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China and Cambodia will create a "fast track" for the movement of people and a "green corridor" for the flow of goods due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement issued on Tuesday after a high-level bilateral virtual meeting.
In Siem Reap, capital of northwest Cambodia's Siem Reap province, people make scarecrows, known as Ting Mong, to protect themselves against COVID-19. They are generally made of straw and branches and dressed in old clothing.
Based on the establishment of the comprehensive strategic partnership, China and Cambodia are working together to promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday, hailing the fruitful friendship between the two sides.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday China appreciates Cambodia's opposition to politicizing and stigmatizing the coronavirus disease, and firmly supports the World Health Organization in playing its due role in combating the pandemic.
The Chinese government has sent a team of medical experts to Cambodia to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced Monday, hailing the "ironclad" friendship between the two sides.
Chinese President Xi Jinping appreciated Cambodia's firm support to China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic, calling its Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen's visit a demonstration of the close tie and mutual trust between the two countries.
Cambodia is experiencing more flooding in its wet season and longer droughts in the dry season, both of which threaten the livelihoods of 80 percent of Cambodia's population who rely mostly on crop production. Many farmers have been forced to abandon the fields.
In a battered cemetery in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh, the living outnumbers the dead.
China will make efforts to support Cambodia to host the 2020 Asia-Europe Meeting and is willing to further advance consultation of the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (COC) with Cambodia.
Cambodian cuisine is often overlooked internationally, but there is one unique Cambodian flavor leaving its mark around the world – Kampot pepper.