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Hopes to boost textile exports to Japan with added value

Cambodia, as well as Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, are being encouraged to improve their production chains to provide added value to their textile products exported to Japan. The call came at a Phnom Penh workshop for representatives from Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) on ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50691648/hopes-to-boost-textile-exports-to-japan-with-added-value

Japan calls for policy changes

Representatives of Japanese companies and investors on Wednesday submitted a list of policy recommendations to the government concerning 21 challenges to the Kingdom’s business climate. Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Masahiro Mikami and leaders of the Japanese Business Association in Cambodia (JBAC), Japan International Cooperation Agency and ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japan-calls-policy-changes

PM meets new German, US and Japanese envoys

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with the new ambassadors of the US, Germany and Japan individually at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on Wednesday. He said the meetings touched on a broad range of issues, from trade to politics. In the afternoon, Hun Sen ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-meets-new-german-us-and-japanese-envoys

Tokyo goes it alone in support of Myanmar and Cambodia

Japan is digging in deeper in support of Myanmar and Cambodia even as the U.S. and Europe ramp up criticism of human rights violations, choosing to preserve its influence in the region by playing an alternative to China’s economic might. ...

Saki Hayashi
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-Relations/Tokyo-goes-it-alone-in-support-of-Myanmar-and-Cambodia

The Japan-China rivalry is playing out in Cambodia's election

Cambodia’s general election on July 29 has become a proxy theater for competition between China and Japan as the two vie for influence in the Southeast Asian state. ...

Nyshka Chandran
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/18/japan-and-china-compete-for-influence-incambodia.html

Ministry asks Japan to help map out forests

The Ministry of Environment is asking Japan for help mapping Cambodia’s forests using satellite imagery, one week after it vehemently refuted a report of such imagery showing accelerating forest loss in the Kingdom. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-asks-japan-help-map-out-forests

80 tons of Kampot pepper expected to be on market this year

Kampot pepper, a Cambodian product that got geographical indication (IG) certification from the European Union, is expected to yield 80 matrix tons for the markets by this year. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.akp.gov.kh/?p=108800

Hydroponic farming to be tested in Cambodia

Japanese company Asian Gateway (Cambodia) will soon conduct a pilot project with a hydroponic farm in Cambodia. It will be tested at the Royal University of Agriculture (Chamkar Dong campus) in the first stage and after that will be used as a model for farmers and ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079873/hydroponic-farming-tested-cambodia/

Osaka investors eye Cambodia

A Japanese delegation from Osaka province has expressed its intention to invest in Cambodia’s agriculture sector, after its meeting with Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079416/osaka-investors-eye-cambodia/

Japan donates another US$120,000 to promote child and mother health in Kampong Cham

Government of Japan has donated an additional amount of US$120,000 to promote mother and child health in vulnerable areas of Kampong Cham province. ...

Mom Chandara Soleil
http://www.akp.gov.kh/?p=108246

Requirements issued for agencies eyeing Japan

Recruitment agencies must meet 10 requirements and have no record of wrong-doing for the past five years in order to send Cambodian workers to Japan, according to the Ministry of Labour. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078971/requirements-issued-agencies-eyeing-japan/

Japan Provides US$1.22 Million to ECCC

The Government of Japan has recently disbursed an amount of US$1,221,818 as its 2017 Fiscal Year contribution to the United Nations component of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). ...

Khan Sophirom
http://www.akp.gov.kh/?p=106960

Japanese construction taking flight in capital

Japanese construction investment approvals are ranked third this year, behind China and Korea, accounting for $108 million in approved projects, according to Im Chhun Lim, minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japanese-construction-taking-flight-capital

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