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US lauds Cambodia’s Chairmanship of ASEAN

The US has spoken highly of Cambodia’s leadership as ASEAN Chair during this challenging year, according to Eang Sophalleth, Personal Assistant to the Cambodian Premier. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501190596/us-lauds-cambodias-chairmanship-of-asean/

Indonesia takes on chairmanship of ASEAN in Cambodia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo took on the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) here on Sunday and announced that in 2023 the theme of this bloc will be “ASEAN Affairs: Epicenter of Growth.” ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501184346/indonesia-takes-on-chairmanship-of-asean-in-cambodia/

Viet Nam reiterates support for Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship and hosting of SEA Games 2023

Viet Nam is ready to help Cambodia successfully organize the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summit and related meetings in November as well as the 32nd SEA Games in 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501147234/viet-nam-reiterates-support-for-cambodias-asean-chairmanship-and-hosting-of-sea-games-2023/

Cambodia provides humanitarian aid to flood-stricken Pakistan

Cambodia, the chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2022, has made a contribution of $50,000 to flood-stricken Pakistan, Cambodian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Chum Sounry said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501145764/cambodia-provides-humanitarian-aid-to-flood-stricken-pakistan/

Security issues may destabilise ASEAN: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned that rising regional and global security challenges could destabilise the ASEAN region if not properly managed. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/security-issues-may-destabilise-asean-pm

Japan’s top diplomat set for security talks with Cambodia

Japanese foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi announced that he will discuss security cooperation with Cambodia on his August 3 visit, saying such talks are warranted as the international community is facing complicated situations including the Russia-Ukraine conflict, North Korea’s nuke programmes, Myanmar’s ongoing crisis and the ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/japans-top-diplomat-set-security-talks-cambodia

ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ meet commences, Taiwan issue possibly on table

The 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and related meetings hosted by Cambodia kicks off in Phnom Penh on August 3, with progress, challenges, and the way forward for the ASEAN Community-building on the table. Issues on Taiwan, sparked by the visit of US House ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-foreign-ministers-meet-commences-taiwan-issue-possibly-table

Japan re-affirms support for success of Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship

Japan has reaffirmed its full support for the success of Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship. The stance was re-assured by Mikami Masahiro, Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia, during a meeting here on July 18 with Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501115417/japan-re-affirms-support-for-success-of-cambodias-asean-chairmanship/

ASEAN envoy briefs UNSC on Myanmar state of affairs

Foreign minister Prak Sokhonn, who also serves as the ASEAN special envoy on Myanmar, voiced optimism on May 27 that his second trip to the predominantly Buddhist country in June would produce positive outcomes and that he would be able to meet with a broader ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-envoy-briefs-unsc-myanmar-state-affairs

ASEAN, US to up ties in Nov

ASEAN and the US have committed to signing a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during the 10th ASEAN-US Summit to be held in Cambodia in November, in a pact made during the ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington, DC, last week. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-us-ties-nov

US can’t force ASEAN to help contain China

As chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2022, Cambodia announced on April 18 that ASEAN and the United States will hold a special summit in Washington on May 12-13 to commemorate 45 years of ASEAN-US relations. The second special summit since 2016 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501074842/us-cant-force-asean-to-help-contain-china/

PM heads to Washington for ASEAN-US special summit

Regional and international issues and how to bring the ASEAN-US partnership to another level will be discussed at length as Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ministers arrive in Washington, DC, for a special summit on May 12-13. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-heads-washington-asean-us-special-summit

Foreign Ministry confirms Hun Sen’s participation and Co-chairmanship of ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington DC

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation yesterday issued a press release confirming the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Hun Sen to the US to attend and co-chair the ASEAN-US Special Summit, at the invitation of US President, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072205/foreign-ministry-confirms-hun-sens-participation-and-co-chairmanship-of-asean-us-special-summit-in-washington-dc/

PM: Allow Suu Kyi meeting

Prime Minister Hun Sen has encouraged Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to permit ASEAN special envoy Prak Sokhonn to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint during his next visit to Naypyidaw, which could take place later this month. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-allow-suu-kyi-meeting

US’ regional assistant state secretary set to visit Cambodia, Laos

The US assistant state secretary in charge of the East Asia and Pacific region is set to travel to Cambodia and Laos from May 1-7 to discuss bilateral relations and next month’s ASEAN-US Special Summit, according to the US state department on April 29. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-regional-assistant-state-secretary-set-visit-cambodia-laos

ASEAN-US summit ‘May 12-13’

ASEAN and the US have agreed to hold a Special Summit in Washington, DC, on May 12-13, after it was postponed due to the two sides not agreeing on a date originally scheduled for end-March, according to a press statement released by ASEAN Chair Cambodia ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-us-summit-may-12-13

UN Myanmar envoy briefs PM on ‘three-layered solution’

Noeleen Heyzer, the UN secretary-general’s Special Envoy on Myanmar, has shared with Prime Minister Hun Sen that she had initiated a “three-layered solution” for the ongoing crisis plaguing the bloc’s westernmost country. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/un-myanmar-envoy-briefs-pm-three-layered-solution

Cambodia urges Myanmar’s concerned parties to restrain use of force

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has called on Myanmar’s concerned parties to exercise maximum restraint in the use of force to ease hostilities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046553/cambodia-urges-myanmars-concerned-parties-to-restrain-use-of-force/

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