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China to finance Preah Sihanouk development

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has agreed to a request from Cambodia to provide financial support for the development of Preah Sihanouk province. The request was made on Sunday by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the sidelines of the 35th Asean Summit and Related Summits ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657174/china-to-finance-preah-sihanouk-development/

PM hopes Asean will ‘root deeply’ with ‘partner’ China

At the Asean summit in Singapore on Wednesday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said he hoped the bloc’s relationship with China would “root deeply”, hailing the Asian power as a “strategic partner”, while its Premier Li Keqiang called for improved trade and “healthier globalisation”. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-arrives-singapore-asean-summit

Massive security deployment planned for president Xi’s visit to Cambodia

A mixed force of 7,000 military and security personnel will be deployed to protect Chinese President Xi Jinping when he visits Cambodia later this month for his first visit since coming to power, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/massive-security-deployment-planned-president-xis-visit-cambodia-118902/

PM: China will open markets

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that China gave assurances that it will grant greater access for Cambodia’s agricultural products to enter its markets. “It is my mission to ensure that domestic goods, especially agricultural products, can be exported to China in greater quantities. I just ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29640/pm--china-will-open-markets/

China doubles Cambodian rice quota

The Chinese government will import 200,000 tons of rice from Cambodia from next year – double the current amount – and will also help in the restoration of Preah Vihear temple, it was announced yesterday. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29566/china-doubles-cambodian-rice-quota/

South China Sea likely to feature at ASEAN Summit in Laos

Prime Minister Hun Sen today leads a delegation of high-level officials to Laos for the start of the 29th ASEAN Summit. The event is considered of special import as it comes in the wake of a July international court ruling that determined the so-called “nine-dash line” ...

Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/south-china-sea-likely-feature-asean-summit-laos

Foreign Minister, US ambassador discuss coming meets

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhon on Tuesday met with US Ambassador William Heidt to discuss a pair of upcoming meetings of mutual interest: the ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit (EAS). The events will be held in Laos on September 3-8, and will ...

Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/foreign-minister-us-ambassador-discuss-coming-meets

Hun Sen and Tony abbot affirm deal

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Australian PM Tony Abbott agreed at the ASEAN summit in Myanmar this week to forge ahead with a controversial refugee resettlement agreement, despite protests in both countries. ...

Chhay Channyda
http://phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/hun-sen-and-tony-abbot-affirm-deal

RCEP participating states reiterate to conclude negotiations by end-2015

Economic ministers from the 16 participating countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have reiterated their commitment to conclude negotiations by the end of 2015. The ministers reaffirmed they are committed to ending the RCEP negotiations in line with the vision endorsed by their state ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=237929

PM Hun Sen lavishes praise on China

In his first public speech following this week’s ASEAN summit, Prime Minister Hun Sen offered lavish praise for China’s financial largesse and congratulations for its newly appointed Communist Party heads. Speaking to thousands of villagers during a ceremony to inaugurate National Road 8 in Prey ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012112359905/National-news/pm-hun-sen-lavishes-praise-on-china.html

Joint visa for Thailand and Cambodia in limbo

Despite the fact that the Chairman’s Statement of the recently wrapped 21st ASEAN Summit welcomed progress on regional “connectivity”, a long-awaited joint visa for Thailand and Cambodia remains stalled. Koy Kuong, spokesman at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday that there is still no progress ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012112259881/National-news/joint-visa-for-thailand-and-cambodia-in-limbo.html

Asean Leaders See Economic Integration as Important

Asean leaders Tuesday discussed the importance of expanding economic opportunity for the region, vowing to increase efforts for better trade and investment amid members states and with the US. Surin Pitsuwan, secretary-general of Asean, said “more and more” was expected of Asean today. “So it is ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/asean-leaders-see-economic-integration-as-important/1549856.html

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