Cambodia urges Thais to sign trade deal
Cambodian officials have asked their Thai counterparts to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cross-border trade as soon as possible to avoid complications for transportation companies when new Thai regulations on cross-border trade comes into effect in mid-November.
— Bangkok Post
Cambodia Water Festival Kicks Off Today (gallery)
The Cambodia Water Festival (Bon Om Touk) kicks off today, the second successive year after a four year hiatus following a fatal stampede in 2010 which left more than 350 people dead, flooding in 2011 and 2013, mourning the death of King Norodom Shihanu in 2012, and insufficient water in 2015.
— AEC News Today
Cambodia’s ranking in World Bank’s Doing Business report further slips
Starting a business in Cambodia remains a tough challenge as the country has slipped further down the World Bank’s Doing Business report for the second year in a row, ranking 135 out of a total of 190 countries, according to The Phnom Penh Post Online on Thursday.
— Thai PBS
Cambodia Continuing To Make Headway On Tax Reform: IMF
Cambodia continues to make progress towards expanding its tax revenue base, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, recommending in a new report that the country take stock of progress so far and focus now on reviewing tax incentives and value-added tax policy.
National Police Commissioner: About 600,000 Visitors on First Day of Water Festival
The 1st day of the Royal Water Festival attracted about 500,000 to 600,000 people, according to a report by the National Police Commission on Thursday night.
— Fresh News
The awesome beauty of Bagan and Angkor Wat
Myanmar and Cambodia have two of the world’s most outstanding ancient Buddhist sites and they are among the top tourist destinations in each country – but Angkor Wat attracts almost eight times as many foreign visitors each year.
— Frontier Myanmar
Appeal to help Scottish man found ‘sleeping rough’ in Cambodia
An online appeal has been launched to trace friends and family of a man from Scotland found sleeping rough in south-east Asia.
NagaCorp’s Chen widens aims, bolstered by Cambodia
Even as Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp Ltd opened Naga 2, a 900-room extension to its facility in the country’s capital, the firm’s founder and chief executive Chen Lip Keong (pictured left) was outlining a strategy to capture gambling business from the four corners of China and potentially the Japan market too.
— GGR Asia
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