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Report calls for foreign teacher trainers, higher salaries

Cambodia must significantly increase teachers’ salaries and import the best teacher trainers from abroad in order to combat a continuously widening gap between the skills employers are looking for and those the country’s graduates are able to provide, a new report says. Facing the worst student-teacher ...

Zsombor Peter
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/report-calls-for-foreign-teacher-trainers-higher-salaries-67184/

Drug-resistant malaria spreads in SE Asia

On Thailand’s border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, a malaria research and treatment clinic is stepping up efforts to eliminate a drug-resistant form of the parasite before it spreads abroad. Artemisinin medicines have been highly effective against malaria when used in combination with other drugs. ...

Steve Sandford
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/drug-resistent-malaria-spreads-in-southeast-asia/2425740.html

Rights Groups Urge Censure of Thailand Over Abuses in Fishing Industry

Human rights workers say the US and other countries should censure Thailand over fisheries practices that mean near-slavery for many Cambodians and others. An investigative report by the UK-based Guardian newspaper exposed serious abuses in the Thai fishing trade, where workers are cheated of pay, kept ...

Suy Heimkhemra
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/rights-groups-urge-censure-of-thailand-over-abuses-in-fishing-industry/1935496.html

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
http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=1039613

Economist Says Asean Likely To Miss Key Deadlines for Integration

Southeast Asian countries are likely to miss a deadline for the economic integration of Asean in 2015, a leading economist says. Jayat Menon, an economist for the Asian Development Bank, told reporters in Phnom Penh Wednesday that Asean countries are behind on key targets for integration ...

Suy Heimkhemra
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/economist-says-asean-likely-to-miss-key-deadlines-for-integration-/1899474.html

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
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/euruope/2014-03/03/c_133157100.htm

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
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/petition-rally-for-prisoners-release-ends-peacefully-51135/

Cambodian Sommeliers Head to Singapore for Regional Contest

Beer, whisky and strong, home-brewed moonshine have long been Cambodians’ favorite tipples, but with an ever-growing middle class, tastes are changing and if you’re part of the new elite, it is increasingly important to know your Pinot Gris from your Pinot Noir. To help enhance one’s ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodian-sommeliers-head-to-singapore-for-regional-contest-40504/

New Zealand governor-general in cambodia to build bilateral ties

The governor-general of New Zealand, Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae, began a four-day visit to Cambodia on Thursday at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni to promote bilateral relations between the two countries. “The visit reflects the priority New Zealand attaches to its relations with the ...

Simon Henderson
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/new-zealand-governor-general-in-cambodia-to-build-bilateral-ties-39050/

Asian garment industry to undergo further segmentation

The Asian garment manufacturing industry will undergo further segmentation in the next three to four years as competition becomes more intense, experts said. China, Thailand and Vietnam will mainly produce high-end clothing, while Bangladesh, Laos, Burma and Cambodia will mainly produce low-end clothing. Lu Qijian, ...

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-07/15/content_16778408.htm

Congressional Hearing in US Pushes Cut to Cambodian Aid

At a congressional hearing in Washington on Tuesday that scathingly rebuked Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ruling CPP, a U.S. lawmaker called for legislation to cut American aid to Cambodia following the national election on July 28. Representative Steve Chabot, who chaired the House Subcom­mittee ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/congressional-hearing-in-us-pushes-cut-to-cambodian-aid-34389/

Toyota to Open Second Phnom Penh Outlet

Japanese automobile giant Toyota is set to increase its presence in Cambodia with a second sales showroom, according to a company manager. The move follows fellow Japanese automaker Mazda, which opened a new showroom in May. According to a report from newswire Bloomberg, Toyota executive vice president ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/toyota-to-open-second-phnom-penh-outlet-33328/

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 ...

http://www.just-style.com/analysis/a-rising-star-with-a-falling-reputation_id117944.aspx

FAO Raises Paddy Production Outlook

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has raised its forecast of global paddy production in 2012 by about 1.5 million tonnes to 730 million tonnes (487 million tonnes, milled). The scaling up of production mainly concerned Asian countries, in particular Cambodia, ...

http://www.cambizreview.com

Survey Says Cambodia Lacks Fiscal Transparency

The government has failed to improve transparency of its finances, according to a global report released yesterday, which ranks Cambodia among the worst countries in the world for openness over budgets. The Washington-based International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Survey 2012- conducted in Cambodia by NGO Forum- ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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