Thousands of soldiers, police officers and spectators will gather in the capital tomorrow to mark the 20th anniversary of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s win-win policy, a move that brought Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan to the table to discuss peace in the late 1990s. The gathering will...
Prak Sokhonn, the Cambodian Foreign Minister, will meet European Union’s Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom in Brussels next month to push forward the Kingdom’s viewpoint on the potential cancellation of the Everything-but-arms (EBA) scheme. The meeting is set to take place at the sidelines of an Asean-EU meeting on Jan 21. Earlier...
King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday left for Vietnam on a three-day state visit to boost bilateral ties between both countries. Prime Minister Hun Sen, National Assembly president Heng Samrin, Senate president Say Chhum and senior officials saw the King off at the Phnom Penh International Airport. In a letter issued on Tuesday,...
Cambodia hosted the second regional conference on Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Natural Language Processing Technologies (NLPT) for Asean languages, aiming at improving communication and information sharing through research in the region. Organised by the National Institute of Posts, Telecoms and ICT (NIPTICT), the event was held from Dec 13...
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday called on compatriots to distinguish between what is national politics and what is individual interest. Mr Hun Sen made his remarks on Facebook following the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Solidarity Front for the Development of the Cambodian Motherland. “Thirty-one years ago today,...
Unesco yesterday added Cambodia’s Lkhon Khol on its list of “intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding” during an annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in the island nation of Mauritius. Prime Minister Hun Sen then praised the move on Facebook. “The...
Cambodia Foreign Affairs Minister, Prak Sokhonn, met with Singapore’s Prime Minister and with its foreign minister during an official visit to the Republic of Singapore (from August 29 to 31) to discuss the further advancement of the cooperation between the two countries. Mr Sokhonn paid a courtesy call on Prime...
Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that a new government is scheduled to be formed next month after the CPP won a sweeping victory in Sunday’s election. Speaking to about 10,000 garment workers in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district, Mr Hun Sen said the Cambodian People’s Party will form a new...
The King and the Queen Mother have donated $1 million to Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals to continue providing free treatment to children. The donation was announced yesterday in a statement by King Norodom Sihamoni. The King and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk met Denis Laurent, deputy director of Kantha Bopha Children...
Transparency International Cambodia (TI) announced on Wednesday that it will not be monitoring the upcoming national elections. This development follows prominent election watchdogs the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (Comfrel) and the Neutral and Impartial Committee on Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (Nicfec) deciding not to...