Cambodia and Turkey promote cooperation among businesses
Cambodia and Turkey held yesterday afternoon via videoconference a business forum to enhance and promote cooperation among businesses from both countries. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Kingdom may hire Turkish power ship
Cambodia is considering negotiating with Turkey to hire a 200MW-capacity power ship to meet electricity demands as the country faces an ongoing electrical shortage, according to the prime minister. Speaking to garment workers in Pursat province on Wednesday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Electricite du ...
Ministry considers Turkey’s request to close Zaman schools
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Monday that it was reviewing a diplomatic request from Turkey to close Zaman-operated schools in Phnom Penh because of their alleged ties to an organization being blamed for last month’s failed coup in the country. ...
Khy Sovuthy and Ben Paviour
Turkish cosmetics firms eye market
Representatives of 21 Turkish cosmetics and self-care brands pitched their products to wholesalers, retailers and distributors at a cluster meeting in Phnom Penh yesterday, looking to get a foothold in one of Asia’s fastest-growing consumer markets.All but one of the brands had come to Cambodia ...
Cambodia's garment industry seen approaching crossroads
Cambodia’s $5.5 billion garment industry is nearing a crossroads amid uncertain prospects for outsourcing, an industry source says, citing participants at a recent trade show in Phnom Penh. “Many industry suppliers believe that while Cambodia remains a growing market for their textile and garment products, there ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Turkey, Czech open embassies in Cambodia
The countries of Turkey and the Czech Republic have opened permanent embassies in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, according to Koy Kuong, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Wednesday. ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Turkey opens embassy in Cambodia
Turkey has opened an embassy in Cambodia to boost friendship and cooperation between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said Saturday. Turkey decided to open the embassy “after the general elections were organized in a smooth, democratic, free and fair ...
Cambodia Herald News Staff
Asian garment industry to undergo further segmentation
The Asian garment manufacturing industry will undergo further segmentation in the next three to four years as competition becomes more intense, experts said. China, Thailand and Vietnam will mainly produce high-end clothing, while Bangladesh, Laos, Burma and Cambodia will mainly produce low-end clothing. Lu Qijian, ...
Cambodia posts sharpest increase in rice output among major producers
Cambodia posted the sharpest increase in production among the world’s major rice producers between 2000 and 2010, the Food and Agricultural Organization said in a report released Wednesday. The 2013 edition of the UN agency’s Statistical Yearbook showed that Cambodia was the world’s 12th largest rice ...
FAO Raises Paddy Production Outlook
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has raised its forecast of global paddy production in 2012 by about 1.5 million tonnes to 730 million tonnes (487 million tonnes, milled). The scaling up of production mainly concerned Asian countries, in particular Cambodia, ...
Turkey to enhance diplomatic ties with Cambodia
Turkey is willing to establish an embassy residence in Cambodia in order to promote bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries, the newly- designated ambassador of Turkey to Cambodia, Osman Bulent Tulun said Tuesday. The two countries’ bilateral trade is relatively small. According to ...
Cigarette smuggling from Cambodia to Vietnam abounds
A pair of cigarette brands distributed by two of the Kingdom’s most prominent businessmen are being smuggled from Cambodia to Vietnam at an estimated rate of more than 300 million packs a year, contributing to tobacco manufacturer losses of nearly $200 million annually, according to ...
PAL seeks CAB green light for flights to Turkey, Kuwait, Cambodia
Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is eying flights to Kuwait, Turkey, and Cambodia starting next year amid its refleeting and expansion program, the Civil Aeronautics Board said Wednesday. PAL has filed petitions with the industry regulator for flights to Istanbul in Turkey, Phnom Penh in Cambodia, and ...