Op-ed: PM’s “Critical Thinking” Makes Cambodia Stands Strong as Today
AKP Phnom Penh, July 02, 2021 -- The outside world, especially the younger generation, may not understand much about Cambodia in many ways because of their perception of this Southeast Asian nation. But, as a son of this country, I have a number of reasons to stand behind my leader since he had invested his time and efforts to save and develop t...
Op-ed: Cambodia’s Well-adjusted Budgetary Plan 2022 amid COVID-19
AKP Phnom Penh, June 17, 2021 -- Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen’s move, on the budgetary plan for next year by prioritising the social sector, shows that the government’s commitment remains unchanged with regard to its economic development that best suits the interest of the people. This sector alone gets more than 8 percent of Gross Domestic...
OPINION: Cambodia and the US: Ties to be Mended, Trust to be Restored
AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2021 -- The first direct official diplomatic relations between Cambodia and the US were established in July 1950. The diplomatic relations between the two countries have lasted for more than 70 years. However, these relations seem not to be matured enough for their age. These relations have been complicated and unpr...
OPINION: Myanmar’s Political Crisis Should Be Viewed in an Objective, Impartial Way
AKP Phnom Penh, May 14, 2021 -- Myanmar has been in a very sharp political crisis since February this year, stemming from the discontent of the military-backed opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) over the November 2020 election results which the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party led by Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi sec...
A Cambodian Scholar Shares His Comments on 100 Years of the Communist Party of China
AKP Phnom Penh, May 13, 2021 -- Mr. Lim Menghour, Deputy Director of Mekong Centre for Strategic Studies (MCSS) at the Asian Vision Institute (AVI) has recently shared with AKP his comments on the 100 Years of the Communist Party of China. His full commentary reads as follows: “This year marks the centenary of the founding of t...
OPNION: UN Human Rights Experts Are Confused between Human Rights and Saving Lives in the Fight against Covid-19 in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, April 23, 2021 -- The so-called UN human rights experts from Geneva, which is 10,000 km away, urged Cambodia to review her approach to Covid-19 on April 12, citing "harsh legal and administrative measures" while saying the on-going community transmission in Cambodia is limited. Their statement does not help Cambodian people but c...
OPINION: How Much Longer will COVID-19 Hurt Us, What Else Can We Do to Fight It?
AKP Phnom Penh, February 25, 2021 -- Nobody can tell when COVID-19 will fly away from this world, but what we know for sure is that it will hurt and kill more of us. We must objectively assess the situation without panic. Although every state actor, World Health Organisation (WHO), and other stakeholders have sought different approaches to fight...
OPINION: Westerdam Cruise Ship Leaves but COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in Cambodia that Gave Deep Love to Samdech Techo Sen
AKP Phnom Penh, February 14, 2021 --
Op-ed: PM Hun Sen: COVID-19 Vaccine is No Magic Bullet, Keep Health Measures
AKP Phnom Penh, February 09, 2021 -- It is clear that no COVID-19 vaccine is going to be a magic bullet against the spread of Coronavirus/ COVID-19, it is, however, a valuable addition to the already existing armory of health measures, such as wearing masks, social distancing, among others. “Although we have vaccines, still it is not the gold...
Op-Ed: PM Hun Sen: Cambodia will Smart Spend Oil Revenue; War is Over Yet COVID-19 Fight Continues
AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2020 -- Cambodia’s long-awaited first drop of oil is now being extracted offshore in the Khmer basin, says the world’s longest serving Prime Minister. This Southeast Asian nation will make sure that these oil revenue will be a blessing, not curse, and that the money will go to support the top priority sectors of heal...
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine to Arrive Cambodia This Friday
MRC Warns of ‘Strong Pulse’ in Mekong Water Levels
Preparatory Meeting for the ASEAN Summits and Related Meetin...
COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage in Cambodia Reaches Almost 70%
Needy Families in Kampong Cham Province Receive Donations