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Providing a direct flight to Sihanoukville’s beaches

<i>Malaysia-based low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia launched a direct flight between Kuala Lumpur and Sihanoukville last week, increasing the coastal</i> …

Aviation

Commerce Ministry Inks Rice Export Deal With Bangladesh

In a major deal that could boost Cambodia’s total rice exports by nearly 50 percent this year, local and Bangladeshi officials signed a deal aiming …

Cambodia

Villagers Summoned Over Peaceful Protest Against Sand Dredging

The Kandal Provincial Court has summoned three villagers for questioning over allegations of inciting violence for their roles in a protest last week …

Cambodia

Villagers clash with workers in Kampot land dispute

A long-running land dispute turned violent over the weekend as villagers in Kampot province’s Decho Aphivat commune clashed with representatives of …

Phnom Penh

U.S. Must Actively Engage With Cambodia to Influence Future Path: Ambassador​​

The U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia has told a gathering of Cambodian-Americans that the United States should become more active in engaging with Phnom …

Asia

Activists Say Young Women Migrating to Cambodian Capital Need Support

Thousands of young women migrate from villages to Phnom Penh each year. Activists who lived through the experience say they need more support.

Phnom Penh

Khmer architecture of old: The great cinemas of Cambodia - Khmer Times

Cambodia’s former cinema buildings were indicative of the country’s famous architecture before the civil war.<p>However, at the present time, most of …

Film Posters

Asia's Toughest Jobs: The women helping to build Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Khuon Theourn has known nothing but work for her entire life.<p>She never went to school, cannot write her own name and has no recollection …

The children working in Cambodia's brick kilns

<b>Phnom Penh, Cambodia (CNN) —</b><p>They're learning at a first grade level. Neat rows of students read the local language, Khmer, out loud. The 16-year-old off to the side stands out. He's the only one in the uniformed group wearing long sleeves in the sweltering heat.<p>Phea Chantheng says he's afraid of …

Asia

No concrete solutions for cement shortage

Despite being home to several cement factories, real estate industry experts say Cambodia’s cement manufacturing sector has yet to fulfill demands of …

Cambodia Property for Sale & Rent

Welcome to Realestate.com.kh, Cambodia's home of real estate. Realestate.com.kh is the leading property portal website in Cambodia - currently …

Agro fair sows seeds for future investment

A major international agricultural fair that brought over 800 Chinese companies to the capital wrapped up yesterday with none of the expected …

Phnom Penh

UK to maintain Cambodia’s duty-free access

The British government has attempted to assuage the fears of least developed countries (LDCs) including Cambodia by assuring them that they will …

Japanese FDI on the rise in Cambodia

The strong inflow of Japanese investment is expected to continue on the back of both large-scale commercial projects and the consumer habits of …

Phnom Penh

Pepper production in Cambodia to increase - Khmer Times

The kingdom’s pepper production is predicted to increase by about 70 percent, from 11,800 tonnes in 2016 to 20,000 tonnes by the end of the year, …

Four large companies bag mining licences - Khmer Times

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has issued licences to four mining companies to extract minerals and precious metals in four provinces, according to …

Report warns on pier project

The Kampot Pier Project – a $10 million effort to attract tourists by building a passenger pier – could harm communities due to insufficient …

Phnom Penh

Women on the Frontlines of Cambodia Land Fight

Cambodian activists fighting plans to transform Phnom Penh’s largest lake into a luxury development made a tactical decision when they took to the …

Ride-Services Giant Uber Launches (Softly) on Phnom Penh Streets

A select group of Phnom Penh’s tech enthusiasts have been let in on a secret: Uber, the massively popular ride-sharing app, has officially dipped its …

Cambodian female workers in Nike, Asics and Puma factories suffer mass faintings

Women working in Cambodian factories supplying some of the world’s best-known sportswear brands are suffering from repeated mass faintings linked to conditions.<p>Over the past year more than 500 workers in four factories supplying to Nike, Puma, Asics and VF Corporation were hospitalised. The most …

Codes of Conduct

The eerie abandoned holiday homes of Cambodia

<b>Simon Worlding wins £200 for this eerie tale of a motorbike journey in search of the ghosts of Cambodia’s colonial past</b><p>It was difficult to keep my eyes on the road every time I caught sight of the decaying architecture which is so common in Kampot, Cambodia. Bright colours had yielded to time and …

With City Visit, World Heritage Efforts Ramp Up

As part of Cambodia’s push to have the cities of Battambang, Kampot and Kratie granted world heritage status, a Unesco delegation is set to visit …

Cambodia

Making Kampot the perfect getaway for holiday makers - Khmer Times

KT: What efforts are being made by the Ministry of Tourism to promote Kampot province? <br>Mr Sinal: Kampot province has 17 tourism sites and dozens of …

Asian Development Bank

Export markets for Kampot pepper keep growing strong - Khmer Times

With Kampot pepper’s coveted geographical indicator status from the European Union, farmers now find it lucrative to grow the much sought after …

Kampot seaport construction to start - Khmer Times

Construction of the first seaport for tourist vessels in Kampot province is due to start in September. <br>Provincial tourism department director Soy …

Thailand

China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Policy Benefits Cambodia, Analysts Say

The Asian Development Bank figures that some $26 billion in investment will be needed by 2030 to meet regional infrastructure demands.

Development Bank

Cambodian Construction: A Site for Gender Equality?

Humble construction workers rarely rate as headliners in the international press. Their work is dirty and menial, and laborers in Asia tend to lack …

Asia

Chinese Companies to Develop New Cambodian Railways

New railways stretching from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, and to the Vietnamese border in the other direction, are to be built under new plans with …

Idea to move floating villages floated at meet

A recent meeting of an inter-ministerial committee on combating illegal fishing in the Tonle Sap Lake included a sweeping, if vague, proposal to move …

Phnom Penh