PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Democracy, human rights and the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences were discussed in a meeting in Belgium on Monday between Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Prak Sokhonn, his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders, and EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - The governments of Cambodia and Japan, along with Unicef, on Tuesday jointly launched a project to prevent violence against minors. It aims to accelerate action to end all forms of it in the Kingdom, with more than one million vulnerable children increasingly protected.
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - More thoughtful deliberation must factor into procurement and bidding
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Growing public disenchantment may lead the country to another political ‘accident’
KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, speaking during a panel discussion session, ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’ on Tuesday, said introducing social justice, developing all sectors of society and solving environmental concerns are the priority of the Nepali government.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Private companies have expressed their “deepest concerns” over the potential withdrawal of the Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential scheme. In a joint letter to the European Commission, they said the move will negatively impact the Kingdom.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Four days after the EU imposed tariffs on rice imported from Cambodia, China agreed on Monday to increase its import quota for Cambodian rice to 400,000 tonnes this year from the previous 300,000 tonnes.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Charcoal traders have complained about the high cost of “service payments” required to export to Thailand via Banteay Meanchey province’s Boeung Trakuon border crossing, forcing some to stop operating.
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Hun Sen heralded the continued strong bilateral ties between their nations in a meeting on Monday as part of the latter’s ongoing state visit to the Asian giant. In the meeting, China also committed $588 million in aid to the Kingdom.
THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on health facilities demands greater multi-sectoral actions for the implementation of NCD prevention activities.
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