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Business 14 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

From killing fields to economic transformation

CAMBODIA has been ravaged by many years of war, but Youk Chhang, executive director of Documentation Centre of Cambodia (DC-Cam), believes that the country can still find her place in today’s global economy.

Business 14 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Cambodia's US$11bil mystery

ROVIENG, Cambodia: The remote district of Rovieng was once a battleground between Cambodian government troops and Pol Pot's genocidal Khmer Rouge. Unexploded bombs still lurk in its fields and forests. So does something more desirable - iron ore - and supposedly in such huge quantities two Chinese companies have an US$11-billion plan to extract it.

Business 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cambodia's stock market begins trading

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Trading on Cambodia's stock exchange has begun for the first time after a state-run company completed its initial public offering.

Business 24 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Indochina economies on the path to reform and liberalisation

IN many ways, the Indochina region comprising Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar is akin to an emerging giant.

Business 14 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Chief of fabled Bangkok hotel retires

BANGKOK (AP): Charming a fuming Elizabeth Taylor, personally snipping a British duke's hair or catering to the refined palates of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge leaders.

Business 09 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Cambodia's thriving real estate market enriches the elite

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP): An old hospital was razed to make way for Phnom Penh's tallest building _ a 42-story twin condominium tower. A garbage-strewn slum became prime real estate after police evicted its dwellers to a parched rice field outside the capital.