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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

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/

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