Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong

Thailand, Cambodia Recommit to Border Growth

The foreign ministers of Thailand and Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding in Phnom Penh yesterday reconfirming their commitment to developing their joint border with new economic zones, checkpoints and a 1,800-MW power plant. … “We have agreed to create ...

Hor Namhong Asks for More Cash for Rail Project

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong made another appeal to Australia for additional funds to complete a behind-schedule project to rehabilitate the country’s railway network, this time to newly appointed Australian Ambassador Alison Burrows, according to a ministry spokesman. While work ...

Australia Courted for Further Railway Funding

The government has asked Australia to provide more funding to help complete the rehabilitation of the dilapidated railway line between Phnom Penh and the Thai border, a spokesman said yesterday. Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong met with Lieutenant General John ...

Government Asks for Asian Development Bank's Help on Railway

The government yesterday asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to continue to help Cambodia’s troubled railway rehabilitation project, which is in desperate need of more funding in order to complete the network’s northern line. Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong met ...

Cambodian-Americans Protest Minister’s US Visit

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong’s visit to meet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Washington was met with a small protest Tuesday from Cambodian-Americans voicing a number of grievances. Video footage posted online shows a cluster of protesters outside ...

Hor Namhong to talk debt in US

Cambodian Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong will conduct a one-day visit to Washington, at the behest of US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, where he will again lobby for US debt forgiveness. The one-day visit on Tuesday will also ...

Namhong Says S China Sea a Regional Issue

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong said yesterday that the contentious issue of the South China Sea should not become an international issue, but must be solved among the region’s neighbors. Speaking to reporters at the Foreign Affairs Ministry alongside visiting ...

Gov’t Asks UN to Help Prepare for Future Disasters

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong yesterday asked the UN’s visiting head of humanitarian affairs for extra support in preparing for future natural disasters, according to ministry spokesman Koy Kuong. ...

Pyongyang trade push

North Korea officials have arrived in Cambodia with the intent of establishing a trade relationship, particularly with regards to agriculture. Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong met with Deputy Trade Minister Ri Myong San from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ...

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