Green pepper at a plantation in Kampot province. Paul Arps/Flickr

Kampot pepper hit by climate change

Publication date 20 March 2018 | 06:58 | ICT

Farmers of Kampot pepper have had a rough planting season due to climate change, but the decrease in production is unlikely to seriously affect the market, according to the head of the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA).



  • 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.

  • Mey Kalyan in his office at the Royal University of Phnom Penh last week. Post Staff

    Business Insider: Royal University spins plans for silk centre

    Publication date 19 March 2018 | 08:49 | ICT

    Despite Cambodia’s cultural and historical ties to silk production, the Kingdom now relies heavily on imports for the production of its finished silk products. The Post’s Hor Kimsay sat down with Mey Kalyan, chairman of

  • An employee gathers salt crystals at a salt farm in Kep province in 2014.

    Heavy rains washing out local salt industry in Kep, Kampot

    Publication date 19 March 2018 | 07:08 | ICT

    Cambodia’s salt producers are suffering from a catastrophic harvest season that is likely to deplete their reserves and threaten the industry’s future prospects, according to leaders of the country’s largest salt federation.


  • A walk-in cryptocurrency exchange in Seoul, South Korea, on September 28. A company which was recently called out for claiming to launch a ‘Cambodia national cryptocurrency’ has said it received support from the Kingdom’s military. Jean Chung/The New York Times

    Rebuffed cryptocurrency company Entapay claims support from RCAF

    Publication date 16 March 2018 | 10:57 | ICT

    The strange saga of cryptocurrency company Entapay falsely claiming the endorsement of the Cambodian government continued yesterday when the firm issued a press release alleging that it had the support of the Royal Cambodian Armed F

  • Medical students learn to operate at the University of Health Science in Phnom Penh last year.

    Hun Sen promises more money for science research

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 11:53 | ICT

    While mentions of robots, nuclear reactors and artificial intelligence appeared in presentations during a technology conference in Phnom Penh on Thursday, speakers agreed that the Kingdom has been slow to adopt these technologies du

  • A woman collects cassava in Kratie’s Snuol district in 2012.

    Plans take root for cassava processor

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 07:19 | ICT

    A Chinese-based investment firm has announced plans to begin construction on the first of 10 cassava processing plants next month, with a total planned investment of $150 million, according to Agriculture Minister Veng Sokhon.

  • The future of cashless systems in a cash-based economy

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 06:47 | ICT

    In a country where most people are paid in cash and the majority of businesses are cash-only, cashless payment platforms can appear out of place.

  • Models stand beside Grab cars in Phnom Penh during the ride-hailing firm’s launch in December. AFP

    Grab setting wheels in motion for victory in ride-hailing fight

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 10:03 | ICT

    Following reports that Uber plans to sell some of its Southeast Asia assets to Grab, the strategies and experiences of the two ride-hailing applications in Cambodia reveal differences in the pairs’ approaches to new markets.

  • Workers construct a section of the road on the southern outskirts of Phnom Penh in 2014.

    Green funding will be first for Kingdom: ADB

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 10:14 | ICT

    The Asian Development Bank’s recent announcement of $40 million in funding for Cambodia marks the first funds from the Green Climate Fund that were earmarked for the Kingdom, according to ADB officials.

  • A worker irons clothing at a factory in Phnom Penh in June 2013.

    Discrepancy among ministries over garment data

    Publication date 14 March 2018 | 10:48 | ICT

    Annual reports from two ministries released on Monday appear to show significantly different numbers of factories, enterprises and garment factory workers in Cambodia last year, and officials at the two ministries contacted yesterda