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Cambodia: More action and investment needed in cities to end ‘cascade of challenges’

In his message marking World Habitat Day on Monday, the UN chief said more “urgent action and greater investment” is the key to help alleviate the current “cascade of challenges”. Secretary-General António Guterres declared that “from climate chaos and conflicts to Covid-19”, the most vulnerable were being hit the hardest. Amplifying this year’s theme, Mind […]

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Cambodia’s revenues from customs, tax on new course

Revenues collected by the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) and the General Department of Taxation (GDT) have started taking new twists and turns after the government has entered into multilateral and bilateral free trade and partnership agreements to provide economic benefits to the country, Prime Minister Hun Sen said. Mr Hun Sen said […]

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BRI helps address ‘infra deficits’ in Cambodia

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by China, has helped address infrastructure deficits in Cambodia, said an economist. BRI has also helped reduce trade and transport costs in the Kingdom, Dr Jayant Menon, a Senior Fellow with ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, said yesterday. He was speaking at a […]

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Big data key to post-pandemic recovery in Cambodia, says ADB

The increasing use of digital technology and big data hold the key to fast-tracking post-Covid-19 economic recovery in Southeast Asia (SEA), including Cambodia, said an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report launched recently. The report titled ‘Harnessing the Potential of Big Data in Post-Pandemic Southeast Asia,’ found that public institutions that have embraced big data because […]

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Cambodia: Gov’t forms commission for Phnom Penh-Bavet expressway development project

Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, has been appointed as Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Commission The government has formed an inter-ministerial commission to accelerate the implementation of the expressway infrastructure project connecting Phnom Penh to Bavet city. The expressway infrastructure project connecting Phnom Penh to Bavet has been proposed for investment by China […]

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