Rich generous country donates office equipment to not-so-well-off country.

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Rich generous country donates office equipment to not-so-well-off country.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:41 pm

Xiong Bo, the new Chinese ambassador to Cambodia, met with Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn yesterday and also handed over a donation in the form of office equipment as well as more than $100,000.

The meeting was intended to boost ties between the two nations as both China and Cambodia pledged to continue their cooperation.

“Today we provide this office equipment to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with Cambodia. It is also to mark the agreement between China and Cambodia to cooperate,” Mr. Xiong said during the handover ceremony.

The Chinese ambassador gave the ministry 20 desktop computers, 10 laptops, three digital copiers, 30 laser printers, 10 scanners, 100 telephones, two LCD projectors and five air-conditioning units.

He also handed over an additional 800,000 yuan (about $117,700) to purchase more office equipment for the ministry. Following a closed-door meeting between Mr. Xiong and Mr. Sokhonn, the minister congratulated the ambassador over his appointment and said that both nations would work to strengthen ties...

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Post by Username Taken » Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:23 pm

'There's no such thing as a free lunch'. Does that apply to office equipment?
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Post by boozyoldman » Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:51 pm

A computer ignoramus writes:

Will the Chinese be able to read and monitor what is processed through these computers?
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Post by Username Taken » Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:07 pm

^^ Hahaha! Interesting thought!
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Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:38 pm

boozyoldman wrote: A computer ignoramus writes:

Will the Chinese be able to read and monitor what is processed through these computers?
You mean, will the Cambodians be able to read the Chinese computer programmes ? So generously given...
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Post by OKW » Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:06 pm

boozyoldman wrote: A computer ignoramus writes:

Will the Chinese be able to read and monitor what is processed through these computers?
...yiu beat me to it...
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Post by Username Taken » Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:36 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:
boozyoldman wrote: A computer ignoramus writes:

Will the Chinese be able to read and monitor what is processed through these computers?
You mean, will the Cambodians be able to read the Chinese computer programmes ? So generously given...
Good question.
He's referring to the fact that many Chinese made technologies have built-in spyware.

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Post by John Bingham » Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:59 pm

boozyoldman wrote: A computer ignoramus writes:

Will the Chinese be able to read and monitor what is processed through these computers?


That was my immediate thought. No ministry should accept equipment from abroad that could in any way compromise their security.
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