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H.E. Chhay Than Presides Over the Training Course on CEDAW

AKP Oddar Meanchey, September 21, 2018— Senior Minister and Minister of Planning H.E. Chhay Than (Pic. 1), delivers he remarks while he was presiding over in Oddar Meanchey provincial city on Sept. 20 the Training Course on Gender and Statistics 2018 and Dissemination of Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women […]

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All Workers To Get Their Salary Twice a Month

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — All enterprises under the labour law have to pay their workers and employees every two weeks starting from January 2019, announced the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training in a Prakas issued today.

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Foreign Ministry Releases PM’s Schedules in New York

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has released schedules of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen during his visit in New York to attend the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly and its relevant meetings from Sept. 27-30, 2018.

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20 Cambodian Swimmers To Visit Japan Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — Twenty (20) Cambodian youths of the Khmer Swimming Federation are going to visit Japan from Sept. 24 to Oct. 2, 2018 at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan under the JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth) 2018.

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Yellow Banana Farming Attracts Domestic Investors

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — Growing of Cavendish banana for export is attracting more and more local investment, according to local media report. A prominent Cambodian investor, Oknha Lim Heng – Vice President of Cambodia Chamber of Commerce

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ADB and IMF Positive of Cambodia’s Economic Outlook

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — International funding agencies are positive of Cambodia’s economic outlook for the sixth legislature and look forward to continue their support to the Royal Government of Cambodia.

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Phnom Penh’s Stricter Measures Against Illicit Drug Use and Traffic

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — Phnom Penh municipal authority has pledged to take tougher measures to combat consumption and traffic of illicit drug

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Foreign Ministry Releases Outcomes of H.E. Prak Sokhonn’s Visit to Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) yesterday issued a press release on the outcomes of the visit by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of MFA-IC H.E. Prak Sokhonn to Japan on Sept. 18-19, 2018. The full press release reads as follows: By C. Nika

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, September 21.

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Cambodia To Request for Registration of Koh Ker Temple on UNESCO World Heritage List

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018 — Preah Vihear National Authority is compiling relevant documents to ask for the listing of another Khmer ancient temple, Koh Ker, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Cambodian Tourism Minister Meets Senior Delegations of JTB, APEX and HUE in Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — H.E. Thong Khon, Cambodian Minister of Tourism, held separate talks with high-level Japanese delegations from two companies and a university in Tokyo yesterday, on the sidelines of the 2nd Ministerial Roundtable and Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) Tourism Expo 2018.

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Cambodian PM Has 101 Advisors and Assistants  

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — One hundred and one (101) scholars and experts from different fields have been nominated as assistants and personal advisors to Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen during this sixth-mandate Royal Government.

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Germany Reaffirms Its Continued Support for Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — Visiting Member of German Bundestag H.E. Markkus Benjamin Kodo paid here this morning at the Peace Palace a courtesy call on Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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Phnom Penh To Add Five More City Bus Routes

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — Phnom Penh capital hall is increasing city bus routes to 13 from current 8 thanks to the emerging demand for the service.

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Information Minister Encourages Cambodian Students to Produce Short Educational Animations

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — H.E. Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information, has encouraged Cambodian students to produce short educational animations with good quality and high creativity.

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Another Big International F&B and Hospitality Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — Another big international hospitality, food and beverage exhibition has been kick-started with an aim to showcase best and latest culinary and hospitality services in Cambodia.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, September 20.

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Cambodia Has 1,260 Park Rangers

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — Cambodia has in total 1,260 park rangers who have actively preserved the bio-diversity and natural resources in the Kingdom.

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Cambodian PM Receives Warm Congratulations from His Mongolian Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — H.E Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, Prime Minister of Mongolia, has extended cordial congratulations to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on the occasion of his reelection as the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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AmCham Cambodia To Host a Two-day Trade Event to Promote Agriculture Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — The American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (AmCham Cambodia), in coordination with the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, will host a trade event focused on Cambodia’s rapidly evolving agriculture sector, “Business Opportunities in Cambodia’s Agriculture Sector” next week.

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Cambodia’s MPWT Minister Attends Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference in ROK

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol attended yesterday GICC 2018 (Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference) in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK).

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France Reaffirms its Support for Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — H.E. Edouard Philippe, Prime Minister of the French Republic, has sent a letter to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, reaffirming his country’s support for Cambodia.

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Statement of Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Cambodia to UN Office at Geneva

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — The following is the Statement of Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Cambodia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland H.E. Ney Sam Ol in response to the European Union Statement delivered by Austria: By C. Nika

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Cambodia’s Longest Boat is Almost Ready

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Building of Cambodia’s longest boat is nearly finished and will be trialled shortly, according to a press release issued yesterday by the committee in charge of the work.

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Cambodian Experts to Learn About Wild Animal Tracking in India

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Cambodian wild life experts will travel to India to learn about the installation of GPS (geographical positioning system) tracker with elephants

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U.S. Praises Cambodia for Economic Development

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Honorable Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, has lauded the economic development of Cambodia while receiving newly appointed Cambodian Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Chum Sounry, according to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Photo Stories

Chinese Ambassador Bids Farewell to Cambodian Top Diplomat

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2018— Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Xiong Bo (L, Pic. 1) shakes hands with Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn, prior to the courtesy and farewell meeting here this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Workshop on Food Safety and Packaging Quality in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, September 21, 2018— Relevant stakeholders in Siem Reap province gather at the Workshop on Food Safety, Packaging Quality, Brand Standard and Transportation, in the provincial city this morning under the auspices of H.E. Mao Thora (C, Pic. 1), Secretary of State at the Ministry of Commerce and Siem Reap Deputy Provincial Governor […]

