Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged a Chinese firm to expedite the con*struction of what will be Cambodia’s first oil refinery, and to have the facility operational by 2018, later than previously anticipated, according to an assistant to the prime minister. Eang Sophalleth, a personal assistant to Mr. Hun Sen, said the prime min*ister made the request during a meeting at his office building Monday with Cai Xiyou, the visiting senior vice president of the China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec. “First, what Hun Sen wants is that the company make an effort to reduce the environmental
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