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DGB Daegu Bank wins license to operate commercial bank in Cambodia

DGB Daegu Bank, a small South Korean bank, said Thursday that it has been granted a license to expand its banking businesses in Cambodia.

KOICA pushes for US$8.5 million project to support Cambodia’s infectious disease responses

South Korea's overseas aid agency is pushing for a US$8.5 million project to help Cambodia strengthen its infectious disease control capabilities from this year through 2025, officials said Friday.

S. Korea, Cambodia to hold 2nd round of FTA talks

South Korea said Monday it will launch the second round of free trade negotiations with Cambodia this week as the country broadens efforts to expand its export portfolio to cushion the economic fallout from the new coronavirus pandemic.

Korean drug suspect arrested in Cambodia

A South Korean national has been arrested in Cambodia on charges of attempting to smuggle methamphetamine into South Korea and Japan, prosecutors here said Wednesday.

S. Korea, Cambodia hold 1st round of FTA talks

South Korea said Thursday it has launched the first round of free trade negotiations with Cambodia in a bid to penetrate deeper into the Southeast Asian market and overcome economic jitters by the virus pandemic.

S. Korea, Cambodia agree to launch official FTA talks

South Korea and Cambodia agreed Thursday to launch official negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), paving the way for Asia's No. 4 economy to penetrate deeper into the Southeast Asian market and boost its virus-hit exports.

S. Korea, Cambodia move closer to launching FTA talks

South Korea said Thursday it has made further progress in fleshing out details for the planned free trade agreement (FTA) with Cambodia, as Seoul seeks to broaden economic ties with Southeast Asian nations and diversify its export portfolio.

Hun Sen: Cambodia expects more investment from S. Korea

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday his country hopes to draw more investment from South Korea by taking advantage of a double taxation avoidance pact between the two sides.

S. Korea, Cambodia sign double taxation avoidance pact

South Korea and Cambodia have signed a double taxation avoidance pact, in a move to boost bilateral economic cooperation, Seoul's finance ministry said Tuesday.

Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia to adopt Korean for regular school curriculum

Three more member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) -- Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia -- plan to adopt Korean for the regular curriculum at their secondary schools beginning next year, officials said Tuesday.

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Cambodia hold talks on bilateral ties

The top diplomats of South Korea and Cambodia on Monday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in agriculture, finance and other areas, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

S. Korea, Cambodia to launch feasibility study on FTA

South Korea and Cambodia agreed to launch a joint feasibility study on their potential free trade agreement (FTA) in a move to forge deeper economic ties and expand exchanges, Seoul's trade ministry said Monday.

Cambodian PM to skip ASEAN-S. Korea summit in Busan: report

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will not attend next week's summit between South Korea and ASEAN member states in Busan because his wife's mother was hospitalized with a serious condition, a news report said Saturday.

‘Cambodian Culture Festival’ to take place in Ansan during Chuseok

Cambodian residents in Ansan, a Gyeonggi Province city known for its large foreign population, are planning to organize a cultural festival this weekend in time for Chuseok, one of the biggest traditional holidays in Korea, officials said Thursday.

S. Korean diplomat to Cambodia relieved of duty over sexual harassment allegations

A South Korean diplomat who served in Cambodia has been relieved of duty for sexually harassing a female employee, an official with Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday.

S. Korean president begins state visit to Cambodia

South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his state visit to Cambodia on Thursday with a social dinner hosted by Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Hite Jinro’s soju exports to Cambodia soar 40 pct

Hite Jinro Co., a major South Korean liquor maker, said Wednesday its soju sales in Cambodia rose 41 percent on-year in 2018 on the back of the popularity of Korean pop culture in Southeast Asia.

Tax chiefs of S. Korea, Cambodia agree to expand cooperation

The heads of South Korean and Cambodian tax agencies agreed Tuesday to foster ties that can further boost bilateral trade and investment.