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Asean cities work to get ‘smart’

Publication date 14 December 2018 | 14:52 | ICT

Thailand will play a leading role in implementing the smart-city network covering 26 cities in the 10 Asean countries as it takes over as the bloc’s chair next year, Digital Economy and Society Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj said last week.

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  • Louvain Cooperation Cambodia promotes agriculture research

    Publication date 13 December 2018 | 12:08 | ICT

    Abelgian NGO inked its first Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Royal University of Agriculture on Wednesday and launched a film promoting its research on sustainable agriculture in the Kingdom.

  • Kingdom’s stock market investors double in second half of this year

    Publication date 13 December 2018 | 11:36 | ICT

    The Kingdom’s sole stock market saw its investors double in the second half of this year compared to the first half, said a Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) press release on Tuesday.

  • Asean youth development on agenda

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 14:29 | ICT

    Education Development Centre (EDC) vice president Rebecca J Stoeckle lauded the Thailand 4.0 development agenda, which she called “a wonderful centralisation of government initiatives” with enormous investment in infrastructure.

  • Lao garment industry continues to face challenges

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 14:09 | ICT

    Local clothing manufacturers are encountering ongoing hurdles to survive and thrive, according to the Association of the Lao Garment Industry.

  • General Department of Taxation collects $2B

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 11:40 | ICT

    The General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected more than $2 billion in revenue during the first 11 months of the year, an increase of 12.48 per cent compared to the same period last year, a Tuesday departmental report said.

  • VN and Greece promote trade and investment

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 11:40 | ICT

    The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) signed a cooperation agreement with the Federation of Greek Industries and the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) in Hanoi on Monday to tighten cooperation and boost trade between businesses of the two countries.

  • Huawei mistrust imperils China tech ambitions

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 11:36 | ICT

    China’s ambitious drive to dominate next-generation 5G technology faces a sudden reality check as fears spread that telecom companies like Huawei could be proxies for Beijing’s intrusive security apparatus.

  • Belt and Road Initiative set to bring opportunity, but comes with risks

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 09:02 | ICT

    The China-backed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project could offer good opportunities for Cambodia to achieve its development goal, but comes with risks.

  • Koh Trong’s pomelos expand

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 08:58 | ICT

    Pimelo farmers in Kratie province’s Koh Trong island have expanded their cultivation after the fruit was awarded Geographical Indication (GI) status, said the Koh Trong Pomelo Producer Association.

  • Cambodian rice sees decline in exports to the international market

    Publication date 12 December 2018 | 08:19 | ICT

    Cambodia's rice exports to the international market fell more than 13 per cent for the first 11 months of the year, compared to the same period last year, a report by the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export Formality s