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Cambodia’s Youth Plead for Action on Lack of Jobs

Young Cambodians expressed their frustrations over a lack of decent jobs, opportunities for further vocational training and the capacity of the country’s job agencies at a youth employment forum held in Phnom Penh on Tuesday.

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Training Shortfall Threatens Economic Growth: ADB

The Asian Development Bank has warned that Cambodia’s rapid economic growth has been put at risk by a growing gap between the skills demanded by industry and the poor education and training of the population.

$21 Million Project for Prey Lang Draws Skepticism

Environmentalists protecting the Prey Lang forest expressed skepticism as the Environment Ministry pledged renewed commitments to conservation at the launch of a $21-million U.S.-funded consulting project for the sanctuary.

Europe, Corruption and Electricity on Agenda at Gov’t-Business Forum

Top business representatives including Kith Meng and Bretton Sciaroni raised corruption, electricity prices and the potential loss of European markets for export as the most pressing concerns for Cambodian businesses during the high-level Government-Private Sector Forum with Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday.

W&D Factory Reinstates Workers After Hun Sen’s Demand

About 900 sacked workers from the W&D garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district returned to work on Friday, ending an almost three-month labor dispute after Prime Minister Hun Sen publicly demanded their reinstatement.

ចរាចរតាមដងផ្លូវ ក្នុងថ្ងៃខួប​ ១៤​ព្រះ​វស្សា​នៃ​ ការយាងគ្រងព្រះបរមសិរីរាជ្យសម្បត្តិ នៃព្រះករុណាជាអម្ចាស់ជីវិតលើត្បូង ព្រះបាទសម្តេចព្រះបរមនាថ នរោត្តម សីហមុនី ព្រះមហាក្សត្រ នៃព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា។ (រូបភាព៖ ហេង វិចិត្រ)

Foreign Loans to Cambodia Reach $11 Billion

Cambodia has signed more than $11 billion in concessional loans as of the end of 2018 – 41 percent coming from China – the Finance Ministry reported Tuesday.

បុរសម្នាក់កំពុងតែកាន់ទូរសព្ទ តំឡើងកម្មវិធី WeChat ក្នុងទូរសព្ទរបស់គាត់។ រូបភាព៖ ហ៊ុន សិរីវឌ្ឍន៍

Commerce Minister Requests Khmer-Language WeChat App

Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak has asked a visiting Chinese delegation to create a Khmer-language version of the popular app WeChat to help promote e-commerce in Cambodia, according to an announcement.