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NEC’s Backup Plan for Possibly Flooded Polling Stations

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — National Election Committee (NEC) has defined backup plan for polling stations possibly affected by floods due to current low pressure and heavy rains covering parts of Cambodia.

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Extra Attention on Possible Flooding Notified for Residents Along Mekong River

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — Competent authorities have called for extra attention among residents of provinces along Mekong River, although current water in the river has not reached alarming level.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 19.

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Accreditation of Additional 1,400 Election Observers Considered

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — National Election Committee (NEC) is considering accreditation of additional 1,400 national observers for the forthcoming July 29 general elections.

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Senior IMF Economist Congratulates Cambodia on High Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — Visiting Senior Economist of Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mr. Vassili Prokopenko has congratulated Cambodia on its high economic growth.

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GDCE Collects US$4 Billion as State Revenue in First Semester

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — The General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) at the Ministry of Economy and Finance collected in total US$4 billion as state income in the first six months of this year, up about 27.8 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Bad Weather Continues to Hit Cambodia until July 21

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Downpours will continue throughout Cambodia until this weekend, according to an announcement of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued this morning.

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A Look into Cambodia’s Public Works and Transport Services in Past Five Years

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Minister has highlighted key achievements of Cambodia’s public works and transport – more user-oriented, cost-effective and rich – throughout the last mandate.

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KOIMA Interested in Cambodia’s Rubber

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Korea Importers Association (KOIMA) has shown its interest on Cambodia’s rubber and will dispatch a working group to the Kingdom to conduct a feasibility study on this potential agricultural product.

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Cambodian PM Inspects a Garment Factory’s Production Chain

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia this morning paid a visit to Top Summit Garment Inc. factory, along the National Road Number 4 to learn about its production chain and the workers’ activities.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 18.

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Kampot Province To Have Market for Its Local Products Soon

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Kampot provincial authorities are planning to create a market for their provincial products shortly in order to avoid fake products

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MOWRAM Alerts 4 Provinces to Hurry to Collect Crop Yields

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has called on the Cambodian farmers, especially those in four provinces to rush to collect their crop yields as soon as possible.

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AMRO Retains Positive Forecast of Cambodia’s Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO)’s report released recently continued to affirm that the Cambodian economy will sustain strong growth with positive trend.

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Nearly 80,000 Observers from Political Parties Recognised by NEC

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — The National Election Committee (NEC) has so far allowed nearly 80,000 political agents to take part in observing the July generation elections.

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Expert Foresees Growth in Real Estate after General Elections

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — A real estate expert foresees significant rise in the sector after the scheduled July 29 National Election. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Century 21 Imperial Realty Co., Ltd. Mr. Ken Lo

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NEC: Indelible Ink, Not Harmful to Health

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — The National Election of Committee of Cambodia (NEC) has claimed that the indelible ink to be used during the upcoming National Election has no adverse health effects and cannot be cleaned off on the same day of election.

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National Assembly Adopts 109 Laws in Its 5th Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia has adopted 109 laws for the national interests during its 5th legislature, H.E. Leng Peng Long, Secretary-General and Spokesperson of NA, told reporters late last week.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 17.

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NBC Forecasts Continuing Positive Trend of Cambodia’s Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Senior leaders of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) have once again shared their positive perspective over the country’s economic growth this year.

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MOEYS Spends Some US$5 Million for Each Year’s High School Exam

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) generally spends about US$5 million for high school examination every year, said Minister of MoEYS H.E. Hang Chuon Naron at a recent press conference in Phnom Penh.

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Siem Reap To Construct New Airport Shortly

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Siem Reap province of Cambodia expects to start the construction of the US$900 million worth Angkor International Airport shortly. The update was underlined in a recent meeting between Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bunsong

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Japan Supports NEC with Election Materials

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Japan has supported Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) with over 11,000 election boxes and 40 pickup vehicles worth over US$7 million, according to the committee’s press release.

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Turkey Wants to Form Sister City Alliance with Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Republic of Turkey is willing to establish a sister city alliance between a Turkish city and Phnom Penh capital in order to further promote cooperation between the two countries.

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South Korea Appreciates Cambodia in Addressing Investment Land Disputes

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — South Korea has appreciated the approach of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s in handling investment disputes. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Cambodia H.E. Oh Nak-young expressed the appreciation

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Shanghai Interested in Investment in Coal-Fired Power Plant and Satellite System in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Shanghai businessmen has paid a visit to Cambodia recently and expressed their interest in investing in coal-fired power plant and satellite system in Cambodia.

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Photo Stories

H.E. Yun Min Inspects Rain Flood in Kampong Seila District

AKP Preah Sihanouk, July 18, 2018— Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor H.E. Yun Min (Wearing Scarf) accompanied by his colleagues makes an inspection tour of rain flood along National Road No. 4 in Kampong Seila district, Preah Sihanouk province, on July 17. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Oddar Meanchey Province Marks National Fishery Day and Arbour Day

AKP Oddar Meanchey, July 18, 2018— Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Sar Thavy (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the celebration of the annual National Fishery Day (July 1) and Arbour Day (July 9) in the province on July 17. Photo: Tith Sror

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Offers Vossa Candles and Offerings to Buddhist Monks in Kampong Cham

AKP Kampong Cham, July 18, 2018— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) accompanied by the ministry’s senior officials hands over Tean Vossa (Vossa Candles) and other offerings to Buddhist monks at a local pagoda in Koh Sotin district, Kampong Cham province, this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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A Consultative Meeting on the Official Launch of One Window Service Unit

AKP Siem Reap, July 18, 2018— Siem Reap Deputy Provincial Governor H.E. Ly Samrith (C, Pic. 1) presides over in the provincial city this morning a consultative meeting for the upcoming official launch of the provincial One Window Service Unit. Photo: Khuth Sao

