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Cambodia: Labour will face threats from tech, says ADB

Experts from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned of disruption in the labour market due to technological advances at the bank’s annual meeting in Manila on Thursday, though officials also noted that Cambodia had several programs in place to help mitigate any negative consequences. Elisabetta Gentile, an economist at the ADB, said technological advances like […]

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Cambodia: E-commerce Law may not pass in 2018: Ministry

Cambodia will have to wait a little longer to have an E-commerce Law, with lawmakers still working on the latest draft after deciding to include the securities market in the much-anticipated legislation. The Ministry of Commerce submitted a draft of the E-commerce Law to the Council of Ministers for approval last year, and it was […]

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Cambodia: Food safety laboratory opens in Phnom Penh

A new centre to check produce for safety and quality standards was inaugurated yesterday in Phnom Penh. The new facility will issue quality and safety certifications, and is equipped to analyse agricultural products at every stage of processing – from raw material to finished product. A statement from the Ministry of Agriculture said the lab’s […]

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Cambodia to expand barcode system

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) aims to boost local usage of barcodes to protect the market against counterfeit products and facilitate exports. During its annual meeting yesterday, CCC set expanding the barcode programme as a top priority for 2018. In 2003, the barcode system developed by GS1 was adopted in Cambodia. GS1 is a […]

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Cambodia: CCC plans offices overseas

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) plans to open several offices overseas, aiming to establish the first one by next year. The new offices are envisioned as centres to promote foreign investment in the kingdom. Their role will also be to help Cambodian companies export their products abroad, according to Tan Monivann, CCC’s vice president. […]

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Cambodia: Second section of western rail line opens

The railroad connecting Serey Sophorn in Poipet to Battambang, a section of the western rail line that runs for 65 kilometres, officially opened Sunday. The service will stop at Serey Sophorn, Mongkul Borey, Chomka Jek, Phnom Toch, Toul Somrong, Chroy Sdao, Chundeu Sva, Otaky, Siem and Battambang. Cambodia is now one step closer to having […]

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