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Ruling party to maintain the same leadership structure

Outgoing Prime Minister Hun Sen who is also President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) this morning reaffirmed that CPP will keep the same leadership structure. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501336848/ruling-party-to-maintain-the-same-leadership-structure/

Making it easier for disabled to access benefits

The government has issued a sub-decree on Disability Identification by Social Model and Basic Rights, which aims to manage the disability identification database as a basis for targeting people with disabilities, to make it easier for them to benefit from the social protection systems and ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501335901/making-it-easier-for-disabled-to-access-benefits/

Prime Minister assures civil servants their jobs are safe

Officials and leaders of the armed forces with positions in the previous mandate such as the secretary of state, the undersecretary of state, the advisor to the government, provincial governors  and all deputy governors will not face a shake-up in a new government, Prime Minister ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1333812/prime-minister-assures-civil-servants-their-jobs-are-safe/

Hun Sen resigns, handing over premiership to his son

Three days after winning the elections, Hun Sen has officially stepped down as Cambodian Prime Minister and handed over the premiership to his son, Hun Manet, announcing he had to “sacrifice his power” for the sake of continued peace. ...

Marissa Carruthers, Rov Hongseng
https://kiripost.com/stories/hun-sen-resigns-handing-over-premiership-to-his-son

333 foreign observers, dignitaries to observe Cambodia’s general election

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday that some 333 foreign observers and dignitaries from 65 countries and international institutions will visit the country to observe the seventh general election, to be held on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501328030/333-foreign-observers-dignitaries-to-observe-cambodias-general-election/

Cambodian PM welcomes election observers

Prime Minister Hun Sen has extended warm welcome to all the observers for the upcoming National Election in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501328046/cambodian-pm-welcomes-election-observers/

Do not do politics depending on somebody else, says PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has sent a message to the extremist groups not to do politics depending on somebody else. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501324141/do-not-do-politics-depending-on-somebody-else-says-pm/

PM: Seize the opportunity of Cambodia’s favourable demographic context

Cambodia is experiencing a favourable demographic context and should seize the opportunity to lay deeper foundations for growth, including more investment to promote girls’ and women’s potential. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501323470/pm-seize-the-opportunity-of-cambodias-favourable-demographic-context/

Mortality rate declines, population grows by 5.4m in 24 years

On the occasion of World Population Day, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the country’s headcount has increased from 11.4 million to 16.8 million between 1998 and 2022. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501322474/mortality-rate-declines-population-grows-by-5-4m-in-24-years/

9,034 drug suspects arrested, nearly 1 tonne of narcotics seized

Cambodian authorities had arrested 9,034 drug-related suspects, including 167 foreigners, in 3,764 cases during the first half of 2023, said an Anti-Drug Police Department’s (ADP) report on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501317958/9034-drug-suspects-arrested-nearly-1-tonne-of-narcotics-seized/

PM trades Facebook for Telegram

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday announced that from now, he will stay away from Facebook, where he has 14 million followers, to use Telegram instead. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-pm-trades-facebook-for-telegram

PM says huge investment potential for southwest region

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the southwest parts of Cambodia are a hub with huge potential for investment due to their well-connected infrastructure, easy transport to deep seaports, and sufficient electricity supplies. ...

Chea Vannak and Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501315350/pm-says-huge-investment-potential-for-southwest-region/

PM issues sub-decree on​ Law on Investment

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday issued a sub-decree for the complete implementation of Cambodia’s new Law on Investment – which has been in force since October 15, 2021 – to attract and boost both local and foreign direct investment in the country, said a ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501315916/pm-issues-sub-decree-on-law-on-investment/

Cambodian PM calls on public not to panic over troop deployment

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on his compatriots not to feel any panic over deployment of troops to defend the territorial integrity in Ratanakiri, Mondulkiri and Kratie provinces. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501315649/cambodian-pm-calls-on-public-not-to-panic-over-troop-deployment/

Bak Kheng water treatment plant is inaugurated

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday officially inaugurated Bak Kheng Water Treatment Plant in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar district, and pledged to provide solutions to water scarcity faced by residents during the dry season. ...

Mon Sokeo
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-bak-kheng-water-treatment-plant-is-inaugurated

PM calls for investigation into confiscated homes

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on Wednesday said that those who fail to pay their house mortgage and risk their properties being confiscated should contact Real Estate Business and Pawnshop Regulator (RFPR). ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-pm-calls-for-investigation-into-confiscated-homes

Interior and justice ministries working on constitution amendment on electoral freedom, says Cambodian PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said that the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Justice are working on an amendment to the constitution to tighten the election rights by strengthening and enhancing the responsibility of political leaders at both the national and sub-national levels. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501307786/interior-and-justice-ministries-working-on-constitution-amendment-on-electoral-freedom-says-cambodian-pm/

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