Cambodia morning news for August 3

Cambodia morning news for August 3

Cambodia morning newsBanana deal with China inked
With local farmers and exporters now able to meet strict sanitary standards, the governments of Cambodia and China yesterday signed a deal that allows the shipment of Cambodian bananas to the biggest market in the world.
— Khmer Times

Kingdom exports to Japan regain double-digit growth
The Kingdom’s exports to Japan rebounded in the first half of the year, jumping from single-digit growth last year to 19 per cent, new figures from the Japanese External Trade Organization (Jetro) showed.
— The Phnom Penh Post

DKSH and Nutridor sign dairy products agreement in Cambodia
DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods, a market expansion services provider for fast moving consumer goods, and Nutridor Limited, have entered a new partnership to introduce Nutridor’s Abevia Gold sweetened beverage and evaporated creamers in Cambodia.
— Dairy Reporter

Over 2K condos added to the capital during second quarter
More than 2,000 condominiums have been added to the capital’s market in the second quarter of this year, bringing the total supply to nearly 12,000 by the end of June, said a report by property agency CBRE Cambodia. The growth marks a 20 per cent increase from the first quarter.
— The Phnom Penh Post

China says foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia after election
Foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia’s internal affairs, the Chinese government’s top diplomat told his Cambodian counterpart, following an election in the Southeast Asian nation that critics said was neither free nor fair.
— Reuters

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PM Hun Sen Warns Not to Pardon Sam Rainsy for Accusing His Wife and Son as Vietnamese
Prime Minister Hun Sen warned not to forgive the convict Sam Rainsy for accusing his wife Bun Rany Hun Sen and his eldest son Hun Manet as Vietnamese national and the son of a Vietnamese leader, addressing to more than 10,000 workers from factories in Meanchey district on Thursday morning.
— Fresh News (video)

Hun Sen takes selfie with admirers
A garment worker kisses Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen as they pose for a selfie during a visit to a garment factory in Phnom Penh today.
— Thai PBS

PPCBank lends support to flood victims in Cambodia, Japan
Committed to its mission to help those in distress, PPCBank quickly extended its assistance to flood-affected victims, both at home and abroad, by rolling out fundraising campaigns last month.
— The Phnom Penh Post

PM to negotiate deal for free train rides to the coast
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said he will negotiate with Royal Railways, the company in charge of the local railroad network, to suspend fare charges on the line connecting Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville during the upcoming Pchum Ben holiday.
— Khmer Times

Government Announces Free Train Access on Top of Buses during Each Khmer New Year and Pchum Ben
Prime Minister Hun Sen announced to provide free train access during Khmer New Year and Pchum Ben Festivals to facilitate traffic and reduce people’s expenses on travelling, addressing to more than 10,000 workers from factories in Meanchey district on Thursday morning.
— Fresh News (video)

Deal inked for safari park
Cambodia will embark on developing a billion-dollar eco-tourism park on a 114-hectare land in Preah Vihear. It will use Japanese technology.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Tokyo Remains Tight-Lipped as China Endorses Cambodia’s Election
China has endorsed the Cambodian general election results, which saw Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party win a landslide victory and claim all seats in parliament amid reports of threats and voter intimidation.
— VOA Cambodia

PM Hun Sen: The Sixth Mandate National Assembly and Government to Establish on 19-20 September (Video inside)
Prime Minister Hun Sen announced that the first session of National Assembly will be held on 19 September 2018 and the new government 20 September 2018, addressing to more than 10,000 workers in Phnom Penh on Thursday morning.
— Fresh News (video)

Sellers of fake products threatened with shutdown
Following a rise in the number of complaints from tourists that have been sold non-genuine souvenirs, the Ministry of Tourism said it will take matters into its own hands by shutting down businesses that deal in bootleg merchandise.
— Khmer Times

Suspect in murder of rich sweetheart seen in Cambodia
Bangkok police confirmed on Thursday that murder suspect Atsaya Chaipa, 33, was seen on camera at a hotel in Cambodia on the night of July 27, less than a day after allegedly killing his rich girlfriend and employer in Bangkok.
— Bangkok Post

Cambodian youths take gold medals at LAB
The “Believe Khmer Can” mentality resulting from the victory of the longest handwoven scarf in Guinness World Records has proven to be effective in uplifting the Khmer can-do spirit among the youths in Cambodia.
— Khmer Times


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