Hun Sen dismisses power transfer myth, calls for improved journalism standards

Hun Sen dismisses power transfer myth, calls for improved journalism standards

Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed rumours and speculation that he is planning to have his eldest son succeed him as prime minister, saying such a thing isn’t possible, while urging journalists to improve their professional standards and government spokespeople to be more responsive to media requirements. In a speech touching on a wide […]

Cambodia electricity to stay higher than neighbours as EBA jitters emerge

Cambodia electricity to stay higher than neighbours as EBA jitters emerge

In a blow to any hopes Cambodia may have had of mimicking the manufacturing and industrialisation might of Thailand or Vietnam, the head of the country’s electricity authority on Thursday (Aug 8) said that the cost of electricity in Cambodia will “never be as cheap” as in neighbouring countries. The discouraging news for foreign investors […]

Cambodia electricity authority “in a race” to prevent 2020 cuts

Cambodia electricity authority “in a race” to prevent 2020 cuts

The head of Electricite Du Cambodge (EdC) said yesterday (Aug 8) that the utility is in “a race against time and a race against nature” to get two new generators installed and commissioned ahead of the next dry season if power cuts similar to earlier this year are to be avoided. EdC director-general Keo Rottanak […]