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PHNOM PENH, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a high delegation to attend the ASEM 8 Summit to be held from October 4 to 5 in Brussels, Belgium at the invitation of Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, said a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Tuesday.

The delegation will include Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong and Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh and other high-ranking officials of the Royal Government of Cambodia, it said.

As Cambodia is the country coordinator for the ASEAN group of the ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting), Hun Sen will deliver his opening remarks on behalf of the ASEAN group during the opening ceremony on Oct. 4 and during the plenary sessions on Oct. 5, he will also make his intervention on “Sustainable Development.”

The ASEM 8 Summit under the theme “Quality of Life”, will issue two important outcome documents: one is the ASEM 8 Chair’s Statement and another is the Declaration of the ASEM 8 Summit on the Global Economic Crisis, the press release said .

On the sidelines of the ASEM 8 Summit, Hor Namhong will hold a bilateral talk with Shah Mahmood Qureshi, foreign minister of Pakistan.

The ASEAN makes up of ten countries including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

source : according xinhuanet.com

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Businessmen from China‘s Xi’an city are interested in investing in Cambodia‘s electronics, technology and packaging factories for agricultural products, an official from the city said Monday.

Hao Mangxi, head of Xi’an Bureau of Trade and Commerce, is leading a delegation of seven large companies from Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi province, to visit Cambodia. “Firstly, we are interested in technology or electronics–I will inform my people to learn more and invest in the sectors,” Hao said on Monday, after the signing ceremony on Memorandum of Understand to further enhance the economic and trade cooperation between Xi’an and Cambodia.

The MoU was signed by Hao Mangxi and the Director General of Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, Nguon Meng Tech.

Hao said Xi’an has a lot of companies are specialized in modern technology and electronics such as IT, automobile spare parts and agricultural machinery products.

“We are here to learn more about Cambodia’s potentials and will bring the information to tell people and investors to come for business or investment here,” he said.

Nguon Meng Tech said that Cambodia’s agricultural sector is very potential for foreign investments and Cambodia has a large number of young-educated labors with cheaper labor cost.

“What we need is investors with expertise in technologies to develop agricultural products for exports,” he said.

Hao said that the two-way trade between Xi’an and Cambodia was only about 100,000 U.S. dollars per year which is still low compare to other provinces of China.

Source: according Peopledaily.com

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The prime minister says he will meet his Cambodian counterpart on the sideline of the UN General Assembly in New York to discuss key bilateral issues.

Prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said he will have a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen during their participation in the United Nations’s 65th General Assembly in New York to discuss the Phrea Vihear dispute and other issues.

Abhisit insisted his government still have the same stance of preserving and protecting the country’s sovereignty and the solution to the border dispute will rely on a peaceful basis to prevent violence and adverse affects on the two countries’s relations.

The prime minister said he will ask Cambodia to honor the agreements in the memorandum of understanding countersigned by the two countries in 2000 to settle their conflict over the area around the Phrea Vihear Temple.

Abhist also said related agencies have already examined the speculation on Cambodia’s disapproval of the Thai army’s planned renovation of Surin’s Ta Meon Thom Temple.

The site is also one of the disputed locations Thailand and Cambodia claim ownership.

Abhisit believed his meeting with the Cambodian leader will bring better understanding between the two countries.

Source: according thailandoutlook.tv

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PHNOM PENH, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that he would appeal to U.S. President Barack Obama during his upcoming visit to New York to cancel more than 300 million U.S. dollars considered as “dirty debt” occurred by the Lon Nol regime in the 1970s.

“I will tell the U.S. that the 1970-75 debt is considered as dirty debt and ask them to cancel it,” Hun Sen said on Monday at the inauguration of Preak Phnov Bridge.

Hun Sen said the suggestion would be made when he meets with U. S. President Obama during the ASEAN-U.S. Leaders’ Meeting in New York from Sept. 24-26.

The estimated 317 million U.S. dollars were the low-interest loans given to the then Lon Nol regime that came to power in a March 1970 coup backed by Washington. The loan was officially said to develop Cambodia’s agriculture, but Hun Sen said it was paid for bombs to “drop on our heads” by U.S. forces in the early 1970s.

Cambodia has asked the United States several times to convert the debt into aid.

Source: According  xinhuanet.com

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The Vietnam-Cambodia trade fair 2010 (Ho Chi Minh City Expo 2010) will take place in Battambang province, Cambodia, from October 20-24, with 150 Vietnamese business exhibitors.

On display in 250 booths will be farm produce, consumer goods, processed food, footwear, cosmetics, interior decoration items, textiles and garments, and electronic appliances, Tu Minh Thien, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) told reporters on September 17.

Apart from the display area, the event will also include an area to exhibit images and introduce the city’s economic, political and socio-cultural achievements as well as highlighting the friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Cambodia .

During the fair, seminars will be held to connect Vietnamese and Cambodian businesses, promote trade and investment, and introduce Vietnamese goods to Cambodia ’s northwestern region.(VNA)

Source : according nhandan.com

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PHNOM PENH, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — Cambodia intends to host the 36th World Heritage Committee (WHC) 2012 meeting in the country’s northern province of Siem Reap, a government official said Tuesday.

Phay Siphan, spokesman for the Office of the Council of Ministers, said Cambodia has already expressed its readiness and intention to UNESCO to host the 36th WHC meeting.

He said, Cambodia is now vice chairman of the WHC and this country’s richness in cultural sites along with nearly 1,000 temples and preservation experiences is fit to the event.

For the purpose itself, Phay Siphan said Cambodia wants to share its experiences in the conservation and preservation works that have been worked with many development partners for many ruin temples across the country.

He said, if approved as planned, the meeting will be held in Siem Reap, the country’s tourism hub where is rich of cultural sites along with world famous temple of Angkor Wat.

The 35th meeting of WHC will be held in July next year in Bahrain.

Phay Siphan said that Cambodia has sufficient experience to share with other WHC members in the preservation of ancient temples.

Currently, there are 187 members of the WHC.

On the location, Phay Siphan said, Siem Reap is known as the world’s tourist destination where has been used as a place for accommodating many world’s leaders and international events.

He said everything is there such as good infrastructure, safety, cultural sites and preservation work is being carried on.

Cambodia is located in tropical region and in Southeast Asia– is known as a country where is rich in cultural heritage such as Angko Wat Temple, Preah Vihear Temple, both were registered as Word Heritage Sites and it records as having more than 800 temples across the country as well as the old and rich in arts, culture and tradition.

Source: according xinhuanet.com

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