New train builds efficiency for China-ASEAN biz

The China-Laos-Thailand round-trip train, an extension of the China-Laos Railway, was successfully launched on Tuesday. The new efficient, stable cold chain channel is expected to inject new impetus into trade between China and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. ...

Khmer Times Staff

DPM Prak Sokhonn to attend first major gathering of ASEAN Foreign Ministers in 2023 in Jakarta Friday

Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will lead a delegation to attend the 32nd ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) and ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ (AMM) Retreat, which will be held on Feb. 3 in Jakarta, at the invitation of Mrs Retno ...

Khmer Times Staff

Labour export from Cambodia on an upswing

With the expected revival of economic activities and China’s decision to ease Covid-19 curbs, many ASEAN and Indo-Pacific states are scrambling to import workers and they are looking at Cambodia. ...

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PM Hun Sen highlights Cambodia’s key contribution to ASEAN

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodia has done many things in contribution to ASEAN, including the entry into force of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the signing of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea. (DOC). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia suggests to host ASEAN Digital Engineer Workshop next year

Cambodia has sought support from the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) to host an ASEAN Digital Engineer Workshop in March 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN launches plan to promote women’s security in South-East Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and UN Women, launched today the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Women, Peace and Security (ASEAN RPA on WPS). ...

Khmer Times Staff

ADMM-Plus defense ministers gather in Cambodia to discuss solutions to key security challenges

The ninth ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus (the ninth ADMM-Plus) was held in Siem Reap  Wednesday to discuss ways to strengthen security, stability and prosperity in the region and in the world. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Thailand to facilitate admission of Timor Leste as ASEAN member

Thailand is ready to provide support to Timor Leste for its full ASEAN membership. Acting Government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri said an objective criteria-based Roadmap for Timor-Leste’s full membership would be formalised. ...

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. ...

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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

ASEAN urges for immediate cessation of violence in Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has expressed its concern over the recent escalation of violence in Myanmar and urges for immediate cessation of violence. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN Foreign Ministers to hold emergency talks on Myanmar Thursday

Southeast Asian foreign ministers will hold emergency talks in Jakarta next week to discuss strife-torn Myanmar ahead of November’s ASEAN leaders’ summit in Phnom Penh, diplomatic sources confirmed Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian PM calls on ASEAN to strengthen cooperation for socio-economic recovery from pandemic

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said here on Thursday that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) needs to strengthen cooperation for the sustainable and resilient recovery of the region’s socio-economic development. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN, Russia bolster digital technology cooperation

An online symposium focusing on economic aspects in the transition to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Russia and ASEAN countries and cooperation chances between the sides, was recently held in Moscow. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN working on future direction post-2025, says Sec-Gen, adds Timor Leste’s membership on the cards

ASEAN secretary-general Datuk Lim Jock Hoi said that its  high-level task force is now in the process of charting the future direction beyond 2025 for the 10-member grouping. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ASEAN, India look for closer economic cooperation

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India on September 16 held the 19th consultation meeting on economic cooperation in Cambodia under the chair of Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak and India’s Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian PM encourages trade expansion in AFTA and RCEP framework

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has encouraged ASEAN to expand trade within the framework of ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). ...

Khmer Times Staff

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