Cambodia Morning News For October 27

Cambodia Morning News For October 27

Cambodia morning news6th ABNE Brings Cambodia’s Asian Business Leaders Together (HD video, Gallery)
The biannual Asian Business Networking Event (ABNE) has become somewhat of a tradition in Phnom Penh and one that is awaited for with great anticipation by Asian business leaders in the kingdom. Crossing cultures, languages, religion, and politics, the ABNE brings together Cambodia’s leading Asian business leaders at an event where ideas are discussed, friendships forged, and business deals initiated.
— AEC News Today (video, photo gallery)

Ministry of Economy to begin restricting licences for real estate developments
The Ministry of Economy and Finance has decided to restrict the number of licences given for construction investment projects and real estate properties in Cambodia in an effort to ensure that projects which are allowed to proceed will be completed successfully.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian VP in China to tackle meat import reliance
One of China’s top meat-focused conglomerates could be about to expand its reach in south-east Asia.
— GlobalMeat

CDC to post project decisions on Facebook
The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), the government body in charge of approving large-scale investments, has taken to Facebook to officially announce its decisions on investment projects, a move that a government official claimed yesterday will provide more transparent access for investors and the public to track economic developments.
— The Phnom Penh Post

PM Hun Sen Congratulates President Xi
Prime Minister Hun Sen sent a warmest congratulation to Chinese President Xi Jinping on his re-election as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China on Thursday.
— Fresh News

Cintri chided by former exec
Phnom Penh’s mounting problem of streets overflowing with trash and littered with heaps of garbage, sometimes left for days on end, could be tackled better if the waste management sector were opened up to private sector competition, according to an independent researcher.
— The Phnom Penh Post

ICE arrests Cambodians with deportation orders
Immigration officials have been arresting Cambodian nationals in California in recent weeks as the Trump administration moves to send back those with deportation orders.
— Southern California Public Radio

Cambodia-Based Malaysian Film Distributor Eyes Anime Industry
A Cambodia-based Malaysian film distributor, Westec Media Limited (WML) is eyeing to venture into the anime industry.
— Malaysia Digest

Cambodian deported for smuggling 69 passports
Immigration police arrested an unnamed Cambodian man on Tuesday at a border checkpoint in Sa Kaew after 69 Cambodian passports were found in his possession.
— The Nation

A life bound to books in Battambang
Once a student and loyal follower of Khieu Samphan, Tran Sab’s passion for books nearly cost him his life under the Khmer Rouge
— The Phnom Penh Post

12,300 Forces Deployed for Security Purpose on Water Festival
Lieutenant General Touch Naroth, Director of the Bodyguard Department, confirmed that 12,300 forces will be deployed to ensure security and order for citizens to visit Phnom Penh during the 3-day Water Festival.
— Fresh News

Millers called on to enter best rice competition
The Cambodia Rice Federation put out a call yesterday seeking applications from millers who hope to join this year’s coveted World’s Best Rice competition, according to an announcement.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Forest clearing ‘rampant’ in Prey Lang
Illegal logging within the Prey Lang protected forest decreased significantly year-on-year over a six-month period ending in February, collected data show, though forest-clearing in the area remains rampant.
— The Phnom Penh Post

 

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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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