Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s Conversation with Workers at 81 Factories in the Royal Group Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (Day 2) [Unofficial Translation]

(1) The second-round meeting with workers reviews the implementation of the 10 recommendations and the results of the first-round meeting […] From May 22 in Sihanoukville yesterday and today I have met in total, both in Sihanoukville and here about 60,000 workers. The specific purpose of the meeting is to review the implementation of the…

Excerpts from the off-the-cuff speech of Samdech Techo Hun Sen conferring diplomas to three higher agricultural education institutions – Royal Agriculture University, Prek Leap Agriculture College, Agriculture College of Kampong Cham [Unofficial Translation]

(1) Agriculture is the core of economic growth and food security Today we distribute diplomas to 3,279 students as agricultural technicians […] we see that the number of female students is not large in the agricultural sector. I think that in the future, there will be a large number of female students to participate in…

Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen Closing Address to the Annual Conference on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in 2022 and Directive Setting for 2023 [Unofficial Translation]

(1) Changing rice seeds strategy started in the 1980s […] I applaud the ongoing research associated with (rice) cultivation. Historically, starting in the 1980s, if I am not mistaken, it was a rice seed changing campaign. I remember when I was talking about changing rice varieties, my father said, “I raise your head this big,…

Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s Off-the-Cuff Speech at the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of a Bridge across the Mekong River from Chet Borey District to Prek Prosop District, Kratie Province [Unofficial Translation]

(1) The Longest Bridge Ever Built by China So Far Today, we come together to inaugurate the groundwork for the construction of a bridge across the Mekong River, with the construction of 31 km of boulevards, under the funding of the People’s Republic of China and the counterpart funding of the Royal Government of Cambodia.…

Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s Speech at the Diplomas Presenting Ceremony for Students of the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) [Unofficial Translation]

[…] we have faced difficulties, and we have overcome them together. In the field of education, we have seen a new opportunity has arisen at the time of the Covid-19 epidemic. We have closed down schools but we replaced face-to-face classes with online learning. This can be considered as a leap forward in the digital…

Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s Conversation with and Distribution of Rice Seed to Flood Victims in Kampong Thom Province [Unofficial Translation]

Healthy rice seeds yield good amount of rice; CPP share bad and good time with people; Floods have affected as many as 20 provinces/capital; Flood recession slow speed is good for flood recession rice and/or early dry season rice […] As a result, it has been confirmed that about 95% of the rice seeds distributed…