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Top legislator to attend AIPA-43, pay official visits to Cambodia, Philippines

Chairman of the National Assembly Vương Đình Huệ will attend the 43rd ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-43) and pay an official visit to Cambodia on November 19-22. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501187265/top-legislator-to-attend-aipa-43-pay-official-visits-to-cambodia-philippines/

NA endorses draft law and elects commission members

The National Assembly (NA) has endorsed the draft law on the approval of the Fourth Protocol to Amend the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501162908/na-endorses-draft-law-and-elects-commission-members/

Cambodian NA leader’s Vietnam visit to Vietnam a success: official

President of the Cambodian National Assembly (NA) Samdech Heng Samrin’s three-day official visit to Vietnam, which concluded on September 14, has been a success, said Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for External Relations Dinh Cong Sy. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151248/cambodian-na-leaders-vietnam-visit-to-vietnam-a-success-official/

Cambodia and Pakistan to continue to boost bilateral relations and cooperation

Cambodia and Pakistan will continue to boost their good bilateral relations and cooperation, especially between their legislative bodies. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501050804/cambodia-and-pakistan-to-continue-to-boost-bilateral-relations-and-cooperation/

NA supports Multi-Sectoral cooperation between Cambodian-Malaysian Legislative bodies

Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia, has expressed the NA’s satisfaction and support for the multi-sectoral cooperation between the legislative bodies of Cambodia and Malaysia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501031688/na-supports-multi-sectoral-cooperation-between-cambodian-malaysian-legislative-bodies/

Parliaments need to continue promoting the culture of dialogue and values of peace

Héng Samrin, President of the Cambodian National Assembly and Co-President of 11th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting (ASEP 11), said that continued promotion of the culture of dialogue and values of peace between Asia and Europe parliaments is needed. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50972260/parliaments-need-to-continue-promoting-the-culture-of-dialogue-and-values-of-peace/

National Assembly endorses Draft Competition Law

The National Assembly (NA) in its 6th session of the sixth legislature held  under the chairmanship of its President Heng Samrin approved the draft competition law. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50933284/national-assembly-endorses-draft-competition-law/

Cambodia promotes digitalisation of economy and society

Digital technology will play an increasingly important role in spurring economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis as well as promoting a new, sustainable and more resilient economy, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Heng Samrin said at the first plenum of the 42nd General Assembly ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50922385/cambodia-promotes-digitalisation-of-economy-and-society/

Digital technology to boost economic growth

Digital technology is an important tool for post-Covid-19, said National Assembly president Heng Samrin who attended the 42nd General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) yesterday. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921649/digital-technology-to-boost-economic-growth/

Samrin’s hometown technically in Vietnam

National Assembly President Heng Samrin’s native village is, as map lines go, technically inside of Vietnam, the head of Cambodia’s Royal Academy said at a recent press conference. ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/samrins-hometown-technically-vietnam

Cambodia, Vietnam to enhance cooperation

Cambodia and Vietnam yesterday pledged to enhance cooperation and also pushed for the completion of demarcating the border to build peace and development. The discussion was held yesterday during a meeting between National Assembly President Heng Samrin and Vietnam’s National Assembly chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30250/cambodia--vietnam-to-enhance-cooperation/

CNRP: Vietnamese renting land

The government is in a seemingly never-ending PR battle to prove its independence from Vietnam, but that battle took a turn for the worse yesterday when opposition members told government officials that local residents in Svay Rieng province were renting land to Vietnamese farmers, an ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28992/cnrp--vietnamese-renting-land/

Chinese banana grower keen to start plantation

A Chinese agricultural company has agreed to establish a banana plantation in Cambodia, according to a senior government official. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-banana-grower-keen-start-plantation

Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defense ties

Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to fully and effectively actualize protocols on defense cooperation in order to enhance mutual understanding and trust, ensure a peaceful and stable environment for their economic development and foil plots to weaken their relations. ...

The Jakarta Post's Team
http://www.thejakartapost.com/seasia/2016/06/06/vietnam-cambodia-beef-up-defense-ties.html

Justice Min. to debate despite boycott

The Justice Minister will verbally clarify laws and procedures relating to politicians and the judiciary in the National Assembly on June 9, despite requests by the opposition to cancel the session. ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25829/justice-min--to-debate-despite-boycott/

Date set for Rainsy’s latest defamation trial

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who is living in France to avoid prison time, will be tried over allegations of defaming National Assembly President Heng Samrin starting July 28, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court has announced.   ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/date-set-for-defamation-trial-111814/

Not enough women in NA: report

Election watchdog Comfrel criticised National Assembly President Heng Samrin for a lack of commitment to creating a quota for female parliamentarians in a report presented yesterday. ...

Vong Sokheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/not-enough-women-na-report

Samrin blocks letter about Vietnamese army ELCs

National Assembly President Heng Samrin has refused to forward to Prime Minister Hun Sen a letter from an opposition lawmaker asking that a group of rubber plantations owned by Vietnamese Ar­my commanders be canceled because they violate the Constitution. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/samrin-blocks-letter-about-vietnamese-army-elcs-107250/

Labour law delayed after protests

The government has agreed to delay the passage of a controversial law governing the trade union sector, announcing it would set up a national workshop to work out the legislation’s thornier clauses on December 15. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/labour-law-delayed-after-protests

Kem Sokha removed as assembly vice president

Ruling party lawmakers removed deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha as first vice president of the National Assembly on Friday morning in a legally dubious vote that was boycotted by the CNRP. ...

Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/kem-sokha-removed-as-assembly-vice-president-98833/

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