Cassava Price Increases as Harvest Starts
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- From November this year, the cassava harvest season starts in some provinces while the price of cassava reportedly saw an increase compared to that of last year, as this year’s yield is projected to be lower due to flash floods. Mr. Say Sophat, Director of Pailin Provincial Agriculture, Forestry and...
Thailand Supports Cambodia’s Recovery Efforts from Flash Floods
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- Thailand has offered US$30,000 in financial aid to the Royal Government of Cambodia as contribution to the recovery efforts from the recent flash flood. The assistance was made through the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) of Cambodia. According to a statement of NCDM releas...
Online National Career and Productivity Fair Attracts Some 30 Thousand Visitors
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) yesterday announced that the National Career and Productivity Fair held last weekend was a success and attracted 30,000 visitors, despite being held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the ministry, the fair, taking place on Nov. 1...
Cambodian Permanent Mission in Geneva: An Assessment on Cambodia Requires Factual and Legal Context
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- “An assessment on Cambodia requires factual and legal context with verified source of information and holistic perspective,” insisted the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations at Geneva in a press statement dated Nov. 16. The full st...
Weather Forecast: Cambodia to Have Light to Moderate Rain This Week
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- There would be light to moderate rain in some parts of the country, especially in the central lowland and coastal areas, this week due to northern high pressure (China) and weak northeast monsoon. The new weather forecast was made public by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology in a press release...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on November 17, 2020.
Air Passengers Recorded at only 2 Million in First Ten Months
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- The airports in Cambodia have welcomed 2,099,812 passengers in the first ten months of the year, reflecting 78 percent decline from the same period in 2019, according to the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation’s report. Phnom Penh International Airport alone received 1,271,245 passengers falling 74 percent...
A Historic Bridge of Cambodia to be Connected Next Month
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- Another historic bridge of Cambodia linking Stung Trang with Kroch Chmar district of Kampong Cham province will be connected on Dec. 7 this year. The update was shared recently by the Kampong Cham provincial hall, highlighting that the construction of the bridge now reaches over 90 percent. The official...
COVID-19: Two Recovered Cases; New Imported Case Reported
AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2020 -- Two patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this morning. The two new cured cases are H.E. Suos Yara, 47, a Lawmaker coming in contact with the Nov. 3 Incident, and a 31-year-old Cambodian woman living in Kratie province w...
Lao PM Sends Thank-You Letter to Samdech Techo Hun Sen
AKP Phnom Penh, November 16, 2020 -- H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has expressed thanks to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, over the assistance in facemasks and necessary medical equipment to Lao PDR for the COVID-19 prevention....
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