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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...
Cambodia and Hong Kong boost trade

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Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Hong Kong was valued at $762 million in the first nine months of this year, a 19 per cent...
Cambodia’s brutal protest crackdown (video)video

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A video uploaded to YouTube exposes the vicious brutality of Tuesday’s crackdown on protesting garment factory workers outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Police fired live ammunition...
Cambodia airport expansion approved

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Cambodia’s Societe Concessionnaire de l’Aeroport (SCA) awarded two contracts amounting to $87 million to a joint venture formed by France-based Vinci Construction Grands Projects...
Malaysian firm gets contract for Cambodia airport expansion

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Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd and its joint venture partner has secured two contracts valued at $87 million to build and expand two airports in...
Audi drives into Cambodia

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German luxury car manufacturer Audi has expanded into Cambodia, joining the recent entry of higher-end automobile producers into a small but growing market, the...
Zaha Hadid to design genocide institute in Cambodia

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The Documentation Center of Cambodia’s (DC-Cam) has commissioned renowned architectural designer Zaha Hadid to design the much-anticipated genocide studies institute in Phnom Penh. The...
Margins of Cambodia’s garment export shrinking

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Cambodia’s garment exports continued on an upward trend in the first nine months of 2013, but factory profit margins were squeezed due to labour...
Cambodia’s opposition starts 3-day mass rally

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Cambodia's opposition began three days of mass demonstrations on October 23 in the capital Phnom Penh to call for the government to allow an...
Cambodia wants more Chinese investors

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on October 15 that the country wanted more Chinese investors to help boost local economy and deepen Sino-Cambodian...
Cambodia asks Sinopec to build oil refinery by 2018

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on October 14 urged China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Corp, Asia's largest oil refining and petrochemical enterprise,...
Cambodia to establish first civil aviation school

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Cambodia plans to set up its first ever Civil Aviation Training Center with South Korean assistance in order to boost development of air transport...
Next mass protest in Cambodia: October 23

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The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on September 28 announced that it would launch a mass protest on October 23 in order to...
Cambodia’s opposition threatens nationwide general strike

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Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on September 25 announced that his party could stage nationwide labour strikes in protest of disputed election results, and...
Cambodia’s construction sector booming

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Cambodia's construction sector received a total investment of $2.14 billion in the first eight months of 2013, up 40 per cent over the same...
Protesters clash with riot police in Phnom Penh

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Violent clashes erupted on September 15 in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh between opposition party protesters and riot police, leaving at least one person dead...
Bomb explodes in front of Cambodian parliament

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A bomb has detonated outside Cambodia’s National Assembly building in Phnom Penh on September 13, according to Twitter messages. The Phnom Penh Post also said...
Singapore buys into new Cambodian Post Bank

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An investment company owned by the Singaporean government has become a minority partner in a new commercial bank, Cambodia Post Bank, set to open...