A tuk-tuk delivers guests to the Lucky Ruby Casino & Resort in Bavet in November 2015. Victoria Mørck Madsenon

Investors are raising the stakes in Bavet’s property market

Publication date 16 March 2018 | 14:50 | ICT

After a several years of economic stagnation, development activity is starting to pick up again in Bavet, a town on the Vietnamese border in Svay Rieng province whose fortunes are tied to its casinos and cross-border trade.



  • Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng speaks at an event in January.

    Plan calls for a city in every district

    Publication date 16 March 2018 | 14:18 | ICT

    The government is considering a plan to build a new “city” in each of the country’s provincial districts in order to make public services more accessible to citizens and encourage investment that will accelerate local development.

  • Concept illustrations of the 62-storey Royal One twin tower project. Photo supplied

    Royal Group inks deal with Chinese contractor to build Royal One

    Publication date 16 March 2018 | 14:04 | ICT

    OTK Royal One, a subsidiary of local conglomerate Royal Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese state-owned construction firm Sichuan Huashi Group to build Royal One, a $150 million twin tower complex.

  • Places & spaces: Light and style at One Residence

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 14:14 | ICT

    Adding a new dimension to the capital’s residential options, One Residence is a service apartment that combines the privacy and spaciousness of a luxury condominium with the inclusive personal services of a top-end hotel.

  • Successful completion of the 2nd phase expansion of Chungkang Steel Structure (Cambodia)

    Publication date 15 March 2018 | 10:56 | ICT

    A joint venture between ISI GROUP, CSSC and Welhunt

  • Places & spaces: A garden in the sky at Tronum

    Publication date 12 March 2018 | 15:02 | ICT

    Luxury urban living in a botanical setting, Tronum is a polished blend of concrete and natural greenery. In fact, a lot of greenery. Plants feature heavily throughout the 10-storey serviced apartment complex on Sothearos Boulevard, clinging to the building’s façade, pouring off its balconies and

  • CVEA moving forward on plans for national real estate school

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 11:22 | ICT

    The real estate industry body has plans to open a training institute for real estate agents and valuers by the end of the year.

  • The impressive showroom of the Kowloon Bay Twin Tower project in Tonle Bassac commune.

    Project delays linked to technical issues, not elections

    Publication date 09 March 2018 | 11:23 | ICT

    Developers have refuted rumours that projects have been postponed until after national elections in July, attributing the delays instead to technical issues.

  • Members of Startup Weekend team ‘The Cyclo’ before delivering their pitch. The team won a place on the MIST Accelerator Bootcamp for their plan to introduce the traditional bicycle rickshaw to Siem Reap as a conveyance for tourists.

    Startup weekend fills temple town with entrepreneurial spirit

    Publication date 06 March 2018 | 11:35 | ICT

    It’s Friday night in Siem Reap, and while businesses wind down and revellers hit the streets, nine groups of budding Cambodian entrepreneurs are poring over sheets of paper and preparing to pitch a business idea in two days’ time.

  • A screenshot of the Bayonia.com website showing available hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap.

    Cambodia’s answer to Booking.com?

    Publication date 06 March 2018 | 10:57 | ICT

    A Siem Reap-based startup has created a booking website for Cambodian hotels and guesthouses that it hopes will provide a local alternative to international heavyweights Agoda and Booking.com

  • Panelists answer questions during an announcement of the first three startups to receive investment through the $5 million Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (SADIF) last November.

    Funding is the biggest hurdle for Cambodia’s technology startups

    Publication date 06 March 2018 | 10:50 | ICT

    Funding for the tech startup scene in Cambodia has been growing, but challenges persist for young entrepreneurs hoping to attract investment for their nascent businesses.