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Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Cambodia becomes gambling heaven, adds 52 new casino licenses in 2018

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Cambodia granted 52 licenses for new casinos in 2018; pushing the number of gambling facilities up by 53 per cent over the previous year,...
Cambodia seeks to double tourism arrivals by 2025

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Cambodian has ambitious plans to increase the number of tourism arrivals from six million in 2018 to 12 million by 2025 as it builds...
Startups blooming in Cambodia

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Cambodia had seen at least 12 tech startup funding announcements by the second quarter of the year, which was a 140 per cent increase...
New Phnom Penh airport rail link opens

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Cambodia’s capital has propelled itself in a new era of infrastructure by opening the first railway connection between Phnom Penh International Airport and downtown. The...
Inspired by Venezuela, Cambodia said to mull own cryptocurrency – officials deny

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A Cambodian firm is expected to announce on March 7 that it will launch the country's own cryptocurrency called "Entapay" at the 2018 ASEAN...
Cambodia turns into Bitcoin hub of Southeast Asia

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Skeptically observed by the country’s central bank, Cambodia is increasingly becoming a regional center for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies both in terms of trading...
Cambodia to build two new mega-airports

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Cambodia has plans to build two new large airports in order to accommodate the growing number of tourists to the country, one of them...
Grab launches service in Cambodia, challenging Uber

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab on December 19 launched its services in Cambodia, making it the eighth country in Southeast Asia the company is now...
Chinese firm to build Phnom Penh airport skytrain

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China Sky Railway Group, a privately owned Chinese company that builds light rail trains, has announced plans to operate a rail link spanning over...
Uber launches ride-hailing services in Cambodia

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Uber's application launched in Phnom Penh on June 23 with a pilot service, leaving Thailand the last country in ASEAN where Uber is being...
Phnom Penh to get first skytrain system

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital notoriously undersupplied with public transport facilities, will get a skytrain system for which a feasibility study will start in August...
Cambodia takes center stage as host for WEF on ASEAN

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With the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN kicking off on May 10 in Phnom Penh, for thress days all eyes are on host...
Harley-Davidson rides into Cambodia

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Iconic US motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson will open its first dealership in Cambodia in June this year, following premium vehicle brands such as BMW and...
Cambodia stops shady breast milk export business by US firm

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Cambodian authorities have stopped a Utah, US-based company with the peculiar name of Ambrosia Labs from selling human breast milk harvested from women in...
Angelina Jolie buys more land in Cambodia – from former Khmer Rouge soldier

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Hollywood actress and director Angelina Jolie is expanding her private stretch of jungle in Cambodia by buying neighbouring land from a former Khmer Rouge...
Construction set to begin for world’s tallest twin tower in Phnom Penh

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A Chinese construction consortium won a $2.7-billion contract to build a 133-story twin-tower commercial skyscraper in Phnom Penh which - at a height of...
Cambodia faces oversupply on condominium market

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Cambodia's cities, particularly Phnom Penh and to some extent Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are currently experiencing a boom in new condominium buildings, but risk...