COVID-19: Two New Imported Cases; Tally 268
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- Cambodia reported two new imported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the tally thus rose to 268, according to the Ministry of Health's press release made public this morning. One of the new patients is a 22-year-old Chinese man arriving in Cambodia on Aug. 9 from the Philippines. He was tested posit...
Young Cambodian Shepherd with Big Dream
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- A young successful Cambodian shepherd is taking the next level of transforming his sheep rearing farm into a tourism product. Bun Chanvireak, 25, is running a lucrative sheep rearing farm in Kampong Chhnang province thanks to rare practice of such business in the province as well as in Cambodia a...
New Power Dam Built in Pursat Province
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- An 80-megawatt hydropower dam project in Pursat province has started building necessary facilities, scheduling to generate power for the grid in 2023, which makes the province a power battery in the country. The dam project is invested by Korean firm – SPHP (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. – with an investment cap...
National Road Safety Committee Issues Appeal on Traffic Accident Prevention during Upcoming Holiday
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) has issued an appeal on the prevention of road accidents during the public holiday for civil servants, workers and employees from Aug. 17 to 21, 2020. The committee commended the vast majority of road users for their willingness in respecting and im...
Flights from the Philippines to Be Banned from Aug. 13
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- Cambodia has decided to temporary ban the flights from the Philippines in addition to those from Malaysia and Indonesia. The ban, agreed by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on Aug. 11, will come into effect from Aug. 13, underlined a press release of the Ministry of Health issued thi...
Weather Forecast: More Rain Expected This Week
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- Cambodian Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has forecasted that more rain, from low to heavy, will come across the country from Aug. 12 to 18. Such weather conditions are caused by low pressure and the influence of tropical storm Jangmi which is currently near the Korean peninsula and...
Supreme Court Terminate the Case Against Ao An Before ECCC
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- The Supreme Court Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) yesterday terminated the case against Ao An before the Extraordinary Chambers, according to an ECCC’s press release. Following the International Co-Prosecutor’s “Immediate Appeal of the Trial Chamber’s Effective Terminat...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on August 11, 2020.
COVID-19: 15 New Imported Cases; 1 Recovered
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- Cambodia detected 15 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) – all imported, the tally thus rose to 266, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning. Thirteen (13) of the new positive cases are Chinese nationals aged between 20 and 35 years old, while the other two a...
Cambodia, India Sign Agreement on US$1.5 Million Grant Assistance for Demining Equipment
AKP Phnom Penh, August 10, 2020 -- The Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of India have reached an agreement on the provision of US$1.5 million grant assistance for procurement of demining equipment. H.E. Gen. Neang Phat, Permanent Secretary of State at the Ministry of National Defence and Ms. Manika Jain, Indian Ambassador to Ca...
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