Cambodia morning news for October 3

Cambodia morning news for October 3

Cambodia morning news

National Bank gets full ownership of Cambodia’s ABA Bank by buying remaining 10%
National Bank of Canada has signed a deal pay $83.5 million to buy the 10 per cent stake in Cambodia-based ABA Bank that it did not already own.
— City News

ADB raises concern over credit in property sector
According to an ADB report from last Wednesday, the Cambodian economy remains on track and is expected to expand seven percent this year due to continued strength from traditional sectors such as garments, tourism, trade and construction.
— Themy Themy

Cambodia Has Tons of Gold, Doesn’t Need Trade Aid, Hun Sen Says
Cambodia has 30 tons of gold stashed in Switzerland, London and Phnom Penh; $15 billion in foreign reserves; and $4 billion more cash in hand — so it doesn’t need to be beholden to foreign aid, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday.
— VOD

Fishing season begins with ministry calling for permits
Fishing season has officially begun and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has encouraged people to apply for permits and respect the law as they set lures, nets and traps to catch their haul.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian PM urges people not to join exiled former opposition leader’s rebellion attempt
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday called on the people to distance themselves from self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s rebellion attempt, saying that anyone who supported the plot would be risking a prison term.
— Xinhua 

Cambodia’s Hun Sen won’t hesitate to jail fans of political nemesis
Cambodia’s premier Hun Sen on Wednesday threatened to arrest supporters of his nemesis Sam Rainsy if they mobilise for the opposition figurehead’s much-trumpeted return from self-exile next month.
— FMT News

PM Hun Sen: Urging Armed Forces to Defect and King to Abdicate Aim for Regime Change
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that urging armed forces to defect and King to abdicate aim to change the regime, which is a treason.
— Fresh News

Cambodia’s Taxes and Customs Revenue Increase: PM Hun Sen (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed satisfaction at the growth of the national income through effective mobilizations of taxes and customs.
— Fresh News

Farmers quit pepper amid oversupply
A lack of demand is driving a large number of Kampot pepper farmers to quit the crop, the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association said yesterday.
— Khmer Times

Will Phnom Penh be the first augmented city?
In one of the fastest developing cities in the region, we are set to see what an equally fast-growing technology sector may mean for the future of cities everywhere.
— Khmer Times

Chinese Tourism on the Decline at Cambodia’s Famous Angkor Wat
The number Foreign visitors at the world-famous Angkor Wat in Siem Reap are reportedly on the decline. Latest figures from Angkor Enterprise report 12-13% declines.
— Chiang Rai Times

Cambodian PM fires arrest warning to fans of his arch-rival
Cambodia’s premier Hun Sen on Wednesday threatened to arrest supporters of his nemesis Sam Rainsy if they mobilise for the opposition figurehead’s much-trumpeted return from self-exile next month.
— France 24

5 women dead in car crash in Kampong Thom
Five women died in a crash when the car they were travelling in flipped over this morning in Kampong Thom province’s Stung Sen city.
— Khmer Times

Tourist decline continues at Angkor
The number of foreign visitors at the world-famous Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap continues to decline according to the latest figures from Angkor Enterprise.
— Khmer Times

Four More Charged for ‘Plotting’ Over CNRP Support
Four more supporters of the banned opposition CNRP were charged for “plotting an attack” over their public backing of exiled CNRP leader Sam Rainsy’s planned return to Cambodia, which the government has branded a coup attempt.
— VOD

CPP Spokesman Warns that Sam Rainsy’s Supporters Will Face Lawsuits
“If you don’t want to get arrested, just don’t take any political action in support of the illegal rebels,” he said. “To no avail, only to do self-harm. Illegal rebel groups: Do not dare… come to help,” he wrote in a Telegram application message Tuesday.
— Themy Themy

Hun Sen to Sign Border Agreements with Vietnam
During his visit on Oct. 4 and 5, Hun Sen and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc will preside over the Review Conference on Cambodia-Vietnam Land Boundary Demarcation, which is expected to end with the signing of two legal documents to acknowledge the completion of 84 percent of the land boundary demarcation work, the release read.
— Themy Themy

Boarding School from America Recruiting Cambodian Students
Cambodia’s growing number of high caliber students that are studying in colleges abroad has attracted Lincoln Academy’s attention, according to Director of Admission Lu-Shien Tan.
— Themy Themy

