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Gender inequality stifling Cambodian women in finance sector

Cambodian women are traditionally charged with overseeing their families’ finances once the paycheque comes home. But while this skillset remains an essential part of Cambodia’s economy, what more can the financial sector do to take advantage of this home-grown expertise? Ros Sopheap recalled growing up in a small rural community of Cambodia and meticulously studying […]

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Cambodia’s condo-ridden housing crisis

In January 2018, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Cambodia and oversaw the signing of 19 new development deals. The deals were announced just a few weeks after Chinese firms pledged to invest an additional US$7 billion in Cambodia, including for a highway construction project that will connect the capital city of Phnom Penh with the country’s main port […]

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Cambodia: Elections threaten foreign financial support: Moody’s

Moody’s yesterday warned the recently concluded general elections in Cambodia have raised the risk of international financing and aid agencies withdrawing their support for the country. The Financial Times yesterday quoted Moody’s saying Cambodia’s July 29 election which saw the ruling Cambodian People’s Party under strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen winning all the 125 seats […]

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Mekong-Ganga countries agree on areas of cooperation

Human resource development, tourism, and agriculture have been approved as main sectors of cooperation among the countries in the Mekong Basin and India. This was the outcome of the 9th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting held in Singapore on August 2, which was attended by Laos’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Saleumxay Kommasith. At the meeting […]

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