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These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Date Day Holiday 1 Jan Wed New Year's Day 7 Jan Tue Victory Day 8 Feb Sat Meak Bochea Day 8 Mar Sun International Women's Day 9 Mar Mon International Women's Day Holiday 14 Apr to 17 Apr Tue to Fri Khmer New Year 1 May Fri Labour Day 6 May Wed Visak Bochea Day 10...

Cambodian holidays are inextricably intertwined with Theravada Buddhist ritual. The holidays that really count are Buddhist in origin - not even the Khmer Rouge could eradicate the practice of holidays like Pchum Ben. Even the increasing presence of modern Western culture has done little to...

Cambodia’s economic outlook 2020 According to various forecasts, Cambodia’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate is expected to ebb slightly to less than 7 percent growth in 2020 mainly because of the global economic downturn and the deceleration of global demand, as well as emerging risks...

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) yesterday announced that it approved 831 investment projects, with a total investment capital of $22.5 billion, from 2016 to August 2019, according to its latest report. The report added that in the first eight months of the year,...

Cambodia offers foreign investors strong growth, but it’s a tiny market. Corruption doesn’t help. CAMBODIA: VITAL STATISTICS Location: Southeast Asia Neighbors: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam Capital city: Phnom Penh Population (2018): 16.5 million Official language: Mon-Khmer GDP per capita (2018): US$1,512.10 GDP growth (2018): 7.5% Inflation (2017): 2.9% Currency: Riel Investment promotion agency: The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC); the Cambodian Investment Board (CIB) and...