Cambodia morning news for February 25

Cambodia morning news for February 25

Cambodia morning news

PM Hun Sen and ASEAN Leaders to Hold Bilateral Meeting with President Trump (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said ASEAN leaders will meet bilaterally with American President Donald Trump at the ASEAN-US Summit, to be held in Las Vegas in March 2020.
— Fresh News

17 kids rescued in Phuket human-trafficking raids
“All 17 children were Cambodian and were taken to the Phuket Shelter for Children and Families on Koh Siray.”
— The Thaiger

Foreign Arrivals Drop by 60 Percent due to COVID-19 Fears
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said here this morning that the fears of COVID-19 have been affecting tourism in the region as well as in Cambodia.
— AKP

PM Hun Sen Says Cambodia Will Not Fight to Retrieve 20% of EBA Trade Scheme
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen affirmed that Cambodia will not fight to retrieve the 20 percent of EBA trade scheme from EU, as the Kingdom already takes measures against the partial withdrawal of preferential trade system.
— Fresh News

Kingdom-China FTA expected by November
The Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement is expected to be finalised in November in a move to boost trade between the two countries.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Royal Government’s Interventions against Impacts from COVID-19
The Royal Government of Cambodia has introduced some necessary interventions in response to impacts caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
— AKP

PM Hun Sen Announces Three Measures to Cope with Covid-19 (Video inside)
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen announced three measures to cope with the spread of Covid-19, which has become a global challenge, especially exacerbated trade wars and degraded economic growth.
— Fresh News

Ministry eyes gateway for management of networks
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications is considering adopting a national single internet gateway (SIG) system in a bid to optimise network management and online security in the country.
— The Phnom Penh Post

TOP NEWS: Cambodia to Ask Malaysian Ambassador to Clarify Case of 83-year-old Westerdam Passenger
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen said Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn may soon call on the Malaysian ambassador to Cambodia to clarify case of the 83-year-old American woman tested positive with Covid-19.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen Says No Negotiations on Kem Sokha’s Amnesty
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that he will not negotiate on granting amnesty to Kem Sokha, leader of the court-dissolved party.
— Fresh News

King appoints 12 prosecutors for newly-created appeal courts
King Norodom Sihamoni on Thursday appointed 12 prosecutor generals and prosecutors for newly-created appeal courts in three provinces.
— Khmer Times

Ministry launches new educational programme to aid literacy
The Ministry of Education today held the official launch of its national early grade learning programme, Komar Rien Komar Cheh, which saw the attendance of over 200 participants.
— Khmer Times

Trips to Cambodia brings medical aid to those in need
When opportunity knocks and presents the chance to do the right thing, do it.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia faces supply chain crunch, no thanks to COVID-19
Southeast Asian suppliers from Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam have become increasingly important to global fashion brands. Nearly 20% of Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing’s disclosed core sewing factories are in Vietnam, though China is still home to about half.
— Khmer Times

Ministry launches new educational programme to aid literacy
The Ministry of Education today held the official launch of its national early grade learning programme, Komar Rien Komar Cheh, which saw the attendance of over 200 participants.
— Khmer Times

PM Calls for Promotion of SMEs’ Production
Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, called here this morning for the promotion of local production from small and medium enterprises (SMEs), stressing that Cambodia is rich in agricultural raw materials used to produce finished products.
— AKP

Tax discount on Siem Reap hospitality over virus fears
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen announced today that he would not impose a four-month monthly tax on hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap to facilitate businesses because they are losing visitors out of fears of the Coronavirus Covid-19.
— Khmer Times

Future is bright for nation’s rice farmers
In the wake of concerns about the detrimental impact of the European Commission’s partial EBA withdrawal on Cambodia’s rice export industry, there is positive news.
— Khmer Times

PM: Case not to be exchanged for EBA
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court will continue hearings on Kem Sokha’s treason case this week after it was adjourned following a mass walkout by his defence team last week.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen asks Cambodians to believe in gov’t
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday asked citizens and investors to trust that the government will overcome the challenges brought about by Covid-19 and the loss of the EU’s Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Hotel openings continue unabated in Cambodia despite COVID-19
The slew of hotel openings continues unabated in Cambodia despite the COVID-19 scare, which halted or put on hold plans for similar projects in several other neighbouring countries.
— Khmer Times

PM Hun Sen: Malaysia Shall Be Responsible for Humanitarian Crisis and Cambodia’s Honour (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Malaysia shall be responsible for humanitarian crisis and Cambodia’s honour after claiming that the 83-year-old American woman aboard Westerdam ship tested positive with Covid- 19.
— Fresh News

MRC Launches Programme to Monitor Impacts of Lao Hydro Plants
The Mekong River Commission (MRC) announced Monday the launch of a pilot programme to monitor impacts of the Xayaburi and Don Sahong hydro plants in Laos.
— AKP

PM Hun Sen to BBC: Allowing Westerdam to Dock Is Humanitarian Act, Not Diverting Attention
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen reiterated that the decision to allow entry for Westerdam cruise ship to Cambodia was a purely humanitarian gesture, not seeking nor diverting attention.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen Hopes China Assists Cambodia after Partial Withdrawal of EBA
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has expressed his hope that China will continue to support Cambodia after the European Union withdraws 20 percent of the Kingdom’s special trade status under the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme.
— Fresh News

TOP NEWS: PM Hun Sen Announces to Reshuffle Cabinet
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said he will reshuffle his cabinet in time ahead as some ministries have been slow in delivering tasks.
— Fresh News

PM Hun Sen: US-CDC’s Clarification Give Cambodia’s Confidence (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen stated that the clarfication from the US Centers for Disease Control (USCDC) on 83-year-old American woman gives trust credit to Cambodia as well as Westerdam passengers.
— Fresh News

 

 

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