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ASEAN, US to up ties in Nov

ASEAN and the US have committed to signing a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during the 10th ASEAN-US Summit to be held in Cambodia in November, in a pact made during the ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington, DC, last week. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-us-ties-nov

PM heads to Washington for ASEAN-US special summit

Regional and international issues and how to bring the ASEAN-US partnership to another level will be discussed at length as Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ministers arrive in Washington, DC, for a special summit on May 12-13. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-heads-washington-asean-us-special-summit

Airport ‘not China landing base’

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned critics to refrain from viewing the new airport in Siem Reap province as part of China’s strategic capacity strengthening, as he reiterated Cambodia’s constitutional clause that prohibits the presence of foreign military on the Kingdom’s territory. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/airport-not-china-landing-base

PM: No human rights without peace

Prime Minister Hun Sen once again spoke on weighty matters of war and peace, reiterating that development and democracy would not be possible without peace. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-no-human-rights-without-peace

Hun Sen wary of new variants past Omicron

Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed his concerns about the ability of the coronavirus to mutate into new strains other than Omicron, and urged the relevant institutions to monitor its mutation. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-wary-new-variants-past-omicron

Like father like son, Hun Manet appears to model Hun Sen’s political rhetoric

Since being endorsed by the Cambodian People’s Party in December as the ruling party’s only prime minister candidate, Hun Manet is increasingly appearing in public, taking his father’s place at events ranging from the inauguration of military buildings to road openings. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/like-father-like-son-hun-manet-appears-to-model-hun-sens-political-rhetoric/

Cambodia, Vietnam to boost military co-op

Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged the Cambodian and Vietnamese militaries to continue cooperation in maintaining security and safety along the two countries’ border and to seek additional means of collaboration for this purpose. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cambodia-vietnam-boost-military-co-op

Plans for Preah Sihanouk’s Techo Westerdam Park gain traction

The government is making headway on plans to create the Techo Westerdam Park in Preah Sihanouk province, as a new attraction for national and international tourists who may be looking for some time away from the beaches and islands, a decision issued by the National ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/plans-preah-sihanouks-techo-westerdam-park-gain-traction

PM lauds women’s contributions

Women form an incalculable part of Cambodia’s economy, Prime Minister Hun Sen has declared, as he praised efforts of the Cambodian National Council for Women’s (CNCW) in contributing to the Kingdom’s development over the years. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-lauds-womens-contributions

PM clinches Sunhak Peace Prize: foundation

Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a delegation to South Korea to co-host the World Summit 2022 under the theme “Towards Peace on the Korean Peninsula” and to receive the Peace Award presented by the Sunhak Peace Prize Foundation.​ ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-clinches-sunhak-peace-prize-foundation

Grade A students reach record, set to meet PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen will meet with the talented students who received a Grade A in the recent high school diploma exams – also known as baccalaureate II, or Bacc II’ – in an event to be held in Phnom Penh on February 28. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/grade-students-reach-record-set-meet-pm

Number of ‘A’ grade earners on diploma exam quadruples

Prime Minister Hun Sen is scheduled to meet with high school students who passed the Grade 12 exam with an “A” grade following the announcement of the results by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on January 14, indicating a nearly four-fold increase in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/number-grade-earners-diploma-exam-quadruples

PM working on S China Sea

Prime Minister Hun Sen has reiterated that Cambodia will work hard to achieve consensus on the Code of Conduct (COC) for the South China Sea while chairing the ASEAN Summit next year and urged claimants to actively negotiate. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-working-s-china-sea

Hun Sen to visit Myanmar Jan 7-8

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that he will undertake a two-day visit to Myanmar on January 7-8 in an effort aimed at restoring normality to ASEAN proceedings by finding a way to calm the crisis there and bring the country back into the fold ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-visit-myanmar-jan-7-8

Hun Sen celebrates women's rights

On the occasion of the 109th International Women’s Day, Prime Minister Hun Sen called for more women in leadership positions, better law enforcement to speed up the trials involving them, and improved education for their next generation in the Kingdom. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-celebrates-womens-rights

Hun Sen says water levels may cause power cuts in capital

Speaking at the official launch of the National Strategic Development Plan 2019-2023 in Phnom Penh, Mr Hun Sen said steps to increase the power supply are ongoing and apologised for any inconvenience caused if blackouts do occur. ...

Khmer Times staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/658075/hun-sen-says-water-levels-may-cause-power-cuts-in-capital/

PM justifies need for Chinese construction workers

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday justified the need for Chinese workers in the Kingdom by saying that local workers still lack expertise. Mr Hun Sen, during his inspection visit to Morodok Techo National Stadium, said Chinese nationals working in the Kingdom are permitted for employment and ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50628531/pm-justifies-need-for-chinese-construction-workers/

PM wants authorities to address all public concerns

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called on authorities to address all concerns raised by the the public in line with the Kingdom’s efforts to implement sustainable development goals. In a message to mark today’s celebration of the 30th World Population Day under the theme, “25 years ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622492/pm-wants-authorities-to-address-all-public-concerns/

Hun Sen urges public to grow veggies naturally

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday urged the public to grow fruits and vegetables organically as these are healthier alternatives to crops grown using agrochemicals. Mr Hun Sen posted on his Facebook page that the Kingdom’s land was fertile and suitable for growing fruits and ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50603816/hun-sen-urges-public-to-grow-veggies-naturally/

Hun Sen: Cambodia will not fall into Belt and Road debt trap

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Friday that Cambodia would not fall into a so-called debt trap as it embraces China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the Kingdom only accepted projects beneficial to the country. Hun Sen was speaking in China on the first ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-cambodia-will-not-fall-belt-and-road-debt-trap

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