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More China brides aided

Two more Cambodian women who were trafficked to China as brides are being assisted by officials at the Kingdom’s embassy in Beijing and will soon be repatriated, the government said yesterday. ...

Sen David
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/more-china-brides-aided

In China, nowhere to run

In yet another case of Cambodian women facing abuse in China, a 19-year-old told the Post yesterday that she has taken to living on the streets after the consulate in Shanghai refused to pay for her repatriation. Kim Sophea*, who claims she has been forced into marriage in ...

Sen David and Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-nowhere-run

Vietnam to train commercial pilots for Cambodia's national airline

The Viet Flight Training Joint Stock Company (VFT) signed an agreement on Tuesday to help train Cambodians in Vietnam as commercial pilots for kingdom’s national flag carrier Cambodia Angkor Air (CAA). CAA’s President Tek Rethsamrach said the deal would greatly contribute to developing human resources in ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140812/vietnam-train-commercial-pilots-cambodias-national-airline

PM says BRICS bank to ease dependency

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday applauded the recent creation of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB), saying it could ease Cambodia’s dependence on institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). BRICS member nations Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa announced ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pm-says-brics-bank-ease-dependency

Interview: CICA summit in Shanghai vital to building regional peace, security, stability--Cambodian experts

he upcoming 4th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Shanghai, China is crucial to building trust, peace, security and stability in Asia, Cambodian experts said. “The conference is vital to building mutual confidence and closer partnerships among countries in ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-05/20/c_133348417.htm

China provides US$145 mln in grand and loan to Cambodia

The Chinese Government provided US$112 million in grand aid, and US$33 million in loan to Cambodia for the country’s social and economic development, National Television of Kampuchea (TVK) reported. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=YzIzNTIwMTcxNzg

Chinese president meets Cambodian PM on ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Shanghai on Sunday. Hun Sen is here to attend the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) to be held in the eastern Chinese metropolis on ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-05/18/c_133342841.htm

Power couple linked to Sinohydro project

Two of the country’s most powerful and politically connected business owners are on the board of governors of the company thought to have brokered a controversial deal between the world’s largest hydropower developer and the Cambodian government, documents obtained by the Post show. Cambodian People’s Party ...

Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/power-couple-linked-sinohydro-project

Smart acquisition paid off for Malaysian firm

Axiata, the Malaysia-based parent company of Cambodia’s second-largest telecommunications provider, Smart, posted a rise in total revenues for 2013 to $5.5 billion. The boost represents a 4.1 per cent increase from the fourth quarter of the previous year. Driven by its Malaysian, Bangladeshi and Cambodian operations, ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/smart-acquisition-paid-malaysian-firm

Cambodia's Angkor heritage site attracts nearly 2 mln foreign tourists in 11 months

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the world heritage sites, had received some 1.98 million international visitors in the first 11 months of 2013, up 8 percent from 1.83 million tourists over the same period last year, a tourism report said Wednesday. During the January-November ...

Global Times News Staff
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/832841.shtml#.UrJemdIW2ls

Signed up for work, forced into marriage

An NGO is working to free two Cambodian women forced into marriage in China, a representative of the organisation said yesterday. Huy Pichsovann, program officer at the Community Legal Education Center (CLEC), said that the two women, aged 22 and 27, were enticed from their Kampong ...

James Hall and Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/signed-work-forced-marriage

Juneyao Airlines tries flights from Shanghai

Private Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines is planning to launch direct flights from Shanghai to Cambodia as soon as this month. The move – which has been labelled unrealistic – would also see the airline potentially break into the monopolised route from the Chinese city. The Shanghai-based ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060766123/Business/juneyao-airlines-tries-flights-from-shanghai.html

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

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