US president will attend US-ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh

US President Joe Biden will visit Cambodia from November 12-13 to participate in the annual US-ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit, to be hosted in Phnom Penh. ...

Post Staff

Cambodian foreign minister underlines importance of strengthening EAS process

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation highlighted the importance of strengthening the EAS process to better serve common causes and stressed on the need to remain focused on delivering concrete outcomes on the nine priority areas under the ...

Khmer Times Staff

Full text of China-Cambodia joint press communique

The following is the full text of the joint press communique between China and Cambodia issued on Tuesday during the official visit by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Pedei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia to China: Joint Press Communique Between the People’s ...

Full text of White House statement on US-ASEAN Leaders Meeting

On November 19, 2012, President Obama met with the leaders of the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) to deepen our diplomatic, economic, security, and people-to-people ties with the key Asian multilateral organization. With a population of approximately 620 ...

China's Aid to Cambodia Helps Cement Ties

When Asia-Pacific leaders gather this weekend in Southeast Asia—a bright spot in a sputtering global economy—their Cambodian hosts may extend a warm welcome to U.S. President Barack Obama, but they will view officials from Beijing as old friends. Mr. Obama’s visit to Cambodia—this year’s host for ...

Chun Han Wong

Cambodia arrests 8 for painting ‘SOS,’ plastering rooftops with Obama’s picture seeking help

One thing President Barack Obama will not see in Cambodia is pleas for help painted on rooftops near the airport. Authorities on Thursday arrested eight villagers who had hoped to attract the attention of Air Force One by plastering the U.S. president’s picture on their rooftops ...

NGOs Harassed Ahead of Summit

Cambodian authorities have disrupted several events held by nongovernmental organizations and have threatened to arrest anyone holding protests ahead of sensitive regional summits to be held in the capital Phnom Penh, rights groups said Wednesday. The Independent Democracy of Informal Economic Association (IDEA) said authorities in ...

Hun Sen to Hold Bilateral Talks With Obama During Summit

Prime Minister Hun Sen will hold bilateral talks with U.S. President Barack Obama when the newly re-elected American leader visits Phnom Penh during this month’s East Asia and Asean Summits. Mr. Hun Sen announced the bilateral meeting in a letter to Mr. Obama on Wednesday congratulating ...

Airport Operator to Go Ahead With Expansion

Cambodia Airports said yesterday that it planned to move forward with plans to build a new security fence at Phnom Penh International Airport ahead of next month’s Asean and East Asia summits, even though its construction will result in more than 180 families being evicted. Speaking ...

Government Forms Commission to Evict Families Near Airport

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An yesterday approved the creation of a joint commission which will undertake the role of evicting hundreds of families living near the Phnom Penh International Airport before the Asean and East Asia summits commence next month. Mr. Sath [Choam Chao commune ...

Mass Eviction Looms Ahead Of East Asia Summit

Hundreds of families living near Phnom Penh International Airport are facing imminent eviction from heir homes as security preparations begin for world leaders who will attend next month’s Asean and East Asia summits. A total of 387 families living on 6.3 hectares of land to the ...

UN Secretary General will visit Cambodia in November

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Cambodia in November to attend the 21st ASEAN Summit and East Asia Summit, a senior UN official said here Thursday. Noeleen Heyzer, UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), ...

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