Staff Development Strategies Are Key, Kevin Britten

Why would a recruiter, the owner of an executive search agency like me, be interested in the retention and development of staff? Many people think...

2021 Foreign Employee Work Permit Applications Extended

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) confirmed that the Foreign Employee Work Permit Applications have been extended until 31 May 2021. The extension...

World Bank Commits $540m To Cambodia

The World Bank will disburse some $540m from 2018 to 2021 to finance economic development in Cambodia to support the implementation of the government’s Industrial...

Employing Foreign Workers in Cambodia

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued a Prakas in August 2020 on Employing Foreign Workers in special circumstances which will allow businesses...

MLVT issues notice on updating employees contact numbers

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) has issued notification 009/20 on the 'Requirements for Updating Contact Phone Numbers of Employees'. A number of...

Short Term Impact Creates Dependency, Veuve

We meet the social impact worker Aimee Veuve, who believes that sustainability, opportunity and fair pay lies at the heart of the Cambodian workforce’s...

The Trends Of The Cambodian Millennial Consumer

Encouraged by information accessible through social media channels, Cambodian millennials are in “full exploration mode” as they seek personalised experiences and look for products...

Labour Market Trends

Cambodia’s GDP growth has been running at something like 6% throughout 2012 but this national figure masks a much higher growth figure in the...

Cambodia Committed To Vocational Education And Training: Ministry

With the development of the country’s human capital as a top priority, the government on Friday asked the private sector as well as national...

EdUHK Partners with 5 Cambodian Universities

The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) has partnered with five leading higher education institutions in Cambodia, under the World Bank's Higher Education Improvement project. The...

Is Cambodian International Tourism Likely to Re-open in 2021?

As Q4 2021 approaches, there has been increasing speculation in the Cambodian media and online that international inbound tourism to Cambodia may re-open before...

ADB: Cambodia’s Prospects Are Robust

Economic growth in Cambodia along with its other Asean neighbours is expected to accelerate further with the kingdom’s current account deficit narrowing, according to...

Lonely Planet suggests Cambodia as a tourist destination in 2021

Cambodia has received a mention in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel Picks for 2021, with Footprint Cafes in Siem Reap, in particular, being singled...

Angkor 500 to support Cambodian entrepreneurs

Angkor 500 is a new venture formed by Khmer Enterprise, and San Francisco based global capital venture firm, 500 Startups. The two-year partnership will...

Startup Finalists Move Into Epic Acceleration Phase At Impact Hub

Five finalists of the Epic Cambodia – the yearlong incubator program launched by Impact Hub Phnom Penh – have received business mentoring and $20,000...

The Cambodia Recruitment Market – A Beginner’s Guide

Recruitment is the process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates to jobs within an organisation. Larger companies have Talent Acquisition staff to carry...

Adapting To Industry 4.0 A Top priority: Ministry

Cambodia is prioritising the adoption of new technologies in manufacturing and encouraging investment in sectors that are undergoing rapid technological innovation, according to a...

More Than Just Burgers

Restore One began education, micro finance initiatives and infrastructure development projects in Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia, in early 2014. With guidance from the Global Development Group (GDG),...

FAO-led Project To Boost Meat Quality In The Kingdom

A new partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations seeks to enhance the quality of local meat by modernising facilities...

Region Backs Safe Food Strategy

Agriculture ministers in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on Friday endorsed a five-year strategy and action plan to build a region-wide food safety system. The...

Building A Strong Team

Helping develop a strong team in the workplace is a vital component to running any business. Even with the strongest team in place, a...

Svay Rieng $1 Billion Green Special Economic Zone

Svay Rieng town is set to have a green SEZ (Special Economic Zone) developed by QiLu (Cambodia), which is expected to cost up to...

Growing Interest For Part Time Jobs In Cambodia, Everjobs

Everjobs Cambodia, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom has recently launched the latest edition of its Career Report, an in-depth quarterly...

Mojob Cambodia launches on-demand handyman mobile app

Mojob is the first on-demand marketplace for hiring a handyman in Cambodia, and they have now launched their mobile app in the Kingdom. Prior to...

Hospitality Continues To Drive Cambodian Employment

With more than 1.5 million tourists visiting Cambodia during the first quarter of 2017, compared to 1.3 million during the same period in 2016,...

Cautious Praise For Pension Scheme

While some in the business community have welcomed a government plan to launch a pension scheme for the private sector next year, a leading...

