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Chamber president calls for stronger South Korea business ties

Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) president Kith Meng on Tuesday called for stronger business and investment relations between the Kingdom and South Korea. He was speaking on the sidelines of the World Summit 2020 in Seoul, South Korea, after a meeting between the Korea International ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chamber-president-calls-stronger-south-korea-business-ties

Bilateral trade with South Korea tops $657M

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and South Korea has topped more than $657 million for the first nine months of this year. According to Ministry of Commerce data obtained by The Post on Monday, the figure is a little more than $100 million shy of the $769 ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bilateral-trade-south-korea-tops-657m

Cambodia, South Korea to implement Busan agreements

Cambodia and South Korea yesterday discussed accelerating the implementation of agreements to attract more investment signed during a summit in Busan last month. Cambodian Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn met yesterday with newly-appointed South Korean ambassador to Cambodia Park Heung-kyoeng. “Both partners agreed to strengthen bilateral trade ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673093/cambodia-south-korea-to-implement-busan-agreements

Mango exporters urged to set up hi-tech packaging plants

Ngin Chhay, the director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on Thursday urged the private sector to set up more mango packaging plants that comply with South Korea and China’s hygiene and quality standards. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mango-exporters-urged-set-hi-tech-packaging-plants

South Korea pledges to support Kingdom’s ongoing development

The government yesterday highlighted the success of regional summits in South Korea, noting its government pledged to support the Kingdom’s socio-economic development. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665349/south-korea-pledges-to-support-kingdoms-ongoing-development/

FTA with South Korea would improve Cambodia’s competitiveness: exporters

Cambodian exporters are hopeful that a free trade agreement with South Korea will boost trade between the nations and attract more investment into the Kingdom.​ Chang Hoon Lee, managing director of Korean exporter Hyundai Agro, said the move is a positive development. A free-trade pact ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664297/fta-with-south-korea-would-improve-cambodias-competitiveness-exporters/

Foreign ministry calls on S Korea to take on more Cambodian migrant workers

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on Monday requested the government of the Republic of Korea to receive more Cambodian migrant workers. The request was made at a bilateral meeting with South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha during the Asean-Republic of ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/foreign-ministry-calls-s-korea-take-more-cambodian-migrant-workers

Cambodia, South Korea ink five agreements, discuss migrants

Cambodia and South Korea yesterday signed five agreements, including the launch of a joint study on the possibility of a free trade agreement.​​ The agreements were signed by Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and his Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha on the sidelines of the Asean-Republic ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664054/cambodia-south-korea-ink-five-agreements-discuss-migrants/

Cambodia and S.Korea closer to signing FTA

The agreement to conduct the study was signed between South Korea’s Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee and Cambodian Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak in the Korean city of Busan, where a two-day Asean summit is being held. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50663999/cambodia-and-s-korea-closer-to-signing-fta/

Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea

Thousands of supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Saturday gathered in the South Korean city of Gwangju to hold a candlelight demonstration calling for the “liberation” of democracy in Cambodia. Yim Sinorn, a CNRP member in South Korea, said on ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/thousands-attend-cnrp-organised-pro-democracy-vigil-south-korea

Cambodia, South Korea commit to stronger trade relations

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in, on Friday agreed to work together to boost trade and investment between the two nations.​ On Saturday, Mr Moon left Cambodia after a three-day state visit during which he also led a delegation ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50587660/cambodia-south-korea-commit-to-stronger-trade-relations/

South Korea set to import mangoes

South Korea wants to host more migrant workers and increase agricultural imports from Cambodia, including mangoes, a meeting between the outgoing ambassador and National Assembly president Heng Samrin revealed yesterday. ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5093482/south-korea-set-import-mangoes/

South Korea to help restore Elephant Terrace

The Apsara Authority has signed a deal with South Korea to restore and conserve the Elephant Terrace in Siem Reap’s Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5090136/south-korea-help-restore-elephant-terrace/

New MoU with Korea for tech centre

The Ministry of Industry and Handicraft will cooperate with two South Korean high-tech companies to establish a technology centre with the aim of facilitating the exchange of information on the development of optic cable technology. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5087660/new-mou-korea-tech-centre/

Still no mango exports to South Korea

Cambodia has yet to export mangoes to South Korea despite signing a memorandum of understanding in 2015 with the East Asian country’s Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, according to a senior official in the Ministry of Agriculture. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078690/still-no-mango-exports-south-korea/

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/

Korea pushes to build 'smart city' in Cambodia

South Korea will push to build a highly efficient and eco-friendly city in Cambodia using its latest information technology, and support the Southeast Asian nation’s public housing program, the government said Monday. ...

Yonhap
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160815000280

Mango exports to S. Korea stalled

In December, South Korea announced that it planned to import dried mangos from Cambodia and the news was heralded as a sign that the country’s lackluster mango export sector was improving. However, a lack of machinery in the Kingdom has meant that the South Korean ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28400/mango-exports-to-s--korea-stalled/

South Korea promises military aid

South Korea pledged to strengthen bilateral cooperation with the Kingdom yesterday and also agreed to provide military equipment as they had in the past with the donation of three ships to the Cambodian navy. ...

Ban Sokrith
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27972/south-korea-promises-military-aid/

Thousands sit for language test in hopes of working in South Korea

Thousands of people flocked to high schools across Phnom Penh over the weekend to sit for a Korean language test in the hopes of finding higher-paying work in South Korea, students said Sunday. According to a schedule released earlier this month by the Labor Ministry, which ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/thousands-sit-for-language-test-in-hopes-of-working-in-south-korea-86764/

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