Cambodia morning news for November 4

Cambodia morning news for November 4
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Cambodia Releases Outcomes of Preparations for the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits
In preparations for the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits, on 02 November 2019, His Excellency Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, participated in the 20th ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting and the 24th ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Meeting, according to Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ press release dated Saturday.
— Fresh News

Cambodian PM Attends the Plenary of 35th ASEAN Summit
Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, together with other ASEAN Leaders, discussed their cooperation in the Plenary Session of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday afternoon.

Cambodia Speaks Highly of ASEAN-China Strategic Partnership Vision 2030
Cambodia highly values the ASEAN-China Strategic Partnership Vision 2030 reflecting the joint commitment of the ASEAN and Chinese leaders to cooperate in deepening their partnership on the three pillars – political and security, economic, and socio-cultural cooperation.

US bike giant would stay in Kingdom even if trade preferences revoked
Kent International, a large US-based bicycle manufacturer, has reiterated its commitment to the Kingdom, saying it would continue to produce from Cambodia even if it were to lose preferential access to the US.
— Khmer Times

EU weighs softer stance toward Cambodia over human rights
A push to exclude Cambodia from a European Union preferential trade deal may be fading following a flurry of lobbying by Cambodian trade bodies and politicians, and after several Central and Eastern European member-states said they will advocate on its behalf.
— Asia Nikkei Review (paywall)

Family of Deceased CNRP Activist Calls for Justice
The family of a former opposition activist who died after falling off a police motorbike on the way to being questioned has demanded that the officers take responsibility for her death.

Cambodia as emerging connector between the EU and ASEAN
Cambodia and the EU has enjoyed a strong multifaceted cooperation for decades. With the evolving geopolitical landscape, trade wars and weakening multilateralism, both sides understand the importance in bolstering ties as great opportunities to promote mutual interest.
— Khmer Times

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam Look for More Cooperation for Joint Development
Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam have reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen their relations and cooperation for joint development.

In Favor of “Solution Journalism”
In the age of social networks in which anyone can pretend to be—as long as he/she knows how to adequately use a mobile phone—information generator, the devaluation of the journalist trade is a disaster for those aspiring to live in a society of responsible citizens in which debate wins over invectives, facts outlast rumors and listening to others wins over loudmouths.
— Themy Themy

PM Hun Sen Calls for More ASEAN-India Cooperation on Connectivity
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia has encouraged more cooperation between ASEAN and India on physical and digital connectivity.

Japan to Support Cambodia’s Plans for Phnom Penh’ Wastewater System
The grant agreement for the project Sewerage System Development in Phnom Penh was signed Friday by the Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth and Yuichi Sugano, JICA’s country chief representative, according to the ministry’s press release.
— Themy Themy

The fall and rise of Cambodia’s opposition
Nearly seven decades after Cambodia gained independence from France, its people are still struggling for the right to determine their future. But today, it is not an outside power that is stealing Cambodians’ autonomy, but their own
— The Asean Post

Cambodian Police Arrests Indonesian Drug Ringleader, Confiscates 1Kg
Cambodian police arrested an Indonesian drug ringleader at Tropaeng Kreal border post in Stung Treng province, confiscated nearly one kilogram of Crystal Methamphetamine.
— Fresh News

Youth seen as agents of change in battle against plastic
The Royal University of Phnom Penh has hosted two public events aimed at changing people’s consumption of plastic.
— Themy Themy

Singapore Interested in Cambodia’s Investments in Battambang
Singapore is interested in investing in various sectors including agriculture, tourism and construction in Cambodia’s Battambang province, according to local media report.

China, Cambodia agree to further grow ties
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen met here on Sunday and agreed to expand cooperation to bring the two countries’ relations to a higher level.
— Xinhua

Why the west should not give up on Cambodia
The US and EU are considering withdrawing economic privileges from Cambodia for the way elections were held last year. The ruling party won all parliamentary seats because the opposition had been crippled. Opposition leaders were disqualified and their party dissolved.
— Fresh News

ASEAN Deepens Integration after Establishment of Community: Cambodian Scholars
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has deepened its regional integration after establishment of the ASEAN Community four years ago, Cambodian scholars said.
— Fresh News

Phnom Penh Sa-at Campaign 2019 begins
Phnom Penh Sa-At, a cleanup campaign aimed at increasing the awareness for environment-friendly waste management kicked off on Saturday.
— Khmer Times

American convicted for sexually abusing underage girls
Siem Reap Provincial Court has sentenced an American to 30 months in prison for sexually abusing three underage girls.
— Khmer Times

FIFA, ASEAN join hand to promote healthy lifestyles through football
The agreement was signed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi during a special ceremony during the ASEAN summit here and witnessed by the leaders of all ten ASEAN countries.
— Themy Themy

PM Hun Sen: ASEAN and China Shall Jointly Enhance Effective Strategic Partnership (Video inside)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Sunday that ASEAN and China should make efforts together to translate the Vision 2030 to practical work for implementation to ensure the effectiveness of the strategic partnership and the bright future.
— Fresh News

Hun Sen lauds progress in Asean-China partnership
Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Sunday that the Kingdom attached great significance to the vision for an Asean-China partnership that all parties have outlined and are set to achieve by 2030.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Japan set to construct $27M treatment plant
The construction of a $27 million Japanese government-funded wastewater treatment plant in Phnom Penh to improve water quality and protect the environment will begin early next year, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) announced on Friday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

B’bang governor denies accusations of nepotism
Battambang provincial governor Nguon Ratanak denied an allegation that he had appointed his relatives to positions contrary to the requirements.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Bambridge autopsy concludes no foul play
A postmortem on the body of British tourist Amelia Bambridge found no evidence of foul play, with the National Police saying she died from drowning.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cassava could boost economy: UN study
The launch of the United Nations Development Programme’s recent study ‘Making the Case for Investment in Cassava’ took place in the capital’s Phnom Penh Hotel last week.
— Khmer Times

Instant noodles factory opens in capital
An instant noodle factory was inaugurated in Phnom Penh on Saturday, with industry experts and public officials noting that the new facility helps to promote local brands and production.
— Khmer Times

Quality creates value and sales, say experts
Cambodian startups last week shared their views and experiences with regard to building branded businesses so their companies can be better recognised locally.
— Khmer Times

Asean the beacon of multilateralism
Amid the risks and uncertainties stemming from anti-globalisation sentiment, rising protectionism, unilateralism, and populism, Asean stands out to be the beacon of open and inclusive regionalism and the advocate of multilateralism.
— Khmer Times


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