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Top diplomats of S. Korea, Cambodia hold talks on bilateral ties

The top diplomats of South Korea and Cambodia on Monday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in agriculture, finance and other areas, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

Busan summit between President Moon, Cambodian PM Hun Sen canceled

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's summit with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has been canceled as the latter decided to skip a regional meeting scheduled for this week in the southern South Korean city of Busan, the presidential office said Sunday.

Public Security Deputy Minister visits Cambodia

A delegation led by Gen. Lieut. Gen. Bui Van Nam, Deputy Minister of Public Security, paid a working visit to Cambodia from November 22-24.

Fleeing PMs, a Qatar link, a Cambodia order

As a convict, Nawaz Sharif could only manage to leave Pakistan by winning a reprieve on health grounds.

Cambodian PM to skip ASEAN-S. Korea summit in Busan: report

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will not attend next week's summit between South Korea and ASEAN member states in Busan because his wife's mother was hospitalized with a serious condition, a news report said Saturday.

Ex-PM Gilani back from Cambodia

Former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani arrived back from Cambodia on November 21 despite he had two-week permission from the Ministry of Interior to stay out of country.

Cambodia Backs China on Hong Kong Protests

Cambodia this week reiterated its support for China’s attempts to quell violent protests in Hong Kong, citing its adherence to the “One China” policy.

Cambodia Backs China As Hong Kong Protests Turn Increasingly Unruly

Cambodia reiterated its robust support of Chinese attempts to quell violent protests in the semiautonomous city of Hong Kong, citing its adherence to the ‘One China’ policy.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Points to Trump Letter as Sign of US Support

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen pointed this week to a Nov. 1 letter from U.S. President Donald Trump as a signal of unqualified U.S. support for his government, noting that Trump said the United States does not seek “regime change” in the autocratic Southeast Asian state.

Cambodian Leader Sings Praises of US After Letter From Trump

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sun has signaled he would welcome better relations with the United States after a conciliatory letter from President Donald Trump and a meeting with Washington's new envoy.

Trump urges Cambodia to return to ‘democratic path’ after crackdown

U.S. President Donald Trump has written to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen urging him to put the Southeast Asian nation back on a democratic path and seeking to improve ties with one of China’s closest regional allies.

Cambodian PM to attend ASEAN-South Korea commemorative summit in Busan

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will join his fellow ASEAN leaders in a commemorative summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Busan on Nov. 24-27, said a foreign ministry's statement on Thursday.

Political Tensions Run High in Cambodia

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who has been living in self-exile in Paris, is planning a return to Cambodia to challenge the single-party government of sitting Prime Minister Hun Sen. From abroad, Rainsy has urged “a peaceful uprising” and has called on the military to side with the people by “not shooting at them.”

Cambodia: The human rights questions never seem to end

Earlier this month, following a report on an investigation, the EU threatened to pull trade preferences for Cambodia because it was “concerned about the human rights situation there [Cambodia]”.

Chief of General Staff Phan Van Giang welcomes Cambodian guest

Sen. Lieut. Gen Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence, received General Chea Tara, Director of the National Defence University (NDU) of Cambodia, in Hanoi on November 19.

More Than 20 Opposition Activists Remain Detained in Cambodia Despite Order For Release

More than 20 activists from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who voiced support for the return of party chief Sam Rainsy from exile remain in detention one week after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered them released on bail, a lawyer said Wednesday.

Hun Sen Rules Out Return Of Opposition Party’s Commune Seats

He said the commune councils and National Assembly will complete their current mandates in 2022 and 2023, respectively, indicating there will not be any elections before those dates.

Cambodia continues to deny Taiwan’s request to establish representative office

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Nov. 18) that Cambodia has yet to approve the Taiwanese government's request to establish a representative office in the country after Taiwanese business owners complained about the inconvenience of document processing.

Cambodia Opposition Leader Kem Sokha’s Lawyers File Request to Drop Charge of Treason

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha’s legal team on Tuesday called on the court overseeing his case to drop treason charges against him in the interest of fostering dialogue and national reconciliation amid political tensions in the country.

China key contributor to transport infrastructure development in Cambodia: Cambodian minister

China has played and will continue to play a key role in helping develop transport infrastructure in Cambodia, Cambodian Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday.


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