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Cambodia Construction Booming Amidst Warning Of Credit Bubble

Construction projects approved by Cambodia’s Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning & Construction increased substantially in overall value during 2016 compared to the previous...

Telecom Regulator Calls End To Mobile Price War

The Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) has managed to get the majority of the Kingdom’s six mobile operators to agree to discontinue their recent...

Siem Reap To Host LDC Roundtable Trade Meeting

Cambodia has been selected to chair the Global Coordination Bureau of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), with Siem Reap hosting a roundtable meeting to...

Thousands Attend 2017 River Festival In Stung Treng Province

The government’s three-day River Festival in Stung Treng province that ended on Sunday attracted a total of around 140,000 local and international tourists, the...

Cambodia Looks To Expand Exports By Courting Eurasian States

Cambodia is aiming to diversify its exports after signing an agreement with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) yesterday, following the first session of a...

Cambodian Antitrust and Competition draft law near approval

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce says the government will finalise a draft law on Antitrust and Competition, and submit it to the National Assembly...

Phone Companies Pushed Harder To Register SIM Cards

Mobile phone operators will be hit by fines, suspension or even closure if they fail to register the identities of all of their users...

Cambodia Looks To Put Waste To Cross-border Trade Papers

Cambodia’s upcoming E-commerce Law, once fully adopted, will herald the implementation of cross-border paperless trade, the Ministry of Commerce’s under-secretary of state Sok Sopheak...

Cambodia’s Total Borrowing Since 1993 Grows To $8.3 Billion

The government signed concessional loan agreements with development partners – both bilateral and multilateral – amounting to about $8.3 billion from 1993 to the...

Chinese Firms To Set Up Mega Water Plant

Chinese companies based in Shanghai have revealed ambitious plans to establish the first-ever mega industrial plant producing clean water in Cambodia, aiming to help...

ASEAN Members Agree To Slash Tariffs On Trade Products

Experts yesterday welcomed recent moves by ASEAN members to agree to cut 90 percent of tariffs in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) for between...

Companies Reminded To Submit Foreign Worker Quota Requests

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has recently issued an announcement which reminds owners or directors of enterprises and establishments falling under the...

Sathapana Joins List Of Private Banks To Undergo Rebranding

Sathapana Bank Plc became the fourth major financial institution to announce a change to their company logo following last week’s directive from the Ministry...

Government Issues Final Deadline To Register SIM Card Users

The government has set a new deadline for mobile network operators to have all their SIM cards properly registered. July 1 will be the last...

Ministry And German Aid Agency Launch SME Programme

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts and GIZ on Monday launched the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Programme, a project that aims...

Prime Minister Lauds China’s Key Role In Development Of Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that China has been playing a critical role in contributing to the development of the Cambodian economy through...

FPCS to be enforced from July 2020

Foreigners must register on the FPCS (Foreigners Present in Cambodia System) app with failure to do so resulting in visas not being extended after...

Electricity Grid Expansion Project Powers Up Provinces

People in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng and Kandal provinces are to benefit from stable electricity supplies after a $75 million project to expand the...

Foreign Tourist Arrivals In Cambodia Up Over 12 Percent

Foreign tourist arrivals to Cambodia went up more than 12 percent in the first quarter of 2017, as the country ramped up efforts to...

Prime Minister Says No To Seaweed Plantations

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said he has rejected proposals for investment in seaweed plantations in Preah Sihanouk and Kep provinces. Speaking at the National...

Ministry To Meet With Companies Over EBA Saga

The Ministry of Commerce is planning a meeting with public and private actors to discuss the revocation of the European Union’s Everything-but-arms (EBA) deal...

Cambodia’s First International Agriculture Expo In Pipeline

Santhai Import Export Company is planning the first international exhibition of agricultural products in Cambodia this year in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture,...

Server To Assist Government In Online Gambling Crackdown

In an attempt to prevent Cambodians from gambling, the Ministry of Economy and Finance has revealed plans for a server to manage and control...

Cambodia, Myanmar Trade Cooperation

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Cambodia and Myanmar will encourage investment from small and medium enterprises and exchange agricultural...

Chinese Firm Plans Hotels Boost In Cambodia

China-based Shenzhen Win-Win Decoration and Designing plans to build 100 budget hotels in Cambodia to capitalise on the growth in tourism, especially from the...

