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Obstacles Loom Over Cambodia’s WTO Bid

Calling its 1999 entrance into Asean a stepping stone, Cambo­dia is desperately trying to join the World Trade Organization—an ambitious effort that faces many...

Cambodia Looks for Protection Under WTO Umbrella

Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh says he will meet with the World Trade Organization in Geneva next month and push the organization to “immediately” accept...

Thailand, Cambodia Reach Accord on Economic Cooperation

Thai and Cambodian trade delegates have reached an understanding on areas for bilateral economic cooperation, assuring the two countries will complete a 10-year plan...

Employer Group Organizing Labor Workshops

Cambodia’s first employers association is planning a two-day workshop for June or July on the country’s labor law and international labor regulations set by...

Swedes Pledge to Probe Mobitel Payments

Swedish lawmakers are looking into what a senior parliamentarian alleges is a Cambodian bribery scandal after learning a Swedish telecommunications company is involved in...

Banks Extend Repayment Period, See Completion of Audit

Despite their initial anger and demands for repayment, only half of the expected clients of the closed Agriculture and Commer­cial Bank showed up at...

Siem Reap BigPond Clients Say Camintel Overcharging

Customers of Camintel, a private land-line operator in the provinces, say the company has overcharged them for calls to a BigPond Internet local server.

Assembly Asks Hun Sen to Nix Road Deal

The National Assembly has asked Prime Minister Hun Sen to cancel a 35-year contract with a local company over the National Route 4 maintenance...

Thais To Review Border Plan

A Thai delegation is scheduled to meet with Cambodian commerce officials later this month to review a draft master plan on cooperative economic development...

Cambodiana Drops Sofitel Sofitel Group

Owners of the Hotel Cam­bod­iana have not renewed their contract with Sofitel, the management brand of the international hotel management chain Accor. The 10-year...

Private Investors Offer Gov’t Counter-Proposal on Tax Plan

Challenging a plan to repeal almost all investment incentives, Cam­bodia’s private sector has drawn up a counter-proposal on how to increase tax revenues for...

Depositors Smile as Bank Starts Repayment

Although there were no lights, air conditioning or even computerized services, the Agriculture and Commercial Bank on Monday was able to pay back dozens...

Garment Makers Invite Foreigners to Capital

Disagreeing with the negative image that often plagues Cam­bodia, the Garment Manufac­turers Association plans to invite US and other foreign buyers to Phnom Penh...

Samart Sets Up Company as Part of Air Traffic Control Pact

The Thai Samart Corporation has established a new Cambo­dian-based company to develop and operate air traffic control systems at three Cambo­dian airports, according to...

Auditor: National Bank Needs More Time

An auditor appointed by the National Bank said Thursday that financial assessments of six closed commercial banks might take at least another month or...

ManufacturingAssociation Elects Officers

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia has re-elected Van Sou Ieng of PPS as chairman of the country’s largest business association. In an election...

Depositors Upset Over Pace of Audit

Depositors of the closed Agri­culture and Commercial Bank are still criticizing the National Bank of Cambodia for not re­covering their money from Com­mercial, whose...

Villagers Ask PM’s Help To Get Land

Claiming that local authorities have ignored their land-title certificates, villagers from Bat­tam­bang province have asked the central government to force the return of properties...

4 Countries Studying Cooperation in Air Service

Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Burma are studying ways to in­crease their cooperation in air transport services in hopes of promoting more frequent flights among...

Ministry Suspends TeleSurf Promotion Ads

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has taken disciplinary action against Mob­itel, suspending the promotional activities of the company’s Inter­net service, which was launched...

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