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Government OKs four firms for local mineral mining

The Ministry of Mines and Energy announced that it has granted licenses to four different mining companies to explore for potential mineral resources in Kratie, Kampong Thom, Mondulkiri and Kampot. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-oks-four-firms-local-mineral-mining

Cambodia issues licenses to 2,606 new firms in 9 months, up 11 percent

Cambodia had granted operating licenses to 2,606 new companies in the first nine months of this year, a 11 percent rise from 2,336 new firms at the same period a year ago, the report of the Commerce Ministry showed Wednesday. Those companies are dealing in the ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/740110.shtml

Dredging licenses up for grabs

The government has granted contracts to three unnamed private companies to invest in dredging operations along parts of the , but is withholding the companies’ names and information on the specific areas for the large-scale projects. Lim Kean Hor, the Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology, told ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012090558508/National-news/dredging-licences-up-for-grabs.html

Water sector in need of investment

Despite the establishment of the Cambodian Clean Water Supplier Association last week, the clean water sector still lacks sufficient investment to connect rural Cambodia. There is very little clean water in Cambodia and accelerating its supply requires the government, private sector and other development partners ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012090458465/Business/water-sector-in-need-of-investment.html

Central Bank Halts New Licenses - For Now

Despite receiving applications from banks looking to enter Cambodia’s market, the central bank has said it will offer no more commercial banking licenses as the market already has enough players. The decision appears to follow advice offered by the International Monetary Fund earlier this year that ...

Direct Bangkok-Phnom Penh Bus Route Officially Opens Commences

Starting today, 22 Cambodian buses and a truck will be allowed to transport passengers and goods directly between Phnom Penh and Bangkok, an official said yesterday. “We will officially open the Poipet International Checkpoint [to buses and trucks] on the Thai border,” said Suon Vanhong, deputy ...

Gov't Requires Bus Companies To Submit Driver Information

In response to a spate of deadly bus crashes in the country, the government has ordered all bus companies to provide authorities with detailed histories of all their drivers, an official at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport said yesterday. Peou Maly, deputy director-general at the ministry’s transportation department, ...

More Than 250 Firms Hold Mining Licenses

Almost 200 mining companies currently hold government licenses to mine construction materials such as granite, or to extract minerals, while another 53 firms are licensed to explore for mineral wealth, according to a Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy report released Friday. Among these firms, 47 ...

Maid nightmares retold

A Cambodia migrant worker who was at times threatened at knifepoint, tied up or punched in the head by her employer yesterday revealed her chilling experience of the labour recruitment industry.  Following her testimony via video link, broadcast at Sam Rainsy Party headquarters, opposition parliamentarian ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011082651282/National-news/labour-nightmares-retold.html

Sub-Decree to Require Licenses fro Tour Guides

The Council of  Ministers on Friday approved a sub-decree requiring tour guides to obtain licenses from the government in an effort to regulate and improve quality of service in the tourism sector. The sub-decree aims “to define the procedure to manage tourist guides,”and requires current ...

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