SmartStart Program To Help Young Innovators Realise Their Ideas

Smart Axiata, one of the leading mobile operators in Cambodia, yesterday officially launched its digital young innovator program SmartStart, aimed at helping young Cambodians...

Deadline Looming To Submit Foreign Worker Quota Requests

If you are the owner or director of a company in Cambodia and you wish to employ foreigners for more than a tenth of...

Chinese Company Brought On Board For New Siem Reap Airport

Plans for the construction of a brand new $880 million airport to serve the major tourist hub of Siem Reap are close to being...

National Bank of Cambodia to end use of small Dollar notes

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), the central bank of the Kingdom of Cambodia, wants the country to stop using the smallest US dollar...

Tax Insight: Amendments That Will Impact Your Business In 2017

The Law of Financial Management 2017 contains a number of amendments to the Law on Taxation set to take effect this month. With the help...

Business Guide: Obtaining a Driving License Cambodia

According to the Land Traffic Law, if you are driving any motorised vehicle in the Kingdom, you are required to carry with you a...

Ministry To Protect Sihanoukville Beach Areas From Development

The Ministry of Tourism offered a ray of sunshine to beachgoers by revealing measures to make some areas of beaches in the southern coastal...

Delay Loan Repayments For Rice Farmers, Asks PM

A slowdown in demand for paddy rice on the global market has seen prices drop in Cambodia, with Prime Minister Hun Sen calling on...

Ministers To Showcase Cambodia At World Economic Forum 2017

A delegation of high-ranking Cambodian government officials – including Prime Minister Hun Sen, Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak, Economy & Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth, and...

ADB Project To Bolster Agriculture Industry

With most local agricultural exports consisting of raw materials, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is now designing a multimillion project to increase the value...

Cambodia Chamber Of Commerce To Branch Out Overseas

The Ministry of Commerce finalised a sub-decree on Friday to allow the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) to set up representative offices overseas and...

Government Bonds To Enter Market By 2022

The government on Friday reiterated its intention of issuing sovereign bonds, and said they will become available to investors in the next four to...

Tax Payment Goes Online

Continuing efforts to boost government tax revenue and facilitate business operations in the country, the General Department of Taxation yesterday launched its electronic payment...

Prime Minister Calls For Curb On Khmer New Year Price Hikes

Prime Minister Hun Sen called yesterday for transport companies, tourism service providers and food sellers not to increase prices for Khmer New Year to...

Minister Issues Warning On Festive Price Hikes

The Minister of Tourism has threatened to fine and withdraw the licenses of business owners who do not display the price of goods and...

Cambodia increases its solar-power generation

Cambodia increased its total solar-power generation to 150MW (megawatts) after a 60 MW solar farm owned by SchneiTec Renewable Co Ltd. was added to...

Cambodia Showcases Opportunities For Chinese Investors

Representatives from over 200 Chinese companies attended the Cambodia-China Business Forum yesterday at Garden City Hotel on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to discuss...

Swedish Trade Deal Pursued By Cambodia

Cambodia is pushing Sweden to increase imports of its milled rice, with Prime Minister Hun Sen asking his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven at the...

GE Looks To Power Up Cambodian Electricity Supply

Cambodia’s goal of total nationwide electrification and carbon emission reduction of three million tonnes annually by 2035 will be kept firmly on track by...

Cambodia-Thai Hydro Deal Signing Faces Delay

A $100 million electricity and fresh water deal for a joint-venture between Cambodia’s LYP Group and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) will...

Forum To Shine A Light On Food Safety

A new conference to be held in Phnom Penh next month aims to raise public awareness on food safety and raise quality standards across...

Banks, Insurance Companies Must List In Stock Exchange

Securities industry insiders urged the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) to push for more banks and...

Ministers Approve Draft Petroleum Law

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a draft of the Law on Petroleum and Petroleum Production Management which aims to manage Cambodia’s oil...

Increased fines for drink-driving violations

As recent as a month ago, the Royal Cambodian Government updated the traffic laws in the Kingdom to increase the fines for traffic violations,...

Commerce Minister Pitches For More US Investments

Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak is urging more American companies to follow in the footsteps of Coca Cola Company and invest in Cambodia. Mr Sorasak...

