Cambodia, Brunei sign double taxation agreement
On 27 July 2017, the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of Brunei Darussalam reached an agreement on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. ...
Brunei imports more than 3,000 tonnes of Cambodian rice
Brunei has imported 3,003 metric tonnes of Jasmine rice from Baitang, Cambodia, said the Supply and State Stores Department, Ministry of Finance. ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Cambodia sees rise of Asean tourists in Q1
Cambodia received 424,300 visitors from Asean countries in the first quarter of the year, up 4 per cent year-on-year. Data from the Tourism Ministry showed tourist arrivals from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) accounted for 33 per cent of 1.27 million overseas arrivals from January ...
Bernama News Staff
Cambodia leads doubts over AEC
In a rare moment of honesty a Cambodian official has admitted his doubts about his country’s ability to meet regional expectations in time for the launch of the much vaunted ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the end of 2015. “If you talk about short-term: Yes, we ...
Hun Sen pushes rice export to Brunei
Prime Minister Hun Sen said that he would like to see the stronger economic and trade cooperation between Cambodia and Brunei. And Cambodia want to increase the rice export to Brunei. ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Cambodia sets 2020 tourism target
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen expects the country to welcome 8 million foreign visitors by 2020. Talking to local media, the PM said the country was on track to achieve the ambitious target by 2020. The largest sources of tourists to Cambodia are Vietnam, China, South ...
Cambodia attracts over 879,000 tourists from ASEAN region
For the first semester of 2013, Cambodia attracted 879, 782 tourist arrivals from ASEAN region, plus 23.5 per cent if compared in the same period of last year, a report from tourism ministry obtained on Tuesday said. The figure of tourist arrivals from ASEAN for the ...
The Southeast Asia Weekly Staff
Hun Sen leaves for ASEAN Summits in Brunei
Prime Minister Hun Sen left Monday to attend the 23rd ASEAN summit as well as other related meetings in Brunei, said Srey Thamrong, a minister attached to Hun Sen. The summits held from October 9-10 will include the 23rd ASEAN Summit, 16th ASEAN-Japan Summit, 16th ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
A Year On, Cambodia’s Role as Asean Chairman a Bitter Memory
Resentment is still simmering toward Cambodia for its handling of the contentions South China Sea issue last year, which fractured the unity of Asean, analysts from around the region said Thursday. During the first day of a two-day regional conference in Phnom Penh organized by the ...
Hul Reaksmey and Dene-Hern Chen
US investors cite corruption as major issue
Though U.S.-owned businesses in Cambodia are optimistic of the country’s economy, its appeal as an investment destination lags behind most of its neighbors due to the perception of endemic corruption, a new survey of 475 senior U.S. business executives in Asean shows. The 2013-14 ASEAN Business ...
Cambodia to host 8th ASEAN Social Welfare Ministers meeting next month
The 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting for Social Welfare and Development will be held in Cambodia’s Siem Reap City from Sept. 3 to 7, according to a statement of Cambodia’s Ministry of Social Affairs released Thursday. ...
Cambodia's rice exports up 125 pct in first half of 2013
Cambodia has seen a sharp rise in the exports of milled rice in the first six months of this year thanks to increasing demand on international markets, an official said Wednesday. The figures, from the single window secretariat for facilitating milled rice exports, showed that the ...
Myanmar rice is back
While exports of Cambodian rice have been booming, analysts are predicting that new competition from Myanmar could eventually rain on the parade. Cambodia exported nearly 176,000 tonnes of rice in the first six months of the year, a 125 per cent increase from the same period ...
Brunei inks deal to buy Cambodian jasmine rice
The government of Brunei on Saturday signed a one-year contract to purchase 3,000 tons of jasmine or fragrant rice from Cambodia, the first such deal reached by the two Asian nations. The deal was inked between Pg Haji Mohd Noordin B PLP Pg Haji Mohd Said, ...
Cambodian Parliament Ratifies ASEAN-China Maritime Transport Agreement
The National Assembly of Cambodia on Friday ratified the agreement on maritime transport between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, saying the agreement is essential to develop trade and economic ties between ASEAN and China. “The agreement aims to facilitate and foster ...
Thai Trade Expo Draws Thousands of Cambodian Visitors Despite Ongoing Border Row
Thousands of Cambodian people visited and bought Thai products on Thursday at a large scale exhibition although simmering border spat between the two countries remains unsolved. “Even though border dispute is still going on, trade and investment ties between Thailand and Cambodia are still good,” Amparwon ...
Tourism not competitive
Cambodia ranks last in travel and tourism competitiveness among eight Southeast Asian countries, according to a recently published study by the World Economic Forum. The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013, which excluded Laos and Myanmar, said Cambodia comes 106th out of 140 countries this year, ...
Direct flights set for all ASEAN this year
CAMBODIA will have direct flights to all ASEAN member states this year in order to promote stronger growth of the tourism sector in the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Tourism. Minister of Tourism Thong Khon said Cambodia will become fully connected to the ASEAN region ...
Fracking a problem for SE Asia
Impoverished countries hoping to strike it rich by developing their limited oil and gas reserves are being urged to move quickly or risk having their expectations clipped by fracking, which is depressing market prices while adding life to fields once thought exhausted. The ...
Corporate: China powers its way through Cambodia
In the hilly wilderness across southwestern Cambodia, the foundations of the country’s strengthening bonds with China are taking root. It is there that large dams supported by Chinese money are being built to literally bring the impoverished Southeast Asian nation out of darkness. The largest of ...