Property of the week

Thu, 19 January 2012 Yi Somphose Located on the bustling Street 51 in Boeung Keng Kang 1, this stylish apartment block offers the best in city living, fusing traditional Khmer design with modern Western-style amenities. The block, named Motanak, which translated means...

Property tax collection exceeds expectations

Thu, 19 January 2012 Seun Son Collections from the recently implemented property tax have exceeded government expectations by double, according to government officials. The tax collection on properties, including land and property, has hit US$12 million since the law...

A turning tide in the city by the sea

Thu, 12 January 2012 Liam Barnes {jathumbnail}For many in the region, the mere mention of Sihanoukville evokes images of seedy, carbon-copy bars and budget guesthouses, packed with booze-fuelled western tourists after a cheap fix of sun, sand, sea and maybe a little...

Mortgage loan approvals soar through 2011

Thu, 12 January 2012 Seun Son The use of mortgages for house purchases increased exponentially throughout 2011, as home buyers capitalised on the nascent market, according to industry experts. The relatively infant mortgage loan market, which came into existence in...