Report sees increasing foreign investment in industrial sector

The latest CBRE Cambodia Market View on the industrial market is upbeat about investment in the Kingdom, despite frequently touted political risks. “Cambodia remains an attractive destination for industrial work and operations, with low inflation rates of 2.9 per cent and comparatively low minimum wages,” says ...

Post Staff

Momentum building for GTI

The next stage of Grand Twins International’s (GTI) listing on the Cambodia Stock Exchange – public subscriptions – has had a positive response, according to the head of one of the country’s brokerage firms. Svay Hay, CEO of Acleda Securities, a registered broker for GTI, said ...

Eddie Morton

AAA takes flight from Japan to Siem Reap

Asia Atlantic Airlines (AAA) made its first flight from Japan’s Narita International Airport to Siem Reap on May 3 with more than 260 tourists on board – and there are more to come. AAA ran the test flight last week before committing to two flights per ...

Hor Kimsay

Cambodia receives 1.27 mln foreign tourists in Q1

Cambodia welcomed some 1.27 million international visitors in the first three months of 2014, an 8 percent rise from 1.17 million recorded the same period last year, official data showed Monday. During the January-March period, Vietnam topped the chart among the top ten markets of tourists ...

Asean - China Centre News Staff

German Foundation to launch “The Development of Cambodian Administrative Law”

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Cambodia will launch a book on “The   Development of Cambodian Administrative Law” on 07th of May 2014 at 05:30pm at Raffles Hotel Le Royal. In its press statement, KAS said that by offering readers an overview on the status and development of administrative ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Aeon reports record revenue amid ASEAN expansion

Aeon Co, the Japanese firm developing the soon-to-be-opened Aeon Mall on Phnom Penh’s Sothearos Boulevard, has reported a record $62.3 billion in revenue for its financial year ending February 28. The company, which has more than 260 subsidiaries, including the shopping centre development arm Aeon Mall ...

Eddie Morton

Sharp seals Cambodia PV deal

Sharp has scored its first international order for its transparent PV panels with a 27.5kW deal in Cambodia. The Osaka-based electronics group will provide 290 of its NA-B095AA see-through panels, as well as inverters and balance of plant (BOP) services, for a cafe in a shopping ...

Brian Publicover

Cambodia targets small and medium enterprises from Japan

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that Cambodia was eager to have Japanese investors to build factories and produce goods for exports to the world market. The premier made comments during his meeting on Sunday with Tishimitsu Gotegi, Minister of Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Industry of ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

AEON tenants target Cambodia’s middle class

An ice-skating rink, bowling alley, seven-screen cinema and a proverbial catwalk of high-end European and US labels will start vying for a slice of Cambodia’s rising middle class inside the soon-to-open AEON Mall, management with the firm overseeing it confirmed on Saturday. The Japanese-owned shopping centre’s ...

Hor Kimsay and Eddie Morton

Cambodia's foreign trade up 15% amid ongoing political row

Cambodia’s trade volume with foreign countries has increased by 15 percent in the first quarter of 2014 even though the internal conflict between the ruling and opposition parties over July election results remains unsolved. The figures of the Commerce Ministry showed Tuesday that the Southeast Asian ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff

Japan to grant 11.7 mln USD to Cambodia for health development

The Japanese government will sign up to provide 11.7 million U.S. dollars to Cambodia next week to help the country in its health sector development, according to a news statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday. ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff

Solar move at PPWSA to cut costs

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) installed a solar power generation system last week in an effort to reduce electricity bills by about $200,000 a year. The solar power system, which was funded by the Japanese government, was installed at the PPWSA’s water treatment facility ...

Hor Kimsay

Japan’s small, medium companies see business opportunity in Cambodia

Many small and medium companies of Japan are showing their interest in doing business in Cambodia, according to an assistant of Prime Minister Hun Sen. 99 percent of Japanese small and medium companies are interested in investing in Asia, especially in Cambodia, which is located ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Cambodia considers giving visa for Japanese on airplane

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday his government wants to make it easier for Japanese travelers to visit Cambodia by introducing in-flight processing of tourist visas. Speaking at a government forum with private sectors in Phnom Penh, Hun Sen said the original idea from the ...

Global Post News Staff

Japan diversifies Cambodia investments

While more Japanese companies are flocking to Cambodia for investments in recent years, they are more diversified, ranging from restaurants to manufacturing industries and electronics. Yoshihito Katsuo, first secretary in charge of trade at the Japanese embassy in Phnom Penh, told Kyodo News on Friday that ...

Bangkok Post News Staff

Japan-Cambodia cultural festival begins tonight

During the 10th annual Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival, the focus will be on the “kizuna,” or bond in Japanese, between the two countries. The opening ceremony begins at 6 p.m. tonight, and the festival runs until Sunday evening. Admission is free, and more than 10,000 people are ...

Emily Wilkins

Japan, U.S. to help empower women in Cambodia, Myanmar

The Japanese and U.S. governments are set to launch a joint project to help empower women in developing countries in Asia, including Cambodia and Myanmar, as well as Africa, officials of both governments said Saturday. The two governments came up with the project as both Prime ...

Global Post News Staff

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