Cambodia eases some restrictions on COVID-19

The Royal Cambodian Government has lifted the ban on visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the US due to COVID-19 and museums...

Digitalisation Must Be A Priority For Businesses: Ministry

The Ministry of Posts and Telecomm-unications yesterday urged government bodies and companies operating in Cambodia to redouble efforts to digitalise processes and embrace the...

Cambodia Traffic Laws Updated 2020

The Royal Cambodian Government has updated the traffic laws in the Kingdom in March 2020 and the fines for traffic violations. In January 2020, Cambodian...

Indian Weddings Offer Rich Pickings For Cambodian Tourism

Cambodia has the potential to set itself up as a premium wedding destination for India’s middle class who have a taste for opulence and...

City Hall To Launch Water Taxi Service In Phnom Penh

A waterway passenger transport service via the Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers will be launched next year, bringing hopes of eased traffic congestion...

Foreign Architects, Engineers Given Ultimatum

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction plans to take drastic action, with possible deportation, against foreign architects and engineers who are...

Government To Incentivise Low-cost Housing Projects

As part of their new affordable housing policy, the government is calling on developers to submit proposals for low-cost housing projects under the promise...

ANZ Royal Joins Banks In Offering Tax Payment Service

The signing on Friday of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and ANZ Royal will see customers of...

GMAC Submits New Tariff Petition To US Regulators

Garment and footwear makers are set to submit today a petition to the government of the United States to give Cambodian footwear exports preferential...

First Tax Service Agent Licences Granted By Government

The Cambodian government made another significant step towards the professionalisation of its tax industry yesterday by issuing 43 tax service agent licenses to individuals...

Regional Eco-friendly Agriculture Policy Plan

Agriculture leaders from the Great Mekong Subregion are working to boost countries’ focus on safe and environmentally friendly agriculture value chains with an aim...

New MoU With Thailand On Trade Across Borders

Cambodia and Thailand will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cross-border trade in early November to comply with Thailand’s new customs law, which...

Tourism Ministry Aiming For More Visitors, Especially From China

Cambodia remains on course to attract seven million foreign tourists per year by 2020, two million of which coming from mainland China, according to...

Labour Ministry Adds April For Foreigner Work Permit Registration

In a similar move to the one pulled recently by the General Department of Taxation, whereby they issued a last-minute month-long extension to their...

Investment Law To Be Revised

The government is gathering input from the private sector and development partners to amend the country’s Investment Law and make the country a more...

Cambodian Government Pushes For More Homegrown Vegetables

A move to stem the flow of an estimated $200 million per year on imports from neighbouring countries has been initiated by the Cambodian government...

Tourism Minister Pushes Siem Reap To Clean Up

The government has highlighted seven key areas that it wants to see improved in Siem Reap before the city is nominated to be a...

Cambodia Looks To Boost Infrastructure With AIIB Loan

The government is looking to address the current need for infrastructure development in Cambodia through the application of a loan next year from the...

Chinese New Year Sees More Cambodians Heading Abroad

Cambodia’s robust economic growth has afforded a marked increase in the number of locals travelling abroad during the three-day Chinese New Year festival this...

Sea Festival Attracts 180,000 Visitors

During the weekend, Koh Kong welcomed 180,000 visitors coming to the province to attend the Sea Festival, which ended yesterday. Koh Kong tourism department director...

Withdrawal Of EBA Could Spark Rating Downgrade, Experts Say

The cancellation of the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme would severely affect trade, investor sentiment, and the overall economy followed by a possible sovereign...

Solar Power Set To Shine In Bavet

Cambodia’s first large-scale solar power project is still in the trial testing stage, but is expected to be fully operational at the end of...

Working With Cambodia’s Numerous Official Public Holidays

Like it or not, Cambodia is one of the most festive places on Earth, with over two dozen public holidays every year. In 2017,...

Retroactive Fees Dropped During April For Work Permit Applications

Foreigners employed in Cambodia who missed the March 31 deadline to register for a work permit have been given a remarkable reprieve by the Ministry of...

Air Traffic To Cambodia Up 23%

Air traffic to Cambodia’s three international airports increased by 23 percent in the first two quarters of 2017, due largely to growing Chinese tourism...

First Submarine Cable Launches To Boost Cambodia’s Internet

Cambodia’s first submarine telecoms cable, which was built at a cost of $100 million, was officially launched yesterday, strengthening existing internet capacity and greatly...

