Third ring road named Xi Jinping Boulevard, a symbol of Cambodia-China’s steel relationship

The third ring road has been named “Xi Jinping Boulevard”, 60 years after a major thoroughfare in Phnom Penh was named Mao Tse-Tung Boulevard by King Norodom Sihanouk in honor of the iconic Chinese leader. ...

Seoung Nimol

CPP President congratulates Xi Jinping for re-election as CPC General Secretary

Hun Sen, President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has extended his sincere congratulations to Xi Jinping on his re-election as General Secretary Communist Party of China (CPC). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian King, Norodom Sihamoni, hails President Xi’s developmental vision

Chinese President Xi Jinping “always puts the people at the center of his heart,” said Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in an interview with People’s Daily after attending the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing at the invitation of Xi. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Hun Sen and Xi herald continued strong ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Hun Sen heralded the continued strong bilateral ties between their nations in a meeting on Monday as part of the latter’s ongoing state visit to the Asian giant. In the meeting, China also committed $588 million in aid ...

Mech Dara

Apparently flouting party law, Funcinpec requests Chinese funding

Following a meeting with a Chinese delegation yesterday morning, Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh claimed to have requested monetary assistance from China, an apparent violation of the Law on Political Parties.​ ...

Andrew Nachemson and Ben Sokhean

Rainsy says China aid to blame for rights abuses

Days after signing a statement welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to Cambodia, opposition leader Sam Rainsy took to Radio Free Asia to slam China for enabling human rights abuses in the Kingdom with no-strings-attached loans.​ ...

Cristina Maza

China’s president Xi arrives bearing gifts

Chinese President Xi Jinping is not one to arrive without a gift. On his first visit to Cambodia as head of state on Thursday, he pledged some $237 million in aid, erased almost $90 million in state debt, offered nearly $15 million in military support and ...

Khy Sovuthy, Ben Paviour and Khuon Narim

Ahead of Xi visit, relations with China at level ‘never seen before’

Cambodia’s relationship with China is at an all-time high, officials said on Wednesday, as authorities braced for the arrival of the country’s premier Xi Jinping today with the deployment of some 7,000 security personnel. During a meeting between China’s new ambassador to Cambodia, Xiong Bo, and ...

Khy Sovuthy

Security high ahead of Xi’s two-day visit

A total of 7,000 police officers, military police and soldiers will be deployed on the streets of Phnom Penh today and Friday to provide security for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s two-day visit to the country, his first since becoming head of state, officials said. ...

Vong Sokheng

Xi’s visit to boost farm exports

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Cambodia next week will likely lead to an increase in agriculture exports to China, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday.​ Speaking at a graduation ceremony for law and economics students in Phnom Penh yesterday morning, Mr. Hun Sen said that ...

Chea Vannak

Massive security deployment planned for president Xi’s visit to Cambodia

A mixed force of 7,000 military and security personnel will be deployed to protect Chinese President Xi Jinping when he visits Cambodia later this month for his first visit since coming to power, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. ...

Khuon Narim

Xi to make first presidential visit this month

Amid deteriorating relations with Western countries due to the government’s suppression of critics, Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to visit Cambodia this month for the first time since taking office, according to a Facebook post by National Police chief Neth Savoeun. ...

The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia key to China’s silk road revival

Cambodia is a major player in ASEAN for realizing China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed last year to connect China to neighboring countries and the world, Chinese officials said.   ...

Chea Vannak

Explainer: China’s one belt one road initiative

One Belt One Road refers to the “Silk Road Economic Belt” and the “21st Century Maritime Silk Road.” Chinese President Xi Jinping first brought up the concept during foreign visits in late 2013. It is Xi’s signature world economic strategy. ...

Hong Kong Free Press Team

Cambodian PM's China tour produces fruitful outcome: official

The visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to Beijing, capital of China, came to an end successfully, bringing closer relations between the two nations, a Cambodian senior official said on Sunday. Hun Sen toured in Beijing from Friday to Sunday to attend the Dialogue ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodian scholars hail China's contribution to Silk Road Fund

Cambodian scholars have voiced their support to Chinese President Xi Jinping for his announcement of China’s contribution of 40 billion U.S. dollars for the establishment of a Silk Road Fund, saying that such a fund is vital for developing countries. Chheang Vannarith, senior researcher of ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Hun Sen asks China to provide US$500-US$700 mln in loan per year

Prime Minister Hun Sen asked China to continue its support for Cambodia’s economic development by providing loan from US$ 500 to US$ 700 million per year to Cambodia and open its market for the Cambodian agricultural products. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Chinese President stresses Sino-Cambodian friendship

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China and Cambodia should continue and develop their precious traditional friendship to advance their relations and form a community of common destiny. China supports Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Cambodian People’s Party to lead the country in ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia to stay neutral in China-Vietnam territorial row

A meeting last week between China’s president, Xi Jinping, and the prime minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen, will see the Southeast Asian country maintain a neutral stance regarding the territorial dispute between China and Vietnam over the Paracel islands in the South China Sea, Hong ...

Want China Times News Staff

Hun Sen attends dinner, presentation in China

Accompanied by his wife, Bun Rany, Prime Minister Hun Sen continued his trip to China on Tuesday evening by attending a dinner reception hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to state news agency Agence Kampuchea Press. Mr. Hun Sen and his delegation of high-level officials ...

Simon Henderson

Interview: CICA summit in Shanghai vital to building regional peace, security, stability--Cambodian experts

he upcoming 4th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Shanghai, China is crucial to building trust, peace, security and stability in Asia, Cambodian experts said. “The conference is vital to building mutual confidence and closer partnerships among countries in ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

China provides US$145 mln in grand and loan to Cambodia

The Chinese Government provided US$112 million in grand aid, and US$33 million in loan to Cambodia for the country’s social and economic development, National Television of Kampuchea (TVK) reported. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Chinese president meets Cambodian PM on ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Shanghai on Sunday. Hun Sen is here to attend the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) to be held in the eastern Chinese metropolis on ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

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