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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

Kingdom-VN forces ink accord

Lieutenant General Hun Manet, the commander of the infantry of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), and the chief of the Vietnamese defence forces have agreed to strengthen ties and cooperate further in managing and defending the border. Infantry command said on a working visit ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/kingdom-vn-forces-ink-accord

VN border ‘‘largely’ marked

Cambodia and Vietnam have largely completed border demarcation in Ratanakkiri and Mondulkiri provinces at locations agreed by the two parties. But disputed areas were left untouched pending France’s assistance, according to border committee officials. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vn-border-largely-marked

Border residents to cease land leases

Cambodian and Vietnamese authorities in a meeting yesterday agreed to remind their respective citizens living along the border to not lease land to each other and to help prevent transnational crimes. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/530484/border-residents-to-cease-land-leases/

New Cambodia-Vietnam market to serve as ‘model’ for growing trade ties

A new market will open on the Cambodia-Vietnam border over the next year, according to commerce ministry officials. The general goods market, launched during a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday in Tbong Khmum province, is being built following the conclusion of demarcation of the border in Memot ...

Hul Reaksmey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/new-cambodia-vietnam-market-to-serve-as-model-for-growing-trade-ties/4213673.html

Vietnamese-funded market on border begins construction

Construction began yesterday on a $2 million Vietnamese-funded market located in Tbong Khmum province’s Memot district, about 1 kilometre from the nearest border crossing between Cambodia and Vietnam. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnamese-funded-market-border-begins-construction

Vietnam border to be finalised by next year

The leaders of Cambodia and Vietnam on Saturday pledged to complete border demarcation between the countries before the end of next year. ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5090135/vietnam-border-finalised-next-year/

Logging trucks seized in Ratanakkiri

Authorities intercepted four trucks carrying 81 pieces of illegal luxury timber at a checkpoint in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadav district last Friday, District Military Police Commader Sok Min said yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/logging-trucks-seized-ratanakkiri

Takeo province courts Chinese investors

Two Chinese companies are looking to lease land along the Cambodia-Vietnam border in Takeo province to build factories producing animal feed and processing meat for export. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/34491/takeo-province-courts-chinese-investors/

French help sought on border

In an effort to assist the contentious demarcation of the Cambodia-Vietnam border, the leaders of the two countries have agreed to seek French assistance, as Prime Minister Hun Sen again repeated calls for Vietnam to halt construction in border areas. Mr. Hun Sen and his Vietnamese ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32429/french-help-sought-on-border/

Youth to protest Vietnam land grabs

The Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) is urging the public to join a mass demonstration on October 10 against Vietnam, due to what they say is a continued encroachment by the neighboring country on Cambodian territory through two settlements currently under construction. In an announcement sent out ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30212/youth-to-protest-vietnam-land-grabs/

Reptile caper in the bag for border cops

A car filled with a slithering menagerie of reptiles destined to be sold at market in Vietnam was seized by Cambodia-Vietnam border officials in Kandal province on Wednesday night, according to Koh Thom district police. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/reptile-caper-bag-border-cops

Border demarcation nearly 90 percent complete: report

The demarcation process of the Cambodia-Vietnam border covering three provinces is almost 90 percent done, according to a report on security and social order. ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/22874/border-demarcation-nearly-90-percent-complete--report/

Untaxed alcohol seized at border

Border police in Tbong Khmum’s Memot district near the Cambodian-Vietnamese border seized more than 900 cases of top-shelf booze on Sunday after a truck tried to smuggle in a large chunk without paying tax, police confirmed yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/untaxed-alcohol-seized-border

In Cambodia, Cyber Casinos Fall Into a Legal Gray Area

In 2010, the Ha Tien Vegas Entertainment Resort, a casino investment on Kampot province’s border with Vietnam that included luxury karaoke rooms and suites, launched with high hopes of attracting Vietnamese gamblers. At the end of December, Ha Tien Vegas closed down. To the north, in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/selected-features/in-cambodiacyber-casinos-fall-into-a-legal-gray-area-38322/

Bavet border crossings up 6.2%

The number of foreigners arriving into Cambodia from its biggest border with Vietnam at the Bavet international crossing in Svay Rieng province increased 6.2 per cent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2012. Data from the checkpoint show ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bavet-border-crossings-62

Cambodian buses in Saigon to be strictly controlled

In the petition to the National Road Administration, Deputy Director of the HCM City Department of Transportation – Mr. Duong Hong Thanh, reported that at the time the Vietnam-Cambodia agreement on land transportation took effect, only 40 cars of each country were allowed to cross ...

http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/society/74337/cambodian-buses-in-saigon-to-be-strictly-control.html

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