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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.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/help-us-build-better-pm-says-china-bridge-launch

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. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-entertainment-venues-allowed-reopen-dec-1

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. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/hun-sen-blasts-analysts-untac-era-nostalgia

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. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-15-1952-223655.html

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771214/cambodia-firmly-committed-to-contribute-to-addressing-climate-change-says-premier/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/710823/cambodia-must-boost-agricultural-output-says-prime-minister-hun-sen/

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. ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50110231/germany-suspends-preferential-visas/

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.   ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50108407/pm-warns-shuttering-truck-repair-shops/

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 ...

Hor Kimsay and Hin Pisei
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-cement-factory-opens-kampot

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. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50105771/thousands-of-new-mothers-get-baby-benefits/

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. ...

Mom Sophon
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50105458/chinese-new-year-parties-rise/

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 ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50102797/prime-minister-confirms-construction-of-new-airports/

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. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-residents-petition-pms-cabinet

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. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36795/pm-explains-differences-in-the-minimum-wage/

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. ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36797/sok-an---s-roles-distributed--pm/

Shooting probe urged

UN rights envoy Surya Subedi wrapped up his six-day fact-finding mission to Cambodia yesterday by calling for a thorough investigation into security forces’ role in the deadly crackdown on garment workers early this month. He also offered to act as a mediator between the ruling Cambodian ...

Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/shooting-probe-urged

Strike action still on table, unions say

Leaders of unions that declared a nationwide garment worker strike said the work stoppage and protests, which they temporarily suspended, will resume unless government officials renegotiate the industry’s minimum wage. The announcement was their first since authorities cracked down on strike demonstrations on January 2 and ...

Sean Teehan and Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/strike-action-still-table-unions-say

Vinamilk deal to go ahead

Vietnam Dairy Product Joint-Stock Co, better-known to milk lovers as Vinamilk, was granted a licence on Monday to open a $23 million processing facility in Phnom Penh’s Special Economic Zone. A statement to the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange released by the dairy giant on Monday ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vinamilk-deal-go-ahead

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