PM Hun Sen Arrives in Tokyo

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Prime Minister Hun Sen departed Cambodia Saturday morning and arrived safely in Tokyo at 5:40 p.m (Tokyo time), 1:40 p.m (Phnom Penh time) for the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit from 6-10 October 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.

Prime Minister and his delegation were received warmly by Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Suzuki Norikazu, Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Hidehisa Horinouchi, Cambodian ambassador to Japan, as well as other Japanese dignitaries and Cambodian diplomatic officials to Japan.

According to the ministry’s press release dated on October...Read More


Japanese Prime Minister Admires PM Hun Sen’s Leadership

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his deep appreciation for the leadership of Prime Minister Hun Sen who brought continued progress to the war-torn kingdom.

Japanese Prime Minister Abe expressed his pleasure to welcome Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to Japan this time, marking the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Shinzo Abe said that 25 years have passed since the election in Cambodia, which was held by UNTAC. Cambodia, which had been known by civil war, has changed to...Read More


PM Hun Sen Requests Abe to Continue Supporting Cambodia's Elections

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Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia requested Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to continue supporting Cambodian national elections in the next mandate, speaking to his Japanese counterpart in a joint press conference at the Council of Ministers’ Office in Tokyo, Japan.

In fact, Cambodia is processing voter registration as a continued process of democracy.

The premier thanked Abe and is delighted to visit Japan again on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of Cambodia-Japan diplomatic ties. He underlined that the relationship between the...Read More


Cambodian Citizens Receive Two Gifts from PM Hun Sen on Pchum Ben Festival

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Although Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is not in Cambodia during the Pchum Ben festival, he has managed two important tasks to assist Cambodian people during the Pchum Ben festival.

Citizens will receive free public bus services to their hometowns, and worker’s wages increase with the remuneration every fortnights.

“Obligated to do work for the nation, I have not been able to attend Pchum Ben festival with compatriots. However, I have taken action through Phnom Penh Capital Hall so that my people in...Read More


PM Hun Sen to Attend ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering in Indonesia

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At the invitation of H.E Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend the ASEAN Leaders’ gathering on 10-12 October 2018 in Bali, Indonesia, according to a press release issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) on Monday.

The ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering will be held under the theme “ Achieving SDGs and Overcoming Development Gap through Regional and Global Collaborative Actions” in conjunction with the Annual Meeting Plenary of the Board of...Read More


PM Hun Sen Declares to Maintain Cambodia’s Sovereignty, No Fears of Foreign Threats

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has strongly declared to protect Cambodia’s sovereignty and independence. In this sense, the Strongman of Cambodia is not afraid of the elimination of Everything But Arm (EBA)’s scheme as recently threatened by the European Commission.

His remark was made during a meeting with Cambodian students, interns, and Cambodian people living in Japan on Sunday.

Prime Minister explained that if Cambodians bow to foreigners in exchange for assistance, it destroys Cambodia’s sovereignty and independence.

As a man who has high...Read More


No More Amnesties for Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy: PM Hun Sen

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said that he will not request for amnesty for former opposition leader Sam Rainsy again, and that he would cut his own right hand if he helps the convicted opposition leader, addressing at the commemoration of World Teachers’ Day 2018, held in Phnom Penh on Friday.

Sam Rainsy, who has fled overseas for more than three years, is facing numerous charges over alleged crimes he has committed, including incitement, defamation, and treason.

He was sentenced to five years...Read More


Workers’ Minimum Wage to Increase to above $180, Says PM Hun Sen

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that garment worker’s minimum wage in 2019 will be above $180, addressing on Friday at the commemoration of World Teachers’ Day 2018, held in Phnom Penh.

Factory owners already approved $177 as minimum wage; however, the premier has yet satisfied. The government will negotiate with factory owners to pay higher. In return, the factory asked the government to reduce electricity price.

Som Oun, a member of the trilateral working group for minimum wage negotiations, told Fresh News...Read More


No New Provinces, Says PM Hun Sen

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Prime Minister Hun Sen decided to cancel the creations of two new provinces, addressing on Friday at the commemoration of World Teachers’ Day 2018, held in Phnom Penh.

The reason was a few officials challenged one another to get leadership positions in the new provinces which has yet created.

The government announced late August to form two new provinces – one divided from Kandal province, and another one divided from Mondulkiri’s Koh Nhek district and Rattanakiri’s Lumphat, according to the letter dated on...Read More


PM Hun Sen to Attend the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit from 6-10 October 2018 in Tokyo, Japan, at the invitation of the Government of Japan, according to foreign affairs ministry’s press release dated on 4 October 2018.

“The 10th Mekong-Japan Summit will deliberate and adopt the New Tokyo Strategy, which aims at enhancing connectivity, improving the well-being of people, and protecting the environment. The Strategy attaches importance on sustainable development and narrowing the development gap between the Mekong Countries and other...Read More


Cambodia Releases Outcomes of PM Hun Sen's Participation in the 73rd Session of UNGA

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Prime Minister Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia, led a delegation to attend the General Debate of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, the United States of America.

At the General Debate, as Head of the newly elected 6th mandate Royal Government of Cambodia, Prime Minister made a statement highlighting the new images of Cambodia with stable democratic process and remarkable socio-economic achievements following the attainment of full peace and stability which prevail all...Read More


U.S-ASEAN Business Council Meets PM Hun Sen to Seek Investment Opportunities in Cambodia

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Tuesday morning, received a courtesy call of US-ASEAN Business Council led by Michael Walter Michalak, Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh.

In the meeting, Michael informed the premier that the US-ASEAN Business Council aimed to promote long-term economic relations with Cambodia; this time’s visit to Cambodia is to discuss common interests for mutual benefits for Cambodian and U.S-ASEAN investors, as well as for Cambodia’s development.

Michael added that the talks...Read More


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