Prince Group Receives Recognition at 2021 Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards

Prince Holding Group was been recognized for its responsible entrepreneurship at the 2021 Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA). Prince Group was commended for its high-impact...

Online Job Platform Everjobs Marks Two Years In Cambodia

The Kingdom's fastest growing online career portal, everjobs.com.kh, celebrates two years of operations in Cambodia this month. With an average of 7,500 visits per day,...

Most Popular HR Software Solutions In Cambodia

All over the world, businesses are replacing manual and paper-based processes with digital workflows and content automation, making their administration swifter, and relying on...

Travelling On The Job: Q&A With Remote Year’s Meredith Dreman

If you think that you need to quit your job to see world, think again. Today we go to Emerald Hub ­– one of...

Innovation Hub Spells Bright Future

Cambodian’s entrepreneurial skills are being called on to use technology to build a better future for the country. And innovative ideas look set to...

INNOV8: Cultural Sensitivity Key To Success

Foreign entrepreneurs who set up business in the Kingdom often mention excessively high staff turnovers and conflicts in the workplace brought about by the...

Cambodia Needs To Catch Up On Innovation: Report

Despite significant inflows of foreign investment capital that could be used to develop innovative technologies, a new report has placed Cambodia last amongst countries...

Manpower Outsourcing

Following the lead of international companies operating in Cambodia, some local businesses are willing to standardise and leverage their operation costs, by thinking about...

Recruiting And Retaining Talented Staff

Recruiting talented staff is a challenge in any country, and when you find yourself outside of your comfort zone it can seem like an...

Phnom Penh To Host Regional Technology Startup Contest

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications yesterday announced that Phnom Penh will host this year’s regional Seedstars competition, a prestigious tech startup contest. Seedstars Asia...

GMAC reports Cambodia’s luggage exports worth $1.2 billion

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) reported that exports of luggage were worth $1.2 billion in 2019. This represents a huge increase compared...

FazWaz Cambodia: Property and Real Estate Partner

FazWaz is breaking into the Cambodian property market with a full scope of unit sales and marketing solution for agents, agencies, and developers. What is...

Cambodia Ends ‘Roll-Over Sunday’ Public Holidays

The Minister of Labour and Vocational Training has confirmed that public holidays that fall on a Sunday, will no longer be carried over to...

Ministry To Team Up With Swiss Institute To Upskill Workers

The Ministry of Tourism on Friday announced plans to work with Switzerland-based Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) to establish an online platform with courses...

Hong Kong Firm And UNDP Sign Partnership In Cassava Sector

A new public-private partnership aims to improve the livelihoods of local cassava farmers by guaranteeing a market for their products through contract farming and...

Cambodia The Focus Of New IT Training

Cambodia boasts one of the youngest populations in Southeast Asia, with youth under the age of 30 making up nearly 68 percent of the...

Benefits Of Business Chambers

Signing up to a chamber of commerce comes hand-in-hand with a whole string of benefits for new businesses, says EuroCham Cambodia Chief Executive, Sheila...

Discussing The Cambodian Job Market With Everjobs’ Gijs Verheijke

With around 7,500 visits per day and over 3,500 listed openings, everjobs Cambodia is the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom. It first...

Team Building Is Worth The Investment

The Cambodian Labour Market After two years working in Cambodia, Mr. Jan Van Den Wyngaert, Director of CC Incentives, a company providing custom made incentive...

Everjobs: Emerging Interest In Engineering Opportunities

An in-depth quarterly analysis of the Cambodian labour market made by everjobs Cambodia, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom, reveals a...

Web Essentials apoints new CEOs and new majority shareholder

Web Essentials, a digital products & services company with its head office in Cambodia, has announced the appointment of two new co-CEOs as well...

Garments Strategy In Pipeline

The Economy Ministry, garment & footwear makers, and the ILO's Better Factory Cambodia program are drafting a long term strategy to maintain high growth...

Know Your Customer – Khouri & INNOV8

In the last decade, Cambodia’s meteoric economic growth has attracted a wealth of foreign expertise into the country. Together with a growing pool of...

Everjobs To Host Second Career Fair at Aeon Mall

The everjobs Career Fair 2017 hosted by everjobs.com.kh, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom, will be held on June 25 at...

