Cambodia hopes to bring its ties with the US to another level, with a main focus on trade, demining and cultural exchange, Cambodian Ambassador Chum Bun Rong, who is new to his post, tells VOA Khmer in an exclusive interview. Ambassador Chum Bun Rong also met with US Ambassador-designate William A. Heidt. VOA Khmer Men Kimseng reports from Washington.
Born in Battambang province, Leuth Oun survived the Khmer Rouge regime, losing several members of his family, including his father, to the regime. He escaped with his mother and sister to Thailand and lived there a few years before resettling in Philadelphia in 1983. VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey reports