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Adopting technology is key to develop health sector

Cambodia needs to invest more in developing human resources and infrastructure, a new health technology roadmap reveals. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/technology-is-key-to-health-sector-cambodia

Cambodia’s SMEs battle string of challenges

The Director General of the National Bank of Cambodia, Chea Serey, said on Thursday that Cambodian SMEs face a number of challenges that range from a lack of human resources and market capitalization, to access to credit. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodias-smes-battle-string-of-challenges

Education ministry lists 8 areas for reforms

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has established eight priority areas for reforms with a strong emphasis on human resources, global citizenship and Cambodia’s development, according to its spokesman Ros Soveacha. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/education-ministry-lists-8-areas-reforms

China-Cambodia Talks: Countries sign deals on human resources, infrastructure

China and Cambodia have signed new deals on human resources and infrastructure. The agreements were signed during the meeting of China-Cambodia Inter-governmental Coordination Committee, co-chaired by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501113211/china-cambodia-talks-countries-sign-deals-on-human-resources-infrastructure/

TVET Day boosts human resources with skills development

TVET Day will become a new opportunity for Cambodia to build up human resources with knowledge, skills, morality and high productivity which will be a potential to attract both domestic and foreign investors, especially large manufacturers to invest in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095407/tvet-day-boosts-human-resources-with-skills-development/

Local tour guides get training boost

The Ministry of Tourism has been training and strengthening the capacity of  tour guides in Preah Sihanouk province, with help from leaders of provincial coastal tourism departments and 80 participants from universities and institutions in the province. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080377/local-tour-guides-get-training-boost/

Multiple Skills Needed To Compete in a Future Asean, Economist Says

Young Cambodians must develop diverse workplace skills if they are to compete in an integrated Asean, a leading economist and adviser to the government says. “We have to make sure we are able to do multiple things if others are able to do just one,” the ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/multiple-skills-needed-for-asean-competition/1603984.html

Civil engineering students on the rise

Students finishing their secondary education this year are carefully looking at market demand to decide what to study to ensure solid future earnings. Many educators say the recent growth of the construction sector in Cambodia is encouraging parents and students to enroll at the universities of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/Real-Estate/civil-engineering-students-on-the-rise.html

Training needed for tourist industry

Representatives of Cambodia’s booming tourism industry yesterday called on the Asian Development Bank to provide funding for workforce training in the sector. During the meeting at the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, tour operator Ho Vandy, who also co-chairs the Tourism Working Group in the Government-Private Sector Forum, said representatives ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092658915/Business/training-needed-for-tourist-industry.html

Cambodian education investor explains his turn to real estate

Chea Sokheng, general director of Arizon Group Ltd, a potential investor in Cambodia’s education and real estate sectors, said that investment in education is a main contributor to developing human resources and growth of the national economy. Though he mentioned the opportunity to invest in the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050956044/Business/cambodian-education-investor-explains-his-turn-to-real-estate.html

President Hu concludes three-nation Asia trip

Chinese President Hu Jintao left Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, for home Monday, after a state visit to the southeast Asian nation. During the visit, Hu met Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, Senate President Chea Sim, National Assembly President Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Hun Sen. Hu and ...

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-04/02/content_14971234.htm

Malaysia looks to improve maids' conditions

Malaysia wants to reach bilateral agreements with Cambodia and other labor-sending countries that would allow foreign maids to keep their passports, limit their work-day to eight hours and give them one day off per week, Malaysian news media reported yesterday. Malaysian Human Resources Minister Datuk Subramaniam ...

MFI opens with $50m loan package

Sonatra Microfinance Institution, a joint investment between local and foreign investors, officially started operations in Cambodia yesterday. A US$50 million loan package was signed during the ceremony on Thursday, providing Singapore-based EastWing Group and Japanese firm Grand Cooperation with a 30 per cent stake of the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

Vietnamese bank upgrades business form to boost investment in Cambodia

The increasing number of Vietnamese investors gives more potential to the Cambodia market. Saigon Though Tin Commercial Bank (Sacombank), on October 5, opened fully its operation as a foreign bank in Cambodia where before it was just a branch in Phnom Penh after the business ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Laos Urges Cambodian Businesspeople to Invest More

President of Laos National Assembly, Her Excellency Pany Yathotou, on September 1st arrived here for the four-day official visit in order to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the neighboring countries “Both sides will exchange visits of the officials and lawmakers of National Assemblies to strengthen bonds and ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Japan Helps Cambodia Despite Difficulties

Japan on August 15th loaned Cambodia a package of US$ 53.3 million for the West Tonle Sap Irrigation and Drainage Improvement and a grant aid of US$ 0.7 million to improve education equipment of the Department of Geo-Resources and Geotechnical Engineering of the Institute of ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

President of Chamber of Commerce Is Re-Elected

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce re-elected Royal Group chairman Kith Meng for his second three-year term as president yesterday. The presidents of 11 provincial chambers of commerce voted for Mr Meng, who is also president of the Phnom Penh Chamber of Commerce. ...

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