Monthly Archives: June 2008

>Territorial disputes resolved, Cambodia makes case for Preah Vihear

> Written by Chrann Chamroeun and Hor Hab Courtesy of Phnom Penh PostWednesday, 18 June 2008 Following a breakthrough with Thai authorities over disputed territory, a 19-member Cambodian delegation will leave for Canada later this month to secure World Heritage … Continue reading

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>Equity funds find a new frontier

> Written by Cat Barton Courtesy of Phnom Penh Post Friday, 27 June 2008 As international interest in emerging markets surges, Cambodia’s profile is rising as a key frontier for private equity, with three major funds looking to pour upwards … Continue reading

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>Banking sector emerges from financial wilderness

> Written by Sebastian Strangio Courtesy of Phnom Penh Post Friday, 27 June 2008 Tracey Shelton Acleda Bank’s sparkling headquarters in Phnom Penh reflects the rapid growth of financial services in Cambodia, where 24 commercial banks now compete to fund … Continue reading

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>$8 billion tag on ANZ’s Asia plan

> Danny John June 30, 2008 AS MUCH as $8 billion of precious capital may have to be devoted by ANZ Bank to its expanding Asian operations for them to meet the group’s optimistic target of making $1.5 billion of … Continue reading

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>Banks see credit cards as key to retail market

> Written by Sebastian Strangio and Cheang Sokha Courtesy of Phnom Penh Post Friday, 27 June 2008 Vandy Rattana Automatic teller machines (ATMs) and the planned launch of domestic credit cards mark a turning point for retail banking in Cambodia, … Continue reading

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>Siem Reap Cambodia: Step forwards the foremost tourism destination in South East Asia

> Bayon Temple in Siem Reap Currently, Siem Reap is the most famous destination in Cambodia. By the year 2020, Siem Reap will become the foremost jewel of South East Asia tourism. It is the cultural magnet, attracting tourists from … Continue reading

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>Bear cub debut puts spotlight on survival

>Bopha with her three-month old cub, Maly, at Pert Zoo. Ryan Emery | June 30, 2008The AustralianHER parents may have suffered greatly in their lives, but Australia’s first-born sun bear has started her life in a far more peaceful way. … Continue reading

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