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Publish date: 11/15/2019

Cummins and Komatsu have a long-standing partnership that cuts across many areas of the companies’ businesses, including multiple joint ventures such as diesel engine design and manufacturing. One of the joint ventures is Komatsu Cummins Engine Company(KCEC) in Japan which builds mid-range industrial engines for both companies. The KCEC facility is situated within Komatsu’s Oyama plant; production started in late 1995 and the one-millionth KCEC engine was built in 2018. Production volume for 2019 is around 45,000 units.

Publish date: 11/15/2019

International tourism is growing rapidly in Cambodia, and that is seeing millions of dollars of upgrades to the country’s three main airports – Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville. In 2018 alone, more than 10 million passengers passed through these international airports. And it appears there’s no sign of Cambodia’s tourist boom slowing, nor the number of business customers flowing in – especially to the capital Phnom Penh – due to the country’s economic boom.

Publish date: 11/15/2019

A glorious throaty roar from the exhausts signals we are in full throttle mode as the dual 1,300 hp Cummins KTA38 engines pour on the power, punching the vessel through the swells on the South China Sea. The smiling skipper of Super Bien Dong 2 gives the thumbs up as he unleashes the 38-litre V16 Cummins engines, knowing he can hit 30-plus knots if he wishes. Two of the new 32-metre ferries entered service in December 2018 while the third was due to begin operating late in 2019.

Publish date: 11/15/2019

Myanmar – the country formerly known as Burma – has gone through massive social, political and economic change since 2015 when its first democratic elections in over two decades were held. Progress has been astonishing with long-standing sanctions that isolated Myanmar’s economy having been lifted. In fact, Myanmar’s GDP growth is among Asia’s highest, holding rates exceeding 7% on average since 2012.

Publish date: 11/15/2019

From zero to 4.5 million hectolitres (450 million litres), creating one of Cambodia’s strongest beer brands from scratch, and all that in just eight years: this is what Khmer Beverages has managed to achieve. In 2009, the dream of setting up a brewery took root in the Leang family, owner of parent company Chip Mong Group which had no experience whatsoever in the field of beverage production.