make up the majority of street vendors selling food, clothes and a range of other retail goods across Cambodia, a new report in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Business has revealed. Using data from Cambodia’s economic census, researchers Nobuo Hirohata and Kazuhiro Fukuyo, from Yamaguchi ...

Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/women-run-cambodias-street-economy-report

Cash influx a band-aid for failing rice sector

As the government scrambles to buoy a rice sector suffering from crashing paddy prices and fierce international competition, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday lauded the government officials and “generous businesspeople” who heeded calls for emergency funds. ...

Janelle Retka and Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cash-influx-band-aid-failing-rice-sector-118340/

Bitter harvest for rice farmers

It’s almost 10 in the morning in Battambang province’s Bavel district and the blazing sun would deter anyone from venturing too far from the cool comfort of their thatched huts in this rice-growing area. But for many families whose livelihoods depend on rice farming, braving the ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29992/bitter-harvest-for-rice-farmers/

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