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Cambodian PM Extends Condolences to South Korea on Ferry Sinking Accident

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen sent yesterday a letter to the President of the Republic of Korea, expressing his profound condolences to the victims and members of the bereaved families in the ferry tragedy.

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PM Hun Sen Presides over a Weekly Cabinet Plenary Session

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning a weekly cabinet plenary session. Photo: Peou Kim Chanrath  

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Over 50,000 Tourists Visit Preah Sihanoukville on Khmer New Year

AKP Preah Sihanouk, April 18, 2014 – General views of local and foreign tourists visit the beach in Preah Sihanoukville on the traditional Khmer New Year (Apr. 14-16). During the three-day celebration of the traditional Khmer New Year, more than 53,000 tourists including 4,249

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Cambodia’s Fire Fighting Robot Wins 3rd Prize in MIRoC 2014 in Malaysia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 – Cambodia’s Norton University got the 2nd runner up in the category of Fire Fighting Robot in Malaysia International Robot Competition (MIRoC) 2014 taking place recently.

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Cambodian Cabinet Meeting Approves Three Draft Laws on Judicial System

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 – Cambodia’s Cabinet Ministers have endorsed three draft laws on judicial system, according to a press release from the Press and Quick Reaction Unit of the Office of the Council of Ministers.

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OPINION: ‘Objective’ Reporting?

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 – Has anyone ever seen in a newspaper or on television or heard on the radio an announcement that reads something like this: “This source, being owned by X, will present as much news as X thinks it should present, and will present it with a political slant that [...]

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Cambodia, Japan Reach a Deal on Low Carbon Growth Partnership

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment and the Embassy of Japan have reached recently a deal on Low Carbon Growth Partnership.

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Chheav Bora, the 2014 Cambodian Chess Winner

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 – The winner of the 2014 Chess Competition is Mr. Chheav Bora from Kampong Cham, while the two runners up are Mr. Krouch Chantharith from Svay Rieng and Mr. Sour Samphy.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2014 —     The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on April 18.

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Angkor Sankrata 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 – Cambodia holds successfully the Angkor Sankrata 2014 from Apr. 13 to 16 in Siem Reap province, home to Angkor temples, a UNESCO’s World Heritage, with the participation of some 250,000 national and foreign visitors. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Minister of Information Recalls the History of Khmer Rouge Regime

AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 – April 17, 1975 is the day when the Khmer Rouge took power, Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith recalled the genocidal regime in his facebook account.

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Cambodia To Host World Conference on Cultural Tourism Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 – Cambodia will host the World Conference on Cultural Tourism in February next year, Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon said yesterday.

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Angkor Sankranta 2014 Held Successfully

AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 – The Angkor Sankranta 2014 was held successfully in Siem Reap province, home to Angkor temples, a UNESCO’s World Heritage.

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Vietnamese Investments in Cambodia Increase by 250% in 2013

AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 – The value of Vietnamese investments in Cambodia reached US$302 million last year, up 250 percent over 2012, ranking Cambodia 2nd among the 60 countries and territories in which Vietnam has been investing, according to Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

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2014 Ho Chi Minh City Expo in Phnom Penh To Be Held in May

AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 – Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam will hold its annual expo in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from May 7 to 11, 2014, said Vietnam News Agency (VNA).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

     AKP Phnom Penh, April 17, 2014 —    The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on April 17.

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Scholarships Available to Join WNYLE’s International Youth Workshop on Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Finland

AKP Phnom Penh, April 15, 2014 –  The World Network of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs (WNYLE), an international think-tank and action-tank based in Finland, organizes the International Youth Workshop on Leadership and Entrepreneurship Development, set to take place on Sept. 12-15, 2014 in the town of Kiljava, Finland

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Soursdei Chhnam Thmei (Happy New Year)

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Information Minister Meets Vice President of I Profile Company

AKP Phnom Penh, April 13, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) receives here this morning Ms. Isabelle Laclau, Vice President of the UK-based I Profile Company. Photo: Hun Yuthkun    

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Cambodian PM To Visit Azerbaijan and Belarus

AKP Phnom Penh, April 12, 2014 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will lead a high delegation to pay separate official visits to the Republic of Azerbaijan on Apr. 21-23, and the Republic of Belarus on Apr. 23-25.

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