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China pledges more investment in Cambodia, but is Phnom Penh selling itself short?

Li’s visit comes at a time when Cambodia’s government, under Prime Minister Hun Sen, is facing rising pressure from the United States and the European Union over its human rights record. Both have threatened sanctions in response to a ruling by the nation’s top court ...

Laura Zhou and Sarah Zheng
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2128118/china-pledges-more-investment-cambodia-phnom-penh#comments

Chinese premier vows to build community of shared future with Cambodia

Calling the two countries close neighbors with profound friendship, Li said China always respects Cambodia’s sovereignty and independence, and supports the country to stick to a development path with Cambodian characteristics. China hopes to take the opportunity of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of ...

Mu Xuequan
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/11/c_136888907.htm

China, Cambodia call for adopting Code of Conduct in S. China Sea at early date

China and Cambodia on Thursday jointly called on related parties to adopt at an early date the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea to make it a sea of peace, friendship and cooperation. ...

Lifang
http://xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/11/c_136888220.htm

China eyes stronger ties with Mekong countries

China eyes stronger ties with the other five countries along the Lancang-Mekong river, pledging new loans, medical aids and scholarships to its neighbors. At the second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders’ meeting on Jan 10, Premier Li Keqiang announced that China will provide another 7 billion ...

Mu Xuequan
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/12/c_136889090.htm

China to provide 100 Cambodian children with free heart surgery in 3 years

China will provide 100 Cambodian children who have congenital heart disease with free surgery in three years in a program called “China-Cambodia Love Heart Journey.” The program was inaugurated on Jan 11 by visiting Premier Li Keqiang and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen ...

Mu Xuequan
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/11/c_136888925.htm

China and Mekong states sign 5-year plan for cooperation, but details remain undisclosed

The leaders of Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos, along with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, announced the adoption of a five-year plan for cooperation on matters relating to the Mekong River, though experts and observers yesterday questioned who would benefit from China’s increasing involvement in ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-and-mekong-states-sign-5-year-plan-cooperation-details-remain-undisclosed

Speed up rice loan, China told

The government has asked China to make good on its pledge to buy 200,000 tons of rice annually from the Kingdom and also to speed up the approval of a $300 million loan to the country’s beleaguered rice sector. This request was made yesterday during a ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30195/speed-up-rice-loan--china-told/

PM calls for more connectivity

Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged all the leaders of the 51 countries of Asia and Europe to use all their resources, especially China-backed funds, to improve connectivity between the regions. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27406/pm-calls-for-more-connectivity/

PM to Mongolia for ASEM summit

Prime Minister Hun Sen will leave for Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia this week for the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit starting on July 15. ...

Cheang Sokha
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27108/pm-to-mongolia--for-asem-summit/

Cambodia asks China to import more products

Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked China to import more agricultural products from Cambodia to boost bilateral trade and strengthen the relationship between the two countries. The prime minister wants to boost bilateral trade to $5 billion by 2017. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/23185/cambodia-asks-china-to-import-more-products/

Lancang-Mekong Cooperation vital to regional stability, boosting economic development: Cambodia

With the inaugural Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders’ meeting scheduled to open next week in China, Cambodia said the LMC is important for all Lancang-Mekong countries to maintain regional peace and stability and to boost economic development. ...

Xin Hua Team
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-03/19/c_135203233.htm

Cambodia welcomes Chinese premier's pledge of over 3 bln USD aid to GMS countries

A senior official of the Cambodian government on Saturday welcomed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s pledge of 3.09 billion U.S. dollars aid to the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) member countries, saying the offer is essential for socio-economic development and poverty reduction. The offer includes 1 billion ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-12/20/c_133868594.htm

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