By Miguel R. Camus
Philippine Airlines is still keen on establishing a new Cambodian flag carrier with local telecommunications, banking and property tycoon Kith Meng, company president Ramon S. Ang said in a recent interview. Ang noted that the deal had been delayed due to the uncertain political climate following the conclusion of national elections in Sept. that saw [...]
Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temple complex.
By Isabel Berenguer Asuncion
The Cambodians are a resilient people. After their country fell into the destructive rule of the Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979, the people have risen to their feet, picked up the pieces and are beginning to thrive once more.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday said allowing the construction of a spate of border casinos was part of a “secret strategy” to protect the country’s territory from its neighbors.
By Charles E. Buban
Here’s the good news: The Philippines’ maternal mortality ratio (MMR), which refers to the number of women dying during pregnancy or in the first six weeks after delivery, has declined from an estimated 209 per 100,000 live births in 1987-1993 to an estimated 162 per 100,000 today.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
The government is set to negotiate a key free trade and interconnectivity deal at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit in Cambodia this week.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
The country’s airlines will soon fly straight to destinations in Cambodia, one of the few members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations that do not have direct air links with the Philippines.
By Francis Lim
The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently released the 2011-2012 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR). The WEF, through the GCR, reports on the competitiveness of economies worldwide annually on the basis of the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), a comprehensive tool that measures the microeconomic and macroeconomic foundations of national competitiveness. There is both good [...]
PHNOM PENH—More than two dozen global clothing brands on Tuesday pledged to investigate a spate of mass faintings among Cambodian garment workers, the UN’s labor agency said. The retailers said they would provide resources and international expertise to find out why hundreds of their suppliers’ employees have collapsed recently, the International Labor Organization said after [...]
By Doris C. Dumlao
Atok-Big Wedge Co. Inc., the mining arm of the group of former trade minister Roberto V. Ongpin, plans to deploy about P1 billion in idle cash by acquiring potential mining assets not just in the Philippines but also in Laos and Cambodia. During the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting last week, company president Mario Locsin said [...]