Hong Kong economic delegation visits Kingdom

Publication date 19 March 2018 | 10:19 | ICT

Hong Kong’s top economic official will lead a 48-person delegation to Cambodia on Monday and Tuesday to explore business opportunities related to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, according to a release from the official’s office.



  • The offices of the Cambodian Stock Exchange (CSX) in Phnom Penh.

    CSX aims to boost awareness with deal

    Publication date 13 March 2018 | 07:37 | ICT

    The Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) signed a partnership agreement with a business development company on Monday in an attempt to increase awareness about the country’s stock market among entrepreneurs.

  • Garment workers sew items of apparel at a factory in Phnom Penh in 2014.

    Early data show decline in garment sector growth

    Publication date 13 March 2018 | 06:56 | ICT

    The labour minister said on Monday that Cambodia’s garment sector grew by 4 percent last year to reach $7.6 billion, which would mark a slowdown in the growth rate compared to previous years.

  • Severe floods are expected to become more common in Cambodia due to climate change.

    Cambodia to get $40M from ADB’s green fund

    Publication date 12 March 2018 | 08:57 | ICT

    The Asian Development Bank has announced an additional $30 million in grants and $10 million in loans to Cambodia as part of the organization’s Green Climate Fund.


  • Shivam Tripathi, co-founder of tech startup CamboTicket, pictured in his office in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied

    Business Insider: Ticketing startup plans route for growth

    Publication date 12 March 2018 | 08:29 | ICT

    Cambodia’s home-grown tech scene has increasingly faced competition from international players. The Post’s Robin Spiess sat down with Shivam Tripathi, co-founder of online ticketing platform CamboTicket, to discuss his

  • Workers pour cement in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied

    Battambang cement factory set to start production

    Publication date 12 March 2018 | 07:46 | ICT

    A new cement factory in Battambang province will come online on Friday with an annual production capacity of 1.7 million tonnes of cement, according to Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem.

  • Japanese life insurance company to enter market

    Publication date 11 March 2018 | 10:30 | ICT

    Tokyo-based insurance company Dai-icihi Life Holdings is set to enter the Cambodian market, possibly in the next few weeks, according to a report from the Nikkei Asian Review (NAR).

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen leads the inauguration of the Russey Chrum Krom hydropower dam in Koh Kong province in January 2015. AFP

    Prospect of another Koh Kong dam raised

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 15:05 | ICT

    The government is forming an interministerial committee to review an application from a Chinese firm to build another hydropower dam in Koh Kong province, according to a spokesman from the Mines and Energy Ministry.

  • Mining machines at work at Bitmain, a bitcoin farm in Dalad Banner, Mongolia, on August 11. Giulia Marchi/The New York Times

    Uncertainty over future of cryptocurrencies in Cambodia

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 07:26 | ICT

    On Wednesday, Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An stood in front of a conference hall in Phnom Penh to give the opening remarks for the launch of a new cryptocurrency, Entapay, encouraging the company to follow relevant laws in Cambodi

  • A view of a drilling platform off the coast of Thailand. Supplied

    Preliminary negotiations over Block D exploration begin

    Publication date 08 March 2018 | 15:58 | ICT

    A Chinese-based oil exploration company and a Canadian partner have entered into preliminary negotiations with the government to obtain an exploration license in Block D in the Gulf of Thailand, according to a government spokesman.

  • Blockchain-based technology can be used for reducing costs associated with interbank lending, in addition to facilitating digital assets and cryptocurrencies. Photo supplied

    Blockchain event fails to deliver on title

    Publication date 08 March 2018 | 10:20 | ICT

    The Asean Blockchain Summit, notably lacking participation from citizens of Asean, was held yesterday at the Sokha Hotel in Phnom Penh, where hundreds of Chinese attendees gathered to hear speeches on cryptocurrencies and blockchain