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Cambodian PM's party claims all election seats, opposition sees 'death of democracy'

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) said on Monday it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair. Keep reading ...

Hun Sen lauds first Cambodian-built bridge across Mekong River

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday lauded engineers for constructing the first Cambodian-built concrete bridge across the Mekong River in Kampong Cham province. Speaking at an inauguration ceremony for the bridge, Mr Hun Sen said the bridge was the first-ever concrete bridge built across a river ...

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Suu Kyi, Cambodia PM arriving Saturday for ASEAN Summit

Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen are expected to arrive at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga on Saturday for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, which will be held on November 10-14 in ...

Philippine News Agency staff

How Cambodia’s record deforestation is driving crippling drought

Massive deforestation is playing a crucial role in the droughts that have devastated Cambodia. But despite an official ban on timber exports, forests continue to be cut down at a record rate. One of only two countries in the world to feature a building on its ...

Business centre lure for Chinese

Cambodia is to open commercial centres in China to help Chinese investors understand the potential of Cambodia. The centres will soon be established in some provinces, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on his Facebook page during his trip to the Commercial and Tourism Cooperation Forum ...

China gives $240m in aid

China has granted $240 million aid to Cambodia under agreements signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on a state visit to Beijing. Mr Hun Sen and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang signed six deals on Tuesday after a one-hour meeting to discuss ties between the nations. In ...

Connectivity key to ASEAN growth

Southeast Asian business and political leaders meeting in Phnom Penh on May 11 said multilateral connectivity, both physical and digital, was needed to ensure that ASEAN’s development and growth was not restricted by national borders. Delegates attending the second day of the World Economic Forum on ...

Lao, Cambodian PMs vow mutual support, enhanced security cooperation

Visiting Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen on Wednesday agreed that Laos and Cambodia would continue to extend mutual support and assistance to drive the two nations’ development. The two premiers met during Mr Thongloun’s visit to Cambodia to attend ...

ASEAN hails a regional techno future

ASEAN leaders at the World Economic Forum said on May 11 they strongly believed that the Fourth Industrial Revolution would spark a new momentum in the region after 50 years of tremendous growth. Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is hosting the WEF on ASEAN, said in his ...

Youth, tech and growth in focus at WEF meet on ASEAN

For the first time, Cambodia will host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN. The meeting, in its 26th year, will focus on how the region can harness the potential of a young demographic, as well as the transformative impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, to ...

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