Cambodia and Vietnam agreed Tuesday to boost bilateral trade to more than US$2 billion by 2010. Prime Minister Hun Sen met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Hanoi on Tuesday and agreed to further collaborate to prevent cross-border terrorism, smuggling, and drug and human trafficking, while at same time, encouraging a freer flow of goods and information across the border, Vietnamese state media reported.
What's New: Vietnam trade
- Stock photo agencies cash in on Khmer Rouge tragedy
Stock-photo companies selling images from S-21 raises ethics concerns
A woman with short-cropped hair stares directly into the camera, her head cocked slightly to the side. On her lap is a sleeping infant just barely in the frame. The woman was the wife of a Khmer Rouge officer who fell out of favour, and
- US think tank warns of China's 'ulterior motives'
A US think tank on Tuesday warned that spreading Chinese investment in the Indo-Pacific follows a pattern of leveraging geopolitical influence at the expense of the nations receiving investment, including Cambodia. The report looks at a sample of 15 Chinese port development projects, noting that the
- Defence Ministry denies weapons in smuggling case came from Cambodia
After a Thai national was arrested last week for allegedly smuggling guns from Cambodia to Thailand, Cambodia's Defence Ministry has claimed the weapons seized during the arrest are not used in Cambodia, despite the fact that both types of rifle seized are commonly found in
- More than three tonnes of ivory reportedly bound for Cambodia seized in Mozambique
A total of 3.5 tonnes of ivory reportedly bound for Cambodia was seized by authorities in Mozambique late last week, according to the NGO Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). CITES' information was based on a report from the