Prince Group and MoEYS Launch Chen Zhi Scholarships

Prince Group and the Cambodian Ministry of Education Youth and Sport have jointly launched the Chen Zhi Scholarship to help Cambodian university students prepare...

How is Cambodia Embracing Technologies

The global pandemic has accelerated many digital and technology programs globally as nations compete to adapt and modernise by implementing more efficient and advanced...

World Bank: Cambodia Growing Fast

The World Bank says Cambodia, along with Laos and Myanmar are the fastest growing economies in East Asia. Ellen Goldstein, the newly appointed World Bank...

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...

ADB Approves $60 Million Loan For Skills Training

Asian Development Bank yesterday approved a $60 million loan to Cambodia to boost labor skills and competitiveness and help the government’s efforts to transit...

Garment Industry Exports Up, Jobs Down

Exports grew at a solid pace in 2016, rising by 7.2 percent to $7.3 billion, but the number of registered exporting factories fell by...

CLPD offers International aviation training in Cambodia

The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) has been certified as an Accredited Training School (ATS) by the International Aviation Training Association (IATA) and...

Finance Sector Still Accounting For Lion’s Share Of New Jobs In...

Accounting & Finance has retained its position as the top hiring category in Cambodia’s labour market, according to a report from online job platform...

Motivating Staff- Tips From Our Experts

Motivating employees was the topic of the table at B2B Cambodia’s first business breakfast event. Implementing incentive schemes, handing out stocks and shares and earning...

Experts Call For More Export Training For Farmers And SMEs

Boosting agricultural exports to China can only be done by improving sanitary and phyto-sanitary standards among local farmers and firms, experts concurred yesterday during...

The Quest for Sustainable Development

An idiosyncrasy of Phnom Penh is that the city hosts a dizzying number of NGOs striving to make durable impact on Cambodia’s developing society....

Cambodia CSR Contest and Awards 2021

EuroCham has launched the application process for the Cambodia CSR Contest and Awards 2021. The awards are open to the community and youth-led activities...

Human Capital Showcased At Graduate Forum

Cambodian graduates from overseas institutions and international experts will share insights on economic growth, business planning, industry and agriculture and information and communications technology...

7-Eleven Finally Launches in Cambodia

After several years of speculation and several months in 2021 of mixed messages, 7-Eleven has finally launched in Cambodia, with the first official branch...

Medical Check-ups for Employees in Cambodia

All employees in Cambodia are meant to undergo medical health checkups. While foreign workers are required to do so annually to renew their work...

Industry Insight: Dealing With Cambodia’s Skills Gap

Most businesses in the Cambodian IT sector struggle to hire the employees they are looking for and generally find it difficult to recruit competent...

Maybank Cambodia Hosts Event To Boost Banking Talent Development

A first-of-its-kind event to help accelerate the development of skilled talent and create a sustainable pipeline of human capital for the country’s banking industry...

Cultural Considerations In The Workplace

Culture plays a crucial role in the harmonious functioning of any workplace. This is particularly true in expat-heavy cities such as Phnom Penh, where...

Cambodia Ranks Low On Human Capital Index

The Human Capital Report 2016—released yesterday by the World Economic Forum (WEF)—ranks Cambodia 100th out of 130 countries in terms of human capital development,...

A Business With A Heart

Having a heart is a vital element when it comes down to business, according to Dana Vadhana Sreng. Since launching Dynamic Outsourcing Services (DOS) in...

First They Killed My Father Netflix Film Premieres In Siem Reap

The Cambodian premiere of First They Killed My Father took place at the Terrace of the Elephants at the Angkor Wat temple complex in...

Ministry Partners With SCG To Upskill Construction Workers

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training has teamed up with Thai building materials company Siam Cement Group (SCG) to train construction workers through...

QHR Solutions HR Management to be a ‘game-changer’ in the Cambodian...

QHR Solutions, a leading cloud-based HR Solution in Singapore, started operations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2020, and has rolled out a QHR COVID-19...

‘The Time For Digitalisation Is Now,’ Experts Tell Local Firms

With the government aiming to turn Cambodia into a predominantly digital economy by 2023, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) must strive to digitalise...

Building A Sustainable Phnom Penh

Re-Edge Architecture + Design has been leading the sustainable building design in Cambodia. Their portfolio, which features a consistent emphasis on green spaces, clean...

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,...

Mastering Marketing In A Cambodian Context

With the growth in Internet usage, an influx of international businesses and a recent jump in the number of marketing agencies operating in the...

