Mekong-U.S. Partnership Senior Meeting held to discuss Covid-19 response

The first annual Mekong-U.S. Partnership Senior Meeting was held on June 29. The meeting’s main focus was the progress of a secure, prosperous, and open Mekong sub-region, among other things. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kingdom paves way out of Covid slump for transport

Cambodia is committed to join hands with other ASEAN member states and improve its transportation system to offset the cumulative impact of Covid-19 containment measures and boost regional trade, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. ...

Hin Pisei

ASEAN ministers to discuss cooperation with United Kingdom

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Prak Sokhonn will join his ASEAN counterparts online tomorow to discuss with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab  how to strengthen cooperation between the 10-nation bloc and Britain. ...

Sok Samnang

Asean-UN join forces against COVID-19, landmines

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn has reiterated Cambodia’s support for the crucial roles the United Nations is playing in steering global efforts to combat COVID-19. ...

Ry Sochan

PM Hun Sen and ASEAN leaders to hold bilateral meeting with President Trump

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said ASEAN leaders will meet bilaterally with American President Donald Trump at the ASEAN-US Summit, to be held in Las Vegas in March 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff

The outcome of ASEAN-New Zealand dialogue in Siem Reap

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday issued a statement, highlighting the outcome of the 27th ASEAN-New Zealand dialogue held on 20-21 February in Siem Reap province. ...

Taing Vida

Asean urged to tackle issue of haze

Deputy Prime Minister Aun Pornmoniroth yesterday said that Asean should enhance coordination, management and increase resources to cope with forest fires and trans-boundary haze pollution. He was speaking at the opening of the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting for the Environment in Siem Reap city. “Asean ...

Khy Sovuthy

PM vows to ‘protect’ Chinese interests

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday told Chinese companies investing in Cambodia not to worry about contract cancellation in the Kingdom. Speaking at a roundtable meeting with business executives in China as co-chair of the China-Asean Expo, the prime minister told six Chinese conglomerates with ...

Meas Sokchea

Fishermen and farmers want environmental issues addressed

With the government pushing the sustainable development goals (SDG) agenda forward, fishermen and farmers urged authorities to address the various ecological and environmental challenges they face during an event this week in Siem Reap. ...

Kazi Mahmood

China eyes poverty reduction

China, which lifted a large number of its almost 1.5 billion citizens from economic hardship over the decades, has pledged to assist Cambodia to alleviate poverty among its people. The assurance was conveyed by Huang Xilian, the Chinese Ambassador to Asean during the two Asean-China-UNDP ...

Niem Chheng

Development goals in focus at Siem Reap meet

A two-day symposium kicked off in Siem Reap on Monday, jointly hosted by members of Asean, China and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The meeting sought to focus on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discuss ways of alleviating poverty. ...

Niem Chheng

Cambodia attracts over 333 mln USD investment from ASEAN in 2017

Cambodia attracted the fixed asset investment of 333.4 million U.S. dollars from its ASEAN member states in 2017, according to a government’s report on Friday.   ...

Mu Xuequan

Kingdom a warm respite for Russia

Increasingly hurt by sanctions and frozen out by the West over its meddling in Ukraine, Syria and the recent US presidential election, Russia is seeking to pivot to Asia and establishing a beachhead in a decidedly warmer locale – Cambodia. ...

Cristina Maza

ASEAN talks South China Sea in Siem Reap

Chinese and ASEAN representatives are meeting in Siem Reap to begin hammering out a code of conduct for the highly contested South China Sea. ...

Cristina Maza

Japan lobbies for joint meeting with ASEAN ministers of defense

A high official from the Japanese Defense Ministry (JDM) has lobbied for Cambodia and another ASEAN members to support the creation of a meeting between their defense ministers and the JDM to be held next year in Laos, according to officials at a meeting at ...

Ban Sokrith and Phun Chan Ousaphea

US, ASEAN urged to push rights in Cambodia

Twelve civil society organizations submitted a joint statement asking the US government and heads of democratic ASEAN members to raise issues of human rights violations in Cambodia and the misuse of courts to stifle the opposition at next week’s US-ASEAN Summit in California, in order ...

Taing Vida

Cambodia and China to cooperate on security

Cambodia has endorsed China’s appeals for greater ASEAN security cooperation in fighting terrorism following Friday’s ministerial dialogue on regional law enforcement and security in Beijing, according to Chinese state media.​ ...

Zoe Holman

Sea dispute won’t affect diplomacy, official says

Cambodia’s close ties to China will not compromise its relationship with other regional powers, an official said after a meeting between Foreign Minister Hor Namhong and a top Chinese diplomat yesterday.​ ...

Taing Vida

Cambodia scholar calls for boosting mutual trust, maritime security in Asia Pacific

A Cambodian scholar on Saturday called for efforts to enhance the role of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in promoting mutual trust and maritime security in the Asia Pacific. A more relevant and coherent multilateral structure could help address old and new security challenges, ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia says increased networks with ASEAN, China key to boosting economy

Cambodia sees the development of physical networks between itself and other Southeast Asian nations and China as key to boosting its economy and achieving closer regional ties, government officials said recently. Transport Minister Tram Iv Tek said Cambodia has well-developed overland roads to connect the country ... News Staff

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