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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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Cambodia’s GDP Per Capita Will Reach US$2,000 in 2023

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has positively hoped that Cambodia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita will reach US$2,000 by the end of the 6th-mandate Royal Government, i.e. in 2023.

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Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Visits Korean Institute of Construction Technology

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol visited the Korean Institute of Construction Technology (KICT), in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK) yesterday

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Cambodian PM Reconfirms Attendance at UN General Assembly in New York and Others Meetings

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has reconfirmed that he will attend the upcoming High-Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States of America.

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Samdech Hun Sen’s 1st Visit to Factory Workers as Reelected Prime Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Mona Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen held here this morning a get-together with more than 27,000 workers and employees from 24 factories and enterprises in Kong Pisey district, Kampong Speu province.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, September 19.

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Six Nests of Globally Vulnerable Lesser Adjutant Stork Discovered in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — The Wildlife Monitoring Team of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Ministry of Environment (MoE) discovered six Lesser Adjutant stork nests, in the north of Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, according to the WCS’ news release.

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Three Best Cambodian Films Nominated to Compete in Asian International Children’s Film Festival 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — Three short films produced by Cambodian students have been selected in a Preliminary In-Country Contest and nominated for the final round of the “Asian International Children’s Film Festival 2018”, according to the Japanese Embassy’s press release.

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New Business Centre To Emerge at Phnom Penh’s Kbal Thnal Flyover

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — A large property investment company is planning to develop a new business centre at area adjacent to Phnom Penh’s Kbal Thnal flyover.

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Cambodian Minister of Public Works Meets His Korean Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Ms. Kim Hyun Mee, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport of the Republic of Korea (ROK), in Seoul

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International Experts Training Cambodian Peacekeepers

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — Cambodian peacekeepers are being trained under Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) by experienced United Nations and U.S. officials.

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1,000 Yellow-Cheeked Crested Gibbons Found in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — Around 1,000 yellow-cheeked crested gibbons (Nomascus gabriellae) have been found in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, said Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in a news release.

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Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Attends 1st ASEAN-ROK Infrastructure Ministers’ Meeting in Seoul

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol attended the 1st ASEAN-ROK Infrastructure Ministers’ Meeting in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK) yesterday.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives Congratulatory Letter from His Egyptian Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2018 — H.E. Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, has sent a congratulatory message to H.E. Prak Sokhonn for his re-appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia.

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