CPP Ready to Resume Talks with Opposition Party
AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 —
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is ready to resume talks with the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) for the people’s interest in accordance with the Cambodia laws, according to a CPP’s statement released yesterday.
“CPP is still ready to resume any dialogue to seek resolution of the remaining issues based on the result of election and the spirit of national reconciliation,” it said.
“The CPP, since the beginning, always adheres to the fraternity and sincere cooperative spirit with the CNRP following the Royal guidance of His Majesty the King of the Kingdom of Cambodia and strictly abides by the Constitution and laws in force in order to find appropriate political resolution for the interest of our nation and citizens,” it underlined.
In addition, the CPP appealed to the CNRP to heighten national and people’s interest and to jointly solve the remaining issues avoiding the use of any means which contradict democracy, multi-party system, and rule of law. It also called on all citizens to exercise patience, calm, and work in solidarity to safeguard peace and social stability for the current and future harmony and prosperity of the nation.
The statement was issued one day after the CNRP’s call for non-violent mass demonstration on Sept. 7 to protest July 28, 2013 election results of the fifth mandate of the National Assembly prior to the official announcement of the official electoral outcome.
On the same day, Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim, President of CPP, also expressed the CPP’s stance to resume negotiations with the CNRP.
“CPP continues to maintain good will for further dialogue to solve the remaining issues based on the result EAGẺof the election and the spirit of national reconciliation which is the best approach to ensure the harmony of our citizens,” said Samdech Chea Sim in his letter in response to the letter dated Aug. 28 of Mr. Sam Rainsy, President of CNRP.
Many Expatriates Work in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 –
Cambodia received expatriates working in the country more than those working in some countries in the ASEAN as a whole, according to local media reports.
This is a survey conducted among 475 U.S. commercial executives throughout the region, said the reports.
In the survey, 65 percent reported as employees in other places asked for working in Cambodia, while 71 percent for working in Singapore.
Some 90 percent of expatriates in Cambodia had sought to extend their working time in the country.
In Cambodia, 65 percent of respondents are from service industry, including education, services, law and marketing, some 20 percent from industry production, and 15 percent from U.S Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia.