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Focus Cambodia

Presenting the people in the key industry sectors who shape the economy, FOCUS Cambodia also lists the key laws and regulations that make the kingdom such an attractive investment destination.

Ten to watch

Cambodia’s rising stars

With a growing economy, new businesses on the rise and an eye on digitisation, Cambodia’s innovators now have more opportunities to shine than ever before. Read More

Interview

Sun Chanthol: the man connecting Cambodia

The Kingdom’s Minister of Public Works and Transport is leading efforts to upgrade the country’s infrastructure as it prepares for the challenges of the future Read More

2019 Stories

Cambodia’s education system

The keys to the Kingdom

With Cambodia surging ahead towards high middle-income status, ensuring that the next generation has the essential skills it needs to thrive in a high-skilled work environment has never been more important. Wilco Visscher, country programme manager for international education non-profit VVOB, breaks down the challenges and opportunities facing Cambodia’s schools

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Skills

Training initiatives in the Kingdom

As Cambodia struggles to overcome the skills gap that plagues its young workforce, several organisations have taken matters into their own hands with various in-house training programmes designed to bring new hires quickly up to speed

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Ten to watch

Cambodia’s rising stars

With a growing economy, new businesses on the rise and an eye on digitisation, Cambodia’s innovators now have more opportunities to shine than ever before.

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Clean energy

A guide to renewable power in Cambodia

Cambodia has huge renewable energy potential in the form of hydropower, solar and wind. Hydropower is already an important part of the energy mix and attention is shifting towards other renewable energies, but many challenges lie ahead

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Trade

What the Asean Single Window means for Cambodia

The ASEAN Single Window initiative promises to unite Southeast Asia as a truly integrated economic community through seamless cross-border trade and information sharing. Focus Cambodia spoke to Jayant Menon, head economist for trade and regional cooperation at the Asian Development Bank, about Cambodia’s place in an increasingly integrated ASEAN

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2018 Stories

Four pillars: tourism

Cambodia’s tourism industry looks beyond Angkor Wat

Buoyed by a surge in Chinese visitors, Cambodia’s tourism industry is surfing a wave of growth and prosperity, but greater diversification is needed to keep the industry on its upward trajectory

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Cambodia

Agriculture branches out as rice returns flatten

Although rice has long fed both the people and the economy of Cambodia, experts say that crop diversification and increased investment are needed to take the agriculture industry to the next level

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IT education

Closing the gap between Cambodian tech talent and demand

As Cambodia aspires to compete regionally in ICT development, experts in the field have seen vast improvements in recent years – as well as opportunities to continue closing the gap between skill and market demand

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ABC

2017 Stories

Interview

Sun Chanthol: the man connecting Cambodia

The Kingdom’s Minister of Public Works and Transport is leading efforts to upgrade the country’s infrastructure as it prepares for the challenges of the future

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Pactics

Why it pays to pay more

The only way forward for Cambodia’s garment sector is good wages, worker empowerment and a focus on sustainability, according to the founder of this unconventional textile factory in Siem Reap

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Culinary

Cooking up Cambodia’s culinary future

Focus Cambodia heads inside the kitchen of Phnom Penh’s new culinary arts academy, where the team has grand visions of elevating the country’s food and beverage scene

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