PM calls for calm after collapse of two US banks
The Cambodian Prime Minister on Thursday called on Cambodian citizens not to worry about money deposited in Cambodia’s banks after the recent collapse of two US banks. ...
Significance of vocational skills in Cambodia reiterated
Prime Minister Hun Sen has once again reminded the public to pay attention to vocational skills. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Disadvantaged youth to benefit from government’s initiative
The government has announced a new project to provide free technical and vocational training to about 1.5 million poor students a year. ...
Cambodia’s economy grew 5.5% in 2022, says PM
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced that Cambodia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 5.5 percent in 2022, while the tax revenue collected from both customs and taxation grew by 2 percent higher than expected. ...
ASEAN summits to help address regional, global challenges, says PM
Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that three summits – ASEAN Summit, G20, and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) – hosted by three ASEAN countries would make significant contributions to enhancing ASEAN’s prestige and centrality in addressing common regional and global challenges. ...
Help us build better, PM says at China bridge launch
Prime Minister Hun Sen urged the Group of Seven (G7) nations – US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – to provide increased development assistance to Cambodia instead of criticising the country for its close relationship with China. ...
PM: Entertainment venues allowed to reopen on Dec 1
Authorities are set to lift restrictions on some “high-risk” businesses after November 30, including nightlife entertainment venues that rely heavily on alcohol sales such as KTV/karaoke parlours, nightclubs and bars, which have all been closed longer than other establishments. ...
Hun Sen blasts analysts for UNTAC-era nostalgia
Prime Minister Hun Sen blasted unnamed analysts for statements indicating their desire to bring the Paris Peace Agreements back into force somehow. He said that calling for a reversion to that agreement was tantamount to calling for foreigners to take control of the country again. ...
Prime Minister advises victims to sue Gold FX if no compromise
Prime Minister Hun Sen tells customers affected by investing in Gold FX (GOLDFX INVESTMENT CO., LTD) to file a complaint to the court to seek justice in case the two parties do not reach compromise. ...
Cambodia firmly committed to contribute to addressing climate change, says Premier
Prime Minister Hun Sen has firmly reiterated the Kingdom’s commitment to contribute to global efforts in dealing with climate change issue. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Cambodia must boost agricultural output, says Prime Minister Hun Sen
The prime minister has urged all stake holders involved in the agricultural sector in the country to boost and promote the vital agricultural sector as it will provide food for the country’s people as well as enable exports. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Germany suspends preferential visas
The German government yesterday confirmed it has suspended preferential visa treatment for private travel by members of the Cambodian government, including Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family, following the dissolution of the opposition CNRP. ...
PM warns of shuttering truck repair shops
Prime Minister Hun Sen warned yesterday to shut down locations that illegally modified trucks while blasting officials for waiting for his order instead of enforcing existing laws. ...
New cement factory opens in Kampot
Chip Mong Insee Cement Corporation (CMIC) launched a new factory in Kampot province yesterday, with a total production capacity of 5,000 tonnes of cement per day.The official opening of the $262-million factory was presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen in the Banteay Meas district ...
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Thousands of new mothers get baby benefits
The government paid about $390,000 to female garment workers who delivered babies in January as part of new benefits launched this year.According to a report from the National Social Security Fund obtained yesterday, 3,881 female workers delivered babies in January. ...
Chinese New Year parties rise
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said on his Facebook page that the number of people celebrating Chinese New Year in Cambodia is increasing.Mr Hun Sen said Cambodia now celebrates three New Year celebrations annually, including New Year’s Eve, and the Chinese and Khmer New Year. ...
Prime minister confirms construction of new airports
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said that the kingdom will soon be serviced by two new international airports, confirming the construction of new airfields in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Mr Hun Sen’s announcement comes days after the Council of Ministers formally approved on Friday ...
Siem Reap residents petition PM’s cabinet
Fifteen people from Siem Reap yesterday delivered a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s cabinet claiming they were left out of a recent land-titling drive in their village, though local authorities said the group had only settled in the area once the titling began. ...
PM explains differences in the minimum wage
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged members of the armed forces and civil servants not to envy teachers and doctors who get higher wages, saying teachers were in the field of growing human resources. ...
Sok An’s roles distributed: PM
Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that some institutions under the control of the late Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who was also head of the Council of Ministers, are being moved to relevant ministries, refuting the comments an official had made the day before. ...