Cambodia Morning News For October 3

Cambodia Morning News For October 3
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Cambodia morning newsAxe Falls on Endless Cambodia Visa Extensions
After long being the easiest destination in Asean for foreigners to obtain a long stay visa, the Cambodia government has brought the axe down on the practice with new regulations governing the issuance of six- and 12-month business (EB) visa extensions.
AEC News Today

ADB offers $70M loan to improve transportation
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $70 million loan to develop the Kingdom’s transportation infrastructure with the majority of the funding going towards improvements of national roads in Prey Veng, Siem Reap and Svay Rieng provinces.
The Phnom Penh Post

Bangladesh and Cambodia to sign new MoUs for boosting trade
Bangladesh is set to sign two new memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Cambodia, with the aim of boosting trade between the two countries.
Dhaka Tribune

Laos and Cambodia: the China dance
Laos and Cambodia are often seen as little more than political twins who have chosen to reap economic benefits from China in exchange for their loyalty to the Middle Kingdom – and choosing this alliance over maintaining consensus with their ASEAN family.
Myanmar Times

Cambodia’s Hun Sen urges arrests of opposition ‘rebels in the city’
Cambodia could make more arrests of people linked to a plot to overthrow the government, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday, attacking opposition figures as “rebels in the city” bent on staging a “color revolution”, despite past failures.

Cambodia’s detained opposition leader denies treason charges
Cambodia’s detained opposition leader, who is accused of treason by the government of strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen, denied the charges against him on Monday in his first comments since his arrest last month.

Cambodia Targeted by Globalists for “Color Revolution”?
In August 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia closed the local office of the National Democratic Institute (NDI). NDI feigns puzzlement as to why the government took that action; so well-meaning are its aims of helping to impose U.S.-style democracy over the world in the interests of global capital that all reasonable people are assumed to stand aghast at such high-handedness.
Foreign Policy Journal

HR forum sees role for digital technology
Business should embrace digital strategies that can improve the speed and efficiency of human resource management activities, speakers at a conference on the impact of digital transformation on human resources said yesterday.
The Phnom Penh Post

AIA Cambodia launches ‘Health Report Card’ campaign
On September 30, AIA Cambodia launched the “Health Report Card”, a campaign that aims to help Cambodians reflect on their lifestyle choices
The Phnom Penh Post

Lanmei Air launches Sihanoukville to Macau trip
Cambodian carrier Lanmei Airlines on Friday completed its inaugural flight from Sihanoukville to Macau and the tiny island nation of Palau ahead of the airline’s official launch next week, a civil aviation official said yesterday.
The Phnom Penh Post

GroGenesis to host inaugural global distributor conference in Cambodia on accelerating GDP growth through Agriculture
GroGenesis, Inc, a global sustainable pioneer in AgriTech and producer of AgraBurstPRO™, an organic, non-GMO nano-surfactant and emulsifier for farmers, fertiliser manufacturers and commercial lawn and turf companies, have announced that it will be hosting two-day Global Distributor Conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia at the Sofitel Phnom Penh 5 – 6 October, 2017
—Far Eastern Agriculture

Local carrier launches new service to China
Cambodia-based carrier JC Airlines launched a new scheduled flight service yesterday connecting Siem Reap and Huai’an in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, the company said in an announcement.
The Phnom Penh Post

Starbucks extends deal with regional franshisee
US-based coffee giant Starbucks has extended a licensing agreement with Hong Kong’s Maxim’s Caterers Ltd, the operator of Starbucks outlets in Cambodia, allowing the company to maintain exclusive expansion rights over the franchise in Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macau and now Singapore, the company said in a press release on Friday.
The Phnom Penh Post


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