HacKH The Crisis Cambodia

A group of local Cambodian companies are coming together for "HacKH The Crises" to come up with innovative solutions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Private Sector Struck By Electricity Costs, Say Industry Leaders

The high cost of electricity is draining the competitiveness of the private sector, industry leaders said during the Cambodia International Business Summit yesterday, while...

Protecting Intellectual Property Key To Innovation: Minister

Following an application from a local company to patent the process of turning banana trees into fabric, the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft reminded...

Public holidays in Cambodia affected by COVID-19

In 2019, the Cambodian government decided to reduce the number of public holidays in Cambodia for 2020 from 28 days to 22 days. However,...

Number Of Cambodian Tourists Going Out Going Up

Outbound tourism in Cambodia increased by 20 percent during 2016 compared to the previous year with around 1.4 million travelling outside the Kingdom, according...

Lacklustre Trading Debut In PAS Shares

The trading price of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) has failed to live up to high expectations after its debut on the Cambodia Securities Exchange...

Small businesses urged to apply for tax incentives

The General Department of Taxation is calling on small and medium-sized enterprise operating in a number of prioritised industries to apply for tax incentives...

Request For VAT Input Credit And Use Of Sequential Invoice Numbers

On 20 December 2016, the General Tax Department (GDT) issued Instruction No. 21406 relating to Requests for VAT Input Credit in accordance with Article...

Airport Road Flyover To Raise Land Prices

The Dey Huy flyover on Phnom Penh’s Russian Blvd, which is being funded by the Chinese government and currently 30 percent complete, will help...

Cambodian Schools To Teach Financial Literacy

Financial literacy as a school subject to increase students’ knowledge about money will be introduced nationwide through the first phase of the Cambodian School...

Kampong Chhnang To Host Next River Festival

Kampong Chhnang province will host the fifth iteration of the River Festival, which will take place during three days in March. The event will feature...

Government Greenlights $14.4 Billion Public Investment Programme

The Council of Ministers has given a green light to a public investment programme that will see the government and its development partners spend...

Thousands To Flood Sihanoukville For 2016 Sea Festival

Cambodia’s southern coastal resort town of Sihanoukville is preparing to host the fifth annual Sea Festival from December 23-25, with authorities expecting around 200,000...

Government To Drop VAT On Agricultural Exports

Local firms will no longer be charged value-added tax (VAT) on exports of agricultural goods, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Friday. The premier said dropping...

Transport Ministry Launch Online Vehicle Registration, Driving Tests

Two new websites allowing Cambodians to register their vehicles and take the written portion of their driving test exam online were launched by the Ministry...

Tax Bill Puts Nail In Newspaper’s Coffin

The independent English-language newspaper The Cambodia Daily officially ceased publication today after 24 years. The closure comes after the government slapped the media outlet...

Cambodian Products Chasing GI Status From The EU

Four Cambodian products could join Kampot pepper in receiving geographical indication (GI) status from the EU, the Ministry of Commerce revealed on Tuesday. Kampot salt,...

National Grid To Reach All Provinces Next Year

The government says it plans to have all 24 provinces in the country connected to the national grid by 2020. Five provinces still lack access...

KrisEnergy Nears Agreement For First Offshore Oil Extraction

Terms have been settled between Singapore-listed energy firm KrisEnergy Ltd and the Cambodian government to pave the way towards a production-sharing agreement for the...

New Cambodian Law To Crack Down On Unscrupulous Businesses

All the chapters of the draft consumer protection law have been completed by the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and will soon be submitted to the...

Tariffs Dropped To Help Pick Up Trade With Vietnam

In an effort to improve bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam, the import tariffs on dozens of products have been dropped. A memorandum of understanding...

Vegetable Production Programme Bears Fruit

A government initiative to reduce vegetable imports is bearing fruit, with Siem Reap province producing 1,432 tonnes of veggies last year, according to a...

Cambodia, Thailand Railway Link Nearing Completion

Cambodia’s railway link to Thailand is hoped to be completed by the end of this year, according to Minister of Public Works and Transportation...

Dam in Sesan Begins Operations

The Lower Sesan II Dam, an $800 million project, was officially launched yesterday after more than four years of construction. The dam is Cambodia’s biggest...
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