Cambodian PM Receives Greeting Message from Vietnamese Counterpart over Ongoing Flash Floods

Source: AKP

Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a message of greetings to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, when the latter has been hitting by flash floods.

According to the message AKP received this morning, the Vietnamese Premier expressed his sadness to learn that prolonged heavy rain has gravely affected many provinces and cities of Cambodia and caused severe flooding and damage to people and...Read More

Op-ed: Stand Together and We Can Overcome the Hardship of the Natural Disaster, Covid-19

Source: AKP

As a strong leader, Prime Minister Hun Sen—whose Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) team has been in power since the fall of the Killing Field in early 1979—recognised the facts that the nation faces immense challenges today, but with support from the people, nothing can prevent Cambodia from addressing its own issues.

So far, he says, Cambodia’s generous people have donated US$6 million, of which US$80,000 has gone to the mission to save people facing disastrous floods.
There are no reports of deaths...Read More

Flash Floods: Each Bereaved Family Receives 10 Million Riel

Source: AKP

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this evening announced to assist the family of each deceased from ongoing flash floods with 10 million Riel (some US$2,500).
At the same time, Banteay Meanchey province, which has been seriously hit by the current flood disaster, will receive US$100,000, in addition to the previous financial support of US$100,000.
As of this evening, at 7:31, the Premier’s fund raising campaign to help the flood victims collected US$6,820,049, 434,400,000 Riel and 5,000...Read More

Flash Flood Death Toll Rises to 18

Source: AKP

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) this morning reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far killed 18 people, including 8 children.
From Sept. 1 to the morning of Oct. 16, 2020, the flash floods have affected 71 cities/districts/Khan and 283 communes/Sangkat in 19 of the 25 provinces and capital city – Phnom Penh, Pursat, Pailin, Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Svay Rieng, Oddar Meanchey, Siem Reap, Takeo, Kampong Speu, Mondulkiri, Preah Sihanouk, Koh Kong, Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Kampong Cham,...Read More

PM Thanks Former Opposition Leader for His Donation

Source: AKP

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has thanked former opposition leader Kem Sokha for his donation in response to the Premier’s fund raising campaign.
“On behalf of the Royal Government and the people of Cambodia, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Your Excellency and Lok Chumteav for your donation of US$5,000 to relieve the hardships caused by the current flash floods,” he said in today’s message to H.E. Kem Sokha.
“I always feel proud...Read More

PM Hun Sen: Cambodian People to Be Able to Overcome the Flash Floods Together

Source: AKP

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has believed that the Cambodian people will be able to overcome together the flash floods.
The Premier expressed his conviction while paying a visit to flood-affected victims and inspecting flash flood situation in Khan Dangkor, Phnom Penh this evening.
“The current priority of the Royal Government is to rescue people from the flood-affected areas,” he underlined.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen said he would like to see the victims’ and flood situation...Read More

PM Thanks Charitable People for Donations to Flood Victims

Source: AKP

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen expressed thanks to all charitable people for their donations to assist the victims of ongoing flash floods.
“I would like to thank all donors for having contributed to helping the victims of ongoing flash floods in the country,” he said in a message posted on his official Facebook page.
According to Samdech Techo Hun Sen, until 8:00 am, on Oct. 14, 2020, the total fund raising reached US$3,535,000.
These funds will...Read More

Updated News Analysis: Cambodia-China Free Trade Deal Signed but Concerted Efforts are Needed to Benefit

Source: AKP

Finally, the Cambodia-China Free Trade (CCFT) deal inked on Oct. 12, 2020 sends a powerful message to friends near and far that Cambodia has expanded its greater market to the more than 1.3 billion strong Chinese market. It has great potential but just a legal framework alone is not enough to maximise the benefits of the deal – Cambodia’s resources are limited in terms of human resources, technical and financial aspects, in addition to our infrastructure and logistics areas.
Cambodia’s Prime...Read More

Cambodian PM Receives Chinese State Councilor

Source: AKP

Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received a courtesy call from visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Wang Yi, here at the Peace Palace this morning, during the latter’s two-day (Oct. 11-12) official visit in Cambodia.
According to H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Cambodian Premier, H.E. Wang Yi conveyed to Samdech Techo Hun Sen greetings from Chinese top leaders, especially H.E. Xi Jinping, President of China and...Read More

CCFTA Signed Under Witness of Cambodian PM and Chinese Foreign Minister

Source: AKP

The Kingdom of Cambodia and the People’s Republic of China signed here today, at around noon, their bilateral Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) to further boost their trade exchange.
The CCFTA was signed by H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce of Cambodia, and his Chinese counterpart H.E. Zhong Shan.
Speaking at the function, both commerce ministers spoke highly of the CCFTA, stressing that it is a new milestone in the relations between the two countries.
H.E. Pan Sorasak said that the timely...Read More

PM Thanks Authorities for Timely Assist Flood Victims

Source: AKP

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has expressed his thanks to relevant ministries and institutions and authorities at all levels for their attention to timely assist flood-affected people.
In a message posted on his official Facebook page this afternoon, the Premier also asked them to continue to take necessary measures against the floods to reduce to the maximum the difficulties and the impacts on human lives and properties.
Moreover, Samdech Techo Hun Sen thanked charitable people for...Read More

Cambodian Cabinet Ministers Endorse 629 Public Investment Projects for 2021-2023

Source: AKP

The Cabinet Meeting, held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, approved the draft 3-Year Rolling Public Investment Programme 2021-2023.
According to H.E. Phay Siphan, Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Royal Government Spokesperson Unit, there are in total 629 projects in this public investment programme 2021-2023, including 203 ongoing projects worth US$8,397 million and 426 new projects which need a total capital of US$4,399 million.
Funds...Read More


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