The US-ASEAN Business Council, which lobbies on behalf of some of the biggest
multinational corporations with interests in Southeast Asia, sent a delegation
to Cambodia to seek new investment opportunities. Executives representing
Conoco-Phillips, General Electric Company, Federal Express, ITT Defense and
Oracle, met with Telecommunications Minister So Khun, State Secretary Kao Kim
Hourn, Health Minister Nuth Sokhom and other officials. "Our delegation is here
to deepen existing economic ties between the US and Cambodia and to explore new
opportunities," Frances Zwenig, the delegation leader told local media.