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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives Chairman of U.S. House Committee on Appropriations

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (L, Pic. 1) greets visiting Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Mr. Rodney Frelinghuysen, prior to their meeting at the ministry office in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodian PM Receives Representatives of UN Agencies in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, held talks here this morning with United Nations Agencies’ Representatives in Cambodia led by UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Claire Van der Vaeren.

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Preah Sihanouk Provincial Authorities Hold a Meeting on the Maritime Traffic Management

AKP Preah Sihanouk, February 20, 2018— Preah Sihanouk Provincial Deputy Governor H.E. Cheav Vicheak (Pic. 1) holds a meeting in Preah Sihanoukville this morning on the Maritime Traffic Management and the Prevention of Illegal Floating House Construction in the province. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Minister of information Receives Apsara TV Director General

AKP Phnom Penn, February 20, 2018— H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1), Minister of Information, receives here this morning a group of Apsara TV officials led by their Director General H.E. Kvay Atithya. Photo: Chim Nary

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Cambodian Elderly People To Reach Nearly 2 Million in 2030

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018 – Some 1.99 million old-aged people would be recorded in Cambodia by 2030, while the total population would increase to about 18.1 million, according to a forecast of the Ministry of Planning.

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Japan Extends More Grant Aid to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018 – Cambodia and Japan are going to sign here tomorrow morning the Exchange of Notes and Record of Discussions on the extension of Grant Aid up to the amount of US$7 million, according to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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CRC To Provide Interest-free Loan to Over 300 Poor Families in 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018 — This year, the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) is planning to provide interest-free loan to 326 poor farmer families after the success of this financial service in the previous years.

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Winners of Clean City and Khan Challenge To Be Announced Late this Month

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018 — Cities and Khans standing out as winners of clean city and Khan challenge 2018-2021 will be officially announced during scheduled event on Feb. 27-28

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Nearly 1 Million Tourists Travel across the Country during the 2018 Lunar New Year

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018 – About 864,770 Tourists travelled to different tourist destinations in the country during the Lunar New Year 2018, up 54.56 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism’s report.

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PM Hun Sen Meets UN Agencies’ Representatives in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) meets with United Nations Agencies’ Representatives in Cambodia led by H.E. Ms. Claire Van der Vaeren, UN Resident Coordinator in Cambodia at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Kok Ky

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides Over the Opening of a Training Workshop on Climate Change for Media

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2018— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) presides over here this morning the Opening Ceremony of a Training Workshop on Climate Change for TV and Radio Reporters, Journalists, Editors and Anchors. Photo: Chim Nary

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A Nest of Critically Endangered Royal Turtle Found in Sre Ambel River System

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018 – A nest of the Critically Endangered Royal Turtle with 16 eggs has been discovered by conservationists from Fisheries Administration (FiA), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and local communities along Sre Ambel River system near Preah Angkeo Village, Sre Ambel district of Koh Kong rovince.

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Cambodia’s Membership in EIF Board of Directors Supported

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018 – The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have agreed to select Cambodia as a Board member of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), according to the Ministry of Commerce’s news release.

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H.E. Gen. Hun Manet Inaugurates a Local Concrete Road in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, February 19, 2018— H.E. Gen. Hun Manet (Pic. 1), Son and High Representative of Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, cuts red ribbon while he was presiding over the Inauguration Ceremony to Put Into Use the 800-meter concrete road at Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province this [...]

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Cambodia, South Korea To Expand Bilateral Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018 – Cambodia and the Republic of Korea have pledged to further tighten and expand their bilateral cooperation in the areas of investment, trade, and tourism.

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Cambodia Hands over Chairmanship of LDC Group Coordinator to Central African Republic

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018 – Cambodia handed over the leadership of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group Coordinator to the Central African Republic in a ceremony held late last week in Geneva, Switzerland, according to a news release of the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce.

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PM Hun Sen Receives New South Korean Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) greets H.E. Oh Nak-young, newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the Kingdom of Cambodia, prior to the courtesy meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Weekly Meeting with the Ministry’s Five General Departments

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) holds a weekly meeting here this morning with leaders of the ministry’s five general departments. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Lunar New Year 2018 Road Accident Records

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018 — Although the number of deaths caused by traffic accidents during the Feb. 15-17 Lunar New Year 2018 was higher compared with last year, cases and injuries declined

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Cambodia and IFAD Join Hands in Poverty Eradication

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2018 — Royal Government of Cambodia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have jointly been committed to alleviate poverty by 2030.

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