Mr Wesay Sent To Immigration
On October 02, 2019, at 10:00 am, immigration officers received a foreigner, named Omeya Wesay, a 32 year old, Liberian man from the police police at Old Market, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh.
— CNE

Ed Markey, Joe Kennedy working with Cambodian community amid deportations
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey’s and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III’s staffs are working with the local Cambodian community as 10 refugees with years-old criminal convictions face deportation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
— The Sun

PM Hun Sen Calls Sam Rainsy “Crazy Dog” (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has called former opposition leader Sam Rainsy a crazy dog, which randomly bites people, addressing Wednesday at the graduation ceremony held at Koh Pich.
— Fresh News

Cambodia’s Hun Sen to Pay Official Visit to Viet Nam
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a high-level delegates to pay an official visit to the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, from 4-5 October 2019, at the invitation of His Excellency Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, according to the ministry’s press release dated Wednesday.
— Fresh News

Peace Is among Four Factors for Cambodian People to Travel across the Nation: PM Hun Sen (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen stated that there are four factors that led people enjoy Pchum Ben Festival and travel across the country, addressing Wednesday at the graduation ceremony held at Koh Pich.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen Urges CPP Leaders and Supporters to Organize Oatmeal on 9 November
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen urged leaders and activists of the ruling party to organize and eat oatmeal in order to protect Nation, Religion, and King.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen Urges Landlords to Maintain Stable Rental Fee for Garment Workers (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged the property owners to maintain stable rental fee for garment workers, addressing Wednesday at the graduation ceremony held at Koh Pich.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen Confirms Sending Sam Rainsy’s Arrest Warrant to ASEAN Countries
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Wednesday, confirmed sending former opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s arrest warrant to all ASEAN countries, speaking at the graduation ceremony held at Koh Pich.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen to Host Water Festival despite Sam Rainsy’s Attempted Coup (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced to host Water Festival – boat racing ceremony – in November 2019 despite former opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s attempt to topple the government as he sets to return on 9 November.
— Fresh News

US Embassy in Cambodia Defends US Higher Education Diploma after Sam Rainsy’s Allegations over Fake Degree from West Point
Spokesperson of the US Embassy Phnom Penh, Emily V. Zeeberg defended all higher education diplomas provided by US institutions.
— Fresh News

Cambodia’s NagaCorp Continues To Grow Strongly
So far this year, NagaWorld’s huge casino facility in Cambodia is experiencing a strong performance.
— Inkedin

Cambodian PM urges people not to join exiled former opposition leader’s rebellion attempt
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday called on the people to distance themselves from self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s rebellion attempt, saying that anyone who supported the plot would be risking a prison term.
— Xinhua

Cambodia’s street foods featured at Yam Yam restaurant
Yam Yam restaurant takes the diversity of street food options found around Phnom Penh and makes them available under one roof.
— The Phnom Penh Post

WSJ: Libra partners reconsider as gov’ts unleash fury and fire
Mastercard, Visa and other financial partners being enlisted to oversee Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra are having second thoughts as regulators unleash ire on the project, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

First girder erected in Indonesia high-speed train project
The development of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway project in Indonesia has reached another important milestone following the installation of the first box girder which will support an elevated section in West Cikarang, West Java on Monday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Kingdom’s fintech adoption soars, digital payments rise
Cambodia’s adoption of financial technology (fintech) has been showing rapid growth recently, despite the current low rate, Mekong Strategic Partners Co Ltd (MSP) said on Wednesday.
— The Phnom Penh Post 

PM: Eat ork ambok on November 9
Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that November 9 should be used to celebrate Khmer speciality ork ambok or flattened rice to represent the beating of those who wished to topple the government.
— The Phnom Penh Post

S’ville casino staff continue to protest
More than 50 of the 609 Cambodian staff at GTI Entertainment Casino and Hotel in Sihanoukville gathered to protest again on Tuesday night after a failed attempt at mediation by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Road mishaps kill five, injure 23
Five women died on the spot while 23 garment workers sustained injuries in two separate accidents in Kampong Thom province’s Stung Sen town and Kampot province’s Chumkiri district on Wednesday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Japan to provide $28 million grant for PP sewage infrastructure
Japan has awarded Cambodia a three billion yen ($27.9 million) grant for a sewer development project in Phnom Penh to help ease flooding in parts of the capital, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Wednesday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Training on strikes, demos for police held
More than 100 police officials on Tuesday received training on “the rights of peaceful labour strikes and demonstrations” in compliance with the Cambodian Constitution.
— The Phnom Penh Post

 

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