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230 Needy Families in Oddar Meanchey Province Receive Relief from the Provincial Red Cross

AKP Oddar Meanchey, September 21, 2018— Some 230 needy families in Banteay Ampil district, Oddar Meanchey province, receive relief from the provincial Red Cross Branch on Sept. 20 afternoon. Photo: Tith Sror

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DPM Aun Pornmoniroth Meets Senior Official of ADB

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018— Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Academician Aun Pornmoniroth (R, Pic. 1) holds talks with visiting Ms. Cleo Kawawaki, Deputy Director General of Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Southeast Asia Department, in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Suos Savy

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Kratie Province Marks Cambodian and International Day of Older Persons 2018

AKP Kratie, September 20, 2018— Kratie Provincial Governor H.E. Va Thorn (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the celebration of the Cambodian and International Day of Older Persons 2018 (Oct. 1) in the provincial city this morning. Photo: Chuon Socheat

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DPM Chea Sophara Receives Cambodian Youth Delegation for 45th SSEAYP 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018— Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction H.E. Chea Sophara (Pic. 1) receives here this morning a group of Cambodian youths who will participate in the 45th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP) 2018. Photo: Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning […]

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H.E. Kun Kim Distributes Health Insurance Cards of NSSF to Veterans in Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Preah Sihanouk, September 20, 2018— Senior Minister In Charge of Special Mission H.E. Kun Kim (R, Pic. 1), Secretary General of Cambodian Veteran Association, hands over a Health Insurance Card of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to a veteran as a symbol while he was presiding over in Preah Sihanoukville, Preah Sihanouk province, this […]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Country Director of D Network Worldwide (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1) receives here this morning Mr. Natthaphong Bunsaram, Country Director of D Network Worldwide (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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More Local and Foreign Tourists Visit Kampong Cham Province

AKP Kampong Cham, September 20, 2018— Foreign tourists visit cultural and other interesting places in Kampong Cham city, Kampong Cham province. During the first nine months of this year, the province attracted some 395,300 local and foreign visitors, up by over 80,000 people or some 27 percent if compared with the same period of 2017, […]

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National Assembly Continues Its First Plenary Session of the 6th Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018— The National Assembly of Cambodia continues its first Plenary Session of the 6th Legislature here this morning under the Chairmanship of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (Pic. 1). Photo: National Assembly

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Siem Reap Hosts 4th Technical Session of ICC-Preah Vihear

AKP Siem Reap, September 20, 2018— Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province, hosts this morning the 4th Technical Session of International Coordinating Committee for Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Preah Vihear (ICC-Preah Vihear) under the auspices of Cambodia’s Minister of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. Ms. Phoeurng Sackona (Pic. 1). Photo: Khuth […]

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A Training Course on Good Governance at One Window Service Office

AKP Takeo, September 20, 2018— Secretary of State for the Ministry of Interior H.E. Ngy Chanphal (C, Pic. 1) presides over the Opening Ceremony of a Training Course on Good Governance at One Window Service Office in Daun Keo city, Takeo province, on Sept. 19. Photo: Uch Sieng

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Kampong Chhnang Provincial Governor Distributes Relief to Flood-Affected Families

AKP Kampong Chhnang, September 20, 2018— Kampong Chhnang provincial Governor H.E. Chhour Chandoeun (Pic. 1) speaks to local residents during the distribution ceremony of relief to 56 flood-affected families in Boribor district, Kampong Chhnang province, on Sept. 19. Photo: Bay Sithon

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Chairman of 7th Commission of Senate Holds a Meeting with Banteay Meanchey Provincial Officials

AKP Banteay Meanchey, September 20, 2018— H.E. Mom Chim Huy (Pic. 1), Chairman of the 7th Commission of the Senate, holds a meeting with Banteay Meanchey provincial officials in the provincial city on Sept. 19. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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Phnom Penh Governor Chairs a Meeting on 3rd Drug Elimination Measure in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018— Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Khuong Sreng (C, Pic. 1) chairs here this morning a Meeting on 3rd Drug Elimination Measure in Phnom Penh Capital City. Photo: Ok Sokkhoeun

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Ministry of Information Holds Preparatory Meeting on Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of January 7 Victory Day

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 – H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1), Minister of Information, holds here this morning a meeting with the ministry’s leaders and relevant officials in preparation for the upcoming commemoration of the 40th anniversary of January 7 Victory Day (1979-2019). Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodian PM Receives Member of German Budestag

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) of the Kingdom of Cambodia holds talks with visiting H.E. Markkus Benjamin Kodo, a Member of German Budestag, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Swearing-in Ceremony of 38 New Lawmakers

AKP Phnom Penh, September 20, 2018 — Thirty-eight (38) lawmakers, who replaced those who had resigned to take up other posts in the government, take oath in the Royal Palace on Sept. 19 afternoon after their mandate validity was announced by the sixth legislature of National Assembly during its first session held in the morning […]

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Kratie Provincial Governor Meets Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Kratie, September 19, 2018— H.E. Va Thorn (Pic. 1), Governor of Kratie province of Cambodia, meets in the provincial city this morning with H.E. Vu Quang Minh (2nd R, Pic. 2), Ambassador of Vietnam to Cambodia Photo: Chuon Socheat

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H.E. Prak Sokhonn Holds Talks with H.E. Taro Kono

AKP Tokyo, September 19, 2018— Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (L, Pic. 1) and H.E. Taro Kono, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, speak to media upon their bilateral meeting in Tokyo, Japan, this morning. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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