Consultation workshops aim to boost exports to Cambodia, Laos and Thailand
The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade will host a consultation workshop in the southern province of Tay Ninh on June 21 for exporters interested in the markets of Laos and Thailand. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Cambodian migrant children face added risk in Thailand
Of 97,060 migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar who were infected with Covid-19 between March last year and August this year, 4,202 of whom are under the age of 18 themselves. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Lao leader hails close ties during his state visit to the Kingdom
Cambodia reaffirmed its strong ties with its neighbour to the north during Laotian President Bounnhang Vorachith’s visit to the Kingdom. Bounnhang arrived in Cambodia on Sunday and departed the next day after meetings with National Assembly president Heng Samrin and Prime Minister Hun Sen in ...
Cambodia, Laos to sign 2,400-MW power deal
Cambodia and Laos will sign a power deal next week during the state visit of the Laotian prime minister. Through next week’s agreement, the Kingdom will buy 2,400 megawatts from neighbouring Laos. Next week’s deal will be discussed at the Council of Ministers tomorrow, according ...
Police detain six illegal loggers from Laos
Stung Treng provincial police have detained six illegal loggers from Laos who were caught crossing in the province on Friday. Provincial police chief Major General Mao Dara yesterday said that the six men are awaiting repatriation to Laos under an agreement between the countries on ...
Laos to reduce border tensions
Cambodia and Laos agreed to de-escalate tensions along the border in Stung Treng province during a meeting at the World Economic Forum, a government official attached to Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday. ...
Thailand seeks formation of cassava bloc
Thailand wants to form a coalition with Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, all cassava-producing nations, to guarantee a stable price for the commodity and avoid future price wars, according to an article published yesterday in the Bangkok Post. ...
Researcher says Laos planning court case over disputed border
A senior scholar tasked with researching the borders said yesterday that Laos plans to file a lawsuit against Cambodia to the International Court of Justice over a border dispute in Stung Treng province. ...
Agreement with Laos to import electricity
Electricite du Cambodge has signed an agreement with Laos to import 115 kilowatts of electricity from Laos to Preah Vihear province, and on to Kampong Thom and Oddar Meanchey provinces. ...
Cambodia, Laos to set up border committee
Cambodia and Laos have agreed to create a joint committee to solve a long-running border dispute between the two countries, officials announced yesterday. ...
Cambodia, Laos to seek French help on border
Cambodia’s foreign affairs minister and his Laotian counterpart will hold a two-day meeting in Phnom Penh this week to draft a letter to France requesting detailed maps to resolve a border dispute that flared up last month. ...
PM creates brigade after Laos row
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday visited troops in Stung Treng province along the border with Laos, where he announced the creation of a new brigade following tensions between the countries. ...
Laos withdraws troops after Hun Sen ultimatum
Lao troops occupying territory south of the Sekong River withdrew on Saturday after Prime Minister Hun Sen gave them a six-day deadline to leave and dispatched two military brigades and members of his personal Bodyguard Unit to the border. ...
Phak Seangly and Shaun Turton
Prime Minister gives Laos troops 6 days to leave border area
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday said troops from neighboring Laos that entered the country in April near a patch of border area must retreat by Wednesday. ...
Troubled road project along Cambodia-Laos border rolls on
Work by military engineers on a contentious road skirting Cambodia’s border with Laos – which has prompted a military stand-off in the area – has quietly resumed, local officials say, even as run-ins between Cambodian and Lao military patrols in the disputed area have further ...
Shaun Turton and Mech Dara
Laos-Cambodia border closed over tensions
In the latest flare up in tensions between the two countries, Lao authorities temporarily shut a border crossing with Cambodia and dispatched more troops to an undemarcated area on the northern border after Cambodian authorities began renovating an old French border outpost. ...
Put Don Sahong dam on U.S.-ASEAN agenda, say campaigners
Civil society groups are calling for Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower dam project to be discussed when Southeast Asian leaders meet with U.S. President Barack Obama next week. ...
Work picking up at Don Sahong dam site
Despite protests from its neighbours and the international community, construction is ramping up at the proposed Don Sahong dam site in southern Laos, according to Cambodians living near the border. Vanna, 34, said activity spiked last Thursday at the site, less than 2 kilometres north ...
New air route aims to cut travel times, fuel costs
Cambodia will use a new air route for flights to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam that will reduce fuel costs and provide a more direct route to these countries reducing air time for these flights, according to the State Secretariat for Civil Aviation. ...
Laos president to visit Cambodia next week
Laos President Choummaly Sayasone will pay a state visit to Cambodia on Feb. 26 and 27 to further promote bilateral ties and cooperation, a news statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on said on Friday. ...
Xinhuanet News Staff