Oil prices are in decline again after a recent rise when they reached about $56 a barrel, the highest in 18 months. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
The World Bank said the economy remained strong despite the slight downturn, boosted by strong growth in the garment, real estate and construction sectors.
Cambodia has sought to institute a number of reforms leading up to the establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) last year.
A Mother Nature analysis of U.N. trade figures it said showed Cambodia had under-reported its sand exports to Singapore by some 70 million tons between 2007 and 2015.
There are over 10,000 Cambodian-Americans living in Georgia and most of them live in Atlanta’s southern Riverdale city, in Clayton county.
Srey Vanthon, country director of ADD International, said information provided about the SDGs was not adequate or widely disseminated.
The head of parliament’s anti-corruption commission has criticized the minister of mines for dodging questions on an apparent $750 million discrepancy in reported exports of sand to Singapore since 2001.
The U.N. figures showed that, between 2007 and 2015, Cambodia only reported 2.8 million tons of sand leaving for Singapore, whereas Singapore reported it had imported some 72.8 million tons over the same period.
The AEC, which came into effect at the end of 2015, was the starting point for future Asean integration of the political and security regimes.
US foreign assistance provides dividends in the form of enhanced U.S. national security and economic prosperity with only less than 1 percent of the total US federal budget, according to a report.
The program is intended to enhance the infrastructure of existing financial sectors to create new products and services that will bring in more people to the formal financial system.
He said that Cambodia would stockpile 5 million tons of rice and be in a position to export hundreds of thousands of tons to countries like China and Vietnam.
The suspensions and fear since the stampede kept people away this year, with vendors reporting up to 40 percent decreases in trade.
According to ministry spokesman Chum Sounry, Puttnam told Sokhon that “the changed situation in the UK will not adversely affect bilateral relations or trade cooperation between the two countries.”
Despite a new online business registration system going live earlier this year, setting up a company in Cambodia has become more difficult, a report from the World Bank has said.
A large part of the increase was intended to cover recently announced increases in civil servants’ salaries.
Income tax on workers will not include performance bonuses and some other additional payments, according to an order issued by Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth.
A parliamentary session is scheduled for October 21 to approve the bill, which would be formally adopted in early November.
The council settled on the government’s figure, which was then increased by $5 per month by the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen.