Audio-Message Excerpts on the Establishment of Quarantine and Treatment Centers in the Capitals and Provincial Town for Cambodian Workers Returning on Land Border from Thailand [Unofficial Translation]

Samdech, Excellencies, Lok Chumteavs, Mayors and Governors of Capital and Provincial Cities So far, we have closed the provinces along the Cambodian-Thai border to prevent the spread of Covid-19 Delta variant, while there are influx of people in quarantine along the Cambodian-Thai border. We have observed the presence of our compatriots returning from Thailand to…


Extensive Excerpt of Audio-Message on Order to Prevent Import of Covid-19 from Thailand, Thailand through Laos, and Vietnam; and Implementation of Sub-Decree No. 129 Dated 19 September 2015 on Health Measures to Prevent and Respond to International Spread of Diseases through Border Gateways [Unofficial Translation]

To His Excellency the Minister of Health, Excellencies, Lok Chumteavs, Ladies and Gentlemen, Provincial and District Governors, as well as Our People Today, I have an urgent task to send a message to my compatriots regarding the strengthening of measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. So far, we have scored our successes through…


Press Briefing and Conference at the Handover of SARS-Cov-2 Vaccine (Sinopharm) from the Government and People of the People’s Republic of China to the Government and People of the Kingdom of Cambodia [Unofficial Translation]

Three Dos and Three Don’ts Measures Despites COVID-19 Vaccine Good day to you all Ladies and Gentlemen, my compatriots. We have just completed the handover ceremony of SARS-Cov-2 Vaccine (Sinopharm) from the Government and People of the People’s Republic of China to the Government and People of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the first phase of…


Extensive Excerpt from the Audio Message/Voicemail on the Prevention of Importation of COVID-19 from Vietnam and Thailand into the Community

Quarantine Necessary to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 I would like to inform all-level leaders in the party, the Royal Government, the National Assembly and the Senate, especially the provincial authorities and the armed forces in the Cambodian provinces bordering with Thailand and with Vietnam. So far, we have worked to prevent the spread of COVID-19…


Urgent and Special Message Regarding Positive Covid-19 Cases among Cambodian Workers Returning from Thailand [Unofficial Translation]

Manage Formal Border Crossings Points and Corridors; Suspend Transporting; Strengthen Quarantines My respect to the Holly Buddhist monks and dear compatriots Today, I have an urgent and special message to address the relevant parties as well as our people. The situation during the last two days, yesterday and today, on the Cambodian-Thai border (has had…


Special Message on Closing the November-28 Community Outbreak Event; 22nd Anniversary of Win-win Policy; and Extraction of Cambodian First Drop of Crude Oil [Unofficial Translation]

My worship to holly Buddhist monks, nuns, dear compatriots. Today, I have some issues that I would like to address to you. As a start, I would like to take this opportunity to announce the end of the November-28 (Covid-19 community outbreak) event, which is also falling on today, the 22nd anniversary of the end…


Selected Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Inauguration of the National Road 58 [Unofficial Translation]

[…] I wish to take this opportune moment to affirm that it is not that I will end my role in one day or two days or by 2023. I have an ambition to continue in the post of Prime Minister through to 2028 or even after 2028 […] I hope that our people will continue to vote for the Cambodian People’s Party in the 2022 communal elections and the general elections in 2023 […]

[…] The 174 Km national road 56 from the city of Poi Pet on national road 5 through to the city of Samraong of Uddar Meanjei plays very important role in my efforts to fulfil two goals at one time. After the implementation of the win-win policy, I issued two goals for the country’s development […] firstly, transforming former battlefields into market and development places. Secondly, transforming borderlines with neighboring countries into one with peace, friendship, cooperation, and development […]

[…] in time of peace, everyone looks to China for assistance. In times of disaster, everyone seemed to have distanced from China. HM the King of Cambodia and HRH the Queen Mother sent messages sharing China’s hardships and contributed a sum of money […] showing Cambodia’s heart. I did what the Khmers say – “a friend indeed is a friend in need” […]

[…] We have put into operation three of the four b

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order passes […] we needed to sell goods to Thailand. Thailand needed to sell goods to Cambodia. More than we did to Thailand. We needed construction materials […] raw materials […] fuel from Thailand […]. I discussed with HE Prayuth Chan-ocha (Prime Minister of Thailand) to put into operation the O Nieng pass to connect special economic zone by transportation into Thailand […]

[…] agricultural machineries […] where did they come from? It is because we have peace and our people have made efforts as a family, a community, a state. The state provided a facilitation to impose no tax on agricultural land […] I continue to declare that after 41 years that we imposed no tax on agricultural land, and if the Cambodian People’s Party continues to be in power, it would be even 100 more years, we will not impose tax on agricultural land […]

[…] some analysts say (Cambodia) abandoned the US and Europe for China. I already affirmed that I am abandoning no one. I need all the friends I could make. Some have been too extreme. While the US is also doing business with China, why do they hate China so much? It is an unrealistic politics. (If they) follow this political path, (they) cannot be Cambodian leaders. Cambodia makes international relations irrespective of political regimes. As of now, we have diplomatic relations with over 170 countries […]

Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Inauguration of National Road 58 from Poi Pet to Somroang, 26 February 2020