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A fibreglass Santa Claus pictured at the DecorCam factory on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

Statue company hopes to deck out Cambodia for Christmas

Publication date 14 December 2017 | 06:56 | ICT

Aiming to mould a niche market in Cambodia, DecorCam, a company that specialises in customising fibreglass statues, set up shop in Phnom Penh earlier this year and has been busy pouring, sculpting and painting life-size figurines to rent

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  • A farmer harvests his rice crop at a paddy in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district in 2015. EU countries move to limit rice imports from Cambodia
    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 08:31 | ICT

    Italy, along with six other European Union countries, has filed a fresh request to European Commission to limit the volume of rice imported from the

  • A plane takes off from Phnom Penh International Airport in 2013. New hall inaugurated at airport in capital
    Publication date 14 December 2017 | 08:24 | ICT

    Cambodia Airports, a company majority-owned by France’s Vinci Group, officially inaugurated its $26 million new arrivals hall and the extension of

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  • Rice exports to soon hit 600K tonnes: ministry

    Publication date 11 December 2017 | 07:56 | ICT

    Rice exports have been on the rise this year, according to recent figures released by the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • CEO Tommy Christensen photographed at his office last week in Phnom Penh.

    Business Insider: Finding solutions for farmers

    Publication date 11 December 2017 | 06:51 | ICT

    While agricultural development for Cambodian farmers has largely been led by short-term NGO schemes delivering mixed results, Tommy Christensen, chairman and CEO of Green Country Development, believes that if the proper private

  • Big trouble in little China?

    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 07:06 | ICT

    The coastal city of Sihanoukville is undergoing a massive transformation. Once perceived as a seedy haunt for lethargic backpackers and expats, a flood of Chinese tourists and investors has begun to alter the landscape by setting up everything from gaudy casinos to towering luxury resorts as well

  • New prakas released on grading of credit risk

    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 09:23 | ICT

    Cambodia’s central bank released a prakas earlier this week which aims to increase the calibre of credit risk grading practised by the Kingdom’s financial institutions to ensure the financial sector protects itself from threats and

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen poses for a photograph with garment workers at an event on Wednesday in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district.

    PM asks international lenders to keep interest rates low

    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 09:25 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed to international lending agencies to not increase interest rates on loans used for Cambodia’s development, adding that despite recent economic progress that has helped reduce poverty, the Kingdom need

  • A farmer harvests his rice crop at a paddy in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district in 2015.

    EU countries move to limit rice imports from Cambodia

    Publication date 08 December 2017 | 08:31 | ICT

    Italy, along with six other European Union countries, has filed a fresh request to European Commission to limit the volume of rice imported from the Kingdom by activating a “safeguard clause” that allows EU member states to impose b

  • Derivative brokerage firm starts gold trading

    Publication date 07 December 2017 | 16:43 | ICT

    Alpha Gold Futures, a new local derivative brokerage firm, officially launched operations yesterday, joining in on Cambodia’s young but growing regulated derivative trading market after it received a licence late last month.

  • IFC mulls investment of $15M in BRED Bank

    Publication date 07 December 2017 | 16:46 | ICT

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private lending arm of the World Bank, is considering investing up to $15 million to take an up to 20 percent stake in BRED Bank (Cambodia) Plc, according to online business intellige

  • A rice farmer sorts rice grains for sale after harvest season in Battambang province.

    Local officials given power to issue ag origin certificates

    Publication date 07 December 2017 | 06:31 | ICT

    In a bid to decentralise the certificates of origin (COs) process to help promote international exports and ease cross-border trade, the Ministry of Commerce launched a pilot project yesterday that allows officials in the provinces

  • Shoes produced by the international brand Nike placed on display at a shop in Phnom Penh in 2010.

    Local users take tentative steps into the digital world

    Publication date 07 December 2017 | 06:34 | ICT

    A new study by global market research firm Kantar TNS has shown that Cambodians are both increasingly adventurous and sceptical internet users, becoming more willing to explore online payment options but more wary of their digital l