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ADB revises 2020 growth forecast for Cambodia upward

The Asian Development Bank has revised its 2020 growth forecast for Cambodia upward thanks to the country’s improved agricultural performance and an increase in volume in non-garment manufacturing exports such as bicycles and electronics.

Cambodia: new solar power plant put into operation

A 30MW solar power station located in Krakor district, Pursat province of Cambodia, has been connected to the country’s national grid as it enters its testing and commissioning phase.

ADB approves over 29 mln USD loan for Cambodia to improve public services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved over 29 million USD in loan for Cambodia to help the country improve service delivery through key reforms in public financial management and decentralization, said a press statement on September 23.

Cambodia localities suffer from flooding

Torrential rains left by storm Noul has caused severe flooding in a number of localities in Cambodia and forced local authorities to issue emergency state to limit travelling as water level in rivers continues to rise.

US-Cambodia trade hikes by 17 percent in eight months

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has shared his pride over the growing bilateral trade between Cambodia and the US despite the COVID-19 pandemic, saying that two-way trade saw an annual hike of 17 percent in the first eight months of this year.

Oxford Economics forecasts CLMV’s garment sector prospect

The textile industry in the CLMV (Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam) has come under near-term threat from the global COVID-19 outbreak, especially for key producer Cambodia.

Vietnam-Cambodia treaty on transfer of sentenced persons to take effect

The Treaty on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons between Vietnam and Cambodia will come into effect on October 1, allowing certain inmates to continue serving jail terms in their home nations, the Cambodian Ministry of Justice announced on September 14.

Cambodia Angkor Air to resume flights from September 15

The Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia has said that Cambodia Angkor Air will resume regular flights from September 15.

Cambodia posts lower number of drug-related offences

Cambodia recorded a decrease in drug-related crimes in the first eight months of 2020, according to the latest report by the country’s National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) as reported by the Khmer Times.

AMM 53: Cambodia reiterates stance on East Sea issue

As a non-claimant state, Cambodia aligns itself with the common aspiration that the East Sea remains a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, stated Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn.

Cambodia reiterates commitment to further boost ties between ASEAN and partners

Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on September 11 issued a press release on the outcomes of the Post-Ministerial Conferences (PMCs) held on the sidelines of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM 53) and Related Meetings, which were organised virtually from September 9-12.

New border gate to promote Vietnam-Cambodia trade

Cambodia will open a new international border gate, named Prey Vor, in Svay Rieng province’s Kampong Ror district soon, to enhance cross-border trade with Vietnam.

Cambodia raises minimum wage for garment industry amid COVID-19 outbreak

Cambodian Labour Minister Ith Samheng on September 10 announced the new monthly minimum wage for the country’s garment and footwear industry at 192 USD in 2021 from current 190 USD, although the sector has been badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

ADB approves 127.8 million USD loan for Cambodia to expand power transmission lines

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 127.8 million USD loan to support the construction of transmission lines and substations in Cambodia, the bank said in a press statement.

Vietnamese and Cambodian officials discuss defence co-operation

General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence, on Tuesday (Sept 8) called Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh to evaluate the results of defence co-operation between the two sides in recent years and set out directions for future ties.

AIPA 41: Cambodia calls for deeper integration to tackle COVID-19 impact

President of Cambodia’s National Assembly Heng Samrin highlighted regional and international cooperation and solidarity for common interests and benefits amid challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic at the virtual 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41) on September 8.

Vietnam, Cambodia enhance effectiveness of defence cooperation mechanism

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich held a phone discussion with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Tea Banh on September 8 to review bilateral defence cooperation in the recent past and define directions for the time ahead.

Cambodia plans another int’l border gate with Vietnam

The Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) is seeking to open a new international border gate with Vietnam to facilitate container cross-border traffic between the two countries.

Cambodia to seek UNESCO recognition for dolphin areas

The Cambodian Ministry of Environment has been tasked with compiling data on four areas that are home to Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Preah Vihear provinces.

AIPA 41: Cambodian NA Secretary General appreciates Vietnam’s initiatives

Secretary General of the Cambodian National Assembly Leng Peng Long has appreciated Vietnam’s initiative to put the discussion of the establishment of a young parliamentary committee on the agenda of the upcoming 41st ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly.