Cambodia Morning News For November 20

Cambodia Morning News For November 20

Cambodia morning newsDefiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported.
— Reuters/Nasdaq

Will US, EU turn the heat on Hun Sen?
It has become de rigueur among observers in Phnom Penh to ask how much longer before the international community acts against Cambodia’s mounting anti-democratic crackdown.
— Asia Times

TOP NEWS: China Supports Cambodia in Seeking Its Sustainablity and Deveolpment Path
China supported Cambodia to accomplish its substainablity and development path, without surprising or reacting to the dissolution of Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), according to Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Geng Shuang.
— Fresh News

One-party Cambodia’s grim message
With the stroke of a judge’s pen, political opposition to Cambodia’s long-ruling prime minister, Hun Sen, has effectively ceased to exist.
— Nikkei Asian Review

Cruise Ship Docks in Sihanoukville Port
A new massive cruise ship has docked at Cambodia’s southwestern seaport in Sihanoukville province.
— Fresh News

American Journalist Expresses Justice For Cambodia
Heather Nauert, spokeswoman of the US Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, held a weekly press conference on Saturday expressing her remarks on the United States’ position related to the situation in Cambodia.
— Fresh News

MBI programme fosters ag startups
The Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) launched a new startup accelerator programme aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the agriculture sector in the Mekong region, with specific focuses on international companies eyeing expansion and early-stage local agritech startups, the head of the initiative said yesterday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Trade fair to enhance Vietnam – Cambodia trade cooperation
The 2017 Vietnam Trade Fair, themed ‘Friendship, cooperation and development’ officially opened in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on November 18.
— Nhan Dan Online

World Toilet Day: Growing momentum for sanitation in Cambodia
Cambodia has been badly affected by people going to the toilet in the open, but is also cited as one of the most successful in getting people to install and use toilets.
— Aljazeera

 

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