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  • PRASAC MFI reports 16% loans, deposits rise in ‘22

    PRASAC Microfinance Institution Plc, which has a corporate bond listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), reported sound business performance last year, which has been interpreted by some as a reflection of the upbeat pace of post-Covid-19 recovery in local economic activities.

  • UXO casualties down 56 per cent, say CMAA

    Since the beginning of January, eleven people were injured and one killed by land mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO). According to a March 27 report from the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA), this represents a 56 per cent reduction on the same period in 2022

‘Kampot-Kep Salt’ GI association to be created ‘soon’

The process of establishing an association to represent and manage the “Kampot-Kep Salt” name once the commodity has been awarded domestic geographical indication (GI) status –...

ACMF introduces ASEAN SLB Standards

The ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) – under the Chairmanship of the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia – on October 28, 2022 introduced the ASEAN Sustainability-...

Kingdom’s volleyball team hunting Tri-Nation Cup

The national volleyball team is in Malaysia for the Tri-Nation Volleyball Cup 2023, which is happening from March 29 to April 1. The Kingdom was invited to participate by the...

ICC warrant on Putin risks nuclear war

I followed the formation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) when the Rome Statute was adopted in the Italian capital in 1998 at the same time when the Khmer Rouge tribunal was being debated in Cambodia, led by a proposal to the...

Wat Phnom hornbills attract tourists, locals

Thanks to the arrival of a friendly flock of great hornbills, Hour Rithy, a former aviculturist – or raiser of birds – in Kratie province turned Phnom Penh tuk tuk driver, has seen a partial return to his former profession.