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Cambodian agricultural partnership competition launched

Cambodian Agricultural Partnership Competition has recently kicked off with an aim to address key challenges in Cambodia’s agriculture sector including cold chain, storage capacity, and logistics, said the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh​ in a press release issued yesterday. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819600/cambodian-agricultural-partnership-competition-launched/

US stance a ‘positive move in building trust and confidence’

Comments made by US Ambassador to Cambodia, Patrick Murphy, that his country is not pursuing regime change in the Kingdom is an “important message” for efforts to restore relationships between the two nations. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698241/us-stance-a-positive-move-in-building-trust-and-confidence

Cable shows cartel’s reach

A sex-trafficking network that included “high-ranking” government officials and had infiltrated Cambodian law enforcement agencies and NGOs for years worked to cover up Vietnamese sex rings and collect payoffs from illegal prostitution establishments in Phnom Penh. However, four years after a court finally convicted the police ...

Daniel Pye, Taing Vida and Alice Cuddy
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cable-shows-cartels-reach

Seeking to cultivate young Cambodian leaders

US Ambassador William Todd created the Ambassador’s Youth Council in Cambodia in 2012, one of 80 such groups of youth around the world. The goal is to create better relations between Cambodia and the US and to cultivate young leaders for Cambodia, he said. “Those ...

Socheata Hean
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/seeking-to-cultivate-young-cambodian-leaders/2564238.html

Rights group says US military support breaches Congress bill

U.S.-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday released a report claiming that Washington’s ongoing support for Cambodian security forces is inconsistent with U.S. Congress directives regarding aid to Cambodia. HRW charges that last month’s 10-day Angkor Sentinel military exercise, undertaken by members of the ...

Matt Blomberg
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/rights-group-says-us-military-support-breaches-congress-bill-59227/

Tea Banh travels to us for Asean defense ministers meeting

Defense Minister Tea Banh will meet Tuesday in Hawaii with U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as well as nine other Asean defense ministers at the first U.S.-hosted meeting with the regional defense chiefs, officials said. Gen. Banh, speaking at a news conference at Phnom Penh ...

Mech Dara and Joshua Wilwohl
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/tea-banh-travels-to-us-for-asean-defense-ministers-meeting-55381/

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