Asean bankers expect 4IR to boost economies

Publication date 20 November 2018 | 11:16 | ICT

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is impacting on the region’s economic ecosystems, a top banker has said.

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  • Kingdom approves 41 projects worth $1B

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 11:14 | ICT

    Data from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) show that it approved a total of 41 investment projects worth more than $1 billion from September until mid-November.

  • Asian markets up, investors eye US-China row

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 11:14 | ICT

    Asian markets mostly rose on Monday but investors were keeping a close eye on the China-US trade row after US President Donald Trump’s optimistic comments on a possible deal were offset by a war of words between his vice president and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

     
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  • China helps boost Lao’s electricity

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 10:53 | ICT

    Chinese enterprises have been playing an increasingly important role in enhancing the Lao people’s livelihood.

     

  • Ecotourism policy draft approved

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 09:36 | ICT

    The Council of Ministers on Monday approved the draft national policy on ecotourism. It will be sent to the national assembly this week before it is turned into law, said Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan.

     
  • US seeks to produce bicycles in Kingdom, move away from China

    Publication date 20 November 2018 | 08:12 | ICT

    Cambodian exports of bicycles to the US are expected to gain from recent tariffs imposed by the US on China, thanks to several bicycle producers who have unveiled plans to move to the Kingdom, a report from a leading industry portal

  • RCEP set to broaden market access for Korea

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 13:59 | ICT

    Ongoing negotiations toward an Asean-led mega trade deal will benefit South Korea by opening doors to new export markets – particularly the world’s fastest-growing economy, India.

  • AMRU Rice fears tax will impact rice

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 10:16 | ICT

    AMRU Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd, one of the Kingdom’s main rice exporters, has appealed to the EU to reconsider imposing a tax on the Kingdom’s rice exports to all EU member states.

  • Park Cafe seeks to open 100 outlets by 2025

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 10:05 | ICT

    Local restaurant chain Park Cafe unveils its ambitious business plan to open a total of 100 outlets nationwide by 2025.

  • Kingdom’s main tourist spots set to see an increase in local visitors

    Publication date 19 November 2018 | 08:01 | ICT

    Local tourists travelling to the main destinations during the three-day Water Festival are expected to greatly increase, as insiders say hotel and guesthouses are fully booked.

  • Supply chain shift to Asean countries is accelerating

    Publication date 16 November 2018 | 13:46 | ICT

    GLOBAL trade tensions continue to dominate this year’s headlines and the shift of production to efficient Asean countries is accelerating.