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Cambodia's garment industry seen approaching crossroads

Cambodia’s $5.5 billion garment industry is nearing a crossroads amid uncertain prospects for outsourcing, an industry source says, citing participants at a recent trade show in Phnom Penh. “Many industry suppliers believe that while Cambodia remains a growing market for their textile and garment products, there ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=NjY3NTFlNmIzMTU

Temple may be heritage site

Sambor Prei Kuk, the seventh-century temple of the pre-Angkorian Chenla Kingdom built by Isanavarman I, is to be submitted for consideration as a World Heritage Site to UNESCO. The announcement came yesterday at a seminar on research and conservation on the temple complex, the most important ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/temple-may-be-heritage-site

Hun Sen asks Japan to help repair cracked Chroy Changvar Bridge

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday asked Japan to help repair Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge Chroy Chanvar as cracks are found on this nearly five-decade bridge. Hun Sen made the request during a meeting with Akihiro Ohta, Japanese Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism, at the ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=ODhlMmM4MmJiNzM

Chinese tourists to Cambodia's Angkor heritage site up 17 pct in first half

The number of Chinese visitors to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, has reached 161,700 in the first six months of this year, a 17 percent rise over the same period last year, an official data showed Friday. The data from the ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2014-08/01/c_133524492.htm

Demonstrators say jobs in Japan promised

Hundreds of Cambodians hoping to migrate to Japan to work in the electronics industry yesterday protested outside an NGO that they claim conned them out of up to $200 each with promises of jobs. About 100 protesters – out of a total of 300 who are ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/demonstrators-say-jobs-japan-promised

Will AEON mall succeed in one of the poorest countries in the world?

The presence of AEON Mall in Cambodia has stirred a lot of questions revolving around the future success of this Japanese giant mall. Since the official opening of the mall, thousands of people have flocked to visit this new mall. Not only people in general ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=ZmMxZmI4MTA1Mjg

Japanese chain to open hotel in 2015

Budget business hotel group Toyoko Inn hope to draw East Asian businesspeople and travellers to Phnom Penh The Toyoko Inn, which is a joint venture between the Overseas Cambodia Investment Corporation (OCIC) and a Japanese budget, business hotel chain, is slated to open in May 2015. ...

Siv Meng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/japanese-chain-open-hotel-2015

Workers block gates, burn tires at Japanese-owned box factory

About 80 workers protesting against a Japanese factory in Phnom Penh that produces cardboard boxes blocked the gates Friday after managers refused to hold a meeting with employees. Workers burned tires in front of the Harta Packaging factory, which they have been protesting against since February, ...

Sek Odom
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/workers-block-gates-burn-tires-at-japanese-owned-box-factory-62067/

Cassava fuel plant study now one year in

Japanese petroleum company Idemitsu Oil & Gas is considering building a biomass plant in Battambang province to use cassava to produce fuel, a Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) official says. Leng Chreang, director of mine risk education at CMAC, said the Japanese firm is one year ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-fuel-plant-study-now-one-year

Cambodia sees big jump in construction investment in first quarter

Cambodia’s construction sector received a total investment of 851 million U.S. dollars in the first three months of 2014, up 311 percent compared with 207 million U.S. dollars over the same period last year, the official figures showed Thursday. During the January-March period this year, the ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=219820

No scheme in place for congestion near AEON

Despite expecting 27,000 visitors per day, little planning has gone into tackling traffic congestion at Cambodia’s long-awaited AEON Mall when it opens June 30, City Hall said yesterday. There are 1,400 vehicle parking spaces allotted at AEON and 1,600 bikes spaces accessed via both Sothearos ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/no-scheme-place-congestion-near-aeon

Nippon Express launches Japan service via Ho Chi Minh City

Nippon Express Co Ltd says its has launched a combined transport service from Phnom Penh to Japan which reduces shipping time by about six days. The Japanese logistics company said the new service started on April 1, transporting cargo by truck from Phnom Penh to Ho ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=MzY1YWNkYTY3ZmQ

Latest property reports offer evidence of strong growth

In its latest Market View report, CBRE Cambodia Research concludes that Phnom Penh has well and truly put the fallout from the Global Financial Crisis – which saw many condominium developments in the city put on hold or even fail – behind it, and the ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/real-estate/latest-property-reports-offer-evidence-strong-growth

Cambodia fights to balance Vietnam, China

When an ethnic Vietnamese crashed his motorcycle into an ethnic Khmer’s car in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district last Saturday night, he was attacked by Khmers shouting the racially charged term for Vietnamese — “yuon” — and beaten to death. That an ordinary traffic accident turned into ...

The China Post News Staff
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/commentary/the-china-post/special-to-the-china-post/2014/02/24/401368/Cambodia-fights.htm

Three Japanese navy ships to visit Cambodia next week

Three Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) vessels will visit Cambodia on 17-20 February, said a statement of the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday. The statement added that Captain Koji YAGI, who leads the visit of the vessels, will pay a courtesy call on ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=N2UyMDdmMDk5MzU

Tours aimed at attracting workers

As cooks prepped for lunch yesterday at an outdoor cafeteria for workers employed by the Japanese-owned Taica factory, more than a dozen commune-level officials inspected the premises. Seemingly satisfied with the dining operation, they moved into a recreational room with a large, flat-screen television. Taica ...

Daniel de Carteret
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tours-aimed-attracting-workers

Cambodia sends 22,300 laborers abroad last year

Cambodia had dispatched some 22, 300 laborers overseas in 2013, down 36 percent from 34,800 a year earlier, figures from the Ministry of Labor showed Monday. The country sent 13,170 workers to Thailand last year, down 50 percent year-on-year; 8,820 to South Korea, up 8 ...

Asean-China-Center News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-01/15/c_133047425.htm

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