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Hun Sen calls for ASEAN multilateralism

Former Prime Minister Hun Sen, president of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), appealed to his ASEAN and Russian counterparts to communicate with all sides in order to uphold regional peace, stability and development, in the face of competition between superpowers.  ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-calls-for-asean-multilateralism

ASEAN plans to establish disease prevention centres in three countries

ASEAN plans to set up disease prevention centres in Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Dr Kao Kim Hourn, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), announced the establishment of centres to respond to future epidemics and infectious diseases. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501398040/asean-plans-to-establish-disease-prevention-centres-in-three-countries/

Manet urges improved ASEAN, Gulf State ties

Prime Minister Hun Manet has called for free and open trade, the stimulation of investment and the creation of a conducive environment to promote business between ASEAN and the Gulf states, as the two regions seek to strengthen ties at their historic first-ever ASEAN-Gulf Cooperation ...

Vong Daravady
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/manet-urges-improved-asean-gulf-state-ties

Cambodian PM to attend ASEAN-GCC Summit in Riyadh this week

Prime Minister Hun Manet will join other ASEAN Heads of State / Government at the Summit between ASEAN and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501377103/cambodian-pm-to-attend-asean-gcc-summit-in-riyadh-this-week/

ASEAN commits to building resilient, inclusive, people-centered community

ASEAN always takes social development as a top priority and is committed to building a resilient, inclusive, people-centred community, and effectively implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501369324/asean-commits-to-building-resilient-inclusive-people-centered-community/

Cambodia reaffirms support for Timor-Leste

Cambodia has reiterated its support to the membership of Timor-Leste in ASEAN and the World Trade Organization as well as in regional and global architecture. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501350833/cambodia-reaffirms-support-for-timor-leste/

Vietnam becomes largest ASEAN trading partner of Cambodia: media

Vietnam became Cambodia’s largest trading partner among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the first five months of 2023 as bilateral trade made up nearly 50% of the total between Cambodia and ASEAN members during the period. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501321665/vietnam-becomes-largest-asean-trading-partner-of-cambodia-media/

Hun Sen calls on ASEAN police forces to increase anti-terrorism activities

Prime Minister Hun Sen requested that the ASEAN National Police (ASEANAPOL) continue their cooperation to prevent and combat terrorism, with the ultimate goal of making the ASEAN region free of terrorism. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-calls-asean-police-forces-increase-anti-terrorism-activities

Asean membership has helped reduce development gaps

Cambodia has significantly benefited from its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) membership, Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) secretary-general Yang Peou said on Thursday during a conference to mark the 52nd anniversary of Asean’s establishment and the 20th anniversary of the Kingdom’s membership in the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-membership-has-helped-reduce-development-gaps

Are Cambodia and Laos really any closer to resolving their border dispute?

Cambodia and Los have again agreed to work together to resolve the issue of their disputed border area. This time, two countries decided to set up a coordination mechanism at the departmental level to facilitate the work, while seeking more frequent meetings between the board committees of ...

Tae-jun Kang
https://thediplomat.com/2018/05/are-cambodia-and-laos-really-any-closer-to-resolving-their-border-dispute/

Cambodia working to resolve South China Sea disputes: FM

 Cambodia’s foreign minister, Prak Sokhon, has said that the country is working behind the scenes to mediate disputes between its ally China and partners in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations over the South China Sea. ...

Hul Reaksmey
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-working-to-resolve-south-china-sea-disputes-foreign-minister/3440442.html

Cambodia’s Place in ASEAN

Cambodia is one of the smallest and poorest economies in ASEAN. It accounts for only 0.7% of total regional economic activity and had the lowest GDP per capita in 2014 (Table 1). Only the Lao PDR has a smaller economy, and the next-poorest countries in ...

IndraStra Global
http://www.indrastra.com/2016/07/EXCERPT-Cambodia-s-Place-in-ASEAN-002-07-2016-0037.html

ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea, Cambodia blocks statement

Southeast Asian nations failed to agree on maritime disputes in the South China Sea on Sunday after Cambodia blocked any mention to an international court ruling against Beijing in their statement, diplomats said. ...

Manuel Mogato and Michael Martina
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-southchinasea-ruling-asean-idUSKCN1040GK

Cambodia made the right decision in South China Sea dispute

No one would regard a small country such as Cambodia to be a protagonist in an international affair. However, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and the weakest link Cambodia is now being criticised for breaking Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) ...

South China Morning Post Team
http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1985205/cambodia-made-right-decision-south-china-sea-dispute

Cambodia, Singapore ratify ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons

Cambodia and Singapore have deposited their respective instruments of ratification for the ASEAN Convention Against Trafficking in Persons (ACTIP) with ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh, it was learned. ...

InterAksyon.com
http://www.interaksyon.com/article/123256/cambodia-singapore-ratify-asean-convention-against-trafficking-in-persons

Cambodia keen to attract Iranian investors

Cambodia would welcome presence of Iranian investors in different fields of economic and industrial activities, the country’s new accredited ambassador to Iran, Pichkhun Panha said on Monday. ...

Tasnim News Staff
http://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2015/12/21/949790/cambodia-keen-to-attract-iranian-investors

Laos could act as ‘land link’ in integrated ASEAN

Laos will begin its chairmanship of Asean in January, the year when economic integration across the region begins.Officials say the land-locked country can serve as a model for connectivity, helping the region focus on the development gap between the rich and poor countries of Asean. ...

Sophat Soeung
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/laos-could-act-as-land-link-in-integrated-asean/3109136.html

Interpol initiative to boost border security

A new initiative led by Interpol will focus on improving border security in Southeast Asia, with the international police body warning that increased cross-border criminal activity will be a likely unintended consequence of the region’s growing integration. ...

Charles Parkinson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/interpol-initiative-boost-border-security

New Cambodian permanent representative to ASEAN presents his letter of credence

Cambodian Permanent Representative to ASEAN, Norng Sakal, presented his Letter of Credence to the Secretary-General of ASEAN,  Le Luong Minh, at a ceremony held at the ASEAN Secretariat today, according to a press release of ASEAN’s Secretariat. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/new-cambodian-permanent-representative-to-asean-presents-his-letter-of-credence-8897

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