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.
Cambodia meets with Vietnamese delegation as border and diplomatic disputes highlight their polar positions
The council settled on the government’s figure, which was then increased by $5 per month by the intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has issued an order in an attempt to stabilize plummeting prices of agricultural products.
From cosmetics to cooking, shea butter is popular around the world. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
About 700,000 Cambodians, mostly women, are employed in the textile industry.
Writing on Facebook from self-imposed exile in France, Sam Rainsy said banks and micro-finance institutions should pass on profits to customers.
The official estimated cost for the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro ranges somewhere between 4.5 and more than 6 billion dollars, far lower than the Sochi and London games. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
In June, Cambodia was awarded the “World Best Tourist Destination for 2016” by the European Council on Tourism and Trade.
It's rich in natural resources and arable land; US trade delegation is heading there next week