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Deputy defence ministers of Vietnam, Japan meet in Phnom Penh

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien met with his Japanese counterpart Tsuchimichi Akihiro in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on May 17 on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501077449/deputy-defence-ministers-of-vietnam-japan-meet-in-phnom-penh/

Cassava exports up nearly 22.1%

The Kingdom exported 2,793,729.92 tonnes of cassava in 2021, up by nearly 22.1 per cent from a year earlier, as industry players note that domestic wholesale prices of the tubers remain elevated compared with average 2020 rates. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-exports-nearly-221

Kingdom, VN to step up defence, security co-op

Cambodia and Vietnam have agreed to strengthen cooperation in defence and security and to respect each other’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity by accelerating the demarcation of the remaining 16 per cent of the border. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/kingdom-vn-step-defence-security-co-op

Agriculture ministries talk cross-border cooperation

Cambodia and Vietnam have negotiated an agreement on agriculture to strengthen import-export controls and prevent the illegal cross-border timber and wildlife trade, among other issues, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministries-talk-cross-border-cooperation

Low production, campaigns burn tobacco exports

Cambodia exported 4,294.05 tonnes of tobacco in the first 11 months of 2021, dipping by 24.42 per cent year-on-year, of which 98.108 per cent was exported to Vietnam, according to Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries data. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/low-production-campaigns-burn-tobacco-exports

Vietnam deal on agricultural co-op around the corner, senior official says

Cambodia and Vietnam plan to sign an agricultural cooperation agreement this month to underpin trade growth between the two countries, especially of the Kingdom’s agri exports. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnam-deal-agricultural-co-op-around-corner-senior-official-says

Cambodia, Vietnam set to host economic, defence expo

Cambodia and Vietnam are set to jointly host the first virtual Vietnam Defense-Economic Exposition (Videx) 2021 in Hanoi from December 14-17, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-vietnam-set-host-economic-defence-expo

Cambodia, Vietnam laud co-op, push for border demarcation

Cambodia and Vietnam hailed bilateral cooperation in national security and maintaining peace, stability and security and encouraged the two countries’ border affairs committees to continue working closely together to resolve the remaining 16 per cent of border that had not been officially demarcated. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-vietnam-laud-co-op-push-border-demarcation

Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos meet on boosting ties

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), and the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) have agreed to further strengthen their cooperation in all domains including expanding the effectiveness of the existing mechanisms. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942794/cambodia-vietnam-and-laos-meet-on-boosting-ties/

Floating fish farms still adrift in limbo

Vietnamese settlers living on floating houses and working fish farming cages on the Mekong River in Phnom Penh have relocated to the lower area of the Mekong River near the border with Vietnam. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/floating-fish-farms-still-adrift-limbo

Vietnam deal struck for longan exports amid Thai border closure

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on August 12 called on exporters of Pailin longan to divert their products from Thailand to Vietnam in light of the Covid-related Cambodia-Thai border closures, as the harvest season ramps up. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnam-deal-struck-longan-exports-amid-thai-border-closure

Cambodia imports nearly 600 tonnes of Vietnam’s steel

The Kingdom imported 584 tonnes of steel from Vietnam in the first five months of 2021, down 1.5 per cent year-on-year, Vietnamese media outlet VN Express reported. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-imports-nearly-600-tonnes-vietnams-steel

Peppercorn exports soar over 558% in January-July

Cambodia exported more than 22,580.68 tonnes of peppercorn – both geographical indication- (GI) branded Kampot pepper and non-GI cultivars – in the first seven months of 2021, up 558.19 per cent year-on-year, with Vietnam as the top buyer, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/peppercorn-exports-soar-over-558-january-july

Cassava, cashew nut, mango exports to Vietnam up almost 149%

Cambodia exported more than 1.11 million tonnes of cassava, cashew nuts and fresh mangoes to Vietnam in the first three months of 2021, up by nearly 149 per cent despite the two countries tightening their borders over fears of the spread of Covid-19. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-cashew-nut-mango-exports-vietnam-almost-149

Four Cambodian river cruise vessels denied docking in Vietnam

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered his officials to intervene in helping four Cambodian river cruise vessels which are stuck at Vietnam’s water border as its authorities denied their docking due to fear of a COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/702304/four-cambodian-river-cruise-vessels-denied-docking-in-vietnam/

Agreement signed with Vietnam

Cambodia and Vietnam have signed a 2020 cooperation plan to continue efforts to stop cross-border crimes and increase security cooperation. Minister of Interior Sar Kheng signed the agreement with Vietnamese Minister of Public Security To Lam during a visit to Vietnam over the weekend. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agreement-signed-vietnam

Cambodia and Vietnam sign five-year defence pact

Cambodia and Vietnam have signed a pact to continue defence cooperation over the next five years, including in ensuring security and safety in border areas. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673092/cambodia-and-vietnam-sign-five-year-defence-pact

Kingdom seeks Vietnam’s help to curb timber trade

Cambodia is seeking Vietnam’s help to curb timber smuggling and crack down on forestry crimes along shared borders. National Assembly Foreign Affairs commission chairman Chheang Vun made the request to his Vietnamese counterpart during a two-day conference of parliamentarians from Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos in ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635603/kingdom-seeks-vietnams-help-to-curb-timber-trade/

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