Cambodia National Career and Productivity Fair 2020

The 10th Cambodian National Career and Productivity Fair will take place from November 14 to 15, 2020, as a physical event and online. (Photo Credit:...

How to get a Criminal Background Check in Cambodia

Some jobs in Cambodia do require criminal background checks and the police certificate is the official document issued for this. These checks might be...

Restrictions on business travellers to Cambodia set to ease

The Cambodian Royal Government has announced the loosening of travel restrictions to Cambodia under COVID-19, which makes it easier for business visa holders to...

New Venture To Invest In Local Tech Startups

OOCTANE Cambodia, a venture capital firm under the umbrella of the Worldbridge Group, announced yesterday the launch of a fund to invest in local...

A Look Ahead To Business in Cambodia 2022

With 2020-2021 so severely disrupted, we start looking ahead at 2022 and what changes could be on the horizon which could positively impact doing...

First Cambodia-made E-bike To Launch In September

The first Cambodia-made electric motorcycles will soon be cruising around Phnom Penh. Voltra Motors, a local scooter manufacturer, will officially launch at the beginning of...

Interest In Marketing Jobs In Cambodia On The Rise, Finds Report

The number of job seekers interested in marketing positions in the Kingdom is increasing, according to a report from online jobs portal everjobs Cambodia. Data...

Kandal’s River Festival To Boost Made-in-Cambodia Brand

The Sun rises in the horizon as Sopheap busies herself preparing the products she will have for display during the River Festival, which starts...

Digital Economy Takes Centre Stage

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Cambodia yesterday launched its latest publication, a compendium of articles by local and international authors that describes Cambodia’s evolution in the last...

The Cutting Edge Of Cambodian Office Space With Raintree’s Zoë Ng

Cambodia's sturdy economic growth in recent years has seen a marked increase in the number of multinational companies establishing offices in Phnom Penh. Other...

Getting Ahead With STEM Education

As Cambodia continues to improve its education system, one area experts agree that needs improvement is the quality of STEM education, or the disciplines...

Startup Weekend Backs Budding Entrepreneurs

The Emerald Hub at Phnom Penh International University hosted the Techstars Startup Weekend Phnom Penh, their second startup meeting with the aim of brainstorming...

Online money transfers to Cambodia 

For many professionals in Cambodia, who want to receive payments from international payment services, for their work as freelancers, digital nomads, teaching online and...

QHR Solutions: Developing talent management ecosystems in Cambodia

B2B Cambodia attended a press event hosted by QHR Solutions, who launched operations in Cambodia earlier in 2020. We had a chance to speak...

Finding The Best Staff

An innovative approach to recruitment that puts the job seeker at the heart of the process is helping businesses across Cambodia find the perfect...

ECAM LaSalle & Confluences to offer Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Engineering degree

Confluences has announced it will support ECAM LaSalle to launch the first sustainable Manufacturing Engineering curriculum in 2021 in Cambodia. The partnership will target...

Management Skills Demand On The Rise

Phnom Penh employers are demanding increasingly qualified candidates to fill management posts, according to data relating to the last two years. A report on the...

Maxk Lighting Team Help Raise Funds For Hospital

Over the last weekend of May, the Maxk Lighting Team set out to join the annual Cycling Community Club’s (CCC) fundraising event for Kantha Bopha...

Prince Group Chairman Neak Oknha Chen Zhi Wins Entrepreneur of the...

Prince Holding Group (“Prince Group”), one of Cambodia’s largest and fastest-growing conglomerates, have announced that Neak Oknha Chen Zhi (“陈志公爵”), Chairman of Prince Group,...

Cambodia Craft Brewery Industry

The craft beer industry is growing rapidly, especially in SEA, and the number of local Cambodian craft brewers has grown exponentially in a short...

160,000 foreigners registered on the FPCS app

Nearly 160,000 foreigners from 183 countries living in Cambodia have registered their details on the FPCS (Foreigners Present in Cambodia System) app, confirmed the...

Crop Insurance In The Spotlight

To spread awareness of the importance of insuring crops and build trust for the product among Cambodian farmers, the German national development agency, known...

Talking Hospitality

Rob Ainge, the man behind upmarket BKK restaurant Deco, talks to us about the hospitality industry in Phnom Penh. Ainge’s brainchild Deco, an elegant...
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