Women’s Caucus meets UK rep

Female members of the National Assembly sat down with a representative of the UK Parliament yesterday to discuss female participation in politics, on the final day of a consultative meeting hosted by the British Embassy. ...

Charles Parkinson

British PM's Trade Envoy to visit Cambodia next week

The Lord Puttnam CBE, British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy, will pay an official visit to Cambodia on 13rd and 14th October, according to a statement by British Embassy in Cambodia Friday. The statement said the purpose of his visit is to strengthen trade and investment ties ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Baby of slain Dutch woman dies in hospital

Dana Beerdsen, a 19-month-old Dutch girl who was critically injured last month in an attack in which her mother was stabbed to death in their Phnom Penh home, died in a Bangkok hospital on Wednesday night, according to police. Lieutenant Colonel Mom Sitha, municipal foreign police ...

Lauren Crothers and Saing Soenthrith

British PM's trade envoy to visit Cambodia to boost trade, investment ties

British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy Lord Puttnam will visit Cambodia from March 4 to 7 to strengthen bilateral trade and investment relations, according to a press statement from the British Embassy here on Monday. During his visit, Lord Puttnam will call on Prime Minister Hun ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

British expert trains Cambodian judges

The British Embassy in Phnom Penh on Monday sponsored a training course on company and insolvency law for 150 commercial judge trainees with the aim of supporting legal and judicial reform in Cambodia. The workshop is intended to train Cambodian commercial judge trainees on English ...

Global Times News Staff

Petition Rally for Prisoners’ Release Ends Peacefully

A week after they began their campaign, activists and rights groups handed out the last of their petitions to embassies across Phnom Penh on Wednesday, hoping to solicit the help of foreign governments in securing the release of 23 men arrested earlier this month at ...

Mech Dara and Zsombor Peter

11 Activists Arrested for Views That ‘Impact Public Order’

Eleven political activists were pulled off the street by helmeted security guards Tuesday morning during a peaceful march to foreign embassies to deliver petitions calling for an end to government violence and the release of 23 imprisoned activists and strikers. The 11 protesters—10 land rights activists ...

Phorn Bopha and Colin Meyn

Diplomats, Donors Lobbied to Help Free Jailed Protesters

Challenging the ban on demonstrations in Phnom Penh, activists rallied Friday at the U.S. Embassy, the Japanese Embassy, the Australian Embassy and the German Embassy before stopping for lunch and rallying again, in the afternoon, at the British Embassy, the European Union and World Bank ...

Khy Sovuthy

British Minister kicks off SE Asia tour in Cambodia

Britain’s Minister of Trade and Investment Lord Green is starting his two week visit to Southeast Asia, to promote opportunities for British businesses, in Cambodia Monday, June 10, 2013. The promotion of British businesses is part of a larger effort to enhance the support available to ...

British trade minister to visit Cambodia next week

British minister for trade and investment Lord Green would visit Cambodia next Monday in order to boost bilateral trade and investment ties, according to a media statement from the British Embassy to Cambodia on Wednesday. Mark Gooding, British Ambassador to Cambodia, said trade between UK ...

Cambodia: A rising star with a falling reputation?

Cambodia’s reputation as a standard-bearer for apparel workers’ rights is wearing thin – and yet the country is a rising star when it comes to attracting foreign investment and increasing exports. There are many reasons to deter brands and retailers from sourcing clothing in Cambodia. The Kingdom ...

Government Amends Anti-Money Laundering Law

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a draft law amending three articles in the law on anti-money laundering and the financing of terrorism in order to make Cambodia more investment-friendly. Last month, the National Bank of Cambodia’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), law enforcement officials ...

http://The Cambodia Daily

Released Boeng Kak Women Back to Old Ways

Less than two weeks after being released from prison, the 13 women convicted in May for protesting evictions at Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak community staged their first public action yesterday. The women, joined by about as many neighbors, submitted petitions to the Australian, French, U.K. and ...

UK to open investment office

The United Kingdom Trade and Investment Office would establish a permanent branch in Phnom Penh in the expectation that economic ties between the two countries would continue to grow, Cambodian and UK officials said yesterday. Bilateral trade has risen by 300 per cent during the past ...

BBAC event set to lure British firms

The number of British companies operating in the country is expected to increase in the coming years, as the British Business Association of Cambodia (BBAC) gears up to chair the Kingdom’s first Britain in Southeast Asia conference next month. The conference, which is set to draw ...

Cambodia and UK trade surges in 2011

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and the United Kingdom increased more than 55% year-on-year during the first six months of 2011, according to the British Embassy in Phnom Penh. Total trade between January and June equalled US$247.2 million, up from $159.3 million during the same period in ...

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