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CSX meeting deemed a success

About 30 companies have joined a meeting organized by the Cambodian Stock Exchange aimed at providing them with greater awareness into listing requirements. These companies come from several sectors including finance and education, with companies such as the Bonna Reality Group, Foreign Trade Bank and Frangipani Villa Hotel. “Some tell me they have already talked […]

Tax revenue up 13 pct

Cambodia has seen a 13 percent increase in tax revenue in the first six months of the year to US$532 million, figures from the General Department of Taxation show. The revenue was attributed to increases in taxes on profits and salaries, income taxes, value added taxes, property taxes, vehicle taxes and special taxes on certain […]

A blend of human and animal’s nature in art show

Works of international and Cambodian artists are being showcased at the German cultural center Meta House’s exhibition titled ‘Animals.’ The exhibition, which runs until August 5, showcases abstract interpretations of the role of animals in the society. Colorful and unusual interpretations displayed in the show include a painting of a bright red bird and a […]

Singapore developer building condo in Phnom Penh

Singapore-based developer Spring CJW will develop a $70 million residential complex near the Phnom Penh International Airport. Situated on street 2004, Axis Residences has eight, 10-storey blocks with 566 freehold residential units and 566 car-park lots in a six-storey car-park block. Amenities include shops, function rooms, indoor and outdoor gymnasiums, basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds, […]

App aims to ease commuter woes

A Cambodian programmer is using app technology to alleviate the discomfort of commuters. “Traffic jams are not just a problem of traffic – it is a kind of social problem,” said Va Kora, who founded Chaktomuk Traffic, a crowd-sourced app allowing users to report real-time traffic conditions. A master’s degree holder from the University of […]