Vietnam Provides Additional 50MW of Electricity to Cambodia, Says PM Hun Sen

Source: FN

Prime Minister Hun Sen, through an exclusive interview with Fresh News CEO Lim Chea Vutha on Saturday, said that Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide the additional of 50MW of electricity on top of 200MW supply to Cambodia.

The Premier added that the Vietnamese Prime Minister conveyed best regards to Cambodian King, the President of the Senate, the President of the National Assembly, the Government and all Cambodians on the occasion of the Khmer New Year.

Cambodia faces a...Read More


PM Hun Sen Urges Investors to Maintain Peace and Pay Taxes

Source: FN

Prime Minister Hun Sen urged Chinese investors and Cambodian-Chinese to maintain peace and stability, speaking Tuesday during the meeting with Cambodia-China Alliance Association at Koh Pich.

“I continue to call on all excellencies, ladies and gentlemen to join the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) to maintain peace. Remember that no peace, no development,” said Prime Minister.

“CPP will win the 2023 election, and I [Hun Sen] will continue to lead. I will meet members of Cambodia-China Alliance Association for at least nine years more.”

The...Read More


PM Hun Sen to Attend 2nd Belt and Road Forum in Late April

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Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a high delegation of Cambodia to attend the second belt and road forum in China in late April, speaking Tuesday during the meeting with Cambodia-China Alliance Association at Koh Pich.

“As planned, I will have separate meeting with Prime Minister Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping,” the Premier stated.

Prime Minister said Khmer-Sino relations have been further improved significantly, thanks to 1.7 million Chinese tourists visiting Cambodia.

The Premier expects to attract more Chinese tourists and investors, and...Read More


PM Hun Sen Commits to One-China Policy

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Prime Minister Hun Sen reaffirmed the commitment to One-China policy and that no Taiwanese flags be present in the kingdom, speaking Tuesday during the meeting with Cambodia-China Alliance Association at Koh Pich.

“Taiwan is only a province of China. We allow companies from Taiwan to do business in Cambodia, but there is no possibility of embassy or consulate of Taiwan in the kingdom,” the Strongman said.

“Respecting China’s sovereignty is the same to respecting Cambodia’s sovereignty. Consider if any country wants to separate...Read More


Cambodia Wishes Other Nations Not Dollarized: PM Hun Sen

Source: FN

As a peace contributor and civilization connector, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodia does not want to see other countries dominated by excessive USD currency as much as Cambodia was in the past.

The statement was made Monday at the inauguration of the first-ever national monetary museum, “Preah Srey Icanavarman Museum” standing near the Old Market in Phnom Penh, not too far from the National Bank of Cambodia.

In terms of peace contribution, Cambodia has dispatched more than 5,000 troops under the framework...Read More


Cambodia Dollarized by UNTAC: PM Hun Sen

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen stated that the presence of United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) in 1992–93 brought too much dollars that negatively affected the kingdom’s economy, speaking Monday at the inauguration of the first-ever national monetary museum, “Preah Srey Icanavarman Museum” located near the Old Market in Phnom Penh.

“UNTAC did not pay taxes; they imported goods and sold all over the markets. The kingdom faced economic hardship back then,” the Premier stated.

Prime Minister recommended other hosts of peacekeeping...Read More


Expensive Khmer Riel Is Bad for 1M Workers Remunerated by USD, Says PM Hun Sen

Source: FN

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Monday, stated that when Khmer Riel currency is too high, it is not good for 1 million workers whose salary is remunerated in USD, speaking Monday at the inauguration of the first-ever national monetary museum, “Preah Srey Icanavarman Museum” located near the Old Market in Phnom Penh.

Prime Minister urged the National Bank to balance the value of Khmer Riel and USD.

According to the Premier, Khmer Riel value usually increases in March and April before Khmer...Read More


Cambodia Inaugurates National Monetary Museum

Source: FN

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Monday, chaired the inauguration of the first-ever national monetary museum, “Preah Srey Icanavarman Museum” standing near the Old Market in Phnom Penh, not too far from the National Bank of Cambodia.

“Preah Srey Icanavarman Museum” presents the history of Khmer monetary since the Funan era. The Museum aims to contribute more actively in raising awareness among Cambodian people to better understand Cambodian monetary in all periods; particularly to promote Khmer Riel across the country to strengthen...Read More


Cambodia to Build One Hydropower and Two Solar Farms, 200MW

Source: FN

Cambodia decided to build one more hydropower and two more solar farms that will produce 200MW energy in total, according to the government’s decision made at the cabinet meeting on Friday at the Peace Palace.

The 80MW Stung Pursat hydropower project will be built in Pursat’s Veal Veng district. Government spokesman Phay Siphan said it will be the prioritized project, as it was included in the energy development master plan. The feasibility study on the above project began in 2010 and that...Read More


PM Hun Sen Demands Balance on Environment and Energy

Source: FN

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called on effective policy formulation to ensure safe energy production with minimized impacts on environment, addressing at the cabinet meeting on Friday at the Peace Palace.

According to the Premier, environmentalists always block the construction of hydropower and energy production. He urged the green groups to balance between environmental conservation and energy security in response to human needs and Cambodia’s development.

The today’s cabinet meeting also discusses investment on the 80MW Stung Pursat hydropower project and 60MW hydropower...Read More


Cambodia’s Council of Ministers Discuss Draft Law on Oil Management and Others

Source: FN

The Council of Ministers of Cambodia met Friday at the Peace Palace to discuss Draft law on oil management and other agendas.

According to the government’s spokesman Phay Siphan, the today’s agendas include:

1. Draft law on oil and oil products management
2. Investment on the 80MW Stung Pursat hydropower project and 60MW hydropower project in Kompong Chhnang
3. Draft national policy on health studies
4. Request for approval from Council of Ministers for the ratifications on:
4.1 Agreement between Cambodia and Bangladesh...Read More


Cambodia Cancels Deal with Turkish Electric Ship

Source: FN

Cambodia decided to cancel the deal with Turkey’s electric-generating ship due to disagreement on some conditions, particularly the timely inconvenience, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen at the cabinet meeting on Friday at the Peace Palace.

The ship expects to arrive Cambodia in early May; otherwise, the deal will be canceled, Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) official once told Fresh News when Cambodia-Turkey reached the deal in mid-March.

According to EDC Director-General Keo Rattanak, the reserved budget for renting the Turkish ship will be...Read More


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