Selected excerpts of the off-the-cuff speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the inauguration of the national road 5 segment between Prek Kdam (Phnom Penh) and Battambang and groundbreaking ceremony for the national road 5 segment between Serey Sophorn and Poipet (Banteay Meanchey) [Unofficial selection of excerpts and translation]

(1) NR 5 is the lifeblood of Kandal, Pursat, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Kampong Speu […] National Road No. 5 is a major artery connecting many small roads networks and many towns in the provinces of Kandal, Pursat, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Kampong Speu. It is a large artery that connects…

Excerpts from off-the-cuff speech of Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet at the meeting with workers in Prey Speu area, Khan Por Senchey, Phnom Penh [Unofficial excerpts from the off-the-cuff speech and translations]

(1) The more children and the healthier they are, the stronger future for Cambodia […] The more children, we have, and the healthier they are, the future for Cambodia will be stronger. We need more people. In the 500 years of wars, the number of our population greatly reduced, especially since the 1970s. Many people…