Ministry set to meet the salt community over challenges

Publication date 22 March 2019 | 13:27 | ICT

The Minister of Industry and Handicraft will hold a meeting with the Kingdom’s salt community in Kep and Kampot provinces next week to discuss the industry’s challenges, ministry spokesman Oum Sotha said.



  • GDT requires tax invoice amounts shown in local riel

    Publication date 21 March 2019 | 09:47 | ICT

    The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has ordered that all taxpayers show the total amount of their tax invoices in Cambodian riel. The change will come into effect on April 1.

  • China ready to help economy under ‘pressure’

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:36 | ICT

    CHINA will not let the world’s second-largest economy “slip out of a reasonable range”, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, as he pledged support in the face of “new downward pressure”.

  • Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with electric car

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:35 | ICT

    FISKER, the electric car brand which was an early rival to Tesla, announced on Monday it would produce a new sport utility vehicle priced below $40,000 that will be available next year.


  • US’ FIS acquires UK firm Worldpay

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:25 | ICT

    US financial technology giant FIS will acquire British payment processing company Worldpay for an estimated $43 billion, the two firms said on Monday, creating an international payments powerhouse.

  • Can South Korea be world’s first 5G-powered country?

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:08 | ICT

    WITH news of US mobile carrier Verizon possibly beating South Korean players in launching the world’s very first 5G mobile service next month, speculation has run amok over whether local telecom companies will hasten their releases despite regulatory and technical hurdles.

  • App Lyft seeks to raise $2.4B in IPO

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 13:06 | ICT

    Lyft said on Monday it would seek to raise as much as $2.4 billion in its public share offering, in the first major listing in the fast-growing ride-hailing sector.

  • Counterfeit and pirated goods represent 3.3% of global trade

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 13:06 | ICT

    GLOBAL sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have soared to €460 billion ($522 billion) per year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 per cent of world trade, according to a report published on Monday.

  • Hyundai invests $300M to help India’s Ola battle Uber

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:54 | ICT

    INDIAN taxi-hailing company Ola has secured a $300-million investment from South Korean car giant Hyundai, the firms said on Tuesday, providing a major boost in its fight against US giant Uber.

  • World Bank in $72M loan to Laos

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:34 | ICT

    THE World Bank has agreed to finance three major projects in Laos designed to reduce malnutrition in children and improve public resource use and service delivery.

  • Overseas securities firms struggle in South Korea

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:33 | ICT

    OVERSEAS financial firms are losing their grip on the South Korean securities market, and their lacklustre performance is making possible newcomers nervous amid concerns there will a mass withdrawal from the local market.