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Japanese Companies Host Employment Fair in Phnom Penh

Cambodian students, graduates and jobseekers filled the main hall of the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center on Tuesday looking for employment opportunities with some of Japan’s largest corporations. Organizers said the event aimed to bridge the gap between skilled Cambodian job seekers and companies from the world’s third ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/japanese-companies-host-employment-fair-in-phnom-penh-35242/

Japanese Investment in Cambodia Grows, but Hurdles Remain

Japanese Investment in Cambodia is steadily increasing as a result of sharply rising wages in China and other Southeast Asian nations. But experts warned this week that for sustained investment growth and to avoid driving Japanese companies to other attractive investment destinations such as Burma ...

http://www.cbre.com.kh/2012/11/japanese-investment-cambodia-grows-hurdles-remain/

Asean Agrees to Promote Free Flow of Labor

Economic ministers from Asean’s 10 member states signed an agreement yesterday to loosen restrictions around the movement of skilled labor in the region, part of preparation for the integration of the Asean Economic Community in 2015. The Asean Movement of Natural Persons Agreement is supposed to ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Training needed for tourist industry

Representatives of Cambodia’s booming tourism industry yesterday called on the Asian Development Bank to provide funding for workforce training in the sector. During the meeting at the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, tour operator Ho Vandy, who also co-chairs the Tourism Working Group in the Government-Private Sector Forum, said representatives ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092658915/Business/training-needed-for-tourist-industry.html

Hey, waiter!

While tourism numbers in Cambodia are growing rapidly, visitors might increasingly have a hard time finding a restaurant to their liking since the country is experiencing a shortage of qualified personnel, especially waiters and chefs, accordingly to the Cambodia Restaurant Association. “The tourism industry needs at ...

Tourism Sector Faces Dearth of Skilled Labor

With the number of tourists visiting the country increasing rapidly, hotels are coming under strain due to lack of skilled chefs and waiters in the industry, according to hotel managers. In the first six months of 2012, international visitors reached 1.75 million, a 26.8 percent ...

To Gain From Asean Labor Market, Workforce Needs New Skills

Cambodia needs to improve the skills of its workforce if it is to compete and benefit from Asean’s plan for greater integration and the free flow of skilled labor within the region by 2015, Minister of Labor Vong Sauth said on Friday at the Asean ...

Vietnam businesses eyeing the Kingdom

Vietnam businesses are looking to invest in Cambodia but are faced with a shortage of skilled labor and high transportation costs. The Oversea Entrepreneur Forum in Phnom Penh saw over 100 firms meet to discuss potential partnerships.  It has also been said that further cooperation ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072750651/Business/vietnam-businesses-eyeing-the-kingdom.html

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