President of IPU Applauds Cambodian Election, Reflecting Genuine Democracy

Source: FN

Gabriela Cuevas Barron, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), applauded the achievements that Cambodia has made, especially the successful results of the 2018 Cambodian elections which reflected genuine democracy.

The congratulation was conveyed when Khuon Sodary, second vice-president of Cambodian National Assembly, paid a courtesy call on Gabriela Cuevas Barron.

Sodary explained IPU president the electoral process and human right status in Cambodia which are contrary to the manipulated news deliberated by the ill-intended groups to devastate the growing kingdom with an annual...Read More


UN Ranks Cambodia 29th in Sending Forces to UN Peacekeeping Mission

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Cambodia is ranked 29th (17th for female) out of 122 countries in the United Nation for sending forces to UN peacekeeping mission, according to General Neang Phat, Secretary of State at the Ministry of National Defense, on Wednesday.

Since 2006, the Royal Government of Cambodia has sent 5,571 blue berets, 264 females, to overseas missions.

He said that the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) has cooperated with countries inside and outside the region, especially in the fields of counterterrorism, maritime security, disaster relief...Read More


Cambodia to IPU: Cambodia Is Independent and Respects Principle of Democracy

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Khuon Sodary, the second vice-president of Cambodian National Assembly, said at the 139th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) that Cambodia respects multiparty liberal democracy, holding free and fair elections that allow citizens to choose their leaders.

The General Assembly was held on 16 October 2018 in Switzerland to discuss the legislative leadership to promote peace and encourage innovation and technological changes in the new era.

According to Sodary, about 7 million voters participated in the Cambodian National Assembly member elections, an equivalent to...Read More


PM Hun Sen Arrived Belgium; Welcomed by Many Cambodians

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Prime Minister Hun Sen and his high-level delegation have landed Belgium successfully at 8:20 a.m (Brussels time), at about 1:20 p.m (Phnom Penh time). The delegation was welcomed by EU leaders, Cambodian ambassador, and many Cambodians living and studying in EU.

Cambodian Strongman will attend the 12th ASEM Summit in Brussels on 18-19 October 2018, at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and H.E. Mr. Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, according to foreign affairs...Read More


Cambodia's PM Hun Sen to Visit Turkey

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Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Hun Sen will pay aworking visit to the Republic of Turkey from 20-22 October 2018, at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Turkey, according to the press release of the Cambodian foreign affairs ministry dated on Wednesday.

Prime Minister will be accompanied Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol, Minister of Tourism Dr. Thong Khon, as well as several senior governmental...Read More


PM Hun Sen Shows His Hectic Schedule; Almost No Time for Meals

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Departing Phnom Penh tonight, Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a high-level delegation to attend the 12th Asia Europe Meeting Summit (12th ASEM Summit) in Brussels on 18-19 October 2018.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday morning that his schedule for mission abroad is hectic that he almost has no time for meals.

The premier underlined that one of the things he cannot miss is to meet Cambodian citizens living and studying in Europe.

After Asia-Europe Summit, the...Read More


Ruling Party Considers Presence of Sam Rainsy at IPU a Violation of Cambodia's Independence and Sovereignty

Source: FN

Cambodian People’s Party (CPP)’s spokesman Sok Eysan said Tuesday that the presence of exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy at Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) a violation of Cambodian democratic rights, independence, and sovereignty.

“Sam Rainsy has no rights to attend international forums. Rainsy does not represent Cambodian people,” Eysan said adding that, “Rainsy is just a traitor and wanderer, and puppet of foreigners.”

“The presence of Rainsy violated the international principle in which head of the IPU shall be responsible for the shameful political bias,”...Read More


Searching for American Soldiers’ Remains in Cambodia Resumes Based on Humanitarian and Human Rights Grounds: Ruling Party’s Spokesman

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The ruling Cambodian People’s Party spokesman Sok Eysan said Sunday that the Royal Government of Cambodia continued to cooperate with the U.S in the search for remains of American soldiers based on humanitarian and human rights grounds, particularly the sentiments of victims’ families.

“Through the Royal Government’s gesture, it can be inferred who is better than who on the grounds of human right and humanitarian acts,” said Eysan.

The mission resumed at the request of Senator Doug Ericksen and Representative Vincent Buys of...Read More


Cambodia-U.S to Resume Searching for American Soldiers’ Remains in Cambodia

Source: FN

I am pleased to receive your joint letter of 02 October 2018, expressing your appreciation of Cambodia’s ongoing socio-economic and democratic progress and your wish for the re-activation of the POW/MIA program in Cambodia, according to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s letter dated on Friday, addressed to Senator Doug Ericksen and Representative Vincent Buys of Washington State of the United States of America.

“As we have discussed before and at your personal request as well as that made by other US Organizations,...Read More


PM Hun Sen: Cambodia Considers Japan a Model of Democracy and Development

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told Kyodo News that he regards Japan as a model for his country with respect to strengthening democracy and national development.

In an exclusive interview with Kyodo News on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said, “Japan is a model of democracy that we should learn from and the only suitable country that we could learn from.”

“I always look at a number of developed countries in the region and those around the globe so that I can learn...Read More


Outcomes of Cambodian Prime Minister in the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering with IMF and WB Summit Released

Source: FN

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia participated in the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering on October 11, 2018 in Bali, Indonesia, in conjunction with the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Group (IMF-WBG) Annual Meetings 2018 under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Overcoming Development Gaps through Regional and Global Collaborative Actions”.

“This Gathering served not only as a platform for ASEAN Leaders to further engage with the international financial institutions, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary- General, but also as...Read More


PM Hun Sen Arrived Bali for ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering

Source: FN

Head of the Royal Government of Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, at 4 pm Wednesday (Phnom Penh time) arrived Bali, Indonesia safely to attend ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering to be held from 10-12 October 2018.

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his senior delegation were warmly welcomed by Rudiantara, Indonesian Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Hor Nam Bora, Ambassador of Cambodia to the Republic of Indonesia, as well as various Indonesian and Cambodian diplomats.

“Today, my delegation and I have traveled from Tokyo and...Read More


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