Hun Sen revokes VOD licence over ‘slander’
Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the Ministry of Information to revoke the licence of VOD, after the online media outlet failed to apologise for publishing an “intentionally slanderous” article regarding Cambodia’s recent relief assistance to quake-hit Turkiye. ...
Apply for licence by Nov 30, e-commerce players told
The Ministry of Commerce has ordered all foreign enterprises, sole proprietorships, legal entities and branches of foreign companies that engage in the Cambodian e-commerce market to apply for the proper licences or permits by November 30, or face fines, closure, or other legal consequences. ...
Licences to log SLCs are ordered revoked
The Council of Ministers has ordered licences granted to private companies to log and collect timber from social land concessions (SLC) and state-owned land revoked, following years of allegations that some companies were exploiting the permits to carry out illegal logging. The council on Monday released ...
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Four large companies bag mining licences
The Ministry of Mines and Energy has issued licences to four mining companies to extract minerals and precious metals in four provinces, according to a statement issued by the ministry. The four companies – Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd., Kiri Resources Co. Ltd., Samnang Angkor Development Co. ...
Acleda readies to open Myanmar’s first micro-finance firm
Cambodia’s largest bank is ready to launch its first micro-finance institution (MFI) in Myanmar, but one final barrier remains: an operating licence from Myanmar’s government. Acleda Bank’s chief executive, In Channy, expects the licence to be granted by the end of this month. Once that is done, ...
Tycoon’s dredging tests locals’ patience
Ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has defied an order endorsed by the Prime Minster to halt his controversial sand dredging activities on the Tatai river in Koh Kong, prompting authorities to request intervention, documents obtained by The Post reveal. The dredging operation on the ...