Economic fallout to challenge Cambodia’s COVID-19 success

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Economic fallout to challenge Cambodia’s COVID-19 success

Unlike Europe, North America and recently Brazil, Mexico, and India, Southeast Asia does not seem to have been hit as hard by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of total deaths and confirmed cases. Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia are the worst affected countries in the region, while Vietnam, Cambodia and previously Singapore, have managed to […]

First Steps Taken to Improve Natural Disaster Preparedness

First Steps Taken to Improve Natural Disaster Preparedness

Senior policy makers from across the Asia-Pacific have taken the first steps in improving the regions preparedness to meet natural disasters with the establishment of the Asia-Pacific Disaster Resilience Network (APDRN). The initiative was among several agreed on by delegates attending the first Disaster Resilience Week seminar in Bangkok last week. The APDRN will draw […]

Cambodia visitor numbers up in first six months (video)

Cambodia visitor numbers up in first six months (video)

Cambodia’s inbound foreign tourism figures continue to climb with Cambodia Airports (CA), operator of the country’s three international aviation gateways, reporting a 5 per cent year-on-year (YoY) increase in Cambodia visitor arrivals by air alone in the first half of the year. According to CA some 3.4 million international visitors flew into the country in […]

Cambodia: Asia’s New Tiger Economy

Cambodia: Asia’s New Tiger Economy

Once synonymous with conflict and poverty, the Cambodia economy is one of the fastest growing globally. Since 2011 Cambodia’s economy has grown by 7 per cent or more and this pace is expected to continue through 2017, at least so says the Asian Development Bank’s (ADBs) Asian Development Outlook 2016 report According to the ADB […]