Cambodia morning news for October 1

Cambodia morning news for October 1
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Cambodia morning newsMinistry bans poultry import from Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia
Following outbreak of bird flu in Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has banned the import of poultry and poultry products from the three countries.

Malaysia and Cambodia offer two Asian narratives of change at UN
Two veteran Southeast Asian leaders appearing at the United Nations on Friday present a microcosm of a dynamic region enjoying rapid economic growth but struggling to fan away egregious human-rights problems that follow it like a bad smell.
Business Mirror/ AP

PM Hun Sen Meets Cambodian Communities in the U.S. and Canada
Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, held a get-together with Cambodian communities living in the U.S. and Canada, during his stay in New York on Sept. 29 (time in New York) for the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly.
Agence Kampuchea Presse

National Zoo Mourns Loss Of 51-Year-Old White-Cheeked Gibbon
Gibbon Ridge at the National Zoo is a little less lively this weekend after Muneca, a 51-year-old white-cheeked gibbon, was euthanized on Friday.
– Iowa Public Radio

C.B. Skelton Relates a True Story of a Man Overcoming Incredible Struggles With Having Only Faith as a Weapon
The author presents the true story of SamSan, a Cambodian refugee, who faced and overcame numerous challenges in life through hope and faith.

Jesuit center gives new future to Cambodia’s disabled
Banteay Prieb training center offers a fresh start to people who face discrimination and isolation.
La Croix International

Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party election
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned Friday against any questioning of the legitimacy of his controversial reelection after a top UN official doubted whether the polls could be regarded as democratic.

Rescue Cambodia Orphanage dance troupe to perform in Moorhead
The community is invited to a special performance by teenagers from Rescue Cambodia Orphanage beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Park Christian School, 300 17th St. N.
– Inforum

Scholar Advises Using Drones to Hunt for MH370 in Cambodia – Reports
The expert advised thoroughly searching the suspected crash site in Cambodia, if only to “rule out this possibility.”

First Vice President of Cambodian Senate passes away
First Vice President of the Cambodian Senate Nay Pena passed away at 13:00 on September 29 at the age of 74, according to a statement released by the Senate of Cambodia.
– Vietnam Plus

Cambodia upholds OHCHR mandate
The Prime Minister announced that Cambodia will uphold the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) allowing it to continue to operate in Cambodia for two more years.
Khmer Times

US businessmen seek improved ties to Cambodia
US-ASEAN Business Council President Alexander Feldman wants Cambodia and the US to maintain and improve their relationship.
Khmer Times

ADB Revises Down Cambodia’s Inflation Forecast
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has updated its forecast for Cambodia, revising down its estimate of the country’s inflation rate to 2.6 percent from 3.2 percent.

PM seeks win-win solution in New York
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday said that Cambodia will allow the United States to continue searching for the remains of American soldiers killed in the Vietnam War if the US lifts its visa restrictions on high-ranking government officials.
– Khmer Times

Population growth fuels deforestation: PM
Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused villagers and supporters of the now-defunct opposition party of cutting down trees and encroaching on protected forests.
Khmer Times

GMAC addresses Por Senchey industrial rubbish
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia has asked the Environment Ministry to tackle a lack of industrial waste collection at factories in Phnom Penh’s Por Senchey district.
– Khmer Times

Improving construction sector safety
Labour Ministry officials met with members of Japan’s parliament and the International Labour Organisation to discuss a project aimed at improving safety standards in the construction sector on Thursday.
Khmer Times

Cambodia: Small yet Vigorous, Says PM Hun Sen
Addressing in the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen informed the international community that Cambodia is a small country yet vigorous in terms of providing inputs and support for the world at large.
Fresh News

Cambodia to Host Asia-Europe Summit in 2020
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed his will to host the Asia-Europe Summit 2020 in Cambodia, speaking in a meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on 28 September 2018 in New York, USA.
– Fresh News

Uphold UN Charter, reject unilateralism, declares Cambodia’s Prime Minister
Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly’s general debate on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia described the world as a fragile, unpredictable, and complicated place where countries “big and small must respect one another.”
UN News

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia
It was June 1978 when Hilary received her final letter from her brother John. “He used to write to me on his travels,” she tells me, 40 years later. “They were getting the boat ready and he was going on his final trip before coming home.”
– The Independent

Rights Workers Sentenced in High-Profile Bribery Case
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced four former human rights workers to five-year suspended sentences for bribing a witness in a case against the former leader of Cambodia’s main opposition party, Kem Sokha.


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This week’s Cambodia morning news feature photo acknowledges World Teachers’ Day, October 5.


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