Address at the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Independence Day and the Establishment of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces

The Most Respected His Majesty NORODOM SIHAMONI, King of Cambodia
Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim, President of the Senate,
Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly,
Excellencies Senators, Members of the National Assembly, Members of the Royal Government of Cambodia,
Excellencies, Ambassadors to the Kingdom of Cambodia and Distinguished International Guests,
Beloved Compatriots,

At this auspicious commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the National Independence Day and the founding of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, on behalf of Samdech Akka Moha Thama Pothisal Chea Sim, President of the Senate and Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly and personally, I

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Statement of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen Prior to Delivery of Verdict of International Court of Justice on Cambodia’s Request for Interpretation of 1962 Judgment in the Case Concerning the Preah Vihear Temple [Unofficial Translation]

Buddhist Monks,
Dear Compatriots,

On this forthcoming 11 November 2013, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will issue its decision on the request of the Kingdom of Cambodia for interpretation of the judgment on 15 June 1962 in the case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear.

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Selected Elaborations during the Presentation of the Rectangular Strategy Phase III for the First Cabinet Meeting of the Royal Government in the Fifth Legislature of the National Assembly (Unofficial Translation)

In the course of presenting the Rectangular Strategy Phase III to the first Cabinet meeting, Samdech Techo Hun Sen made elaborations on various urgent matters that CNV made some selections and provided herewith its unofficial translation.

Beware of Flood Threat and Impacts

First of all I would like to welcome members of the new Cabinet that came to existence yesterday on September 24, which is the day that we celebrate the Constitutional Day of

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Selected Impromptu Introduction to the First Session of the National Assembly and Briefing to the Press Thereafter (Unofficial Translation)

Here followed is the compiled and translated introductory statement of Samdech Techo Hun Sen to the first session of the fifth legislative term of the National Assembly and the press briefing thereafter.

National Assembly’s First Session Always Meets in September

Before I start reading for you (the Political Platform of the Royal Government of Cambodia of the Fifth Legislature of the National Assembly), please allow me to make some

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Selected Extempore Comments during the Visit to Khsach Kandal district, Kandal province, to Observe Rice Cultivation in Early Rainy Season (Unofficial Translation)

Observing early-rainy season rice cultivation in 2013, Samdech Techo Hun Sen visited the district of Khsach Kandal, Kandal province, where he joins with farmers to prepare land and to transplant rice. Samdech Techo also takes the chance to share with them, and the people of Cambodia as a whole, the latest developments on the process of forming the committee to address the election irregularities, the legal process of setting up a new Cabinet and urgent matters that the new Cabinet will need to attend to. CNV makes some selection of the impromptu comments and translates them as followed:

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Speech on the Opening Occasion of the 37th Session of the World Heritage Committee

Excellency Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO;
Excellency Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee;
Excellency Katalin Bogyay, the President of the General Conference of UNESCO;
Excellency Alissandra Cummins, the President of the Executive Board of UNESCO;
Distinguished Guests, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen!

On behalf of the Royal Government and People of Cambodia, I would like to extend our warmest welcome to all of you, the Leaders of UNESCO and all the delegates from member countries of the World Heritage Committee, who are attending this 37th Session of the

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