PM Hun Sen Asks for Cambodia-RoK Friendship Bridge in Phnom Penh

Source: FN Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested the Republic of Korea to consider funding Cambodia-Korea friendship bridge, crossing Mekong River to connect Phnom Penh’s Chroy Chongvar district to Kandal’s Svay Chrum district. The premier addressed Tuesday at the groundbreaking ceremony for rehabilitation project of National Road 2 and 22 held at Phnom Penh’s…

Factories in Cambodia to Face Shutdown due to Coronavirus-related Raw Material Supply Disruptions, Not EBA: PM Hun Sen

Source: FN Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Tuesday that if some factories in Cambodia shuts down, the cause is coronavirus-related raw material supply disruptions; not because of the EU’s preferential trade scheme EBA. The premier addressed at the opening construction of National Road 2 and 22 held at Phnom Penh’s dangkor district. “If any…

PM Hun Sen Says No More Coronavirus in Cambodia

Source: FN Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen confirmed Tuesday that Cambodia has become a coronavirus-free Kingdom as of 11 February 2020 after a Chinese man with coronavirus was discharged from hospital and go back to China today. The premier spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony for rehabilitation project of National Road 2 and 22 held at…

Selected Impromptu Comments at the Ground-breaking Ceremony to Rebuild National Roads 2 & 22 [Unofficial Translation]

• … in 1987 or 33 years ago, I proclaimed four priorities for investment – water/irrigation, road, electricity/power, and human resource […] in 1993, up to the present, we have changed its order to focus as number one on human resource training […] the four priorities have been fundamentally correct for the past 33 years, and, I think, will be so for the next 33 or even 100 years […]

• … according to the study, the (Jroy Jangva-Svay Jrum) bridge would cost anywhere between 40 to 50 million USD […] in between 2019 through to 2023, (Republic of) Korea has package of 700 million USD for Cambodia […]

• … governor of Preah Sihanouk province Kuoch Chamroeun filed a report about a Dutch tourist, on a visiting cruise ship, being quarantined for high temperature […] we are waiting for results from the lab to certify if he is or is not infected with novel coronavirus. If he is, he would have to stay for treatment in Cambodia until he fully recovered […]

• As in weeks to come, some factories may close down because supplies from China would not be coming on time, please do not link this matter to economic sanction from the European Commission. Whether the sanction happens or not […] it will be in August […]

• … on the forthcoming 14 March 2020, there will be the ASEAN-US Summit in Las Vegas. Let me inform Cambodians in America that I will be arriving in Las Vegas on 12 March. I may have time for golf on 13 March […] on 14 March, it will be the Summit. On 15 March, I will meet with Cambodians before I will be leaving on 16 March. I think I will meet with the US President Donald Trump […]

Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Groundbreaking Ceremony for Improvement Project of the NR 2 and NR 22, 11 February 2020