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RCAF ‘observing’ in Thailand, with photos showing army-plated vehicles in Bangkok

Days after Cambodian and Thai officials reportedly agreed on closer coordination over “foreign fugitives”, opposition party members who have fled the country for Thailand have provided evidence of Cambodian military vehicles stationed near their homes in Bangkok, increasing fear among asylum seekers that they could ...

Ben Sokhean and Ananth Baliga
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/rcaf-observing-thailand-photos-showing-army-plated-vehicles-bangkok

Thailand gives train engine to Cambodia

Thailand will provide a train engine to Cambodia for the transport of goods and tourists between the two countries, according to a government official. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha made the promise to provide the train engine in response to efforts to increase trade and tourists ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33101/thailand-gives-train-engine-to-cambodia/

Rail link to Thailand on schedule

Cambodia and Thailand will be linked by a railway by the end of 2016 as planned, according to senior official, but some sections of track from Phnom Penh to Banteay Meanchey province remain unrestored. Minister of Public Works and Transportation Sun Chanthol said this week that ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32895/rail-link-to-thailand-on-schedule/

Thailand and Cambodia discuss trade, rail links

The Thai and Cambodian foreign ministers met here Friday to discuss a range of bilateral issues including boosting trade and progress in a cross-border rail link. At the 10th Meeting of the Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation between Thailand and Cambodia, Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai ...

The Bangkok Post
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1072124/thailand-and-cambodia-discuss-trade-rail-links

Railway link on track

Cambodia is committed to complete construction of the 6.5-kilometer cross-border railway linking Poipet city in Banteay Meanchey province to neighboring Thailand’s Sisophon province by the year’s end. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27096/railway-link-on-track/

Thai project to benefit Cambodia

The Thai government has approved the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), linking the Dawei deep-sea port in Myanmar with Sihanoukville in Cambodia and Vung Tau port in Vietnam, according a report in the Bangkok Post. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26734/thai-project-to-benefit-cambodia/

Replica temple dispute drags on, but soldiers unfazed

Cambodian soldiers stationed at Preah Vihear temple said relations with their Thai counterparts have remained friendly despite reports that a controversial replica temple built by the Thai military could be reopened. ...

Jonathan Cox
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25238/replica-temple-dispute-drags--on--but-soldiers-unfazed/

Hun Sen visits Thailand

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s first state visit to Thailand today and tomorrow will be a milestone in enhancing previously frayed diplomatic relations with Cambodia’s largest neighbor and will also pay off economically, diplomats, executives and analysts say. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/18831/hun-sen-visits-thailand/

Government weighs up China challenge

China has thrown the military government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha a curve ball with its tough negotiating stance for the high-speed railway deal. This comes after the government appeared to cleave to Beijing’s interests in a series of foreign affairs decisions which critics said ...

Achara Ashayagachat
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/779965/government-weighs-up-china-challenge

Prayut makes his pitch for border investment

Thailand wants more Japanese businesses to expand their investment in Thailand, especially in government-promoted special economic zones (SEZs) that could be used as production bases once the Asean Economic. ​ The prime minister said Thai border trade of 900 billion baht a year could potentially grow ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/615412/

PM: Govt committed to anti-human trafficking MoU signed with Cambodia

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has affirmed the government’s determination to push forward the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) recently signed with Cambodia, particularly the one seeking to eradicate human trafficking. Speaking of his official visit to Cambodia during October 30-31, Gen Prayut stated in his weekly televised ...

Pattaya Mail News Staff
http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pm-govt-committed-to-anti-human-trafficking-mou-signed-with-cambodia-42693

No shortcut across Thai-Cambodian minefield

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha made a minor misstep in the minefield of Thai-Cambodian relations on the eve of his official visit to our neighbour last week. Prior to his departure for Phnom Penh, Prayut proposed an idea for joint development of Preah Vihear, the ancient temple ...

The Nations News Staff
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/No-shortcut-across-Thai-Cambodian-minefield-30246882.html

Thailand, Cambodia to boost tourism

Thailand and Cambodia agreed on Thursday to a joint cooperation plan on tourism, but Preah Vihear temple was left out of the loop. The two countries pledged to cooperate on tourism in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in Phnom Penh by the two countries ...

Bangkok Post News Staff
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/440496/thailand-cambodia-to-boost-tourism

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