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Cambodian exports to US soar 17% in Q1

05/19/2021 07:51

The Kingdom’s total goods exports to the US, the world’s largest economy in nominal terms, sharply increased in the first quarter of the year to attain nearly $1.863 billion, even amid production stoppages and other Covid woes.

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Public-private meet tackles predicaments in agriculture

06/14/2021 07:44

High electricity prices, underdeveloped transport infrastructure and lofty logistics costs, inadequate irrigation systems, limited access to finance and high interest rates, value-added tax (VAT) and lax controls on aquaculture imports are just some of the lingering concerns plaguing the Kingdom’s agriculture industry.

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Project set to power rural solar shift

06/14/2021 07:40

Czech NGO People in Need, with support from the EU and the Czech Development Agency (CzDA), launched the Switch to Solar project, aiming to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the Kingdom’s rural areas, CzDA said in a press release.

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Kingdom set to be a gold producer

06/14/2021 07:38

Cambodia will soon join the roster of gold producing countries after the government announced the commencement of commercial gold mining operations in the Okvau area in southwestern Mondulkiri province's Keo Seima district from June 21.

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Ministry, Australia inaugurate green electrification initiative

06/11/2021 08:05

The Cambodian government, through the Ministry of Mines and Energy, and the Australian embassy in Phnom Penh on June 9 launched a new initiative to electrify villages in the Kingdom that are not connected to the grid, as part of island nation’s enhanced engagement in the Mekong sub-region.

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Oil hopes alive even after driller files for liquidation

06/10/2021 08:14

KrisEnergy Ltd, the operator of the Apsara oil field development offshore Cambodia, has confirmed that all operations of its subsidiary in Cambodia, KrisEnergy (Cambodia) Ltd, will continue as normal, despite its parent company filing for liquidation on June 4, according to a senior official of the Singapore-based oil and gas exploration company.

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Firm eyes Preah Sihanouk to set up tyre factory

06/10/2021 08:13

China-based Jiangsu General Science Technology Co Ltd plans to invest 1.3 billion yuan ($203 million) to set up a tyre-processing plant in Cambodia with a production capacity of six million units per year, Tyrepress Media reported on June 7.

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Kingdom helps in DSR rice project

06/09/2021 08:04

Cambodia will assist in carrying out a new international training programme on the direct-seeded rice (DSR) method of cultivation and resource conservation practices, in hopes for an agricultural development boost in the Kingdom.

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Kingdom’s oil dreams live on even after driller files for liquidation

06/09/2021 08:01

KrisEnergy Ltd, the operator of the Apsara oil field development offshore Cambodia, has confirmed that all operations of its subsidiary in Cambodia, KrisEnergy (Cambodia) Ltd, will continue as normal, despite its parent company filing for liquidation on June 4, according to a senior official of the Singapore-based oil and gas exploration company.

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First tarmac plant underway

06/08/2021 07:48

The government is investing in building the Kingdom’s first asphalt concrete (AC) batch mix plant, with a 120-tonne per hour capacity in a bid to ramp up the development of road infrastructure and reduce imports, according to Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol.

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Factory gets first LEED gold rating in Kingdom

06/04/2021 08:14

Hong Kong-based Luen Thai Holdings Ltd’s (Luenthai) newest venture, the XO Tex Industrial Co Ltd garment factory in the capital, is the first building in Cambodia to earn “gold” certification under the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED v4 Building and Construction (BD+C) rating system.

 

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