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Language gap cited at job fair

While Japanese investment is soaring in Cambodia, Japanese employers say there is a shortage of Japanese-speaking staff available to fill the demand. Kong Solina, assistant to the manager of the Service and Culture Department of the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC), said the purpose of the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/language-gap-cited-job-fair

Japanese Companies Host Employment Fair in Phnom Penh

Cambodian students, graduates and jobseekers filled the main hall of the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center on Tuesday looking for employment opportunities with some of Japan’s largest corporations. Organizers said the event aimed to bridge the gap between skilled Cambodian job seekers and companies from the world’s third ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/japanese-companies-host-employment-fair-in-phnom-penh-35242/

Toyota to Open Second Phnom Penh Outlet

Japanese automobile giant Toyota is set to increase its presence in Cambodia with a second sales showroom, according to a company manager. The move follows fellow Japanese automaker Mazda, which opened a new showroom in May. According to a report from newswire Bloomberg, Toyota executive vice president ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/toyota-to-open-second-phnom-penh-outlet-33328/

Japanese Mizuho Bank to Open Representative Office

One of Japan’s largest banks will open a representative office in July due to burgeoning interest in Cambodia most likely by Japanese investors, a bank official said yesterday. Mizuho Financial Group will open a small office in Phnom Penh Tower on Monivong Boulevard on July 8, ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Japanese oil study ‘Positive’

The hunt for oil around northwestern Cambodia has unearthed “positive” results for Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), which intends to continue exploring the area in a project that could last at least six more years, a government spokesman said. JOGMEC’s survey on the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060566067/Business/japanese-oil-study-positive.html

Underage, Overworked

Child labour is being used at a footwear factory owned by the same Taiwan-based company as Wing Star Shoes – where two workers were killed in a ceiling collapse this month – numerous employees have told the Post. A former Ying Dong employee said the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013052965915/National/underage-overworked.html

Cambodian factory deaths shine spotlight on conditions

The deaths of at least two Cambodian workers and injuries sustained by 10 colleagues at a shoe factory southwest of Phnom Penh once more shine a light on conditions in the global garment manufacturing industry. Thursday’s accident at the Wing Star Shoe factory in the Cambodian ...

http://www.dw.de/cambodian-factory-deaths-shine-spotlight-on-conditions/a-16819017

IMF Says Cambodia’s Economic ‘Takeoff’ Not Yet Sustainable

Government action will be needed to ensure that nearly two decades of impressive economic growth continues in Cambodia, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report published Wednesday. In its 2013 World Economic Outlook, the IMF put Cambodia’s gross do­mestic product (GDP) growth for 2012 ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/imf-says-cambodias-economic-takeoff-not-yet-sustainable-18880/

Japan's businessmen visit Myanmar, Cambodia for investment opportunities

A delegation comprised of Japan’s top business leaders, known as Keidanren, began a six-day trip to Myanmar and Cambodia Monday, seeking new business and investment opportunities there. Hiromasa Yonekura, chairman of the Japan Business Federation, is leading the delegation and said he hopes that meetings with ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-02/04/c_132150013.htm

Vietnam raises minimum pay

A new decree that increases the minimum wage of workers in Vietnam will not necessarily lead to companies relocating to Cambodia, according to officials. “The Vietnam government has issued [a] decree, which takes effect from January 1, to adjust the minimum wages paid to workers by ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

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