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Workers beaten at May Day protests in Cambodia

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Security forces beat demonstrators on May 1 after a May Day rally held in defiance of a government ban on public protests in the...
Mass faintings at Cambodian garment factories

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Mass faintings involving hundreds of people have occurred at least twice this week at factories in Cambodia, where workers who make popular sportswear fell...
Aeon Microfinance to expand in Cambodia

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Aeon Microfinance plans to expand its branches in Cambodia this year and also diversify its products from the current base after two years of...
Moderate interest in Cambodia’s second-ever IPO

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Tepid interest in a Taiwanese-owned garment manufacturer's planned initial public offering (IPO) in Cambodia means that the deal could be priced below the midpoint...
Travel: 5 things you must see in Phnom Penh

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Only have a day or two in Phnom Penh before heading out to the next destination? Have no fear. The best things the capital...
Cambodian airports plan to double capacity

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Expansion plans will double passenger capacity at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports in Cambodia, according to a local aviation official. The project will...
Vietnam mulls legalising casinos

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The Vietnam government and the country's top tycoons are exploring ways to profit from legalising domestic casinos in a push to create jobs and...
Phnom Penh introduces public buses

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Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, which has no public mass transport system, has introduced a long-awaited bus service that now runs on a one-month trial...
Cambodia’s forgotten rock scene of the 1960s (video)video

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Musicians who survived Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime reunited for concerts on January 18 and 19, playing onstage again for fans old and new....
Cambodia’s 400 garment factories shut down

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The Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) on December 29 said all of the country’s 400-plus garment factories will remain closed until the government...
Cambodia’s garment exports rise 22%

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The value of Cambodia’s garment and footwear exports topped $5.07 billion in the first 11 months of 2013, an increase of 22 per cent...
Massive street protests in Phnom Penh

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Overshadowed by the mass rallies in Bangkok, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on December 22,...
Cambodia, Myanmar agree on visa exemption deal

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Myanmar and Cambodia have agreed on a mutual visa exemption for ordinary passport holders of both countries to simplify travel procedures and strengthening existing...
Thousands march on the streets in Cambodia

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Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters and activists, including Buddhist monks, took to the streets on December 10 to mark Human Rights Day and call...
Hong Kong firm opens bank for farmers in Cambodia

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A new bank aimed at helping Cambodian farmers obtain loans, backed by Hong Kong-based securities firm Chief Group, opened on December 8 in Phnomn...
Cambodia’s rice exports up 94% in 11 months

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Cambodia exported 332,000 tonnes of milled rice in the first eleven months of 2013, up 94 per cent from a year earlier, according to...
Cambodia’s ANZ Royal Bank eyes Myanmar

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ANZ Royal Bank, the third largest private bank in Cambodia, has held discussions with the director general of the Directorate of Investment and Company...
Avis Car Rental expands to Laos, Cambodia

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US-based Avis Car Rental on December 6 announced that it has selected a licensee to launch car rental operations in Laos and Cambodia. Avis...