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VN border draft agreement reviewed by Immigration Dept

The General Department of Immigration reviewed of the draft agreement on border crossings and border management between Cambodia and Vietnam on Tuesday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940195/vn-border-draft-agreement-reviewed-by-immigration-dept/

Temporary ban of travel for Vietnamese workers lifted

The temporary ban on the entry and exit of Vietnamese company staff and workers has been revoked as per the announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920438/temporary-ban-of-travel-for-vietnamese-workers-lifted/

PP court sentences union leader Rong Chhun to two years in jail over the border comments

Phnom Penh Municipal Court today sentenced union leader Rong Chhun and two others to between two years and 20 months in prison for inciting people against the government over a claim the government had ceded land to Vietnam along their shared border in Tboung Khmum ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918491/pp-court-sentences-union-leader-rong-chhun-to-two-years-in-jail-over-the-border-comments/

Gia Lai province in Vietnam to boost trade links with Cambodia’s border provinces

Border trade infrastructure between Gia Lai province and Cambodia’s localities sharing the same border line will be developed to promote goods trading and exchange activities under a programme to develop Vietnam’s border trade infrastructure to 2025, with a vision to 2030. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50912806/gia-lai-province-in-vietnam-to-boost-trade-links-with-cambodias-border-provinces/

Vietnam, Cambodia discuss land border issues

Vietnam and Cambodia on July 28 agreed to maintain the strict implementation of signed agreements on border and border marker management, and step by step solve the remaining work of their land border demarcation and marker planting. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50903598/vietnam-cambodia-discuss-land-border-issues/

Closed Vietnam borders drive down prices of rice on domestic markets

Farmers in provinces bordering Vietnam are complaining about a drop in the price of rice in domestic markets due to an inability to export to Vietnam because of the closed border, leaving too much supply in Cambodia and not enough demand. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/closed-vietnam-borders-drive-down-prices-rice-domestic-markets

Cambodia suspends entry-exit travel through Cambodian-Vietnamese border

The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to temporarily suspend entry and exit through the Cambodian-Vietnamese border of skilled workers, technicians, employees of Vietnamese companies for one month from July 18, 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893668/cambodia-suspends-entry-exit-travel-through-cambodian-vietnamese-border/

Cambodia halts all Vietnam border crossings amid Covid

Cambodia suspended cross-border travel between Cambodia and Vietnam for one month to prevent the spread of Covid-19, effective from July 18.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-halts-all-vietnam-border-crossings-amid-covid

Kampot seeks smoother VN border

Kampot provincial officials are seeking a solution with Vietnamese authorities to enable smooth cross-border rice commerce and resolve lingering concerns over traffic congestion and customs procedures. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-seeks-smoother-vn-border

Verifying the truth over border demarcation: PM orders probe into claims about lost land

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday ordered Cambodia Border Affairs Committee chairman Var Kimhong to meet with villagers at the demarcated border areas in Tboung Khmum province, who claimed their farmlands have been lost to Vietnam.​ ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756871/verifying-the-truth-over-border-demarcation-pm-orders-probe-into-claims-about-lost-land/

Officials reject calls to drop charge against unionist

Government officials yesterday rejected requests from international unions and civil society organisations to drop the charge against union leader Rong Chhun who was arrested over a remark he made concerning border issues. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752220/officials-reject-calls-to-drop-charge-against-unionist

Monks banned from joining march to support Rong Chhun

Eight monks from Battambang province were prevented from joining activists and supporters in a protest in Phnom Penh on August 5 to demand the release of prominent union leader Rong Chhun, who was jailed last week over comments he made allegedly distorting information on Cambodia-Vietnam ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/monks-banned-from-joining-march-to-support-rong-chhun/

CBAC defends authenticity of border topographic maps

The Cambodia Border Affairs Committee is defending the authenticity of the newly produced topographic maps between Cambodia and Vietnam following claims they were unilaterally drawn up by Vietnam. ...

Khmer Times Staff
http://khmertimeskh.com/50751718/cbac-defends-authenticity-of-border-topographic-maps/

Rong Chhun charged with incitement over border comments

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has charged outspoken union leader Rong Chhun for incitement to commit a felony over comments he made about demarcation border posts between Cambodia and Vietnam, which the government has said is disinformation. ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/rong-chhun-charged-with-incitement-over-border-comments/

Hunt on for illegal loggers as timber found in Ratanakkiri

Ratanakkiri provincial and O’Yadav district police forces seized 30 logs of mixed timber from a plantation in Pak Nhay commune’s Lom village on Sunday. Police suspect traders hid the logs at the plantation while they waited to transport them to be sold in Vietnam. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hunt-illegal-loggers-timber-found-ratanakkiri

Cambodia lifts cross-border travel restrictions with Vietnam

The government yesterday informed Vietnam regarding its decision to lift the ban on cross-border movement via borders shared with the country but said prevention guidelines remain in place to mitigate risks of coronavirus transmission. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736881/cambodia-lifts-cross-border-travel-restrictions-with-vietnam/

Vietnam ambassador questioned over border tents

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has questioned Vietnamese ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh over the setting up of tents by its soldiers in a disputed border area in Kandal province. .. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50729509/vietnam-ambassador-questioned-over-border-tents/

Trade across Cambodia-Vietnam border remains stable amid COVID-19 outbreak

Trade activities across the Vietnam- Cambodia border have been maintained despite the halt of entry and exit of citizens and tourists as a measure to curb the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50707441/trade-across-cambodia-vietnam-border-remains-stable-amid-covid-19-outbreak/

Kingdom closes border with Vietnam over outbreak

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday shut down the border with Vietnam amid COVID-19 fears. “We will be closing down the border [today],” Mr Hun Sen said. “This is not a response to Vietnam’s closure of its border with us.” ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50703485/kingdom-closes-border-with-vietnam-over-outbreak/

Vietnam, Cambodia work to ensure smooth cross-border goods transport

Cambodia has asked for Vietnam’s coordination to ensure uninterrupted cross-border transport of goods amid the COVID-19 epidemic. ...

VIetnam Plus Staff
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnam-cambodia-work-to-ensure-smooth-crossborder-goods-transport/170382.vnp

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