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1st APA Executive Council Meeting Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – The 1st Executive Council of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) and the APA Standing Committee on Staff and Financial Regulations meetings were officially opened this morning at Hotel Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.

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2nd Vice President of Cambodian NA Meets Heads of Delegations of APA Member Parliaments

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Second Vice President of Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) H.E. Nguon Nhil (C, pic. 1), Chairman of the 9th Plenary Session of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Organising

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Samdech Say Chhum Receives Chairman of Japan-Cambodia Association

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Senate, received Mr. Takahashi Fumiaki, Chairman of Japan-Cambodia Association at the Senate Palace on Friday last week.

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Cambodian PM Receives Outgoing Japanese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen received here this morning at the Peace Palace outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Yuji Kumamaru.

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Cambodia To Attract Investment and Show Potentialities in WEF 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Senior Minister H.E. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, was quoted by a local media as saying that Cambodia will host the 26th World Economic Forum on ASEAN on May 10-12, 2017 in Phnom Penh and that the Royal Government of Cambodia will try its best to appeal investment from [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Thai Senior Columnists

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (1st R, pic. 1) meets here this morning with a visiting group of senior columnists from Thailand led by H.E. Mr. Somchai Krusuansombat (1st L, pic. 1), Senior Columnist of Thai Rath Newspaper. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Chairman of China’s Li Yong Company

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic. 1), Minister of Information of Cambodia, receives here this morning Mr. Li Yong, Chairman of Li Yong Company of the People’s Republic of China. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Japanese Ambassador Pays a Farewell Visit to PM Hun Sen

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Outgoing Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia H.E. Mr. Yuji Kumamaru (L, pic. 1) pays a farewell visit to Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning, upon successfully fulfilled his diplomatic mission in Cambodia. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodian Information Minister Meets Vice Governor of Yunnan Province

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, pic. 1) greets visiting H.E. Mr. Gao Feng, Vice Governor of Yunnan province of the People’s Republic of China, prior to their meeting here this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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More than 4.5 Million Passengers Travelling by Air for Eight Months of 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Cambodia Airports received more than 4.5 million passengers and 47,000 flights movements from January to August 2016, according to the data of Cambodia Airports, the developer and operator of international airports in country.

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President of French Speaking Hospital Network Compliments Calmette Hospital

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – President of French speaking hospitals network sees the facilities and services at Calmette Hospital as standardised as those in European countries.

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Phnom Penh Master Plan Rollout Agreed

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Phnom Penh Municipal Hall in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank agreed on the rollout of land management master plan for the capital.

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Heavy Rains Inundate Areas in Some Provinces

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – Continuing heavy rainfalls due to monsoon low pressure have inundated areas in five provinces and is posing threats for others.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, September 26.

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NA President Marks 9th Day of Kan Ben Festival at a Local Pagoda in Ponhea Krek District

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2016 – Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly, and his spouse as well as their family members and local people celebrate the 9th day of 14-day Kan Ben Festival at Kiri Sovannaram pagoda (Thkov pagoda) located in Kak commune, Ponhea Krek district, Thbong Khmum [...]

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APA Delegates Arrive in Phnom Penh for 1st Executive Council Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2016 – Delegates from different member parliaments of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) arrive in Phnom Penh on Sept. 25 to attend the APA Standing Committee on Staff and Financial Regulations and the 1st APA Executive Council meetings to be hosted by Cambodia on Sept. 26-27. Photo: National Assembly

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PM Celebrates 9th Day of Kan Ben Festival at a Pagoda in Sangkat Prek Thmey

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2016 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen as well as their family members mark the 9th day of 14-day Kan Ben Festival at Mony Sovann pagoda (Champuos Kaek pagoda) located in Sangkat Prek Thmey, Khan Chbar [...]

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NA President Marks 8th Day of Kan Ben Festival in Thbong Khmum Province

AKP Thbong Khmum, September 24, 2016 – National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin and his spouse (pic. 1) celebrate the 8th day of 14-day Kan Ben Festival at Trapaing Pring pagoda located in Ponhea Krek district, Thbong Khmum province on Sept. 24. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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RNK Director General Meets Vietnamese Minister of Information and Communications of Vietnam

AKP Phnom Penh, September 24, 2016 – H.E. Tun Sarath (pic. 1), Director General of the Radio National of Kampuchea (RNK), holds talks here on Sept. 23 with H.E. Dr. Truong Minh Tuan (pic. 2), Minister of Information and Communications of Vietnam, during the latter’s three-day visit in Cambodia. Photo: Suos Savy

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22 Cambodian Youths To Join an Exchange Programme in Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, September 24, 2016 – Twenty-two (22) Cambodian youths who are interested in the field of Economics are going to visit Japan from Sept. 25 to Oct. 4 with youths from other ASEAN countries, Timor-Leste and India, according to a press release of the Embassy of Japan.

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