ASEAN summits to help address regional, global challenges, says PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that three summits – ASEAN Summit, G20, and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) – hosted by three ASEAN countries would make significant contributions to enhancing ASEAN’s prestige and centrality in addressing common regional and global challenges. ...

Chea Vanyuth

China announces new ASEAN Belt & Road Initiative projects centered around Cambodia

The 2022 ASEAN summit took place at the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, this past weekend, with China as an official guest. At the event, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced Beijing’s approval of Chinese investment in significant infrastructure projects in the ASEAN region. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN to admit Timor-Leste as 11th member

ASEAN leaders have agreed in principle to allow Timor-Leste – Asia’s youngest nation – to become the regional bloc’s 11th member. ...

Mao Sreypich

Viet Nam’s PM successfully wraps up working trip to Cambodia

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh returned to Hanoi on November 13 afternoon, concluding his official visit to Cambodia and his attendance at the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits and Related Summits. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

US, SE Asian nations strike new strategic partnership at ASEAN Summit in Cambodia

US President Joe Biden and leaders of the Association of South-east Asian Nations yesterday announced the start of a new a strategic partnership aimed at countering China’s growing influence in the region. ...

Khmer Times Staff

AIPA shares five policy issues with ASEAN leaders

Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly of Cambodia and President of the 43rd General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), shared here yesterday afternoon five policy issues for the ASEAN leaders to consider at the ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of AIPA, held in ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian PM Hun Sen urges ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit to become a platform to inspire women

Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed his hope that the 2nd ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit will continue to be a platform to inspire and motivate women in the ASEAN region. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Optimism felt for next month’s ASEAN Summits hosted by Cambodia

As the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits and their sidelines are nearing, senior international affair expert and experienced foreign diplomat float optimism of Cambodia as the host. ...

Khmer Times Staff

COVID-19 pandemic not to affect ASEAN Summit and national development

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday morning said that even though Covid-19 new cases are still found in Cambodia, the pandemic will neither affect the ASEAN Summit in November nor the national development. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia sets strategies for ASEAN amid changing economic system

Cambodia, as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) in 2022, has set out four key strategic thrusts under the ASEAN Economic Community Pillar, while the building process of the economic community has continued to be hindered by the constant changes of ...

Kang Sothear

Cambodian media plays important role in promoting ASEAN vision and goals

As Cambodia is going to host the ASEAN Summit in November this year, the media outlets – print media, electronic media and new media – are playing their important parts in the promotion of ASEAN awareness and its understanding to the public, said Khieu Kanharith, ...

Khmer Times Staff

Gov’t to spend more than $100m on Asean Summit and Commune Election

The government aims to spend up to $50 million to host the ASEAN Summit this year and another $70 million for the upcoming Commune Election process. The budget represents about 24% of the total 2022 budget expenditure plan. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Key objectives of Asean Chair 2022 released

Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn yesterday announced that Cambodia has officially begun its role to lead Asean for 2022 and released the Asean’s Chair’s key objectives and expected outcomes. ...

Sar Socheath

Cambodia vows to strengthen ASEAN’s centrality for regional peace, security, prosperity

Cambodia, the incoming chair of ASEAN for 2022, vowed to strengthen ASEAN centrality in order to maintain and uphold peace, security and prosperity, the country’s Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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