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A WOMAN IN KAMPONG CHAM PROVINCE CAMBODIA USING BIOGAS TO MEET HER DAILY ENERGY NEEDS

Biogas Rising

Biogas is becoming an increasingly popular option for generating clean, renewable energy and promoting rural development in Cambodia and Vietnam. But with growing business potential, burgeoning companies will have to pick up the pace to keep up with demand.

THAILAND'S SOLAR QUEEN DR WANDEE KHUNCHORNYAKONG INSPECTING ONE OF HER SOLAR FARMS

Thailand’s Solar Queen

2015 is a big year for the climate change agenda. In December, negotiators will descend upon Paris to sign a new universal and legally binding treaty to tackle the issue. Yet as oil apologists and environmental campaigners dispute the impact of greenhouse gas emissions, business people are seizing the advantage of government subsidies to profit

ASEAN BEST AND WORST IN ICT

ASEAN encompasses huge variations in information and communication technology capabilities (ICT), according to a recent report from the World Economic Forum. In the 2015 Global Information Technology Report, ASEAN member countries ranked among the best and the worst on the Networked Readiness Index, which measures the capacity of countries to leverage ICT for increased competitiveness

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Playing Techno Catch Up?

With a largely young population who are inquisitive and increasingly tech savvy, does Cambodia have the potential to become a regional technology hub as it enters the ASEAN economic bloc? BY STEVE NOBLE cambodia is throwing its hat into the technology ring and tackling domestic and regional gaps in the sector. With increased government support, a

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The Techie Generation

A new generation of budding young entrepreneurs is rising in the form of tech-savvy businesses. ASEAN Forum meets some of the players in the burgeoning technology sector. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS Heng Kong is representative of a growing number of young Cambodians. “Look at Mark Zuckerberg,” he says, referring to the man behind global social networking

THE PORSCHE CAYENNE

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

RICHARD STANGER, PRESIDENT OF CAMEC

Going Underground

The Cambodian mining and exploration industry is only 10 years old, and now is starting to attract foreign investment as it progresses towards active mining. BY JESSICA SANDER Cambodia is not a country readily associated with its mineral and oil deposits, but this is something that may well change over the next few years, according to

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