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World Bank: more skilled worker training needed to sustain Cambodia growth

Cambodia’s economic health remains strong at about 6 or 7 percent annual growth, but the country needs to harness its young population and invest in training and skills to ensure this trend continues, the World Bank said. ...

Hul Reaksmey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/more-skilled-workers-training-needed-to-sustain-cambodia-growth-says-world-bank/4394843.html

Construction costs low, but could rise

Construction costs in the Kingdom have increased only 1.36 per cent year-on-year, compared to Cambodia’s inflation rate, which is projected at 3.5 per cent for 2012, according to a new report from global estate agents CBRE. The company says the minimal increase is due to the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030761790/Real-Estate/construction-costs-low-but-could-rise.html

India to supply HR development assistance

Cambodia has asked India to provide more assistance in the development of human resources to promote economic growth and enhance bilateral co-operation. Deputy Prime Minister Sok An made the request during a meeting with Indian human resource development minister Mangapati Pallam Raju in Phnom Penh on ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013020561182/Business/india-to-supply-hr-development-assistance.html

ADB Report Says Cambodia Must Train More Skilled Workers

Cambodia is in need of more skilled workers in order for the economy to grow and move beyond basic manufacturing jobs, the Asia Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report. “The skills demand in Cambodia is for low-skilled workers, and this demand reinforces the current ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Official Urges Students to Take Technical Studies to Find Work

A preference for NGO and government jobs among young Cambodians was contributing to a critical labor shortage in the industrial manufacturing sector, a Labor Ministry official said yesterday. Speaking to 3,000 prospective university students on Phnom Penh’s Diamond Island, Labor Ministry Secretary of State Pich Sophoan ...

Fretting 'ASEAN-alisatinon'

The vision regional leaders have for an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015 may become clearer after this week’s Economic Ministers meeting in Siem Reap, but not everyone has a rose-coloured view of what such integration might mean for Cambodia. Students who have not mastered the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082758305/National-news/cambodian-students-fear-losing-jobs-to-asean-neighbours.html

Opportunities, challenges for ASEAN

Cambodia will face both challenges and opportunities when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) combines its 10 countries into a single market for economic development, a move intended for 2015, officials said during a round-table discussion yesterday. Sok Siphanna, an adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082358243/National-news/cambodians-will-compete-with-asean-countries.html

Japanese companies face domestic employee shortage

Japanese companies are facing a shortage of skilled workers which is hindering progress in Japanese-owned electronic factories, the Japanese Business Association of Cambodia (JBAC) said. The statement comes after the Asian Development Bank said in April that a shortage of skilled workers would continue to hinder ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071957505/Business/japanese-companies-face-employee-shortage.html

Hun Sen says ASEAN instrument for workers a priority for 2012

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that establishing a regional instrument to protect migrant workers in Southeast Asia should be a priority for ASEAN this year. “The free flow of skilled workers is a key condition for the ASEAN Economic Community,” he said in an opening ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=NGFlOWQwZDBjZjUzMDc5ZjE3MTdlMTY4MzA1Yzhm

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