Cambodia, South Korea Start Fourth Round of Negotiations on Free Trade Pact This Week
AKP Phnom Penh, November 19, 2020 -- Cambodia and South Korea began yesterday the fourth round of their negotiations on free trade agreement (FTA) to outline details of general rules, origin of country, customs clearance, market access and other issues, according to the Ministry of Commerce. The virtual meeting is taking place for three days,...
Spokesperson Reacts Against UN Rapporteur’s Concerns over Cambodia’s Human Rights
AKP Phnom Penh, November 19, 2020 -- H.E. Chin Malin, Secretary of State and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Justice, has reacted against the concerns of the UN's report over the situation of human rights in Cambodia. The reaction was made on his official Facebook page posted recently after Ms. Mary Lawlor, the United Nations Special Rapporte...
Cambodia, Denmark to Boost Economic Diplomatic Cooperation
AKP Phnom Penh, November 19, 2020 -- Cambodia and Denmark have pledged to continue strengthening economic cooperation and boost bilateral trade, while the two-way trade volume reached over US$300 million in 2019, according to the Royal Embassy of Cambodia to Thailand. The commitment was made in a recent meeting in Bangkok, Thailand between H....
Cambodian PM Leaves Self-quarantine
AKP Phnom Penh, November 19, 2020 -- Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this morning appeared in public for the first time after being in self-quarantine for 14 days following the Nov. 3 Incident. “Due to busy schedule, especially assisting the victims of flash floods and conducting the 14-day quarantine, I haven’t play...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, November 19, 2020 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on November 19, 2020.
COVID-19: Zero New Case; Tally 304
AKP Phnom Penh, November 19, 2020 -- Cambodia reported zero new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) this morning; the tally thus remains at 304, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health. The total 304 confirmed cases in the Kingdom include 62 women and 242 men, of them there are 189 Cambodians, 45 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Mal...
Schools to Reopen Next Monday after Two-Week Closure
AKP Phnom Penh, November 18, 2020 — Students in Phnom Penh and Kandal province will return to school on Nov. 23, after the situation is easing and the Nov. 3 Incident is coming to an end. Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen authorised the class resumption at the request of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, accord...
Tourism Seaport Project to be Developed in Koh Tonsay
AKP Phnom Penh, November 18, 2020 -- A tourism seaport project is unveiled to be constructed in Koh Tonsay (Rabbit Island), Kep province as the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) has started. H.E. Ms. Ol Phirun, Deputy Governor of Kep province, said on Nov. 18 that the tourism seaport is the ADB-backed project and a local...
UK Pledges to Boost Cooperation in Private Sector Development and Trade Activities with Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, the November 18, 2020 -- United Kingdom has promised to further boost the private sector development and trade activities in Cambodia to contribute to fostering the country’s economic growth. The commitment was made here yesterday by H.E. Ms. Tina Redshaw, British Ambassador to Cambodia, during her courtesy call on H.E. Aun Po...
UTCC Plans to Open a Branch Campus in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, November 18, 2020 -- The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) is planning to open an international branch campus in Cambodia to provide more option for students who wish to pursue their studies in ASEAN member countries. The plan was revealed in a meeting between Cambodian Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Ouk Sorphorn...
Cambodia, Vietnam to Hold 18th Join...
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U.S. Provides More Flood Recovery A...
U.S. Provides Additional Fund to Su...