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January 17, 2021
Videos & Infographics
EU Consults Development Priorities with the Government
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- The drafts of European Development Cooperation Strategy for Cambodia, and the EU Multiannual Indicative Programme 2021-2027 have been discussed to align with the government's development priorities. The discussion took place here in Phnom Penh early this week between H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached t...
COVID-19: Six New Infections Reported
AKP Phnom Penh, January 13, 2021 -- The total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia increased to 398 with six new positive cases, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning. According to the source, the new cases are all Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand. The six women age...
A Bird Flu Outbreak Zone in Battambang Province Designated by Agriculture Ministry
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) today classified a village in Prek Norin commune, Ek Phnom district, Battambang province as a bird flu outbreak zone, a move to stop the spread of the disease. The decision was made in a Prakas issued on Jan. 12 after more than a thousand of chicken in...
Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Gives Online Lecture to Students of Royal School of Administration
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport shared experience and in-depth reforms of the ministry while giving here yesterday online lecture to the 11th Batch students of the Royal School of Administration (RSA). H.E. Sun Chanthol recalled the background of physical infras...
Cambodia Records Long Lost Eel Species
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- Cambodia has discovered and recorded a species of long lost eel since 2007 in a river of Prey Veng province. The endangered animal was spotted by a group of researchers at the Fisheries Administration led by Mr. Thach Phanara, Head of the Laboratory Division at the Inland Fisheries Research and Development...
Moody’s Says External Debt Risks ‘Contained’ For Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- Moody’s Investors Service said Tuesday that Cambodia's risk of external debt vulnerability was still contained. In its latest assessment of the impact of Covid-19 on Asian and the Pacific, the U.S. rating agency said "liquidity pressures will continue to haunt some frontier market sovereigns. Moody’s est...
Cambodia, East Timor Discuss Possible Aviation Cooperation
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- Cambodia and East Timor have discussed possible cooperation in the civil aviation sector, as part of strengthening the bilateral cooperation between the two countries. The discussion took place here on Jan. 12 between H.E. Mao Havannall, Minister in charge of State Secretariat of Civil Aviation and H.E. Erm...
20,000 Job Opportunities for Cambodian Migrant Workers from Thailand
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- The Royal Government of Cambodia is ready to offer, via National Employment Agency (NEA), more than 20,000 jobs for Cambodian workers returning from Thailand. The information was shared recently by H.E. Hay Hunleng, Director of NEA, adding that the job opportunities are in the fields of industry and manufac...
COVID-19: Two More Cases Recovered with Zero New Infection
AKP Phnom Penh, January 12, 2021 -- Two Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have recovered, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this morning. They are both women in their thirties living in Kamrieng district of Battambang province and Sala Krao district of...
Australia Contributes Over AUD100 Million to Mine Clearance Activities in Cambodia in Nearly 3 Decades
AKP Phnom Penh, January 11, 2021 -- Since 1994, Australia has contributed more than AUD100 million to demining activities in Cambodia, according to the Embassy of Australia in Phnom Penh. The figure was shared at the annual board meeting of the Clearing for Results Project held here recently under the presidency of Senior Minister and F...
Cambodia Receives 1.28 Million Foreign Tourists in First 11 Months
AKP Phnom Penh, January 11, 2021 -- Number of foreign arrivals dropped by 78 percent in the first eleven months of 2020 to 1.28 million, according to the Ministry of Tourism. The ministry’s figures show that the declining number of tourists in Cambodia has started since January 2020, when the world was facing the coronavirus crisis. Of the...
‘National Back to School Campaign’ Starts
AKP Phnom Penh, January 11, 2021 -- The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), supported by UNICEF, launched today a national back to school campaign to encourage Cambodian children to return to classrooms while practicing safe behaviour to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As the new school year starts, and with COVID-19 still a glob...
6th Meeting on Trading Strategy to Optimise Benefits from Free Trade Agreement
AKP Phnom Penh, January 11, 2021 -- Ministry of Commerce has recently organised the 6th Meeting on Trading Strategy to optimise the benefits from the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The meeting was led by H.E. Pen Sovicheat, Under-Secretary of State for the Ministry of Commerce, with participation from concerned officials. The meeting decided...
Construction Progress of 38 Roads in Siem Reap Province Reviewed
AKP Phnom Penh, January 11, 2021 -- Ministry of Public Works and Transports (MPWT) has reviewed the construction progress of 38 streets in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province with technical officials and relevant parties. The meeting, taken place in Siem Reap on Friday last week, was chaired by H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister, Minister of M...
CWS Rejects Rumours over Kaavan
AKP Phnom Penh, January 11, 2021 -- Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) has rejected rumours that Kaavan, 35, male elephant will be used for breeding purposes. “Regretfully, there is an ongoing need to contend with rumours and misinformation regarding the life of Kaavan at CWS. It is said that Kaavan will be used to intentionally breed with oth...
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