VDO message excerpts of Samdech Techo Hun Sen, President of the Senate, regarding the Funan-Techo Canal construction project [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

(1) National movement supports a socio-economic and political independence Funan-Techo Canal project Today, I have some issues to address and inform my compatriots regarding the “Funan-Techo Canal”. First of all, let me express my gratitude to all the monks, nuns, compatriots who support the Royal Government’s activities relating to the construction project of the Funan-Techo…

Selected excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s off-the-cuff address at the ceremonial dinner with the Association of Nak Oknha/Oknha [Unofficial excerpts and translations]

(1) The position of Honorary President of the Association reflects a belief in the ability and leadership I am pleased to have been invited to be the Honorary President (of the Nak Oknha and Oknha Association – NOA) […] clearly, all of you have honored me with confidence in my abilities and leadership and that…

6 Points in Response to the Slanderous Post that “Funan Techo Canal Will Facilitate the Chinese Navy Near the Vietnamese Border” (From Samdech Techo’s Facebook Page)

Following a series of slanderous reports about the presence of Chinese troops at the Ream naval base, they now fabricate the story of the Techo Funan Canal, which falsely mentions that the canal will further facilitate the Chinese navy near the Vietnamese border even when the canal is still under construction. Today I would like…

Speech by Samdech Techo Hun Sen Opening of the BOAO Forum for Asia “Asia and the World: Common Challenges, Shared Responsibilities” [Unofficial Translation]

H.E. Li Baodong, Secretary General of the Boao Forum for Asia, Excellencies Heads of State and Government, H.E. Zhao Leji, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen! I have the great pleasure of speaking at the opening session of the Boao Forum for Asia…

Excerpts from the speech of Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the inauguration of the Phnom Penh 52-kilometer third ring/belt road [Unofficial Translation]

(1) Led by the Cambodian People’s Party, Khmers can accomplish the people’s need […] I commend the authorities of Phnom Penh and Kandal for their efforts to cooperate with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, as well as with the (Shanghai Construction Group Co., Ltd.) company, to implement this great project, which is considered…

Selected excerpts from the impromptu speech of Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Phnom Penh-Bavet Expressway [Unofficial Translation]

(1) The ASEAN Highway Ho Chi Minh/Phnom Penh/Bangkok becomes a reality Seeing the importance of the expressway, we started negotiations with our Chinese friend, the Chinese Road and Bridge Corporation, which has implemented the Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway project, to study the expressway project of connecting Phnom Penh with Bavet town, linking up with the expressway…

Selected Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s impromptu speech at the graduation ceremony for students of the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) [Unofficial Translation]

(1) Human resource development reaches a point of pride […] We have focused on training human resources as a priority for the sake of responding to our effort to build the country. I have stated that we started with “those who know more, teach those who know less, and those who know less, teach those…

Excerpts from Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s conversation with workers and the official inauguration of a tire factory to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the belt and road initiative in Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone [Unofficial Translation]

(1) Talk to workers, exhibition of achievements, inauguration of tire factory […] We do three things together today – firstly, a get-together with workers, secondly, a visit to the Achievement Exhibition here, and thirdly, the inauguration of a tire factory to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the belt and road initiative in the Sihanoukville Special…