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Cambodia’s economy to grow 7.1 percent in 2020

Singapore-based ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) projected robust growth in the Cambodian economy this year despite stronger external headwinds.

Cambodia eyes more revenues from customs, excise taxes

Cambodia is looking at raising its revenue target by over 20 percent next year, with the boost expected to come from higher customs and excise tax collections.

US businesses keen on Cambodia tourism opportunities

Investors from the United States are setting their sights on Cambodia’s tourism opportunities, the Ministry of Tourism said.

Human Rights questions Cambodia over harassment of activists

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) has hit out at Cambodia for the harassment of some 100 activists and detention of more than 20.

Hun Sen: no Chinese naval base

Cambodia’s dictatorial prime minister, Hun Sen, has dismissed reports of a Chinese naval base on the Gulf of Thailand as “fake, lying and destructive news”.