Cambodia Morning News For April 18

Cambodia Morning News For April 18
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Cambodia morning newsAngkor Sankranta 2018 Attracts Over 1.8 Million Visitors
Some 1.82 million national and international tourists joined the Angkor Sankranta 2018, the sixth of its kind, in Siem Reap cultural province, a 15.14 percent year-on-year increase, Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon said.
— Khmer Times

Opposition Says Cambodia is Near Bankruptcy
The former member of Cambodia parliament from the opposition party, Mu Sochua, stated that Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen is currently in huge debt to China, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank.
— Tempo

Speculation Australian-owned Phnom Penh Post sold to Malaysian investor
The Australian-owned Phnom Penh Post has responded to swirling rumours that it has been the subject of an acquisition by mainly Malaysian interests.
— MediaWeek

Cambodian labor force now returning to Thailand
Cambodian laborers have started making their way back to Thailand after the Songkran holiday came to an end.

Phnom Penh transport options improve
Cambodia took an important step forward with its public transport last week with new ferry and rail links.
— TTR Weekly

Intellectual Property Protection in Cambodia
Cambodia is a developing country supported mainly by three pillars of economic development – agriculture, tourism and textiles. With an average growth of 7.6% from 1994 to 2015, Cambodia is the fastest growing ASEAN economy.
— Lexology

Cambodia’s Opposition seeks the Role of Indonesia and ASEAN
Cambodia’s opposition party hoped that Indonesia would play its role in the ASEAN region through guiding regional countries in improving its democracy.
— Tempo

The changing face of Cambodia’s beauty industry
Leang Syna is arguably Cambodia’s top makeup and beauty professional, having worked on films sets with award-winning directors such as Rithy Panh and, more recently, Hollywood giant Angelina Jolie.
— Southeast Asia Globe

Geopacific Resources find gold-silver in Cambodia
Aspiring gold producer Geopacific Resources (ASX:GPR) has made a second gold-silver discovery this year at Prospect 118 in Kou Sa, Cambodia.
Finance News Network (video)

Commerce minister attends E-Commerce week
A high-level delegation of the Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia led by its Minister Pan Sorasak are in Geneva to participate in the E-Commerce Week 2018 hosted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) from April 16 to 20.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia, Vietnam emerging as alternative investment options in Asia
The realty investment market in Asia is growing in more ways than one.
— Hindutan Times

Angkor legacy in art, architecture, archaeology on display at Asian Civilisations Museum
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) in Singapore is showcasing an exhibition of ancient Khmer art from the Guimet Museum in Paris. Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City runs until July 22.
— Star2


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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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