Cambodia Morning News For September 27

Cambodia Morning News For September 27
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Cambodia morning newsAviation a lynchpin for growth
A new report by the world’s most prominent aviation industry organisations underscores the far-reaching economic benefits of aviation and the symbiotic links between air connectivity and tourism, estimating that aviation contributes $2.7 trillion to the world economy and provides 63 million jobs.
The Phnom Penh Post

EuroCham firms wary over elections
Business confidence among EuroCham Cambodia’s predominantly European member companies fell this year as a result of a lack of positive reforms and uncertainty surrounding upcoming elections, according to a survey released yesterday.
The Phnom Penh Post

China’s largesse abets Cambodia’s clampdown
Prime Minister Hun Sen has leveraged Beijing’s rich support to rout the political opposition and repudiate the US and EU, previously his government’s biggest financial supporters
Asia Times

Grab gears up to join Phnom Penh’s ride-hailing app market
Grab, Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing platform, appears poised to launch operations in Cambodia where it could face stiff competition from international giant Uber and several already entrenched local platforms.
The Phnom Penh Post

Fintech experts to discuss the future of finance in Phnom Penh
Inspire Asean brings together leading voices from successful fintech startups in Southeast Asia to share their insights and industry forecasts
Go Cambodia

After wave of independent broadcasters shut down, Fresh News turns to radio
Government mouthpiece Fresh News yesterday launched a new internet radio service, appearing poised to move into the gap left by a government crackdown on independent broadcasters over the last six weeks.
The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia Rejects Bail Request For Opposition Chief Kem Sokha
Cambodia’s Appeals Court denied opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) chief Kem Sokha bail in absentia Tuesday as he awaits a trial on charges of treason, prompting his legal team to boycott the proceedings in protest.
Radio Free Asia

Refugee deal with Cambodia a gag for Australia
As the ever-controversial Australia-Cambodia refugee deal turned three yesterday, it came under fresh scrutiny thanks to the impending deportation of Montagnard refugees and Cambodia’s downward political spiral.
The Phnom Penh Post

WHO tests new malaria therapy
High failure rates of the frontline medication to treat malaria in Southern Vietnam have revived concerns that parasites resistant to multiple drugs, first observed in Cambodia’s Pailin province, may be spreading. Meanwhile, experts in the Kingdom are currently testing alternative treatment options to stay ahead of resistance.
The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia confirms outbreak of Trichinellosis in central Kampong Thom province
The Cambodia’s Ministry of Health confirmed on Tuesday an outbreak of Trichinellosis in an area in central Kampong Thom province that has left eight people dead and 25 others hospitalized.

2018 Will be a Pivotal Year for Southeast Asian Democracy
The current year has been one of significant backsliding for democracy in Southeast Asia, a continuation of a regional trend that has been in the works for more than a decade.


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