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Royal Ash Procession and Interment Ceremony Ends Successfully

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – The procession and interment ceremony of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk’s Royal Ashes, held from July 10 to 12, was concluded successfully this evening.

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King and Queen-Mother Attend Religious Rites

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk together with royal family members and Cambodian top leaders attend Buddhist rites in the Royal Palace this evening, as part of the last day of the

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Some US$150 Million Japanese Aid to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – Japanese government has provided some US$150 million in aid through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Cambodia to implement four development projects.

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King and Queen Mother Offer Foods to 100 Buddhist Monks

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni, Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, together with royal family members, National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, Prime Minister Samdech

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King, Queen-Mother and Top Leaders March the Royal Urns to Stupa

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk together with royal family members, National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, Prime Minister Samdech

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People Offer Foods to Buddhist Monks on Last Day of Royal Ashes’ Procession Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – Thousands of civil servants and Buddhist followers offer foods and other offerings to Buddhist monks this morning in front of the Royal Palace to dedicate to the soul of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh), as

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Late King-Father Norodom Sihanouk’s Ashes Interred in Stupa

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – The Royal Ashes of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk were enshrined this morning in a stupa in Preah Keo Morakot Pagoda (Silver Pagoda), in the compound of the Royal Palace.

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“Chol Vossa” Festival Begins

AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2014 – Chol Vossa (enter rainy season) or Rainy Retreat, one of annual religious festivals, begins today in the pagodas throughout Cambodia.

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King and Queen-Mother Attend Religious Rites at Silver Pagoda

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk together with royal family members and Cambodian top leaders including National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng

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Illegal Cambodian Migrant Workers Advised to Register at Thailand’s One-Stop Service Center

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – The Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Thailand has called on all undocumented Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand to register at the One-Stop Service Center in the provinces they are living, according to the embassy’s announcement dated Thursday.

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King and Queen-Mother Invite the Royal Urns to Rest inside the Silver Pagoda

  AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 –   His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk together with the royal families and Cambodian top leaders including National Assembly President

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Five Protected Area Communities of Vireak Chey National Park Recognized Officially

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – Five protected area communities of Vireak Chey National Park in a part of Rattanakiri and Stung Treng provinces have been recognized officially by the Ministry of Environment.

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Royal Urns Procession Ceremony: Aerial Photos

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – Royal urns procession ceremony of the most revered late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh) along main boulevards and streets in Phnom Penh’s capital city this morning. Photo: Dong Savy  

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Procession of Royal Ashes to Preah Keo Morakot Pagoda (Silver Pagoda)

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – Procession of Royal Ashes of the late-King Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh) along boulevards and streets near the Royal Palace to Preah Keo Morakot Pagoda (Silver Pagoda) in the Royal Palace. Photo: Dong Savy, Kim Darith, Pich Narith & Kok Ky

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CCCEA Promises to Enhance Local and Foreign Investments in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – The Cambodia-China Culture and Economy Association (CCCEA) has pledged to boost the domestic and international investors, mainly Chinese for making their investments in Cambodia, thus contributing to increasing the job opportunities and preventing Cambodian labor migration to other countries.

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Cambodia To Hold First Angkor Empire Full and Half Marathon Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – The first ever Angkor Empire Full and Half Marathon will be held on Aug. 17, 2014 in front of Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap province, H.E. Vath Chamroeun, Secretary General of National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, told local media.

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Cambodian Leaders To Gather Again for Religious Rites This Afternoon

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – Cambodian top leaders and other senior officials will gather again this late afternoon for religious rites after the procession of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk’s ashes to Preah Keo Morakot Pagoda (Silver Pagoda) ended successfully this morning.

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Artillery Troops Fire 101 Rounds of 105mm Artillery in Front of the Royal Palace

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – The artillery troops fire 101 rounds of 105mm artillery in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh this morning to honor the most revered late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh) as the Royal Urns Procession begins. Photo: Chim Nary & Khem Sovanara  

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King and Queen-Mother Invite Royal Urns of Late King-Father to Place on “Preah Sor Leang Bosbok”

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk invite the Royal Urns of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk to place on “Preah Sor Leang Bosbok”, at the Royal Palace in

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King, Queen-Mother, Top Leaders and Foreign Diplomatic Corps Pay Respects to the Late King-Father’s Royal Ashes

AKP Phnom Penh, July 11, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk together with top leaders and foreign diplomatic corps, pay respects to the Royal Ashes of the most revered late King-Father Samdech Preah

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