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Cambodia Commemorates the Listing of Preah Vihear and Sambor Prei Kuk Temples as World Heritage Sites

AKP Phnom Penh, July 15, 2018 — Some 10,000 Cambodian people, especially the youths, gathered here this evening at the National Olympic Stadium to celebrate the registration of Preah Vihear and Sambor Prei Kuk Temples on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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His Majesty the King Sends Condolence Letter to Chinese President

AKP Phnom Penh, July 14, 2018 — His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has expressed his sincere condolences over the deadly floods in China.

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Cambodians in UK Submit Petition to British Top Leaders

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — More than a hundred British citizens of Cambodian descent and Cambodian youth have signed a petition, calling on the British government not to directly impose any sanction and/or punitive economic embargo

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No Alcohol Sale and Consumption One Day Before and During Election

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — The Royal Government of Cambodia has banned alcohol sale and consumption a day before and during the forthcoming general elections.

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Fishing Communities Halt Work as Bad Weather Foreseen

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — Giving forecast harsh weather at the sea and coastal area, fishermen have decided to halt their duty from July 12 to 18

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His Majesty the King of Cambodia Sends Condolence Letter to Japanese Emperor

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has addressed a condolence letter to His Majesty Akihito, the Emperor of Japan, over the deadly floods.

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China-Cambodia Relations Deepening, Greater Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — The two countries relations have been developed and deepening over the last six decades and both sides looked to greater fruitful cooperation in years to come, said H.E Xiong, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of Cambodia, told Cambodia’s state-run news agency, AKP

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 13.

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Cambodia Earns over US$15 Billion from Tourism Sector in Past Five Years

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — Cambodia’s tourism sector earned more than US$15 billion for national revenue, according to a recent summary report on major achievements of the Royal Government of Cambodia in the fifth mandate, from 2013 to 2017.

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Cambodia, World Bank Join Forces to Improve Higher Education and Connectivity

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — The Royal Government of Cambodia and the World Bank signed here yesterday afternoon agreements signaling the start of the implementation of two key investment projects, one seeking to improve higher education for industrial development

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Insurance Sector Generates Nearly US$47 Million in Q1

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018– For the first trimester of 2018, Cambodia’s premium income from insurance sector has reached US$46.8 million, up nearly 30 percent from US$36.2 million during the same period last year.

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Cambodian Peacekeepers Provide Volleyball Training to Displaced Boys and Girls in South Soudan

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 — Cambodian peacekeepers who are taking part in the United Nations Mission in South Soudan (UNMISS) have been providing volleyball training to displayed boys and girls at a UN protection site, according to a news release of UNMISS.

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PM Underlines Milestones of Cambodia’s 5th Mandate Leadership

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 — Secured political stability and democracy, sustained high economic performance, and vigorously reformed public services and social development are milestones of Cambodia’s 5th mandate leadership.

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Phnom Penh International Airport Sees Increasing Flight Movements

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 — Phnom Penh International Airport sees noticeable increase of flight movements this year, according to its General Manager Mrs. Chloé Lapeyre.

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PM: Reproductive Health Empowers Women and Sustains Development

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 — Realisation of reproductive health does not only empower women, but also contributes indispensably to Cambodia’s sustainable development. This is a key message of a letter from Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen to cheer the July 11 World Population Day.

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Free Screening of Cambodian, Chinese Movies Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 — Cambodia has launched the Chinese Movies Week and the 3rd Mobile Outstanding Chinese-Khmer Movies – an effort to enhance cultural understanding of the two nations.

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Cambodia Reaches Visa Exemption Agreements with 31 Nations

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 — Cambodia has so far signed 31 visa exemption agreements with 31 countries around the world.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 12.

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Cambodia Expresses Condolences over Japan Deadly Floods    

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has sent a condolence letter to H.E. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and Japanese people over devastating floods, killing almost 200 people and injuring many others.

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Government Licences Four More Private Companies

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 — Royal Government of Cambodia has granted licences to four more private companies to operate in Cambodia. The update was shared yesterday by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC)

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Construction of Phnom Penh-Preah Sihanouk Expressway To Begin in November

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 — Royal Government of Cambodia is planning to start the construction of Phnom Penh-Preah Sihanouk expressway by November 2018

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Cambodia-Thailand Trade Exchange Increases 22% in First Five Months

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 — During the first five months of this year, the two-way trade between Cambodia and Thailand rose about 22 percent to about US$2.3 billion, compared with the same period last year.

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Commerce Minister Optimistic of Cassava Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 — Cambodian Commerce Minister H.E. Pan Sorasak has expressed his strong belief in the newly-endorsed National Cassava Sector Development Policy (NCSDP).

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Offence Cases Drop Dramatically in Past Five Years

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 — Security and safety have been tightened during the fifth mandate of the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), according to a report on the RGC’s major achievements from 2013 to 2017 released recently by the Office of the Council of Ministers.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 11.

