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, Thai armies ink co-op agreement

The army chiefs of Cambodia and Thailand on February 3 signed a cooperation agreement to strengthen relations of friendship and cooperations between the two military forces, and promote open discussion on subjects of mutual interest.​ ...

Ry Sochan

Cambodia, Thailand stand ready to support Myanmar

The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Kingdom of Thailand have reaffirmed their readiness to support Myanmar to solve its ongoing crisis. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Journey to job-starved Thailand or brave financial pinch at home – migrant workers face up to Covid double bind

Due to the recent outbreak of Covid-19 in Thailand, tens of thousands of Cambodian migrant workers have returned home out of fear of the disease and in many cases due to the loss of their jobs. ...

Lay Samean

Gov’t requests Covid treatment for migrants

Cambodia has requested that Thailand provide medical treatment to Cambodian migrant workers who contract Covid-19 there as large numbers of workers continue to return home from both Thailand and Vietnam, many of whom carry the disease. ...

Lay Samean

China’s Thailand ban puts longan in pickle

An indefinite Chinese ban on Thai longan imposed on August 13 over contamination with mealybugs has thrown a wrench into Cambodian exports of the fruit to the neighbouring country, according to a senior Cambodian government official.​ ...

Thou Vireak

Migrant workers in Thailand told not to leave amid global COVID-19 fears

The Cambodian Embassy in Thailand has asked its migrant workers and students in the country not to leave for home during the upcoming Khmer New Year as COVID-19 fears mount. ...

Sun Mesa

Cambodia’s exports to Thailand increase by 195% in 2019

Latest data from the Ministry of Commerce shows that from January to December last year, Cambodia exported some US$2.27 billion worth of products to Thailand, up 195 percent compared to a year earlier. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Unstoppable worker outflow dims Cambodia's future prospects

Despite Thailand’s latest effort to stem the flow of migrants, workers from Cambodia continue to cross the border, as they try to flee an economy that offers little reward for their work. ...

Danielle Keeton-olsen

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. ...

May Kunmakara

Thailand to improve processing of migrant workers

Cambodian and Thai Labour Ministry officials met once again in Siem Reap province over the weekend and asserted their commitment to strengthen cooperation by agreeing to accelerate the legal identification process of Cambodian workers in Thailand. ...

Mom Kunthear

New international checkpoint to open in Battambang

Cambodia and Thailand are due to open an international checkpoint bordering Battambang province and Sa Kaeo province to facilitate the flow of goods across the border at the end of this month. Nguon Ratanak, Battambang provincial governor, and Porn Poth Penpas, Sa Kaeo provincial governor, held ...

Khy Sovuthy

Pledge to help illegal workers in Thailand

Speaking during the general department of identification’s annual meeting, secretary of state Prum Sokha said the government would continue to help undocumented workers obtain proper documentation.   ...

Khuon Narim

The big three. 2018 elections for Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia

In 2018 there will be three elections in our immediate region – the much-predicted (and confirmed by the Thai PM) Thai election, another in Cambodia and one in Malaysia. All have their very local versions of democracy which will shape the outcomes. All are vital ...

Tanutam Thawan

Rail link to Thailand a step closer

As an agreement on railway transportation materialises, Cambodia and Thailand are set to hold a ceremony early next year to celebrate the official opening of the line that will connect Phnom Penh and Bangkok, a representative of the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MPWT) ...

Chea Vannak

Thailand repatriates 500 dead Cambodians

More than 500 dead Cambodians were repatriated from Thailand in the first six months of 2017, according to an Interior Ministry official. Chou Bun Eng, secretary of state at the ministry, said yesterday the 500 bodies were repatriated through three checkpoints in Banteay Meanchey province. ...

Pav Suy

Cambodia-Thai rail link not in talks agenda

The joint cabinet meeting between Cambodia and Thailand next month will exclude discussions on the Phnom Penh-Bangkok rail link, leaving the exact date of its launch in limbo. ...

Chea Vannak

Thais detain more than 30 migrants

More than 30 workers who entered Thailand illegally to find jobs were arrested on Monday in Sa Kaeo province’s Aranyaprathet district and sent to the district police station for questioning.   ...

Mom Kunthear

Thai-Cambodia trade on the rise

Trade between Cambodia and Thailand increased by about 10 percent in the first half of the year to $2.9 billion, up from $2.6 billion in the same period last year, according to figures released by the Thai embassy yesterday. ...

Chea Vannak

Ministry vows to stop illegal Thai border crossings

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said on Wednesday that 100 to 200 Cambodians illegally cross the border with Thailand every day, well under an estimate from a U.N. agency that puts the figure at 3,000 to 4,000. ...

Leng Len

200,000 migrant workers register in Thailand

The Ministry of Labour yesterday released data to show how many illegal migrant workers residing in Thailand have taken the first step to register with authorities there in order to gain all their proper paperwork. ...

Sen David

PM seeks hydropower deal with Thailand

The government is to ask Thailand for help to build a hydropower plant in the border province of Koh Kong. ...

Sum Manet

Undocumented migrants signing up in new Thai centres

More than 70,000 undocumented Cambodians have registered in new centres in Thailand in their first week of operation, though experts yesterday warned the designated two-week window will be too short for all migrants to register. . ...

Leonie Kijewski

Campaign to legalise workers delayed

The Ministry of Labour yesterday confirmed there had been a slight delay to the planned 100-day campaign to provide illegal migrant workers in Thailand with proper documents to remain working in the country legally. ...

Sen David

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