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Phnom Penh Residents’ GDP Per Capita Reaches US$3,800

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia has pointed out that the GDP per capita of Phnom Penh residents rose to US$3,800 in 2017.

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US$10-Million Phnom Penh Safari Officially Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — The over-US$10-million Phnom Penh Safari invested by L.Y.P Group was officially inaugurated this morning under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, after the soft opening since late April.

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Indonesia’s Lion Air Plans to Operate Direct Flight to Cambodia Soon

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Lion Air, an Indonesian low-cost airline, is planning to launch its direct flight to Cambodia in the near future. The information was shared by newly appointed Ambassador of Indonesia H.E. Sudirman Haseng

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Chief of Defence Forces of Royal Thai Armed Forces Pays Courtesy Visit to Cambodian PM

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here yesterday afternoon at the Peace Palace visiting Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan.

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Cambodian PM: Who Really Destroy Democratic Process in Cambodia?

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — “Who really destroys the democratic process in Cambodia? Those who organise the election or those who appeal for election boycott?”

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World Bank Provides Additional Financing for Improved Connectivity and Emergency Response in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — Cambodia will improve the condition, safety, and climate resilience of a key national highway, with US$110 million in additional financing approved yesterday by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors.

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PM Appeals to All Politicians Not to Degrade Other Political Parties

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on all politicians to only promote their own political parties, but not to degrade others.

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Gov’t Subsidises US$0.02 to Help Cut Petroleum Prices

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen announced here this morning about the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC)’s fuel subsidy policy.

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Renovation of Phnom Penh-Poipet Railway to Be Completed in July

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — The restoration of the railway line linking Phnom Penh to Poipet, at the border with Thailand, will be completed in July as planned to facilitate the cross-border passenger and goods transportation service.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, June 22.

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PM Hun Sen Recognises Important Role of MRA-TP

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this afternoon voiced his support to the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP).

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Cambodian PM Calls for Participation from Specialised Banks in Human Resource Training

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has called on all private specialised banks to take part in training human resources, especially in tourism sector.

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Tourism Minister Shares Cambodia’s Commitment to Implement ASEAN MRA-TP

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — As Cambodia is the host country of the 2nd International Conference on the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP), Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon recalled ASEAN MRA-TP’s background and laid stress on Cambodia’s commitment to carry out this MRA-TP.

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PM Inaugurates Different Achievements at Bodyguard Command

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen inaugurated in Takhmao city, Kandal province, this morning different achievements at the Bodyguard Command constructed at a total cost of over US$4 million.

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Garment Workers’ Monthly Minimum Wage Will be Over US$170 in 2019: PM

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Cambodian Prime Minister has assured that the monthly minimum wage for garment and textile workers will be more than US$170 in 2019.

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Clean Water Access to Cover Entire Phnom Penh by 2025

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Access to clean water supply will cover all 105 Sangkat of Phnom Penh capital by 2025. The update was shared by Mr. Keut Chhe, Deputy Governor of Phnom Penh in a technical working group meeting

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Cambodia, China Discuss Ways to Boost Bilateral Trade and Investment

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Cambodian and Chinese relevant officials met here on Tuesday afternoon in the 5th Meeting of Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee (5th CCETCC) to further promote the two-day trade.

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Second AEON Mall Officially Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — The second AEON Mall located in the northern part of Phnom Penh, officially opened its door yesterday after a few weeks of trial operation, in response to the rapid development of the capital and to the people’s demand for quality services and commodities.

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Opinion: Will Japan Abandon Cambodia?

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Over the past decades, the relationship between Cambodia and Japan has been peaceful and prosperous. This relationship was created due to historical factors, Japan’s notable contributions towards the security and the development of Cambodia

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, June 21.

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2nd International Conference on ASEAN MRA-TP Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — The 2nd International Conference on Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP) began here this morning under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism.

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Cambodian Prime Minister Visits Nearly 18,000 Workers in Takeo

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen paid a visit to some 17,767 workers and employees from 13 factories and enterprises in Takeo province this morning.

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Agricultural Minister Urges for Suitable Use of Agrichemical

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon has encouraged appropriate use of agrichemical among farmers to ensure the quality of agricultural crops.

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Royal Gov’t Establishes Boeung Yak Lom Multi-use Area

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — The Royal Government of Cambodia has, in a sub-decree, announced the creation of Boeung Yak Lom or Yak Lom Lake multi-use area.

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City Bus Card Put Into Use

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — Phnom Penh Municipality yesterday put into official use the e-payment card for city bus. The official launch of City Bus Card took place at a bus station in Khan Russey Keo under the presidency of H.E. Khuong Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh Municipality.

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NA Approves Over US$1.3-Billion Power Projects

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — National Assembly of Cambodia yesterday approved the US$1,348-million power projects – a solar power plant in Kampong Speu province and a coal-fired plant in Preah Sihanouk province.

