993K local trips on May weekends

Publication date 24 May 2022 | 21:37 | ICT

Tourism industry players have welcomed the increase in domestic tourism as a key step towards restoring Cambodia’s embattled tourism sector back to pre-pandemic levels, but stressed that it was still necessary to find ways to attract



  • Logistics snags delay new airport

    Tue, 24 May 2022 | 09:24

    Construction works on the new Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport continue to face delays due to logistics and supply chain issues stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic, as the project reaches a mere 27 per cent completion against a planned March 2023 opening.

  • Agri sector to further strengthen with Oz aid

    Tue, 24 May 2022 | 09:23

    The Kingdom’s agriculture sector will continue benefiting from Australia’s aid and assistance, thanks to the new A$87 million (US$61.6 million) Cambodia-Australia Partnership for Resilient Economic Development (CAP-RED).

  • Tax revenue reaches 29% of 2022 goal by end-April

    Tue, 24 May 2022 | 09:22

    Cambodia earned more than $1.502 billion from tax collection in the first four months of 2022, an increase of over $340 million or 29.36 per cent year-on-year, a feat observers believe reflects recovery and encouraging results from the government’s push started in early November towards

  • Ministry to world: Reduce trade barriers

    Tue, 24 May 2022 | 09:21

    The Ministry of Commerce has stressed the need to reduce or eliminate trade barriers through national, regional and global trade facilitation mechanisms as an important way to speed up economic recovery.

  • Amret client success stories: Kampong Cham planter turns cassava trade into a lucrative business

    Tue, 24 May 2022 | 08:09

    Kampong Cham native SiemEng Meng is proving women can thrive in the agriculture business. As a young woman with little experience, she ventured into cassava farming and, along with her husband, turned it into a successful business – becoming an important cassava planter and trader in Krouch Chhmar

  • Jan-May fisheries exports reach nearly $39M

    Mon, 23 May 2022 | 09:57

    The export of fresh fisheries products in the first five months of 2022 reached nearly $39 million, a decrease of over 11 per cent year-on-year that the Fisheries Administration (FiA) has blamed on factors including climate change and illegal fishing.

  • Shipping rates rise 15-20% in May

    Mon, 23 May 2022 | 09:32

    The global rise in fuel prices caused by the Ukraine conflict has pushed shipping prices in Cambodia up by 15-20 per cent compared to April, transport industry insiders and exporters have said, causing production costs in the Kingdom to rise across the board as a result.

  • ACLEDA, ABA to facilitate Port EDI payment service

    Mon, 23 May 2022 | 09:31

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ACLEDA Bank and ABA Bank to facilitate the payment of public service fees via Port EDI, an electronic data exchange system.

  • PPSP revenue grows 153%, net loss narrows 26% in Q1

    Mon, 23 May 2022 | 09:29

    Public-listed special economic zone (SEZ) developer Phnom Penh SEZ Plc (PPSP) has reported a sharp increase in total revenue and lower net loss in the first quarter of 2022, a filing with Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) showed.

  • Indonesia crafts come to Kingdom

    Mon, 23 May 2022 | 09:29

    Specialists in Indonesian-style wire-wrapped jewellery and “batik”, a traditional wax-resist dye method for creating designs and patterns on fabric, are looking to train Cambodians in their craft to promote cultural exchange and support the tourism sector.