OIC delegation visits Cambodia

A delegation from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recently visited Cambodia to participate in an international conference organized by the Council for Development of Cambodia under the slogan “Islamic Education and Economic Development in Cambodia” in the capital Phnom Penh. Located in the southern portion ...

Arab News Staff

Slow year for Japanese investment

The Japanese embassy is reporting a $280 million drop in Japanese investment last year, but officials were quick to say that the numbers don’t necessarily reflect slumping investor confidence in Cambodia. Japanese investment in the Kingdom reached about $47.5 million in 2013, compared to $328 million ...

Hor Kimsay and Eddie Morton

Cambodian deputy PM leads delegation to China for bilateral meeting

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will lead a group of senior officials representing relevant ministries to attend the first meeting of Cambodia-China Intergovernmental Coordination Committee to be held from Jan. 1 to 3 in Beijing. The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said ...

People's Daily Online News Staff

City Hall Bans Monks From Marching to National Assembly

Phnom Penh City Hall issued a letter Monday banning a group of monks who have marched cross-country to mark International Human Rights Day from completing the final leg of their journey, in which they had hoped to hand petitions to lawmakers at the National Assembly ...

Matt Blomberg

Cambodia’s telecom agency firm on fees

Cambodia’s telecommunications ministry yesterday defended intervening in the market by fixing minimum prices for mobile phone calls, rationalising the base charges as necessary to stem the loss of tax revenue and avert a monopolised industry. The floor price was introduced in 2009 to prevent the demise ...

Chan Muy Hong and Daniel de Carteret

Cambodian, Chinese top diplomats pledge to advance ties

Cambodian and Chinese top diplomats on Wednesday pledged to maintain and further heighten bilateral ties and cooperation for the mutual benefits of the two countries and peoples. The pledge came after a bilateral talk between Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong and visiting ...

Entrepreneurs visits Cambodia for business opportunities

Two dozens of Chinese entrepreneurs in the World Eminence Chinese Business Association have been visiting Cambodia to seek possibilities to broaden trade and investment ties between China and Cambodia. The group, led by Xia Lingsheng, the Association’s executive vice president, met with Tep Ngorn, the 2nd ...

Manufacturing to diversify

While Cambodia seeks to diversify its manufacturing sector and encourage higher-value-added activities, experts say it must be supported by the right mix of government policies. The Asia Development Bank (ADB) says that the sharp increase of foreign direct investment (FDI) from $900 million in 2011 to ...

European FDI declines, China’s up

European companies contributed less to total foreign direct investment (FDI) in Cambodia in 2011 than in 2012 as Chinese investment rose, Eurocham chairman Dominique Catry said yesterday. According to data from the Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC), 1.9 per cent of the total registered FDIs ...

Signs point to more diverse investment projects in Cambodia

The effects of the global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009 on the Cambodian economy showed how perilous having a narrow economic base can be. Since the Kingdom’s economy is dependent on a few “pillars”-garments, construction, tourism and agriculture-downturns in any of those sectors can ...

Foreign investment needed in Special Economic Zones

According to a Sept 4 press release from the Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC), there are currently a total of 19 SEZs and most of them are situated along Cambodia’s borders with Vietnam and Thailand. Eight are fully operational with both local and foreign ...

England Promises to Invest US$ 2.22 Billion in Cambodia

England promised to invest in Cambodian around US$ 2.22 billion make total investment projects in country during 7 month of the year increased up to US$ 5.5 billion, Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC)’s reported to the media. According to the report, in the first ...

Approved Invvestments in May Reach $110 Million

15 new projects worth a total of $110 million have been approved by Cambodia’s investment board in May. The Council for Development of Cambodia has approved two rubber plantations worth $60 million. Cin Qian Investment Co, a Chinese firm, has been approved for developing a ...

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