Impacts of Labor Regulations on Japanese Businesses Discussed

Recent years has seen increasing foreign direct investment by Japanese in Cambodia due to the country’s liberal investment policy, regional connectivity in supply chain, improving transport and logistics, and young labor force, among other favorable investment conditions. Yet, like the situation ... Read More


Competitiveness and Ease of Doing Business Discussed at Cambodia-EU Dialogue 2017

Careful legal policy formulation that avoids imposing unnecessary onus on businesses is essential for contributing to ease of doing business in FDI-seeking Cambodia, said Mr. Sok Lor, Managing Director of Sok Xing & Hwang at the Cambodia-EU Dialogue 2017, which took place at Raffles Hotel Le Royal ... Read More


CEOs Discuss Draft Law on Procedures for Labor Dispute Resolution

While the existing labor dispute resolution mechanisms (including the Arbitration Council) have played a crucial role in maintaining and promoting industrial peace and doing business environment in Cambodia, there is a need for further improvement to address the challenges of lack of space for ... Read More


Businesses Provide Comments on Labor Dispute Resolution Draft Law

Subsequent to the introduction of the Trade Union Law in 2016, questions remain regarding how to further enhance the state of industrial relations and ease of doing business in Cambodia, where FDI is desired and warranted to support and sustain its economic growth. To reach that goal, a draft law ... Read More


ACE Sets Strategic Direction for the Near Term

ASEAN Confederation of Employers, aka “ACE” – currently comprising employer associations of Cambodia, Singapore, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand – met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 15 and 16 August 2017 to discuss the strategic directions of the organization in the ... Read More