China ready to bolster Belt and Road cooperation, Cambodia benefits immensely

Premier Li Qiang stressed China’s readiness to bolster Belt and Road cooperation and uphold the centrality of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in regional affairs during separate meetings with leaders of Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia over the weekend. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chinese doctors step up solidarity programme in Cambodia and Laos

Chinese doctors have performed more than 10,000 free surgeries on cataract patients in Cambodia and Laos, as reported by Xinhua News Agency, a partner of TV BRICS. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chinese Foreign Minister to visit Cambodia this week

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia from August 10 to 13, foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning announced on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

BRI brings a profound impact on Cambodia

The Belt and Road Initiative, the most ambitious and expansive infrastructure connectivity and development project ever conceived, was proposed a decade ago. The initiative connects about 150 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America through a network of infrastructure investments, trade agreements and cultural ...

Khmer Times Staff

Deeper look into foreign policy shifts of Cambodia

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has recently defined a flexible foreign policy plan, projected to span the next five years. This strategic approach is a reflection of their adaptation to the dynamic geopolitical landscape, shaped by competitive influences of the world’s major powers. ...

Niem Chheng

Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone, a platform for cross-border investment along the BRI

After graduating from college, Yue Xiduo, a man born in the 1990s, joined a tire company in the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone, Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia. The man said he chose to work here because the special economic zone is an important project for a ...

Khmer Times Staff

Asia-Pacific growth poised to quicken with Chinese economy at faster pace

Developing economies in Asia and the Pacific this year are projected to see better performances than in 2022 as the continued easing of pandemic restrictions boosts consumption, tourism and investment, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said, highlighting “China’s reopening is the main factor brightening ...

Khmer Times Staff

China to advance BRI cooperation with Cambodia

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is committed to promoting the connectivity and common development of all countries, and China will continue to advance Belt and Road cooperation with Cambodia, delivering more benefits to the two peoples, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said ...

Khmer Times Staff

BRI projects will help Cambodia become an upper-middle income country: Cambodian expert

A Cambodian researcher said that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects will be a contributor to the economic growth in Cambodia and in the region in the post-pandemic COVID-19 era and will help Cambodia achieve its ambitious goal of becoming an upper-middle income country ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM plans China visit to drum up investment

Prime Minister Hun Sen is scheduled to pay a state visit to China for talks on new infrastructure projects in Cambodia, including the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway. The visit will coincide with the 65th anniversary of the two nations’ bilateral relations. ...

Samban Chandara

China-aided Phase II rural road project in Cambodia completes

The second phase of the China-aided rural road project in Cambodia has come to an end successfully, building asphalt and concrete paved roads in a total length of 120 km, officials said here on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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

BRI helps address ‘infra deficits’ in Cambodia

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by China, has helped address infrastructure deficits in Cambodia, said an economist. ...

Adur Pradeep

BRI plays “monumental role” in infrastructure development in Cambodia: Deputy PM

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects have played a “monumental role” in infrastructure development and connectivity in Cambodia, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said. ...

Khmer Times Staff

BRI projects provide tangible benefits in Cambodia during pandemic

Cooperation projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have provided tangible benefits to Cambodia and the world during the COVID-19 pandemic, a scholar in Cambodia said on Saturday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Bonds in subregion show strength, Cambodia gains

Thong Mengdavid, a research associate of the Mekong Center for Strategic Studies at the Asian Vision Institute, a think tank in Phnom Penh, said China has committed to many regional development projects under the Belt and Road Initiative and the LMC. ...

Khmer Times Staff

China highlights ties with Cambodia

President Xi Jinping underlined on Friday the importance of keeping up the momentum of cooperation within BRICS and formulating a more comprehensive, closer, pragmatic, inclusive and high-quality partnership. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Working group on investment, economy set up with China

Cambodia and China have decided to set up an investment and economic cooperation working group to promote the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as well as strengthen investment and prop up bilateral economic and trade ties. ...

Hom Phanet

BRI projects help Cambodia cushion economic fallout of COVID-19 pandemic

Projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have been helping buffer Cambodia’s economic development against the fallout of COVID-19, officials and academics said in recent interviews. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Western thoughts on benefits of Cambodian BRI initiatives evolving

The success of China’s Belt and Road Initiatives (BRIs) in Cambodia will depend on what the project is and how productive it will be, according to experts who have analysed China’s white paper on foreign aid and development. ...

Husain Haider

Hun Sen praises Kingdom’s strong ties with China

Prime Minister Hun Sen has praised the strong relationship Cambodia enjoys with China, saying the Asian giant plays a significant role in promoting peace, stability and development in the region and the world.​ ...

Taing Vida

Malaysian PM Mahathir hails Kingdom’s prosperity

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday hailed Cambodia’s prosperity, praising its “hard-working” and “skilful” people for rebuilding the Kingdom. The 94-year-old leader was speaking to university students, government officials and diplomats at the Royal University of Phnom Penh as he began a three-day visit, ...

Niem Chheng

Chinese group vows to educate on the law

At a bilateral meeting between Preah Sihanouk province and a delegation of China’s Ministry of Public Security on Friday, the latter committed to educate its nationals to strictly respect Cambodian laws. Provincial administration spokesman Kheang Phearum said on Monday that during the meeting, the administration ...

Voun Dara

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