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Electricity Blackouts Making Gloomy News for Business

It is a regular occurrence: In the space of a few seconds an entire section of Phnom Penh will turn black and residents wait...

Benefits of De-Dollarization Grow Hard To Ignore

When Vietnamese and Cambo­dian forces ousted Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, Cambodia had no na­tional currency. It spent the next decade trading...

Forbes Lists Cambodia in Top 10 for Corruption

A report released by the influential business magazine Forbes on Friday has placed Cambodia in the top 10 of the world’s most corrupt nations;...

Troublesome, Difficult Times for City’s Tuk-Tuk Drivers

Pich Chea wakes up every morning before rush hour and parks his tuk-tuk among the long line of fellow drivers who wait patiently for...

Entry Into Rubber Association Could Boost Exports: Officals

Representatives from the Min­istry of Agriculture and rubber plantations will head to Singapore on Monday to discuss Cambodia’s possible entry into the Inter­na­tional Rubber...

CitiBank To Provide Global Custody Services for Central Bank

The National Bank of Cambo­dia has selected CitiBank to provide global custodian services for its offshore investments. The deal, which is the first time Citi...

Cracks Put Future of Historic Buildings in Doubt

Running down the middle of Mak Sitha’s newly renovated fashion boutique in Phnom Penh is a crack that is splitting her floor tiles in...

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Aussie filmmaker back home after 15 months in Cambodia jail on...

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

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