A VIETNAMESE delegation arrived in Phnom Penh yesterday for a two-day visit ahead of next month’s ASEAN defence meeting in Hanoi, the Defence Ministry said. In a statement released on Friday, the ministry said that the delegation, led by Vietnamese Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh, would today hold talks with senior officials, including Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh and Prime Minister Hun Sen. “The meeting [on Monday] is to strengthen the military cooperation between the two countries,” said Neang Path, a secretary of state at the Ministry of Defence. Vietnam will host the first ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus from October 11 to 13.
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- Proof giants walked among us humans?
For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,
- New US bill ‘is a violation of Cambodian independence’
After a US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation that will enact sanctions on Cambodian officials responsible for “undermining democracy” in the Kingdom, government officials and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party on Sunday said they regarded the potential action as the “violation of independence and sovereignty
- Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up
- Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank
Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group