Minister says Cambodia Chamber of Commerce lagging behind

The Minister of Industry and Handicrafts on Monday said the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC), the country’s most prominent private-sector lobbying group, should be doing more for the country’s entrepreneurs. “Honestly, even though the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce has more resources, it has not provided ...

Kang Sothear

Vietnam exports fall as Thai trust rises

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam fell marginally by 6 per cent in the first half of this year largely due to a slump in Vietnamese exports, according to data from the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia. ...

Hor Kimsay

Input on NGO law over: gov’t

The government will not consult civil society groups on the latest iteration of a draft law that will regulate non-governmental organisations and associations, a senior Interior Ministry official said yesterday. Meas Sarim, deputy director-general of the General Department of Local Administration at the Ministry of Interior ...

Chhay Channyda and Kevin Ponniah

Clarification sought on government’s fraught NGO Law

A request has been sent to the government’s Human Rights Committee and the interior and foreign affairs ministries seeking clarification on the status and whereabouts of a draft law that will govern associations and non-governmental organizations, asking to see the latest version of the law ...

Phorn Bopha and Lauren Crothers

Chamber wants new tax laws

The private sector has called on the government to review Cambodia’s taxation law, a statute that business leaders say is outdated and needs to change if Cambodia wants to continue to attract foreign investment. Led by Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) president Kith Meng, a delegation ...

Foreign activists detained

Police arrested five activists from labour-rights group Clean Clothes Campaign yesterday outside the E Garment factory in Kandal province. Neuv Sakhan, deputy director of the Kandal provincial immigration police, told the Post four women and one man, from Norway, Belgium, England and Austria, had been taken ...

Record number of participants for the 9th ASEAN Business & Investment Summit

The South East Asian business elite and 16 Heads of States and Governments will meet in Phnom Penh when the 9. ASEAN Business & Investment Summit will be held as an official side event to the ASEN Leaders Summit and the ASEN Leaders Summit (EAS) “Interest ...

Needs compared with the UK

Cambodia’s needs and how they overlap with the UK’s strengths are an important issue in trade and investment relations between the two countries, according to British Ambassador Mark Gooding during a presentation to the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) yesterday. Bilateral trade is mainly driven by ...

More Than 65% of Registered NGOs Inactive, Report Shows

Approximately 65 percent of the country’s 3,492 registered international and local NGOs are inactive, leaving only about 1,350 active NGOs in the country, according to a report issued yesterday by NGO network Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC). The report, “CSO Contributions to the Development of Cambodia ...

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