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Samdech Sar Kheng Presides over Handover Ceremony of Motorbikes to All Administrative Police Stations

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018— Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (Pic. 1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning a handover ceremony of 1,646 motorbikes to the commune/Sangkat administrative police stations across the country. Photo: Lanh Visal

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PM Hun Sen Visits Garment Workers and Employees

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018— Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (C, Pic. 1) accompanied by his colleagues, visits workers and employees at Top Summit Garment Inc. in Khan Pursenchey, Phnom Penh, this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Governor of Kampong Thom Province Plants Saplings in Santuk District

AKP Kampong Thom, July 17, 2018— Kampong Thom Provincial Governor H.E. Sok Lou (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he and his spouse were presiding over a ceremony to plant some 1,330 saplings of precious species on a social concession land in Tipo commune, Santuk district, Kampong Thom province this morning. Photo: Sum Vanna

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NEC Holds a Meeting to Display Indelible Ink

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018— The National Election Committee (NEC) of Cambodia holds a meeting here this morning with other stakeholders to display the indelible ink to be used during the upcoming 6th legislature general elections in Cambodia. Photo: Lanh Visal

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Donates Money for Poor and Orphan Children

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1) hands over here this morning money to representative of charitable working group for poor and orphan children. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Chief Financial Officer of Cambodian Sing Meng Telemedia Co., Ltd.

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018— H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1), Minister of Information of Cambodia, receives a basket of fruits from Mr. Huang Hua, Chief Financial Officer of Cambodian Sing Meng Telemedia Co., Ltd., during their courtesy meeting here this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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H.E. Khim Bunsong Visits Local Residents at a Public Park

AKP Siem Reap, July 16, 2018— Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bunsong (L, Pic. 1) speaks to a local resident while paying a visit to a public park in front of Preah Reach Damnak (Royal Residence) in Siem Reap provincial city on July 15 evening. Photo: Khuth Sao

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Preah Sihanouk Province Marks 16th National Fishery Day

AKP Preah Sihanouk, July 16, 2018— Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities led by its Governor H.E. Yun Min (Pic. 1) releases more than 50,000 various species of freshwater fries in Preah Sihanoukville this morning to mark the 16th National Fishery Day (July 1). Photo: Ngou Somony

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Preah Vihear Authorities Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Preah Vihear Temple’s Listing as UNESCO World Heritage Site

AKP Preah Vihear, July 16, 2018— Preah Vihear provincial authorities together with local people of all walks of life (Pic. 1) commemorate the 10th anniversary of Preah Vihear Temple’s listing as UNESCO World Heritage Site (July 7, 2008-July 7, 2018) at the temple area on July 15 under the auspices of H.E. Gen. Meas Sophea, […]

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Kampong Thom Province Marks One-Year Anniversary of Sambor Prei Kuk Temple’s Inscription as UNESCO World Heritage Site

AKP Kampong Thom, July 16, 2018– Kampong Thom provincial authorities celebrate a one-year anniversary of Sambor Prei Kuk Temple’s inscription as UNESCO World Heritage Site held at the temple area in Kampong Thom province on July 15 under the auspices of its Governor H.E. Sok Lou and his spouse (Pic. 1). Photo: Sum Vanna

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PM and Spouse Preside over Commemoration of Preah Vihear and Sambor Prey Kuk Temples’ Registration as World Heritage Sites

AKP Phnom Penh, July 15, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen (Pic. 1) preside over the celebration of the 10th anniversary and 1st anniversary of the listing of Preah Vihear and Sambor Prey Kuk Temples as UNESCO World Heritage Sites […]

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Pailin Provincial Leaders Offer Tean Vossa to All Pagodas in the Province

AKP Pailin, July 15, 2018 — Pailin provincial leaders, accompanied by their colleagues, civil servants and Buddhist followers, offer Tean Vossal (Vossa candle) and other necessary staff to all the pagodas in the province in a ceremony held in Rattanak Sophorn pagoda located in Sangkat Pailin this morning. Photo: Pailin Provincial Department of Information

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Inauguration of Samdech Chea Sim Buddhist High School in Banteay Meanchey Province

AKP Banteay Meanchey, July 15, 2018 — Deputy Prime Minister Ke Kim Yan (Pic. 1), Chairman of the National Authority for Combating Drugs, cuts red ribbon to inaugurate nearly-US$300,000 Samdech Chea Sim Buddhist High School located in Svay Chas pagoda in Serei Sophorn city, Banteay Meanchey province this morning. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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Drum-beating Ceremony to mark the Listing of Preah Vihear and Sambor Prei Kuk as World Heritage Sites

AKP Banteay Meanchey, July 15, 2018 — Deputy Prime Minister Ke Kim Yan (Pic. 1), Chairman of the National Authority for Combating Drugs, beats a drum to mark the 10th anniversary and 1st anniversary of the inscription of Preah Vihear and Sambor Prei Kuk Temples on the UNESCO World Heritage List respectively, held in Banteay […]

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Cambodia To Hold First National Tourism Fair Next Week

AKP Siem Reap, July 15, 2018 — President of the Cambodia Associations of Travel Agents (CATA) Mrs. Chhay Sivlin holds a meeting with tour operators in Siem Reap province on July 14 to inform them about the first ever National Tourism Fair scheduled to be held in Phnom Penh from July 20 to 22 under […]

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DPMs Tea Banh and Men Sam An Preside over the Celebration of 25th Founding Anniversary of Royal Gendarmerie

AKP Svay Rieng, July 15, 2018 — Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh (Pic. 1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence, addresses the participants while he and H.E. Mrs. Men Sam An, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly and Senate Relations and Inspection, were presiding over the celebration of the 25th founding […]

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