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Over 83 pct of Cambodia's urban dwellers have access to clean water: minister

More than 83 percent of Cambodia’s urban residents have currently access to clean water, up from only 60.5 percent in 2012, Minister of Industry and Handicraft Cham Prasidh said on Thursday.   ...

Shanghai Daily Team
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=331482

Police in clean up operation

Provincial police seized a large quantity of liquid detergent from an unauthorized chemical manufacturer in Sihanoukville’s capital yesterday. ...

San Bunsim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27218/police-in-clean-up-operation/

Factories create 12,000 new first-quarter jobs

Forty factories were registered during the first three months of the year, creating over 12,000 jobs, according to new data by the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/factories-create-12000-new-first-quarter-jobs

Inspection guide for SMEs waits for funding

Due to a lack of funding, the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts has delayed publishing guidelines that are meant to increase clarity on inspection procedures for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/inspection-guide-smes-waits-funding

Minister says Cambodia Chamber of Commerce lagging behind

The Minister of Industry and Handicrafts on Monday said the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC), the country’s most prominent private-sector lobbying group, should be doing more for the country’s entrepreneurs. “Honestly, even though the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce has more resources, it has not provided ...

Kang Sothear
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/minister-says-cambodia-chamber-of-commerce-lagging-behind-71129/

Poipet poor ‘bearing brunt of water woes’

A private utilities company owned by wealthy businessman and ruling Cambodian People’s Party Senator Kok An is fulfilling only about half of Poipet’s demand for clean water, despite being contracted to supply the whole town, according to the city governor. With priority for the distribution of ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/poipet-poor-%E2%80%98bearing-brunt-water-woes%E2%80%99

Villagers await water

Hundreds of families in Koh Kong province have since early May been affected by drought and a lack of clean water, which is supposed to be provided by tycoon and ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat. Due to the annual drought in the province, two reservoirs ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-await-water

Clean water in pipeline for Kep

The Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA) will invest $1.3 million in a water treatment plant in Kep province to supply clean water to more than 1,000 households there, the company’s head said last week. Speaking at the announcement of PPWSA’s 2013 results in Phnom Penh ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/clean-water-pipeline-kep

One-Party Parliament Effortlessly Passes $3.56 Billion Budget

Sixty-six National Assembly members of the ruling CPP on Tuesday unanimously approved Cambodia’s $3.56 billion draft budget for 2014 without debate and without even the hint of an opposition, whose 55 lawmakers-elect are boycotting parliament in protest over July’s still-disputed national election result. The ruling party ...

Hul Reaksmey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/one-party-parliament-effortlessly-passes-3-56-billion-budget-46913/

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