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MoU to Promote Cambodia’s Garment Industry Signed

AKP Phnom Penh, July 10, 2018 — National Employment Agency (NEA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cambodian Garment Training Institute (CGTI) to deliver textile capacity building service.

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Photo Stories

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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Cambodian Information Minister Receives a Vietnamese Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 15, 2018 — Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, Pic. 1) greets visiting H.E. Tran Nhat Thanh, General Director in charge of international cooperation of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, at the ministry office in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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CPP Members in Phnom Penh Hold Election Campaign

AKP Phnom Penh, July 14, 2018 — Some 15,000 members of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) in Phnom Penh hold their election campaign in the capital city this morning, the 8th day of the 21-day election campaign for the 6th general elections. Photo:  Ok Sokkhoeun  

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for Renovation of a Gravel Road in Koh Sotin District

AKP Pursat, July 14, 2018— H.E. Long Seng (Pic. 1), Advisor to the Ministry of Information, operates a bulldozer to mark the beginning of the renovation of a 700-metre-long red gravel road in Kpop village, Moha Knhong commune, Koh Sotin district,

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Governor of Pursat Province Meets Local People in Veal Veng District

AKP Pursat, July 14, 2018— Pursat Provincial Governor H.E. Mao Thonin (Pic. 1) greets the participants at a get-together with some 1,200 local people in Veal Veng district, Pursat province on July 13. Photo: Nao Thoeun

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H.E. Hang Chuon Naron Presides over Medal Conferment Ceremony for Education Staff in Kampong Cham

AKP Kampong Cham, July 14, 2018— Minister of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Hang Chuon Naron (C, Pic. 1) presides over the conferment ceremony of medals and letters of appreciation to 1,529 education staff of Kampong Cham province, on July 13. Photo: Chhay Moth

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Photo of the Week: Samlor Korko, a Khmer Typical Dish

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018 — Samlor Korko or stirring soup is a famous typical Khmer dish. The recipe of this national soup varies from one family to another and from one region to another, but the ingredients are quite similar. The main ingredient is Kroeung, the mix of sliced lemon grass leaves,

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Preparatory Meeting for High School Exams (2017-2018)

AKP Preah Sihanouk, July 13, 2018— Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor H.E. Yun Min (Pic. 1) holds a preparatory meeting in Preah Sihanoukville on July 12 with a delegation of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) and the Anti-Corruption Unit led by Undersecretary

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H.E. Khim Bunsong Receives Representative of Angkor International Airport Investment (Cambodia) Co., Ld.

AKP Siem Reap, July 13, 2018— Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bunsong (2nd R, Pic. 1) exchanges souvenirs with Mr. Zou Yuhui, Deputy Managing Director of Angkor International Airport Investment (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., upon their meeting in the provincial city this morning. Photo: Khuth Sao

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Preah Sihanouk Provincial Leaders Mark the Annual Arbour Day

AKP Preah Sihanouk, July 13, 2018— Preah Sihanouk provincial leaders together with their colleagues mark the annual Arbour Day in Prey Nup district, Preah Sihanouk province, this morning. Photo: Ngou Somony

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NHK Delegation Meets Phnom Penh Municipal Governor

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018— A delegation of Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) or Japan Broadcasting Corporation led by H.E. Fumiaki Takahashi (C, Pic. 1), former Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia, holds a meeting here this morning with Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Khuong Sreng. Photo: Ok Sokkhoeun  

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Activities of Load and Unload of Ballot Papers of NEC

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018— Activities of load and unload of ballot papers of the National Election Committee (NEC) in Phnom Penh this morning for the upcoming allocation to 22,967 polling stations in 25 municipality and provinces nationwide for the 6th legislature general elections. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Kratie Provincial Authorities Celebrate the Annual Arbour Day

AKP Kratie, July 13, 2018— Kratie provincial authorities led by its Governor H.E. Var Thorn (Pic. 1) plant over 2,000 saplings in Chetr Borei district, Kratie province, on July 12 to mark the Annual Arbour Day (July 9). Photo: Chuon Socheat

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Kampong Thom Province Marks the Annual National Fishery Day

AKP Kampong Thom, July 13, 2018— Kampong Thom provincial authorities led by its Governor H.E. Sok Lou (Pic. 1) release various species of fries into Taing Krasaing Reservoir in Santuk district, Kampong Thom province, on July 12 to mark the 16th National Fishery Day. Photo: Sum Vanna

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Cambodia, World Bank Sign Two Financing Agreements

AKP Phnom Penh, July 13, 2018— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Academician Aun Pornmoniroth (R, Pic. 1) shakes hands with Ms. Inguna Dobraja, Country Manager of the World Bank for Cambodia, upon the signing ceremony of the Financing Agreements for Higher Education Improvement Project and the Road Asset Management Project […]

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