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Spotlight: Business leaders seek ways to boost China-Cambodia economic cooperation, trade to new high
Cambodian and Chinese business leaders met here on Wednesday at the first-ever Boao Forum for Asia-Phnom Penh Conference, exploring ways to bring the Sino-Cambodian economic cooperation and trade into a new era.
Cambodia's remarkable progress today could not be achieved without China's help and support, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong said here on Tuesday.
Multidimensional poverty continued to fall, but around 35 percent of all Cambodians remained poor, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cambodia said in a press release on Tuesday.
A business forum between Cambodia and Panzhou city, China's Guizhou Province was held here Friday, aiming at promoting ties in economy, trade, investment and tourism, officials said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Wednesday visited Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, ahead of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, in Beijing.
Six nests of the globally vulnerable lesser adjutant stork were found for the first time in the north of Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia said in a press release on Tuesday.
Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon, president of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, on Saturday visited the ongoing construction site of the China-aided new national stadium here.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen returned home on Thursday after attending the 15th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning City in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Vietnam's Hanoi.
Cambodia's economy is predicted to continue its strong growth momentum in 2018, supported by robust construction activities, strong rebound in garment manufacturing, and solid growth in tourism-related services, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said on Wednesday.
The Cambodian government, the United Nations, and civil society representatives gathered here on Wednesday to strengthen mechanisms in order to support the victims of trafficking in persons, said the UN mission in Cambodia.
Almost 1.1 million Chinese tourists had visited Cambodia in the first seven months of 2018, up 72.6 percent over the same period last year, said Cambodian Tourism Ministry's latest report released Monday.
Charismatic Swiss doctor and cellist Beat Richner, the founder of the Kantha Bopha Hospitals in Cambodia, died of a serious illness on Sunday at the age 71, his foundation said.
Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Thursday signed a royal decree to form the Supreme Council for Consultations and Recommendations, which is a consultation forum between the government and political parties.
Four men had died after a lift they were in fell from the sixth floor in an under-construction hotel building in western Cambodia's Pailin province on Tuesday morning, the National Police said.
Revenue from ticket sales to foreigners visiting Cambodia's famed Angkor Archaeological Park reached 78.7 million U.S. dollars in the first eight months of 2018, up 13.8 percent over the same period of last year, said a press release on Saturday.
Conservationist groups on Saturday called for joint efforts to conserve vultures in Cambodia as the rare birds are currently on the edge of extinction due to poisoning, food shortages and habitat loss, according to a joint press release.
The United Nations in Cambodia organized a public lecture on "The Real China Model: What other developing countries should learn from China" in Phnom Penh on Thursday, according to its press release.
The UN Development Program (UNDP) and China's Green Leader Holdings Group signed a cost sharing agreement here on Thursday to accelerate inclusive cassava market development in Cambodia.
The Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) reported Wednesday that the number of casualties from landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXOs) decreased 3 percent in the first six months of 2018.
Some 931,763 Chinese tourists visited Cambodia in the first six months of 2018, up 75.8 percent over the same period last year, the Tourism Ministry's latest report showed on Wednesday.