The Thai embassy has announced plans to organise year-long activities to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Thailand and Cambodia’s diplomatic relations, which were established in 1950.
A total of 184 soldiers have been deployed to Lebanon to replace the Kingdom’s United Nations peacekeeping forces there.
Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn has called on his officials to be well prepared so that the Asia Europe meeting slated to be held in Phnom Penh in November, could go smoothly. He said that Cambodia’s foreign policy faces huge challenges from foreign interference under the pretext of human rights, the South China Sea dispute and the trade war between the US and China.
Defence Minister General Tea Banh is reportedly in Turkey for an official visit and to build military ties until Friday. This was the statement issued yesterday by the embassy.
The first round of negotiations for a Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement highlighted the potential for creating strong economic and investment partnerships between the countries in the upcoming years, the Ministry of Commerce said.
As the European Commission is in the final month of a 12-month review of its trade preferences for Cambodia under its Everything But Arms (EBA) programme, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has thrown down the gauntlet to the EU by putting Kem Sokha, the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's (CNRP) current president, on trial for treasonhttp://bit.ly/2tcqLtF;