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Dispatches Show Political, Business Elite Links

Reform in Cambodia is hampered by the tightly knit connections between Cambodian business tycoons and Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling CPP. The search for...

Graft Risks Leads FedEx to Limit Local Business

The US logistics giant FedEx has stopped accepting inbound shipments to Cambodia valued at more than $300 in order to comply with recent legislation...

Cambodia Launches Stock Exchange, Now Waits for Customers

Finance Minister Keat Chhon launched the long-awaited Cambodian stock exchange in Phnom Penh yesterday with a call to state-owned entities to put "more effort"...

Graft Risk Leads FedEx to Limit Local Business

The US logistics giant FedEx has stopped accepting inbound shipments to Cambodia valued at more than $300 in order to comply with recent legislation...

Stock Exchange Launches, Waits for Customers

Finance Minister Keat Chhon launched the long-awaited Cam­bodian stock exchange in Phnom Penh yesterday with a call to state-owned entities to put “more effort”...

Central Bank In Talks to Up Reserve Rate

The National Bank of Cam­bodia is considering raising the reserve requirement on banking de­posits in order to curb inflation and reduce the chance of...

Inflation Hits 14-Month High As Food Prices Continue Rise

The year-on-year inflation rate for May rose to 6.5 percent, the highest level in 14 months, according to figures released yesterday by the National...

Phnom Penh Hails ‘Red Shirt’ Return to Power

Cambodia yesterday welcomed the victory in Sunday’s elections of Thailand’s Pheu Thai Party, headed by the sister of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra,...

French Premier Signals Investor Frustrations

French Prime Minister Francois Fillon arrived here Saturday bearing a stern message for the government as he and French officials said France's investments in...

OZ Knew of Gold at M’kiri Site, Report Shows

Local investors say information withheld at time of 2009 sale Up to a year before a transaction over a Mondolkiri province gold project, the Australian...

Painful Memories for Dey Krahorm’s Displaced

Rights workers say relocation site amenities remain highly inadequate Chao Sra Em, 33, remembers well the day her house came tumbling to the ground. A...

OZ, Shin Ha to Seek Out-of-Court Settlement

The small Cambodian firm Shin Ha Mining Co is seeking an out-of-court settlement with the Aus­tralian miner OZ Minerals, which Shin Ha accuses of...

Transparency Group Seeks OZ Minerals Inquiry

Incident makes case for good governance efforts, group says A transparency group yesterday called for an investigation after it was revealed that the Australian miner...

Mobile Phone Numbers Up, But Contested

With a ninth mobile telephone operator expected to join the fray next month, the total number of mobile telephone subscribers in Cambodia rose by...

Bourse Launch Will Be Shy at Least 2 Firms

least two of the three state-owned companies planning to list on Cambodia’s stock market will not be ready for its scheduled launch in July...

A Way Out for Some, but a Debt Trap for Others

A gateway to entrepreneurship, micro-loans are leaving some in a tangled web As a motorcycle taxi driver living in a modest home in Dang­kao district...

Is First ACU Case a Sign of Things to Come?

Former Pursat prosecutor Tob Chan Sereivuth this week became the first person to be tried and sentenced in a case brought by the newly...

At Donor Meet, US Ties NGO Law to Aid

The US, Cambodia’s third-largest bilateral donor, yesterday warned the government that aid levels could be frozen if a draft law on the NGO sector...

S Reap Miner Accused of Illegal Exports

A Chinese mining company yesterday accused its RCAF-affiliated partner in Siem Reap pro­vince of illegally exporting copper ore through a Preah Siha­nouk pro­vince naval...

Thai Border Talks Stall, Official Says

Talks in Indonesia between Cambodia and Thailand over the ongoing dispute at Preah Vihear temple fell flat yesterday as Thai­land resisted Cambodian proposals for...