27000 people celebrate the Khmer New Year with pretty and talent contest together with top Cambodian stars inside Phnom Penh SEZ

The biggest outdoor concert event of the year celebrates another year of growth and success at Cambodia’s leading international special economic zone

Phnom Penh, 19th March 2018 –Phnom Penh SEZ, the leading special economic zone in Cambodia, will host its 5th annual  Khmer New Year concert and beauty contest this coming Saturday 31st of March. All workers employed at one of Phnom Penh SEZ’s tenant companies are invited to join Sangkranta PPSEZ Idol 2018  Pre-screened and selected participants from various tenant companies at Phnom Penh SEZ will perform in front of a huge crowd, and a jury will be selecting the winners of the competition. Cambodian traditional dance, contemporary dance of talents, professional dancers and Cambodian darling Ms. Khat Sokhim, prominent singer Mr. Preap Sovath and comedian troupe  Peakmi participate in the event. An incredible 27 000 visitors  are expected to attend the star-studded show.

 “We have a deep respect and love for our Phnom Penh SEZ workers. And it is very important for us to work as a team to understand their needs and cooperate with them to improve our work. Celebrating the Khmer new year with Sangkranta PPSEZ Idol 2018 serves to strengthen relationships between our Phnom Penh SEZ team, our workers, investors, stakeholders and our surrounding communities as well as to further good cooperation,” says Hun Chanpey, Senior Manager of Phnom Penh SEZ Plc and organizer of the event. “We look forward to having a great time together”.

Phnom Penh SEZ Chairwoman Lok Chumteav Okhna Lim Chhiv Ho, who had originally initiated the event says “it is a great pleasure for us to arrange this event in its fifth year now to say thank you to all our partners and stakeholders, and to give back to our workers who supported us in the last year. It is our great honor to have invited some important guests with us such as the Minister of Labor and Vocational training, H.E. Ith Sam Heng; the Minister of Women’s Affair, H.E. Dr. Ing Kuntha Phavi; and the Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, H.E. Sok Chenda Sophea, Ambassador of numerous Embassies in Cambodia and members of the Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association (CWEA)”.

“We would like to thank all our sponsors and partners for their generous support to make this event possible, and for the fantastic work of our team here at Phnom Penh SEZ - they have tirelessly prepared this concert during the last months,” says Hiroshi Uematsu, CEO of Phnom Penh SEZ. “When we launched this event a few years ago, we had an attendance of 10 000 workers. Today we are expecting almost three times the number, and I think this is the largest single community event and concert in Cambodia by now. We are very grateful to all who made this stunning project possible and look forward to a fantastic night”.

More than 80 workers applied to the talent contest this year, and a first round of selection was held on the 11th March, narrowing the applicants down to 20 young woman and 20 male contestants. The second round took place on the 18th March to select the final 10 top talents, who will compete on stage on for the grand finale.

Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. Conducted a Sharing on Apply Quota/Foreign Work Permit Online to Our Tenants in Zone

Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. conducted a sharing on how to Apply Quota/Foreign Work Permit Online to Ministry of Labor Vocational Training through on March 09th, 2018 with 16 participants from various tenants inside the zone. This sharing objectives included renew/new Work Permit; request Group Work Permit, process of request Group Work Permit; documents requirement in preparation and payment process after got approval. Please be noted that period to apply Work Permit is from January to March 2018. The meeting was conducted effectively. All participants enjoyed asking question and sharing their thoughts on the solutions.   

Phnom Penh SEZ Plc participated in My First Stock Event 2018

Phnom Penh, 5th March 2018 – On Sunday the 4th of March, Phnom Penh SEZ PLC, the leading special economic zone developer in Cambodia, participated as a silver sponsor at an annual public event, “My First Stock 2018” organized by the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) at Daylight plaza, Aeon Mall Phnom Penh. The event was also participated by other listed companied and securities firms with common goal is to introduce and promote capital market activities in the country.

The event was given opening remarks by Mr. Hong Sok Hour. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), H.E Sou Socheat, Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC), and H.E Dr. Hean Sahib, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Throughout the day, the event was loaded with various activities to successfully draw the visitors. They enjoyed various entertainments and had chance to win Lucky Draw prizes. We has participated in this event for three consecutive years.

Coordination Meeting with ACU on the Challenges faced by Investors in Phnom Penh SEZ

On 21st February 2018 at 9:00 am at Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), H.E Dr. OM YENTIENG, Senior Minister and President of ACU headed a meeting with CEO of Phnom Penh SEZ Plc., Mr. Hiroshi Uematsu and representative of other 15 companies in PPSEZ who signed MOU with ACU.

The meeting aimed to understand the issues and challenges faced by each company after signing MOU with ACU and to seek solution toward those matters. After hearing the problems from the representative of each company, H.E Senior Minister on behalf of ACU and also on behalf of the Royal Government expressed his deep regret of what happened to all companies which caused by the government officials. He mentioned that ACU will fully support and cooperate with all companies whenever they face such problems again for their daily work.

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