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ASEAN Tourism Forums See Boost, Set Standards

ASEAN Tourism Forums See Boost, Set Standards

Tourism in ASEAN member states is on the rise, according to the 18th meeting of the ASEAN Tourism Minsters, held in January in conjunction with the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2015. Preliminary figures for 2014 showed that 97.2 million international tourists visited ASEAN countries, representing a growth of 3 percent from the previous year. This growth

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Porsche Revs into Phnom Penh

Importer Precision Cars (Cambodia) Limited unveiled the country’s first official Porsche dealership location in early 2015, commemorating the event by launching a new line of SUVs. Opened on 12 February, the Porsche Centre Phnom Penh signals another milestone in the country’s growing luxury car industry. The centre is the first location where Porsche owners in

TRUCTION CLOSE TO PHNOM PENH'S OLYMPIC STADIUM, PART OF A FAST-CHANGING CITY LANDSCAPE

Building Boom in Myanmar, Cambodia

Building and construction trade show BuildTech Yangon is set to expand in 2015 to meet the demands of Myanmar’s growing construction sector. The three-day trade show focuses on infrastructure, residential and commercial buildings, transportation, manufacturing and trading. The event includes a 12,000- sqm exhibition space with equipment from more than 150 companies on display, along

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Cambodia’s Top Gear

From high-rise buildings to shopping complexes, Phnom Penh is slowly but surely morphing into an updated and unrecognisable city. Nowhere is this more evident than the narrow and cart-lined streets, where a growing number of cars and SUVs are edging out other forms of transport. BY JOANNA MAYHEW AND JESSICA SANDER “The time is now,”

APAN'S PM SHINZO ABE MEETING MYANMAR PM THEIN SEIN

From the Yuan to the Yen

The recent intensification of diplomatic relations between Japan, Myanmar and Cambodia has been matched by an increase in investment from the East Asian powerhouse to its Southeast Asian neighbours. BY MICHAEL SAINSBURY When Shinzo Abe touched down in Yangon on May 25, 2013 it was the first time that a Japanese Prime Minister had visited

KNAI BANG CHATT ALLOWS MANAGERS TO RELAX AND REJUVENATE THEIR MINDS

Tropical Team Building

Team building is a trend that is sweeping across the region, and in Cambodia businesses are boosting morale by taking a break to brainstorm by the beach. Knai Bang Chatt, in the coastal town of Kep, is one resort to embrace the movement. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS Creating an exclusive and tranquil destination where visitors can

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