Border provinces OK $60M in Thai deals

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Businesses and government officials from border provinces in Cambodia and Thailand signed 31 deals in Siem Reap last week, in a bid to increase contract farming agreements and boost cross-border trade, according to the provincial chamber of business.

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Future condo supply to impact the serviced apartment market

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Future condo supply to impact the serviced apartment market

In the first half of 2015, the supply of serviced apartments saw an increase of 14 per cent when compared to the same period last year while rental prices remained stable.

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Reforms making an impact

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Reforms making an impact

Cambodia was ranked higher than other CLMV countries (Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar, Vietnam) for the readiness of private and state-owned organisations to deal with external economic changes, according to the Change 2015 Readiness Index released by KPMG.

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New SEZ aims for logistics hub

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A new special economic zone aiming to make Cambodia into a regional logistics hub held an official groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, at its future home on the muddy outskirts of Phnom Penh in Kandal’s Takhmao district.

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ACU guidelines short on details

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Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit launched a guidebook for businesses last week to create internal systems to prevent corrupt practices, but certain stakeholders say it doesn’t detail how to create these systems or even address systemic or bureaucratic corruption.

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Siem Reap raids net counterfeit North Face gear

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Siem Reap raids net counterfeit North Face gear

Three raids were conducted on stores selling counterfeit products from American outdoor apparel and equipment brand The North Face in Siem Reap last week, highlighting rising copyright and trademark infringement issues in Cambodia.

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After ending land disputes: Tbong Khmum City pursues master plan

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A new city in Cambodia’s eastern Tbong Khmum province is underway after disputes with local families affected by the development were settled, according to a senior official.

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Silk board looks to revive flagging sector

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The recently established National Silk Board is looking to tighten regulations and boost investor confidence in Cambodia’s silk industry, as well as create a policy for silk promotion in the future.

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Angkor bullish on 2016 prospects

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Angkor bullish on 2016 prospects

Last week, mining firm Angkor Gold announced that Mesco Gold, an Indian company which acquired the extraction rights to one of Angkor’s fields in Ratanakkiri’s O’Yadav district, would begin extracting in 2016 once it acquired a mining license. The Post’s Charles Rollet sat down with John-Paul Dau, country manager at Angkor Gold, to discuss the future of mineral extraction in Cambodia, which currently has no licensed mining operation running.

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Thai oil firm PTT to expand operations

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Thai state-owned oil-and-gas conglomerate PTT said yesterday it was planning a $295 million expansion of its oil retailing business, including its Cambodian interests, over the next five years.

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Vietnam seeks solutions to Cambodian extremists

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Chairman of the People’s Committee of Long An province Do Huu Lam sent a diplomatic note on July 2 concerning recent violent actions by Cambodian extremists in the Vietnamese locality to Governor of Svay Rieng province of Cambodia Chieng Om.

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Clampdown on cross-border human trafficking

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Clampdown on cross-border human trafficking

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have launched a three-month crackdown on human trafficking along Vietnam’s borders through September, given the recent complications with the issue.

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Cambodia: Official map used in border demarcation with Vietnam disclosed

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Cambodian Senior Minister in charge of border affairs Var Kimhong unveiled the official map that the Royal Government of Cambodia has been using in border demarcation and marker planting with Vietnam on July 2.

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UN-backed court begins appeal hearings for two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders

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UN-backed court begins appeal hearings for two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders

The UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) commenced appeal hearings for two former Khmer Rouge leaders on July 2 who were accused of crimes against humanity last year.

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Cambodia: Official map used in border demarcation with Vietnam disclosed

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Cambodian Senior Minister in charge of border affairs Var Kimhong unveiled the official map that the Royal Government of Cambodia has been using in border demarcation and marker planting with Vietnam on July 2.

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