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Cambodia deploys troops as garment workers renew wage campaign
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia deployed armed troops in its capital on Wednesday as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped to stoke a year-long political crisis. About 500 textile workers rallied in an industrial suburb of Phnom Penh, demanding a sharp hike in the monthly minimum wage to $177 from $100, as dozens of soldiers armed ...(9/17/2014 7:20:08 AM)
Green-lit airlines target China
Cambodia's aviation authority yesterday approved operations for the first of three Chinese market-focused airlines, all of which are expected to take to the skies by the end of the year.(9/15/2014 9:41:12 PM)
ONE FC 20 weigh in results for 'Rise of the Kingdom' in Cambodia
11 September 2014 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Asia's largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), announced today that all but one of the fighters have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: RISE OF THE KINGDOM which takes place tomorrow evening at the Koh Pich Theatre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Chan Reach failed to make weight and will be ...(9/11/2014 10:42:26 AM)
Cambodia Arrests 11 in China Dam Protest
Authorities in western Cambodia have detained 11 activists after they tried to stop further studies for a planned Chinese-built dam. About 30 local villagers and environmental activists in the Areng Valley went to the area Monday to protect barricades they had erected earlier this year to prevent access to the proposed dam site. Huon Chhundy, program director of Community Legal Education Center ...(9/15/2014 6:32:56 PM)
Audi opens dealership in capital
Automotive Asia (Cambodia), the only authorised dealer of Audi vehicles in Cambodia, opened its first showroom in Phnom Penh yesterday.(9/15/2014 9:41:43 PM)
World Bank mulls new loans
The World Bank is considering granting $25 million in fresh loans to Cambodia to fund social land concessions.(9/14/2014 9:21:59 PM)
ASEAN Integration to Top Agenda at Cambodia Business Conference
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambodia's economic prospects at the heart of the ASEAN Economic Community, which will come into existence in 2015, will top the agenda on a number of panels at the International Business Chamber of Cambodia (IBC) Investment Conference, which runs from October 6-7 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh. Cambodia's Prime Minister Akka Moha ...(9/10/2014 1:46:00 AM)
Orders sliding in ’14: GMAC
Continued instability in the garment sector has led the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) to forecast a bleak outlook for the rest of 2014.(9/16/2014 8:44:18 PM)
How to plan a Culture Trip like a boss
Completely alien to the art of itinerary making, last week’s trip to Cambodia was a real wake up call to the world of potential that awaits the patient travel planner. Getting whisked off on all expense paid surprise birthday trips is not commonplace in my world, and while the gesture itself was immensely appreciated, it was ultimately the care that was put into maximizing our Siem Reap visit ...(9/14/2014 8:06:06 PM)
LOLC acquires 60% in Cambodian microfinance Company
The LOLC Group acquired a 60% stake in ThaneakeaPhum Cambodia (TPC), for USD 20.3 Million.(9/15/2014 4:34:10 PM)
Source: Yahoo