“Phnom Penh and Siem Reap are both growing very fast in terms of passenger numbers … this is particularly driven by China.”

Josh Williams, 

country manager for Cambodia at Cathay Dragon, on how the Hong Kong-based airline is benefiting from increased Chinese investment in the kingdom.


“It is essential to ensure an uninterrupted supply of energy.” 

Nasrul Hamid, 

Bangladesh’s energy minister, after the state-owned Petrobangla signed a 15-year agreement with RasGas. The Qatar-based RasGas will supply 2.5 million tons of liquefied natural gas every year.


“The world will be safer, more prosperous and more peaceful if we have an open global architecture.”

Vivian Balakrishnan, 

Singapore’s foreign minister, speaking during his visit to the United Nations in New York, on the importance of all states having the opportunity to cooperate and collaborate.


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