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Beating of woman in South Korea prompts embassy response

Photographs and video footage of a Cambodian woman being savagely beaten by her Chinese supervisor in a satellite city of Seoul were shared more than a thousand times on social media on Wednesday, prompting the Cambodian Em­bassy to find the woman and take her to ...

Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/beating-woman-south-korea-prompts-embassy-response-118023/

Countries step up response

The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea has sparked international alarm, and about 25,000 people have cancelled trips to the country between June 5 and 7, the Korean Tourism Organisation said.  ...

Today News Staff
http://bit.ly/1G8OV4h

Direct flights start from Seoul to Sihanoukville

Skywings Asia Airlines completed its maiden voyage from Seoul to Sihanouk International Airport on Tuesday, marking the launch of seasonal direct charter flights between Sihanoukville and South Korea. The new service, which will run from July through August, will connect the beach resort to the large ...

George Styllis
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/direct-flights-start-from-seoul-to-sihanoukville-65284/

Hor Namhong to attend ASEAN-EU meeting next week

Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will lead a delegation to attend the 20th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, next week, according to a statement issued Friday by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The statement said the meeting invited by Mrs Catherine ASHTON, high ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1

Cambodia the focus of new IT training course

Cambodia boasts one of the youngest populations in Southeast Asia, with youth under 30 making up nearly 68 percent of the total number of people in the country, according to the United Nations. And its young demographics and relatively cheap labor are just a few of ...

Park Eun-Jee
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2990542

China fuels Cambodia’s airline growth

The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation says Cambodia’s aviation market grew briskly for the second consecutive year as national and foreign airlines added routes to China amid a surge in Chinese nationals visiting the country. The centre reported Cambodia has emerged as one of the fastest ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit
http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2014/02/china-fuels-cambodias-airline-growth/

Kingdom’s crafts can be hit in Korea

Cambodian handicrafts and home decor products could take off with South Korean buyers if certain obstacles – conceptual design, development techniques, and slow delivery services – are overcome, business owners and merchants said yesterday. Speaking at a seminar on Korean Market Access for Cambodia’s textiles at ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom%E2%80%99s-crafts-can-be-hit-korea

Cambodia Carrier on Track with New Flights

Cambodia Angkor Air will launch routes to China and the South Korean city of Seoul by August while it eyes additional destinations to Singapore and Malaysia, according to a senior official with the country’s national carrier. “Singapore is a hub for Asia, so we have ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060466030/Business/cambodia-carrier-on-track-with-new-flights.html

New CAA Fleet To Take Flight

Cambodia Angkor Air (CAA) intends to acquire seven more planes by 2015, more than doubling its existing fleet of five, as the airline plans new routes in the next few years to China, South Korea, Hong Kong and India. The plan was unveiled at an industry ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042665258/Business/new-caa-fleet-to-take-flight.html

Seoul visit as tensions mount

In the light of growing tensions between North and South Korea, officials from the Ministry of Labour will head to Seoul on Thursday for a weeklong visit to inform Cambodian workers on emergency evacuation procedures. An estimated 25,000 Cambodians, a figure that includes roughly 5,000 illegal ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040964963/National/seoul-visit-as-tensions-mount.html

Kathmandu listed in Top10 places to visit in 2013

Worldwide renowned travel advisory website–the tripadvisor.com–has listed Nepali capital Kathmandu in its top 10 best places to visit in Asia. While Siem Reap of Cambodia topped the chart, China’s Beijing and Shanghai cities hold the respective second and third best places to travel in the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2013-01/07/c_132085140.htm

Arbitrator Rules On Future of Gold Tower 42

Arbitrators in Seoul have ruled that the company contracted to build the $240 million Gold Tower 42 project in Phnom Penh was in breach of contract after failing to raise funds to finish the project, which resulted in work stopping almost two years ago, a ...

Appeal Begins in Cambodia-Related Fraud Case

An appeal hearing in South Korea involving the CEOs behind two major property projects in Cambodia involved in a massive fraud scandal is scheduled to begin today, an official at the court in Seoul said. In February, a Seoul court sentenced a raft of executives of ...

Future of Gold Tower 42 in Arbitration Court

The owner of the $240 million Gold Tower 42 project in Phnom Penh has entered into arbitration with the project’s builder, in a bid to get work started again after construction halted on the project in September 2010 due to poor unit sales and cost ...

Hu to Visit Cambodia Just Before Asean Summit

Chinese President Hu Jintao will pay an official state visit to Cambodia between March 30 and April 2, a trip that will coincide with the Asean-European Union Business Summit and will finish just one day before the annual Asean summit commences in Phnom Penh, an ...

Cambodia-Linked Investors Sentenced in Seoul

The chief executives of the firms behind two large-scale real-estate projects in Cambodia have been sentenced to jail in Seoul for obtaining illegal loans and using the money to finance fictitious companies abroad, according to a South Korean court official. The two executives were among a ...

Resume construction or refund us, Gold Tower buyers say

With no restart date in sight more than a year after construction halted on the $240 million Gold Tower 42, investors said yesterday they were forming an association to demand that their deposits be refunded if construction does not resume. Chhin Jintong, who put down a ...

MAI to fly to Phnom Penh from October

National carrier Myanmar Airways International plans to launch flights to the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh by October, an airline spokesperson said. Flights will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays, via Siem Reap, using a new Airbus A-321 that can accommodate 220 passengers. “We will add one Airbus A-321 ...

http://www.mmtimes.com/2011/news/592/news59212.html

Cambodia to Cooperate with Korean Prosecutors

Following a meeting in Seoul yesterday, Cambodian officials have reportedly decided to cooperate with South Korean prosecutors in the investigation of Busan Savings Bank Group, where shareholders are suspected of illegally financing $365 million worth of investments in Cambodia, according to Yonhap News. Busan’s ...

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