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Farmers taking pains to grow genuine organic crops will have their efforts rewarded with certificates in a bid to encourage ethical farming and provide them with a competitive advantage, according to a local agriculture NGO.

July 23, 2014

Apple Inc. on Friday will officially launch the iPhone in Cambodia through its authorized reseller, iOne, giving customers—long used to gray market iPhones— access to Apple’s warranty.

July 18, 2014

About 1,000 workers from the Sun Well Shoes factory went on strike for the second day running Wednesday, appealing for wage benefits and better safety equipment.

July 17, 2014

Rice farmers in Italy plan to block four major grain exchanges in the country this week over what they say is the European Union’s failure to keep Italian rice competitive against that of cheaper Asian rivals including Cambodia, which is given duty-free access to European markets.

July 14, 2014

Nearly four years after it was established by the Commerce Ministry and one year on from its official launch, the National Commercial Arbitration Center held its first annual assembly Friday.

July 12, 2014

About 400 workers protested and burned tires outside the Ocean Garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district on Thursday after the factory failed to follow an Arbitration Council ruling from Wednesday to give the workers $120 each in furlough pay since the factory suspended operations.

July 11, 2014

Grand Twins International (Cambodia), a manufacturer for U.S. athletic apparel brands, donated 80 tons of jasmine rice to about 6,000 workers at its factory in Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district on Thursday.

July 11, 2014

Although hybrid corn seeds, which produce greater uniformity and disease resistance in crops, are nothing new in Cambodia, the market for them has been steadily expanding and has now almost fully engulfed the country’s corn industry.

July 10, 2014

Claims over the past six months that the garment sector is ailing following nationwide protests that were violently suppressed in January seem to be at odds with new figures from the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts showing robust growth this year in the $5 billion industry.

July 9, 2014

The $100 million Sokha Hotel and Residence on Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changva peninsula will be ready to receive its first guest by September, and recruitment is under way for more than 1,000 employees, the hotel’s owner said Monday.

July 8, 2014
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