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US praises growth in the Kingdom’s digital sector

US ambassador Patrick Murphy praised the growth of the Kingdom’s digital sector and expressed hope of expanding cooperation between the two countries in the sector. Cambodia has a high rate of mobile phone users. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-praises-growth-kingdoms-digital-sector

Patrick Murphy praises ministry for expanding BFC programme

United States Ambassador Patrick Murphy has lauded the Kingdom’s efforts in strengthening labour conditions by expanding the Better Factories Cambodia programme to also cover travel goods production. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667606/patrick-murphy-praises-ministry-for-expanding-bfc-programme/

US, Cambodia pledge to strengthen military ties

The US on Tuesday pledged to help train military officers, particularly Cambodia’s blue helmet troops deployed for UN’s peacekeeping operations. The pledge was made during a meeting between US ambassador Patrick Murphy and Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) commander-in-chief General Vong Pisen. Further strengthening of ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/us-cambodia-pledge-strengthen-military-ties

EU ambassador expresses hope for Kingdom retaining EBA status

New EU ambassador to Cambodia Carmen Moreno met with National Assembly president Heng Samrin and expressed her interest in helping Cambodia retain the “Everything But Arms” (EBA) agreement. Moreno paid a courtesy call on Samrin at the National Assembly on Tuesday on her first day ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/eu-ambassador-expresses-hope-kingdom-retaining-eba-status

Kingdom-Hungary sewage solutions in the pipeline

The Ministry of Environment has announced that it will collaborate with Hungary to implement a pilot project to solve sewage system issues in towns in some provinces. A representative for the Hungarian Embassy in Cambodia, Zoltan Gyorgy Horvath, met with the ministry’s secretary of state, Sao ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-hungary-sewage-solutions-pipeline

EU ambassador praises Kingdom’s growth

Eang Sophalleth, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s assistant, yesterday said European Union Ambassador Carmen Moreno praised the government’s achievements in sustainably developing the economy during a meeting with Mr Hun Sen at the Peace Palace.​ ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666352/eu-ambassador-praises-kingdoms-growth/

Mekong countries vow drug action

Countries along the Mekong River have vowed to increase co-operation in cracking down on and preventing drug trafficking from the Golden Triangle area and the import of chemical substances for drug production.​ ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mekong-countries-vow-drug-action

Cambodia joins Vietnamese programme for agri cooperation

Cambodia has sent representatives to attend a Vietnamese programme that seeks to strengthen the relationship between them and the agricultural sectors of Vietnam and Laos, Vietnamese media reported.​ ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665907/cambodia-joins-vietnamese-programme-for-agri-cooperation/

Mekong countries agree to strengthen tourism cooperation

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries have agreed to boost tourism cooperation, including improving infrastructure and marketing techniques and developing human resources. During the 44th GMS Tourism Working Group Meeting, held last week in Siem Reap, the six countries that form GMS signed an agreement to ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665908/mekong-countries-agree-to-strengthen-tourism-cooperation/

Cambodia and Germany sign two cooperative financing agreements

Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Porn Moniroth and German ambassador to Cambodia Christian Berger on Thursday signed two cooperative financing agreements worth 67.1 million euros, equivalent to $74 million. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665702/cambodia-and-germany-sign-two-cooperative-financing-agreements/

South Korea pledges to support Kingdom’s ongoing development

The government yesterday highlighted the success of regional summits in South Korea, noting its government pledged to support the Kingdom’s socio-economic development. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665349/south-korea-pledges-to-support-kingdoms-ongoing-development/

Australia remains committed to aiding Kingdom

The Australian government is committed to continue aiding the Kingdom’s development, having already provided about $1 billion in funds from 1992 until last year. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50665348/australia-remains-committed-to-aiding-kingdom/

Kingdom in talks with Russia for nuclear science

Cambodian and Russian experts yesterday concluded discussions on the possibility of constructing and establishing a Nuclear Science and Technology Centre in the Kingdom.​ The discussion, which was held in Siem Reap province over two days, took place at the 3rd meeting of a Cambodia-Russia joint ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664303/kingdom-in-talks-with-russia-for-nuclear-science/

EU issues support for investment in Kingdom

EU Ambassador Carmen Moreno has vowed to bring more European investors into the Kingdom and pledged to uphold good relations between the EU and Cambodia.​ During a meeting with Senate president Say Chhum yesterday, Ambassador Moreno acknowledged the country’s progress and improvement under the government’s ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664368/eu-issues-support-for-investment-in-kingdom/

Foreign ministry calls on S Korea to take on more Cambodian migrant workers

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on Monday requested the government of the Republic of Korea to receive more Cambodian migrant workers. The request was made at a bilateral meeting with South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha during the Asean-Republic of ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/foreign-ministry-calls-s-korea-take-more-cambodian-migrant-workers

Cambodia, South Korea ink five agreements, discuss migrants

Cambodia and South Korea yesterday signed five agreements, including the launch of a joint study on the possibility of a free trade agreement.​​ The agreements were signed by Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and his Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha on the sidelines of the Asean-Republic ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664054/cambodia-south-korea-ink-five-agreements-discuss-migrants/

Cambodia and S.Korea closer to signing FTA

The agreement to conduct the study was signed between South Korea’s Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee and Cambodian Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak in the Korean city of Busan, where a two-day Asean summit is being held. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50663999/cambodia-and-s-korea-closer-to-signing-fta/

North Korea seeks stronger ties with the Kingdom

North Korea wants to boost its ties with the Kingdom started by Late King Father Norodom Sihanouk and the Kim Il Sung more than 50 years ago. Ri Kil Song, North Korea’s deputy foreign minister, conveyed this to Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn during a courtesy ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664116/north-korea-seeks-stronger-ties-with-the-kingdom/

Trump: US does not want regime change in Kingdom

US president Donald Trump has expressed the US’ commitment to respecting Cambodia’s sovereignty and invited Prime Minister Hun Sen to attend the US-Asean summit in the US next year. Trump made the pledge and invitation in two separate letters addressed to Hun Sen early this ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/trump-us-does-not-want-regime-change-kingdom

China trade talks unrelated to EBA uncertainties, government says

A Commerce Ministry official said on Thursday that initiation of talks with China for a free trade agreement were not linked to a potential suspension of the ‘Everything But Arms’ trade scheme. The Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh announced last week that the two countries ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/china-trade-talks-unrelated-to-eba-uncertainties-government-says/5175305.html

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