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World Bank, EdC Planning Power Grid

The World Bank and other financial institutions are finalizing the details of a $82 million project to develop the country’s first national power transmission...

Gov’t May Eliminate Some Tax Incentives

Foreign investors may soon lose various tax exemptions, as the government is studying ways to amend the investment law to possibly eliminate some tax...

Slow But Transparent Debates Shaping Labor Regulations

No major decisions were made on safety proposals presented at the three-hour meeting of the National Labor Advisory Com­mittee, but members said the less...

Minister: Garment Bonus Quota Not Enough

A 9 percent bonus quota in garment exports given by the US does not reward Cambodia enough for its efforts to improve labor conditions,...

Sihanoukville Forum Stirs Debate on Factory Conditions

sihanoukville town - In the last few months, physician Chey Sokhom treated enough men and women to know something was wrong at his workplace:...

Study: Gov’t Needs Public Say

Cambodia lacks accountability in public institutions, has little citizen participation in policy making and needs to improve local government, a study released at the...

Donors Seek Faster Reforms

International donors told the government Monday it is making progress in promised reforms, but urged Cambodian officials to speed up their efforts. Donors said...

New Gov’t Council To Push Land Reform

The government has formed a new policy group to develop strategies for land reform, a topic that is expected to be the focus of...

Donors Set To Review Progress on Reforms

International donors are keen to see progress in promised government reforms, especially in good governance and poverty reduction, according to an official at the...

National Bank Yet To Appoint Liquidators, Citing Expense

Despite repeated promises of a speedy solution, the National Bank of Cambodia still has not been able to appoint auditors to liquidate the 11...

EdC To Check New System After Blackout

Phnom Penh was hit with a massive blackout early Thursday morning due to technical problems in the city’s electricity system, officials at the state-run...

Views Mixed on Private Investment Plunge

The notable drop in private investment last year shocked businessmen and economic ob­servers alike, but some say the figures do not reflect the country’s...

Investors, Gov’t Forming Private-Sector Working Groups

Businessmen and government officials have begun forming working groups to improve dialogue between the public and private sectors, in hopes of building a better...

Ship Traffic Through S’ville, Phnom Penh Ports Increasing

Traffic through Sihanoukville port increased significantly in 2000, while the amount of shipments to Phnom Penh’s port saw a slight improvement, according to officials...

Officials Explain ’Net Plans

Thailand plans to develop software that can translate English text on the Internet into the languages of Asean member countries, a report said. But...

Report: Farmers Need Better Roads, Marketing to Compete

Better support systems, from technical assistance to marketing, are needed to develop the country’s agriculture sector, said a report issued this week by the...

Italy Forgives Debt Owed By Cambodia $500,000 Debt

Italy will write off debt owed by Cambodia as part of a $2 billion debt relief plan to 22 poorer nations, an Italian news...

Businesses Organize To Lobby on Labor Issues

If Cambodian labor union leaders still wonder if they are making progress, they should look around the table later this week when the National...

Private Investment Hit 6-Year Low in 2000

Cambodia ended the year 2000 with $270 million in pledged capital by private investors, the lowest figure in the last six years and a...

Depositors, Bank Meet, But Resolve Nothing

Depositors of the closed Agri­culture and Commercial Bank and a National Bank official failed during a meeting Tuesday to find a way to return...

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