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September 19, 2020
Videos & Infographics
15 Baby Siamese Crocodiles Spotted in a Lake
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released pics and video today showing critically endangered Siamese crocodile hatchlings (Crocodylussiamensis) – among the world’s most endangered crocodile species – swimming in a natural lake in Sre Ambel district of Koh Kong province, Cambodia. According to a WCS' pr...
PM Urges for Continued Attention to Hygiene Despite Zero Active COVID-19 Case
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has urged his compatriots to continue protecting themselves from the COVID-19 pandemic even though the last patient has recovered. “I would like to share with you the happy news from the Ministry of Health that in the second phase of the COV...
USAID and UNICEF Support School Re-opening in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- The Phnom Penh Municipality, UNICEF, and U.S. Embassy leadership marked the distribution of key hygiene supplies, such as soap, hand sanitizer, and thermometers to 417 schools in five provinces and Phnom Penh. The ceremony recognised the U.S. Government’s critical assistance for safe school re-openi...
To Better Protect the World Endangered Freshwater Dolphins
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Cambodia is pushing the conservation of the country’s Mekong River dolphins not only to make it an attractive tourism product, but also to better protect the population of the world endangered mammal. According to H.E. Neth Pheaktra, Spokesperson and Secretary of State at the Ministry of Environment, as t...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on September 11, 2020.
Indian Outgoing Ambassador Bids Cambodian PM Farewell
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here at the Peace Palace this morning outgoing Ambassador of India to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Manika Jain. According to H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Cambodian Premier, in the farewell meeting, H.E. Ms. Mani...
Health Ministry Rejects Vietnam’s News Reports on Imported COVID-19 Cases from Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Cambodia’s Ministry of Health has denied the news report published by VN Express saying that three Vietnamese nationals had been tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Cambodia. The rejection was made yesterday evening by H.E. Mrs. Or Vandine, Spokesperson and Secretary of State at the Ministry...
Improving Cambodia’s Logistics System
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Ministry of Public Works and Transport and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have co-signed here on Sept. 9 discussion note on the next phase (phase 2) of the Cambodia logistics system improvement project. The minister H.E. Sun Chanthol underlined that the modernisation of transport infras...
Cambodia, Germany Reflect Cooperation for Future Priorities
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Cambodia and Germany have held a joint consultation to review the progress of bilateral cooperation in local economic development and to identify future cooperation priorities towards inclusive and sustainable economic development in Cambodia. Taking place at the Council for Development of Cambodia here i...
Samdech Sar Kheng Receives Newly Appointed SDC Director
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng has received newly appointed Director of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Mr. Markus Buerli. In the meeting at the ministry recently, Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng welcomed Mr. Markus Buerli for...
ADB Approves Nearly US$128-Million Loan for Power Grid Expansion in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$127.8 million loan to support the construction of transmission lines and substations to help provide Phnom Penh and three other Cambodian provinces with stable and reliable electricity supply. According to an ADB’s press release AKP received this morning,...
No More Active COVID-19 Case in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, September 11, 2020 -- There is no more active case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia as the last patient has successfully recovered, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning. The last or 274th patient is an 18-year-old Indonesian man arriving in Cambodia on July 30 from Indonesia vi...
Cambodia Releases Outcomes of 53rd AMM and Related Meetings
AKP Phnom Penh, September 10, 2020 -- Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation this evening issued a press release on the outcomes of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and Related Meetings hosted by Vietnam via videoconference on Sept. 9. The full press release reads as follows:...
New Cambodia-Vietnam Border Gate Set to Open Soon
AKP Phnom Penh, September 10, 2020 -- Cambodia will be opening a new border gate – Prey Vor international border gate – in Kampong Ror district, Svay Rieng province, at the border with Vietnam’s Long An province, in a move to facilitate cross-border goods transport. The construction of border gate facilities has been finally completed a...
Cambodia Spends Close to US$80 Million to Assist COVID-19 Hit People
AKP Phnom Penh, September 10, 2020 -- The Royal Government of Cambodia has spent nearly US$80 million as emergency cash transfer programme for impoverished families hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. A budget of over US$78 million has been so far provided through the programme, said H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister and Minis...
Photos of the Week: "Bakong, My Village", a New Tourist Attraction in Siem Reap
PM and Spouse Celebrate Pchum Ben Festival at Vaing Chas Pagoda in Kampong Speu
CAMSOC Holds Its Weekly Meeting
Thbong Khmum Provincial Governor Holds a Get-Together with the Provincial Officials
H.E. Kuoch Chamroeun Holds a Get-Together with Armed Forces and Medical Team
Outgoing Indian Ambassador Pays Farewell Visit to DPM Prak Sokhonn
His Majesty the King Grants Royal Audience to Timor-Leste Ambassador