Excerpts from Audio Message Calling on Citizens to Participate in the Implementation of “3 Dos and 3 Don’ts” Measures and Monitoring the Status of Covid-19 Infection after the Buddhist Rituals of Pchum Ben [Unofficial Translation]

Venerable Buddhist Monks, Dear compatriots, Today is (the traditional Buddhist ritual) Pchum Ben Day when people are performing their merits and celebrating almsgiving, even if they had to do it in a new way so that together we can prevent Covid-19 spread. At the same time, people have been moving from one place to another…


Selected Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Handover Ceremony of “Morodok Techo National Sports Complex/Stadium” – a Grant Aid from the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of Cambodia [Unofficial Translation]

HE Wang Yi, State Councilor and Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Excellencies, Ladies, Lok Chumteavs A New Record Breaking in the Cambodia-China Strong-as-Steel Relation Today, I am very pleased to join HE Wang Yi in the handing over ceremony of the sports complex “Morodok Techo National Stadium,” a grant from the People’s…


Remarks at the Opening Session of the 7th GMS Summit under the Theme: “GMS: Renewed Strength to Face the Challenges of the New Decade”

Your Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Your Excellency Phankham Viphavanh, Prime Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic Your Excellency Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Chairman of the State Administration Council, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Your Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom…


Excerpt of Speech Delivered at the Opening Ceremony of Bak Kheng Water Treatment Plant and Inauguration of Chamkarmon Water Treatment Plant [Unofficial Translation]

HE Eva Nguyen Binh, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Kingdom of Cambodia, HE Carmen Moreno, Ambassador of the European Union to the Kingdom of Cambodia, Director of the French Agency for Development of AFD in Cambodia, Excellencies, Lok Chumteavs, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Workers and Compatriots. “Clean Water for All”…


Selected Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Gathering of Civil Servants and Technicians Teams Involved in Building Infrastructures of the Province of Preah Sihanouk [Unofficial Translation]

In 7 Months, 94% of 34 Roads Constructed My presence here today is mainly to inspect results of physical infrastructural development in the city of Preah Sihanouk. This morning we also had a form of meeting in the time of Covid-19 […] with someone talking from behind and those of us listening sitting in front…


Excerpts of Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Graduation and Diploma Presenting Ceremony of the Asia-Europe University [Unofficial Translation]

[…] The US-ASEAN summit scheduled to take place on March 14. However, in light of Covid-19 outbreak, President Donald Trump is required to postpone […] I supported his decision […] the President as well as we, leaders in ASEAN, are focusing efforts to keep the disease situation under control […]

[…] I have come to a point that in the time to come I will hold those who spread fake news – for instance that someone fell dead because of Covid-19, responsible as terrorists […] (One may ask that) those rogues (have done so) what would they get in return from spreading fake news […] but causing fear for people and their own families […]

[…] the National Council for Women appealed to women not to wear shorts […] I have said that those who do business online should not go live in inappropriate dressings […] some said we violated human rights […] have they looked up laws regarding human trafficking and protection of custom and tradition? […]

Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Diploma Presenting Ceremony of the Asia-Europe University, 2 March 2020