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Cosmos Services celebrates 15th anniversary

Cosmos Services, one of ADW’s founding members, looks back on 15 years of business operations in Cambodia. As one of the Kingdom’s leading inspection and audit specialist, the company plays a crucial role in the apparel industry’s quality management. The all-around service includes factory assessments, social compliance audits, pre-production sample assessments, final random inspections, and loading surveillance.

Germany offers young people the best chances for the future

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The British government has concluded a comprehensive annual survey that compares conditions for young people globally and their chances for the future. The “Global Youth Development Index and Report 2016” by the Commonwealth Secretariat researches the opportunities for young people between 15 and 29 years in 183 countries worldwide: levels of education, health and well-being, employment and opportunity, political participation and civic participation.

KFW ready for business in Cambodia

KfW has been helping the German Federal Government achieve its goals with respect to development policy and international cooperation for over 50 years. The Director of KfW Development Bank’s representative office in Cambodia recently changed and the ADW met Harald Hüttenrauch to talk about his coming term.

Meet the new German Ambassador to Cambodia

On September 23, 2016, the new German Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, Dr. Ingo Karsten, handed over his letter of credence to H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni. The German Business Group (ADW), spoke to Dr. Karsten about his expectations, priorities and the German-Cambodian relationship.

German sportswear group Adidas and partners offer scholarships and career development for Cambodians with engineering degree.

The German sportswear group Adidas and its suppliers together with The Hinrich Foundation have formed a partnership with the objective to help develop the next generation of manufacturing leaders in Cambodia and Myanmar through academic scholarships and practical skills training.The partners believe that education is key to human and economic development, and local leaders are critical to sustainable manufacturing growth in each market. Adidas suppliers provide internships and career training to help the scholars to acquire advanced manufacturing excellence in the sporting goods industry.

German Ambassador leaves Cambodia in July

After three years in Phnom Penh, German Ambassador Joachim Freiherr von Marschall is leaving Cambodia in July. He offers a positive summary of his mandate as well as a review on his tenure in Cambodia. (Photo: Sam Jam)

Porsche celebrates one-year anniversary

Precision Cars (Cambodia) Ltd. (PCCL), the official Porsche importer and distributor in Cambodia, marked its 1st anniversary celebration at the Porsche Centre in Phnom Penh. As part of the celebration, the brand’s latest 911 model was presented, and the Porsche 919 Hybrid was flown into Cambodia – the winner of the 24hrs race of Le Mans.

Technical and Financial Cooperation: Germany and Cambodia sign agreements worth 41.45 million Euro

H.E. Joachim Baron von Marschall, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Cambodia, and H. E. Keat Chhon, Deputy Prime Minister and first Vice-Chairman of the CDC signed agreements on Technical and Financial Cooperation with a total value of €41.45 million (US$45.70 million). The signing ceremony was held on Wednesday, 9 March 2016 between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), Phnom Penh.

Austrian business mission to Cambodia a resounding success

More than twenty export-oriented, renowned Austrian companies explored “new” business potentials in the dynamic Cambodian growth market from 17th – 18th March. The business mission was organized and headed by “Advantage Austria”, the official trade promotion organization of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.

School theatre an innovative approach to Khmer Rouge history

“The Courageous Turtle” is an educational play funded by the German government which has been performed 64 times since November, and which has proven so successful that the initiative is set to expand to classrooms and community centres nationwide this year. Nicolaus Mesterharm, founder of the Meta House German Cambodian Cultural Center, says about the project: “Young Cambodians don’t know much about the Khmer Rouge, surveys underline that too few students are genuinely interested in the topic.

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