Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
EEC boosts interest in S-curve industries
THE GOVERNMENT’S Thailand 4.0 initiative and Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) mega-investment programme have significantly boosted businessmen’s interests in automation and related technology investment, according to Chaiyot Piyawannarat, ABB’s managing director for Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.
Sun, 08 Jul 2018 01:00
Thai rail link complete
The railway linking Cambodia and Thailand will be inaugurated soon, with ministerial-level talks between the two nations set for Friday, Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MPWT) spokesman Vasim Sorya said.
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 01:00
Timor-Leste on the road to democracy. Next stop, Asean?
As Cambodia and Thailand apparently move forward with their own versions of democracy, the small nation of Timor-Leste has once again set an example for the regional grouping that it deserves to join – Asean.
Sat, 05 May 2018 01:00
Chinese investments in Cambodia are win-win-lose (guess who loses)
Prime Minister Hun Sen has praised Chinese investment and development aid in Cambodia in the face of growing concern over Beijing’s influence. That concern is warranted.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
Pact calls for talks before major Mekong projects
LEADERS OF the lower Mekong basin countries – Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam – agreed yesterday to continue implementing rules and procedures for water use under the Mekong River Commission (MRC) in order to regulate controversial projects on Southeast Asia’s longest river.
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00
Two Thai companies face flak over practices in Cambodia and Myanmar
THAI OVERSEAS investments in Cambodia and Myanmar have come under criticism for irresponsible business operations and human rights violation, which has also led to the first-ever class-action lawsuit against a Thai company in its home country.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 16:06
Cambodia and Thailand the highest death rate per head of young Brits : the Sun
Britons under 40 are more likely to die in Cambodia and Thailand than any other countries in the world, a Sun online investigation has revealed.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
Cambodia a sweet option for investors
CAMBODIA offers potential for Thai investors seeking to expand their portfolios at a time when their purchasing power is increasing, Lim Heng, vice president of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, has told The Nation after he met with Thailand’s Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:00
$15 bn in frame for bilateral trade with Cambodia
THAILAND and Cambodia are working towards the goal of trade flows between the neighbours reaching US$15 billion in 2020, a jump of almost 10 per cent from the US$6.16 billion booked in 2017, a senior Thai trade official said on the eve of the sixth meeting of the Joint Trade Committee (JTC) today.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00
Cambodia business costs under fire
PRIVATE-sector representatives in Cambodia are deeply concerned by the government’s inability to reduce the cost of doing business in the country, and they warn that the country would start to lose investors if the situation did not improve.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:59
Rings smuggling cars via Thailand to Asean countries
Malaysian car-jacking syndicates have been using Thailand as a transit point to smuggle stolen vehicles into other regional countries such as Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00
Cambodia and new Bangkok screens in the picture for IMAX
MAJOR CINEPLEX Group, which holds an exclusive licence for operating IMAX screens in Thailand and Cambodia, yesterday announced new development projects for 2018 with Major Cineplex Group’s seventh IMAX cinema in Thailand and the first IMAX in Cambodia.
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00
Tetra Pak eyes 4.0 agro-business demand for innovative packaging and processing
FOOD processing and packaging solutions company Tetra Pak (Thailand) is positive about the growth outlook for the markets under its responsibility – Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos, said the company’s new managing director Bert Jan Post.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:00
Busy Cambodia airports boost French operator
PASSENGER growth for Vinci Airports, the airport management arm of French conglomerate Vinci, increased by 12.6 per cent during the first nine months of 2017 compared with the same period last year, with its Cambodia operations showing the largest percentage growth for the company.
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00
Tax hike more evidence of madness in Thai alcohol laws
The introduction of higher taxes is a sad day for imbibers. Beer, a favourite drink of many, has become about six times more expensive in restaurants and bars than in neighbouring countries like Cambodia and Vietnam.