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 Cambodia’s first Startup Weekend FinTech

Over the last year, Startup Weekend has held numerous editions in Phnom Penh focusing on various topics including Design Thinking, Women Entrepreneurship and Education. This year, from 3 – 5 February, yet another Startup Weekend will be held at the brand new TRYBE space, this time focusing on FinTech. If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur with [...]

 Uber could face stiff resistance in Cambodia’s crowded ride-hailing market

A growing number of ride-hailing apps such as PassApp Taxi and Choice Taxi would add roadblocks to Uber’s Cambodia expansion plans A tuk-tuk rides past the Thai embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 20 February 2011. Photo: EPA/MAK REMISSA International ride-sharing app Uber has set its sights on Cambodia, a market that is already becoming crowded [...]

 PM Hun Sen Sues Sam Rainsy for $1 Million

Phnom Penh (FN), Jan 17 – Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to file a lawsuit against Sam Rainsy for $1 million over defamation, according to the premier’s lawyer, Ky Tech. Ky Tech told Fresh News that the lawsuit will be filed on Wednesday after the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) Leader Sam Rainsy accused [...]

 Facebook Plea Saves Women Trafficked to Japan for Sex

Seven Cambodian women who were allegedly lured to work at a restaurant on Japan’s Honshu Island and forced into sex work were rescued after sending a Facebook message to the Cambodian Embassy there, officials said on Tuesday. Six of the victims are staying at the embassy in Tokyo awaiting repatriation on Thursday, while a seventh [...]

 Hundreds Called In to Defend Voting Rights

Hundreds of registered voters are being called in to a tribunal set up at the Interior Ministry compound in Phnom Penh this week to face questioning about whether they are Cambodian enough to participate in upcoming elections. In a campaign led by the opposition CNRP, hundreds of complaints have been lodged with the National Election [...]