Cambodia Morning News For April 4

Cambodia Morning News For April 4

Cambodia morning newsHun Sen calls for caution amid China-US trade war
Prime Minister Hun Sen warned on Tuesday that a developing trade war between the US and China could affect Cambodia, and said the Kingdom must act to mitigate any potential fallout.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Truck ban not as painful as feared, shipper says
Since a crackdown on oversized and illegal trucks began on February 10, the government has checked nearly 100,000 vehicles, taking more than 1,000 off the road and finding 3,000 others in violation of various regulations, according to Transport Ministry spokesman Va Sim Sorya.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Seized counterfeits mostly made in Cambodia
The Cambodian Counter Counterfeit Committee yesterday said that most of the fake products it seized were produced within the country and then passed off as imports from France or Japan.
— Khmer Times

What’s in the New Thailand-Cambodia Border Checkpoint?
The move is part of a longstanding effort by both sides to manage the opportunities and challenges in their shared border.
— The Diplomat (paywall)

Banks link-up to ease money transfers
PPCBank and Wing Limited Specialised Bank have teamed up to provide new choices for money transfers, within Cambodia and from South Korea to Cambodia.
— Khmer Times

New transport links ready for KNY
The Transportation Ministry is launching two transportation services this week in order to accommodate those traveling ahead of Khmer New Year.
— Khmer Times

Ire and ore: Demands grow for clarity around Cambodian gold mine
A gold mine in the remote northern Cambodian province of Preah Vihear is being opposed by local people who claim they have lost their land and are being manipulated by authorities acting for the mining company.
— Mongabay

South Korea bankrolls new water project
A new loan agreement worth $64 billion was signed between Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance and South Korea’s Economic Development and Cooperation Fund (EDCF) via Korea Eximbank at the ministry yesterday, amid political criticism from the West on the current setback for democracy.
— Khmer Times

Sabre Signs Two Airlines in Cambodia
Sabre has signed distribution agreements with Lanmei Airlines and JC International Airlines, two rapidly expanding carriers based in Cambodia.
— TravelNewsAsia

Cambodian-American Family Pursues Legal Battle Against Deportation
The family of a Cambodian-American jailed awaiting deportation last year are appealing the deportation order after a district court ruled his planned December deportation should be postponed.
— VOA Cambodia (video)

NA’s permanent committee to approve two senators
The National Assembly is slated to approve the appointment of two senators from the royalist Funcinpec party on Monday to fill in the new 62-seat Senate that will convene its first session at the end of this month.
— Khmer Times

U.S Ambassador to Cambodia: Koh Kong Attracts Many International Tourists
U.S Ambassador to Cambodia William A. Heidt said on Tuesday that Koh Kong attracts many international tourists than other provinces, and he will assist in further development.
— Fresh News

Phnom Penh Noodle House prepares to close after 30 years
The Phnom Penh Noodle House, a beloved International District business which just celebrated its 30th anniversary, will close its doors in May, Dawn Ung, one of the co-owners, announced last week.
— Iexaminer

Food programme seeks special rice
The World Food Programme has sought partnerships with local rice millers who can produce fortified rice to complement the UN body’s food baskets for charity programs in Cambodia.
— Khmer Times

Evergreen opens new office in Cambodia
Evergreen Shipping Services (Cambodia) Company Limited was established this month in response to both customer demand for increased service in the country and the potential for trade growth boosted by an average rise in GDP of 7% during the past several years.
— Ajot

 

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