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Cambodia’s backbone is still the agriculture sector

Jayant Menon, lead economist for regional trade and cooperation at the Asian Development Bank in Manila, recently spoke to Khmer Times’ Sok Chan, and outlined how Cambodia could stay competitive by increasing its productivity. KT: Cambodia’s main exports are garments, footwear and agricultural products destined for markets in the European Union and the US. How will […]

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Cambodia: More business for private eyes

Private investigators have long operated in Phnom Penh’s seamy shadows, hired to follow and document the liaisons of philandering tycoons, help foreign authorities locate fugitives or track down missing persons. But as the Kingdom’s economy develops the demand for discrete surveillance has grown, and private eyes are finding themselves increasingly digging into the financial improprieties of their […]

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Cambodia, Thailand reach tax deal

Cambodia and Thailand yesterday agreed to seek more strategies to boost bilateral trade, cross border development and investment to achieve the target of $15 billion in trade exchange between the two Asean neighbours by 2020. Both countries also reached an agreement on double tax avoidance and preventing the declaration of fraudulent income to avoid tax […]

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Cambodia and Laos vow peaceful border solution

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn yesterday met his Lao counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith to discuss how to resolve remaining issues along the border between the two countries. The talks came four days after Prime Minister Hun Sen and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith met on the matter and agreed on four points to resolve disputes along […]

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Cambodia, Laos to set up border committee

Cambodia and Laos have agreed to create a joint committee to solve a long-running border dispute between the two countries, officials announced yesterday. Cambodian Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and his Laotian counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith made the announcement at a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after two days of meetings. According to […]

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