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Government approves the Japanese SmartCity initiative in principle 15-03-2019 The establishment of the Asean-Japan Smart City Network and of a Private-Public Forum on Asean-Japan urbanisation development in Cambodia may soon be a reality after the government approved the initiatives in principle, according to a Council of Ministers letter. The letter, sent to the Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction, was signed on … Continue reading "Government approves the Japanese SmartCity initiative in principle" [...]
Japan to fund two projects worth $43 million 20-02-2019 The Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday said Japan will provide more than $43 million to fund two development projects in the Kingdom. A ministry press release said Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and Japan’s Ambassador Hidehisa Horinouchi will today sign the Exchange of Notes on the extension of the Japanese government’s support for the two projects. … Continue reading "Japan to fund two projects worth $43 million" [...]
Japan employment pushed 20-02-2019 Labour Minister Ith Samheng yesterday said Japan has agreed to allow Cambodians to be employed as full-time workers instead of as interns, as is the practice now. He made the announcement following a meeting with Japanese ambassador Horinouchi Hidehisa at the ministry yesterday. Mr Samheng said during the meeting, Mr Hidehisa informed him of the … Continue reading "Japan employment pushed" [...]
ABA plans expansion 20-02-2019 ABA Bank, a member of the National Bank of Canada Group, plans to open another 11 branches nationwide in response to the rising number of customers. Mey Polin, ABA business development manager, unveiled the expansion plans yesterday. “Our business is growing more than 30 percent a year so we are expanding to give our customers … Continue reading "ABA plans expansion" [...]
Japan pledges more than $500,000 for preschool 14-02-2019 Japan yesterday pledged $529,068 to the Shanti Volunteer Association to build a model preschool, equipped with a library, in Battambang province. The grant contract was signed between Horinouchi Hidehisa, Japan’s ambassador to Cambodia, and Kase Takashi, SVA country director. According to a press release from the Japanese embassy, SVA aims to improve the quality of … Continue reading "Japan pledges more than $500,000 for preschool" [...]
Chroy Changvar Bridge open for KNY 05-02-2019 The first Chroy Changvar Bridge, more commonly known as the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship Bridge) will be temporarily opened for Khmer New Year in mid-April. The Ministry of Public Works and Transport announced on its Facebook page on Friday (Feb 1) that the repairs on the Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge, which began in September 2017, are now 93 … Continue reading "Chroy Changvar Bridge open for KNY" [...]