Cambodia, UNESCO Jointly Promote Safeguarding of Koh Ker Cultural Heritage Site

The National Authority for Preah Vihear, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, and UNESCO have produced a short video on Koh Ker Cultural Heritage Site, on the occasion of the National Culture Day in Cambodia (Mar. 3), according to a press release from USECO. The short video sheds light on the richness of the site […]

Continue Reading

Japan Interested in Smart City Development in Battambang

Japan is interested in smart city development project in Cambodia’s Battambang province. The interest was unveiled by Mr. TAMURA Tsutomu, Director of the Japan-Cambodia Association (JCA) and Managing Director of Nippon Koei Co., Ltd. in a meeting with H.E. Sok Lou, Governor of Battambang province in the provincial city early this week. Mr. TAMURA Tsutomu […]

Continue Reading

Cambodia extends tax breaks for tourism-related businesses for 6 more months

The Cambodian government on Wednesday extended tax holidays for tourism-related establishments for another six months from January to June 2022 in a bid to boost business activity in the COVID-hit tourism industry. “All kinds of monthly taxes for hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and tour companies, that have been registered with the General Department of Taxation and […]

Continue Reading

Thai Smile Airways to resume direct flights to Cambodia’s Siem Reap after long hiatus

Thai Smile Airways will relaunch its direct flights to Cambodia’s Siem Reap from next week after a long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism (MoT) said in a news release on Sunday. “The Thai Smile Airways will operate direct flights from Bangkok to Siem Reap and vice versus twice a week, […]

Continue Reading

Why now is the perfect time to see Siem Reap and Angkor’s temples

NOT TOO LONG AGO, the Cambodian city of Siem Reap was my weekend impulse destination. It was the kind of place I’d go off to on a whim, usually when flights from my home in Singapore were on sale. This pandemic changed all that, of course — and when the country imposed strict restrictions in […]

Continue Reading

Covid-19: 366 New Cases (PCR Confirmed), 507 Recovered and 5 Deaths

Cambodia reports 366 new cases of the novel coronavirus (PCR Confirmed) and 5 deaths, announced by the Ministry of Health this morning. According to the report, all of the new cases are Omicron-related infections and 26 of them are imported cases. At the same time, 507 COVID-19 patients have been successfully recovered and allowed to […]

Continue Reading

H. E Or Vandine issues Khmer New Year warning over rising Omicron

Omicron infections have increased to over 9,000 cases, Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine has announced, as she warned that cases could soon top five figures if the spread of transmissions was not slowed. In an interview with National Television of Cambodia on March 2, Vandine – who is also head of the National Covid-19 […]

Continue Reading

Cambodia attracts $4.35 billion in investments in 2021

Cambodia attracted fixed-asset investment of $4.35 billion in 2021, according to a report from the Council for the Development of Cambodia on Thursday. China remained the first largest foreign investor to the southeast Asian nation, accounting for 53.4 percent of the kingdom’s total investment last year, the report said. It added that Cambodia received $2.32 […]

Continue Reading

Covid-19: 334 New Cases (PCR Confirmed), 495 Recovered

Cambodia reports 334 new cases of the novel coronavirus (PCR Confirmed) and 2 deaths, announced by the Ministry of Health this morning. According to the report, all of the new cases are Omicron-related infections and 21 of them are imported cases. At the same time, 495 COVID-19 patients have been successfully recovered and allowed to […]

Continue Reading

The total assets of commercial banks rise 18.8 percent to $60 billion

The total assets rose pf commercial banks in Cambodia has risen by 18.8 percent to U$60 billion, the National Bank of Cambodia has said. The main sources of funds are 67 percent from deposits, 19 percent from capital, and 14 percent other from borrowings. The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on Monday released a report […]

Continue Reading