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January 17, 2021
Videos & Infographics
NBC Governor Named Central Banker of the Year 2021 for Asia-Pacific
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- H.E. Chea Chanto, Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia, has won the Central Banker of the Year 2021 for the Asia-Pacific region by The Banker, a well-known Global Financial Intelligence. “Under the governance of Chea Chanto, the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has successfully navigated a...
PM Sends a Message to Journalists on 5th Anniversary of Their Gathering
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen yeterday sent a message to all media practitioners to mark the 5th anniversary of the annual gathering between the Premier and the journalists. Samdech Techo Hun Sen has planned to preside over the get-together with the spokespersons and media...
A New Bag Factory Project Approved by CDC
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- A US$2.4 million bag factory project has recently obtained green light from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). According to the CDC’s press release made public yesterday, the newly approved investment project is located along the National Road No. 5 in Samaky Meanchey district,...
WWF and the General Directorate of Rubber Launch a Multi-actor Partnership on Sustainable Rubber Value Chains
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- WWF-Cambodia and the General Department of Rubber of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on their first cooperation to build a multi-actor partnership for transparent and sustainable natural rubber supply chains in Cambodia. Funded by the...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on January 14, 2021.
Road and Bridge Engineering Centre to Open Soon
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- Cambodia will open its first training centre for road and bridge engineering to increase domestic human resources, to meet emerging demand for the industry in the country’s development. The move followed the recent official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding by the Techo Sen Institute of Public Works...
Cambodian PM Marks 36 Years in Office
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- Today marks the 36th anniversary of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen holding the post of Prime Minister. “January 14, 2021 is the 36th anniversary of being in office of Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen (Jan. 14, 1985-Jan. 14, 2021). At that time, he was the youngest Prime Minister in the world...
COVID-19: 13 New Positive Cases Reported
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- The Ministry of Health this morning announced the detection of 13 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total confirmed cases in Cambodia to 411. According to the ministry’s press release, eight of the new cases are Cambodian migrant workers coming back from Thailand. They live in Siem...
Romantic Fiction Novel Makes Cambodia’s Troubled History An Easy Read
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- Launched in a new edition on Jan. 7, 2021, Ek Tha’s Find The Enemy, Find Love, is on its surface, a charming story of unlikely love and trust in a time of war. It has a deeper purpose – to explain, in an accessible way, a painful part of Cambodia’s history that is fading from popular consciousness as those who...
Japan Helps Strengthen Community Healthcare in Kampong Cham Province
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- The Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$182,035 to People’s Hope Japan (PHJ) under the framework, The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects. The grant contract was signed today between Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Mikami Masahiro, and Ms. Ishiyama Kanako, Country Director of PHJ...
Stenin Contest 2021 Opens for Applications
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- The seventh Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest kicks off in Moscow. All young photographers, including Cambodians, are welcome to join the competition. “As per tradition, the submission of young photographers’ entries opens on the birthday of Rossiya Segodnya’s special photo corresponden...
MoUs on Trade Promotion Signed
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- Ministry of Commerce has signed two separate MoUs with two private companies to strengthen cooperation on trade promotion. The signing ceremony took place early this week under the witness of H.E. Reach Ra, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Commerce and representatives of the two companies. The firs...
CDC Approves Two Investment Projects in Early January
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has issued investment certificates to two companies to invest in the production of clothes and cool boxes. The two new projects, which belong to Jian Yuan Tong Garment Co., Ltd. and Polymer Plastic Products (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., are expected to create some 5...
Cambodia Consumes Some 1 Million Tonnes of Veggies in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- Amount of vegetable consumption in Cambodia is at a high record as the government has urged for the increase of chemical-free vegetable production to supply domestic demand and reduce imports. Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries show that Cambodia consumes 1,045,725 tonnes of v...
2020 National Triathlon Championship to be Reorganised Next Week
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- The National Triathlon Championship 2020 will be reorganised from Jan. 20 to 22 in Kep province. The update was shared recently by Mr. Ngin Sokpanha, Secretary General of Cambodia Triathlon Federation (CTF), adding that the event aims to further develop the capacity of Cambodian athletes for the 2021 SEA Ga...
Photos of the Week: Fantastic Views of Koh Rong’s White Beach
NCDM, DCA Reach Cooperation Agreement on Disaster Reduction and Emergency Response
NOCC Holds a Press Conference on Angkor Wat Virtual Half Marathon
H.E. Vongsey Vissoth Holds a Consultative Meeting with Development Partners
H.E. Prof. Mam Bunheng Inspects the Treatment of COVID-19 Patients in Banteay Meanchey Province
Inauguration Ceremony of Siem Reap-Oddar Meanchey Chamber of Commerce Office
Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Presides over Inauguration of Cambodia-China Friendship Garden