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January 17, 2021
Videos & Infographics
Mekong Water Levels to Drop Due to Power Grid Maintenance in China
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021-- The water outflow at Jinghong hydropower station in China’s Yunnan province is dropping due to power grid maintenance during Jan. 5–24, 2021, leading to changes in river water levels along the Mekong River in Thailand, Lao PDR, and Cambodia, according to a press release from the Mekong R...
National Assembly Made Noticeable Achievements in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021— The sixth legislative mandate of Cambodia National Assembly reviewed and adopted 36 draft laws and led other key activities in 2020. The achievements were reflected in the NA report published recently, adding that the essential draft laws were adopted through 22 meetings and extraordinary sessions. Key dra...
Cambodia Attends Signing of Protocol to Amend Regional Manual on Tourism
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021-- Cambodia has attended a signing ceremony of the protocol to amend the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Tourism. The signing ceremony of the protocol took place today in Bangkok under the chairmanship of H.E. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand. Commercial Atta...
Donor Community Appreciates Cambodia’s Mine Clearance Efforts
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021 -- Donor community and development partners including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Australia, and New Zealand have spoken highly of Cambodia’s commitment in mine clearance in order to provide safe land for the people, contributi...
World Bank sees Cambodia Growing at 4 percent in 2021
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021 -- The World Bank has forecast four percent growth for Cambodia this year after the economy shrank by an estimated two percent in 2021. In its Global Economic Prospects report released in Washington Tuesday, it also forecast that Cambodia’s growth would accelerate to 5.2 percent next year. The forecast for...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on January 06, 2021.
“The Heart of the Saviour” Launched to Mark 45th Wedding Anniversary of Cambodia’s First Lady
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021 -- A Cambodian author yesterday released his work titled “The Heart of the Saviour” to cheer the 45th wedding anniversary between Cambodian Premier and the First Lady. The work of about 400 pages is another piece by H.E. Pov Sok – the author and advisor to the Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo...
COVID-19: Tally Rises to 383 with New Confirmed Case
AKP Phnom Penh, January 06, 2021 -- The total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia stood at 383 after the detection of another positive case, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release made public this morning. According to the source, the new case is a 28-year-old Cambodian migrant worker returning from Th...
Cambodia Records Yellow Breasted Bunting at Boeung Prek Lapouv Protected Landscape
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- The critical endangered Yellow Breasted Bunting has been reconfirmed recording in Boeung Prek Lapouv, a Landscape Protection Area in a large wetland in the Lower Mekong Delta, located in Borey Chulsar and Koh Andet districts of Takeo province. According to a news release of the Birdlife International Cambod...
More Than One Million Visitors Tour the Country during 4-day New Year Holiday
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- A total of 1,279,128 domestic tourists visited various tourism destinations across the country during the four-day New Year holiday, from Dec. 31, 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism released this morning. Of them, 1,268,025 were national tourists and 11,103 were internal...
The ‘Golden Age’ of the Brao People in Northeast Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- The Brao people of northeastern Cambodia played a key role in fostering regional cooperation in the 1970s through their close ties with Vietnamese and Lao leaders. Dating back to the early 1950s, such collaboration had significant national consequence which, a new book agues, allowed the Brao to enjoy a golden...
Op-ed: Book Launch Marks Day of Liberation from the Killing Fields
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- On Thursday, January 7, 2021, it will be the 42th anniversary of the liberation of Cambodia from the notorious, and noxious, Pol Pot regime and the end of the Killing Fields. It is the day Cambodian survivors of that genocidal period describe as their second birthday. Without then-Mr. Hun Sen seeking of ass...
Cambodian Growth to Achieve 4 Percent This Year
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia’s national economic growth in 2021 will achieve at least 4 percent, according to the Macroeconomic and Banking Sector Update 2020 report by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC). The newly released report also acknowledges other growth forecasts by international and regional financial institutions cl...
Cambodia’s Rubber Export Valued at US$459 Million in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia exported some 340,000 tonnes of rubber in 2020 generating US$459 million for the national income. The update was shared yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, adding that during the year, the export of rubber trees was worth nearly US$24 million. Cambodia has in total...
National Dance Championship to be Reorganised in Mid-January
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia Dance Sports Federation is planning to reorganise the 2020 National Dance Championship this month, Ms. Hang Simorn, Secretary General of the Federation affirmed yesterday. To take place on Jan. 17 at the National Olympic Stadium here in Phnom Penh, the competition aims to select qualified dancers f...
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