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Photo Stories

Governor of Mondulkiri Presides over Groundbreaking Ceremony for Construction of Bailey Bridge in Koh Nhek District

AKP Mondulkiri, June 24, 2018 — Mondulkiri Provincial Governor H.E. Svay Sam Eang (C, Pic. 1) presides over the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a 40-metre-long and 6-metre-wide Bailey bridge in Koh Nhek district, Mondulkiri province on June 24. Photo: Chan but

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DPM Men Sam An Has Solidarity Lunch with CWPD-Information Ministry Branch

AKP Phnom Penh, June 24, 2018 — Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Mrs. Men Sam An (Pic. 1), Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection and President of the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD), holds a get-together and has a solidarity lunch with members of CWPD-Information Ministry Branch, in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: […]

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Information Minister Visits People in Koh Sotin District

AKP Kampong Cham, June 24, 2018 — Local residents warmly welcomes the arrival of Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) and his entourage at a get-together with some 520 people in Moha Knhong commune, Koh Sotin district, Kampong Cham province this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Phnom Penh Municipal Governor Presides over Land Title Certificate Handover Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, June 24, 2018 — H.E. Khuong Sreng (L, Pic. 1), Governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, hands over a land title certificate to a local resident, while he was presiding over the land title certificate handover ceremony for 407 families in Sangkat Niroth, Khan Chbar Ampov, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor Gives Donations to 98 Needy Families in Samrong City

AKP Oddar Meanchey, June 24, 2018 — Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Sar Thavy (R, Pic. 1), Honorary President of the Provincial Red Cross, distributes donations of the Provincial Red Cross to 98 needy families from eight villages of Sangkat Bosbov, Samrong city, Oddar Meanchey province this morning. Photo: Tith Sror

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Governor of Preah Sihanouk Releases Baby Shrimps in Prey Nup District

AKP Preah Sihanouk, June 24, 2018 — Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor H.E. Yun Min (Sitting, Centre, Pic. 1) releases baby shrimps into a large-scale pond in Boeung Taprohm commune, Prey Nup district, Preah Sihanouk province on June 23 afternoon. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Siem Reap Province Launches Blood Donation Campaign

AKP Siem Reap, June 24, 2018 — Some 1,000 youths donate their blood to the blood transfusion centre of Siem Reap Provincial Referral Hospital, to mark the launch of blood donation campaign held on June 23 in the presence of Mr. Peou Piseth (2nd R, Pic. 1), Deputy Governor of Siem Reap province. Photo: Khuth […]

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PM Hun Sen Inaugurates Phnom Penh Safari

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) cuts red ribbon to inaugurate the US$10 Million Phnom Penh Safari invested by L.Y.P Group in Sangkat Bakheng, Khan Chroy Changvar, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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PM Hun Sen Meets New Indonesian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) holds talks with newly appointed Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Sudirman Haseng, at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Kok Ky

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Photo of the Week​: Boeung Chhouk, Newly Formed Ecotourism Community in Siem Reap

AKP Siem Reap, June 22, 2018 — Boeugn Chhouk is a newly established ecotourism community in Siem Reap province. It is located in Knar Sanday Commune, Banteay Srei district, some 40 kilometres from the provincial town. At Boeung Chhouk, tourists can enjoy beautiful natural landscape by sitting in a floating kiosk, take a boat to […]

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Cambodian PM Receives Royal Thai Armed Forces Chief

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018— Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) of the Kingdom of Cambodia shakes hands with visiting Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan, Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, prior to their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Hun […]

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Information Minister Receives a National Tour Guide

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018— Mr. Hem Sophoan (L, Pic. 1), National Tour Guide, pays a courtesy call on Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith, and offers him some copies of book entitled “Angkor Kingdom Guide Book”, at the ministry office this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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More Graduates from Royal University of Phnom Penh Receive Certificates from PM

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018— Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, Pic. 1) hands over a certificate to a graduate as a symbol while he was presiding over here this morning a graduation ceremony of 3,233 graduates from the Royal University of Phnom Penh. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Pursat Provincial Governor Visits Almost 3,000 People in Bakan District

AKP Pursat, June 21, 2018— An old lady (Pic. 1) kisses her beloved Pursat Provincial Governor H.E. Mao Thonin at a gathering with nearly 3,000 local residents in Bakan district, Pursat province on June 20. Photo: Nao Thoeun  

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Governor of Siem Reap Province Presides over the Inauguration of Svay Leu District Red Cross Sub-Branch Building

AKP Siem Reap, June 21, 2018— Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bunsong (Pic. 1) cuts red ribbon while he and his spouse were presiding over the inauguration ceremony of Svay Leu district Red Cross Sub-Branch Building in Siem Reap province this morning. Photo: Khuth Sao        

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Cambodian PM Presides over the Closing of 2nd International Conference on ASEAN MRA-TP

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this afternoon the closing ceremony of the 2nd International Conference on the ASEAN

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H.E. Ke Kim Yan Holds a Get-Together with Over 4,000 Local Residents in Banteay Meanchey Province

AKP Banteay Meanchey, June 21, 2018— Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) H.E. Gen. Ke Kim Yan and his spouse (Pic. 1), hold a get-together with over 4,000 local residents in Svay Chek district, Banteay Meanchey province, this morning. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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A Dissemination Meeting on a Joint Directive

AKP Preah Vihear, June 21, 2018– Preah Vihear provincial Governor H.E. Un Chanda (Pic. 1) holds a dissemination meeting in the provincial city on June 20 on a joint directive for the cooperation between the sub-national level authorities and the National Election Committee on the enforcement of security and public order for the upcoming 6th […]

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A Siem Reap Provincial Farmer Harvests His Bamboo Shoots

AKP Siem Reap, June 21, 2018— A farmer (Pic. 1) living at Angkor Archaeological Area in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province, begins to harvest his sweet bamboo shoots after nearly three years of planting. Bamboo shoot and other subsidiary food crops planting are part of his sidelines occupation after rice growing. Photo: Khuth Sao

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Samdech Techo Hun Sen Meets Party Members in Kandal Province

AKP Kandal, June 21, 2018— Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1), Prime Minister and President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), holds a get-together with more than 3,000 party members in Kandal province this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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