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នោះក្នុងទីក្រុងឆ្នេរសមុទ្រស្ងប់ស្ងាត់ លីម លឿង និយាយថា នាងបានចំណាយពេល ៨០ម៉ោង ក្នុងមូយសប្តាហ៏ដោយបិទបាតស្បែកជើងនៅក្នុងរោងចក្រមួយដែលបំរើការអោយក្រុមហ៊ុនជាច្រើនរូមបញ្ចូលទាំងក្រុមហ៊ុនផលិតស្បែកជើងជប៉ុន អេហ្ស៊ិក ខបប៉ូរេសិន។ រោងចក្រនេះជឿជាក់ថាអ្នកនាង លីម គឺមានអាយុយ៉ាងតិច១៨ឆ្នាំ។ ...
Kate O' Keeffe
Japan's Orix to Buy 6% Stake in Cambodia's Acleda Bank
Orix Corp., Japan’s top leasing company, has agreed to buy a 6% stake in Cambodia’s largest bank by assets, Acleda Bank PLC, according to people close to the matter. It would be the first investment by a major Japanese financial institution in the Southeast Asian country, ...
Atsuko Fukase and Chun Han Wong
Activists Doubt Cambodia Pledge to Stop Land Concessions
Activists are skeptical that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will follow through on a pledge to stop a contentious practice of appropriating rural land for commercial use, an issue that hurt the leader and his party in elections in July. In its new five-year political platform ...
Chun Han Wong
Cambodian Garment Factories Come Under Scrutiny
A monitoring group backed by the United Nations said it would begin to publicize garment factories’ compliance with worker rights and safety standards in Cambodia, a controversial program that its organizers say will be the world’s most extensive initiative to improve working conditions at plants. The ...
Vietnam Plans to Add Border Gates Along Border With Cambodia
Vietnam plans to build 13 new border gates along the boundary line with Cambodia to help boost trade that has already been growing between the two Southeast Asian nations. Vietnam and Cambodia will work out plans to add 13 new border gates over the next seven ...
Nguyen Pham Muoi
Cambodia Falls Short as Garment-Industry Model
This small Southeast Asian country was supposed to become a model for the world apparel industry, with tough factory monitoring and strong worker protections. But a dozen years after the United Nations’ International Labour Organization launched a program to manage Cambodia’s booming garment trade—the first of ...
Cambodia Bourse Sees End to IPO Drought
Cambodia’s stock market is set for a revival early next year when initial public offerings are expected by at least four local companies, ending a drought for a bourse that has hosted just one listing since its trading debut in April. State-owned Telecom Cambodia and Sihanoukville ...
Cambodia Says No Strings Attached in Recent Chinese Aid
China has done a lot to support Cambodia over the years with millions of dollars in aid, loans and investment. But after reports this week that China has pledged another $500 million in soft loans and grants—and publicly thanked Cambodia for its support in Southeast ...
Stevia Nutra Corporation Set to Launch Stevia Propagation Centre in Cambodia
Stevia Nutra Corporation — (The Company), an Agro-Management company focused on stevia agronomics is pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired 50 acres of prime agricultural land in Cambodia for its new innovative Stevia Propagation Centre (SPC). The property is located just outside the town ...
Asia Weakness Heightens Fears of Contagion
Manufacturing activity in China and across a wide swath of Asia slowed in May, heightening fears that the turmoil in Western economies is dragging down one of the few remaining engines of global growth. Two purchasing managers indexes for China fell in May, briefly rattling investors ...
Cambodia Finally Starts Stock Trading
Nine months after Cambodia’s stock exchange was officially launched, the country’s first share started trading Wednesday, with the initial public offering of state-owned Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority. PPWSA’s stock, priced at 6,300 riel (US$1.57), jumped 48% to 9,300 riel, according to the data from the ...
Cambodia Joins Stocks Party
Cambodia tapped into the growing global interest in Southeast Asia with the start of trading in the sole stock at its gleaming new stock exchange on Wednesday. Ordinary Cambodians and local businesses scrambled to buy into the country’s first initial public offering—of shares in a local ...
Cambodia Takes Aim at the Dominant Dollar
PHNOM PENH—In its home country, the Cambodian riel has long played second fiddle to the U.S. dollar—but a new stock exchange and government de-dollarization policies could bolster it in coming years, policy makers and experts say. Dollars change hands with greater frequency than riel in the ...
Cambodia Bets Casinos Can Boost Tourism
Cambodian developers are betting that casinos can make the tiny Southeast Asian country a bigger draw for high-spending tourists. The nation of 15 million people has more than 25 casinos, but most are small affairs in rough-and-tumble border towns that cater to hard-core Thai, Chinese and ...
Sea Clashes Loom Over Southeast Asia Summit
Tiny Cambodia is emerging as a key pawn in the diplomatic struggle over one of the world’s busiest stretches of water: the potentially energy-rich South China Sea. The country of 15 million people is this year hosting a series of regional summits in which China’s claims ...
Integration of Southeast Asian Stock Exchanges Hits Snag
Just months before stock exchanges in Southeast Asia plan to link up their trading, key players remain divided, with one top bourse official saying the region may be going through a “reality check” on the many hurdles facing further economic integration. The plan for cross-border trading ...
Cambodia's Developers Again Aim at Stars
PHNOM PENH — Cambodia’s low-rise capital city is reaching for the sky—again. Long known as one of the last major Asian cities without a skyline, Phnom Penh embarked on a high-rise building boom in the middle of the last decade, only to see it derailed ...