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H.E. Pak Sokhom Presides Over a Public Forum in Kampong Leng District

AKP Kampong Chhnang, October 24, 2013 – H.E. Pak Sokhom (Standing), Secretary of State at the Ministry of Tourism, chairs a public forum with local villagers at Kampong Leng district of Kampong Chhnang province on Oct. 22. Photo: Kampong Chhnang Provincial Information Department  

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Three Main Programs for Sea Festival 2014 in Koh Kong Province in December

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – This year’s Sea Festival, the 3rd of its kind, scheduled to be held on Dec. 12-14 in the coastal province of Koh Kong, will include three key programs, Secretary General of National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) H.E. Vath Chamroeun told local media recently.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Get-Together With Koh Sotin District Authorities

AKP Kampong Cham, October 24, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith holds a get-together with Koh Sotin district authorities of Kampong Cham province on Oct. 23. Photo: Hun Yuthkun         

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Appointment Ceremony of New Oral District Governor

AKP Kampong Speu, October 24, 2014 – H.E. Ou Sam Oun (C, pic.1), presides over the appointment ceremony of new Oral District Governor of Kampong Speu province held in the provincial city on Oct. 22. Photo: Kampong Speu Provincial Information Department   

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H.E. Oum Mara Presides Over a Meeting on Agricultural Community Census In Preah Vihear

AKP Preah Vihear, October 24, 2014 – Preah Vihear Provincial Governor H.E Oum Mara (C, pic.1), presides over a meeting on Agricultural Community Census in the province held in the provincial city on Oct. 22. Photo: Tith Sror   

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Baribo District Boat Racers Move Their Boat into Tonle Sap River To Conduct Training for Joining Upcoming Water Festival In Phnom Penh

AKP Kampong Chhnang, October 24, 2013 – Boat racers in Baribo district, Kampong Chhnang province, move their boat into Tonle Sap River on Oct. 23 to conduct training for the upcoming Water Festival to be held in Phnom Penh capital city from Nov. 5-7, 2014. Photo: Bai Sithon     

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The 131st IPU Assembly Approves Two Key Resolutions

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has adopted two main resolutions during its 131st Assembly and Relate Meetings, said H.E. Hun Many, Member of the 5th Commission of Cambodia’s National Assembly, at a press conference at Phnom Penh International Airport after attending the meetings from Oct. 8 to 17, 2014 [...]

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Over 170,000 New Voters Registered

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – About 174,517 of the total 312,822 eligible voters have been registered in their respective commune/Sangkat offices across the country, during the twenty (20) days of registration period, according to the temporary results of voter registration released on Oct. 22 by the National Election Committee (NEC).

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Japanese Citizen Commended for Contribution to Development of Cambodia-Japan Relationship

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – The Government of Japan has commended Mr. Koji Kanzaki of CAMCAL Co., Ltd. in a ceremony held on Oct. 22 at the residence of Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Kumamaru Yuji, in Phnom Penh.

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PM Hun Sen Chairs Weekly Cabinet Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over at the Peace Place in Phnom Penh this morning a weekly cabinet plenary session. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Angkor Wat Wins the ArchaeoMadness 2014 Competition

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – Angkor Wat of Cambodia was crowned this year’s ArchaeoMadness champion after beating Caracol, the largest Maya site in Belize, in the championship round on Oct. 17.

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Phnom Penh Municipality Condemns Yesterday’s March

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Municipality (PPM) has issued a statement condemning the associations and civil society organizations that led yesterday’s march.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on October 24.

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3rd Annual Coastal Forum for Building Resilience to Climate Change in Coastal Southeast Asia Begins

AKP Preah Sihanoukville, October 23, 2014 – The Third Annual Coastal Forum for Building Resilience to Climate Change in Coastal Southeast Asia began this morning in Preah Sihanoukville of Preah Sihanouk province, one of the four coastal provinces of Cambodia,

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OPINION: The 1991 Paris Peace Agreement Had Been the Starting Point in the Quest for Peace, Independence, Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity

AKP Phnom Penh, October 23, 2014 – The Council of Ministers of the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) announced on October 22, 2012 that October 23, the anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Agreement in 1991, has been reinstated as a national holiday

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Senate Second Vice President Presides a Workshop on Draft Law on Alcoholic Drinks Control

AKP Phnom Penh, October 23, 2014 – H.E. Tep Ngorn, Second Vice President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Cambodia, presided over on Oct. 22 a Workshop on the Progress of the Draft Law on Alcoholic Drinks Control.

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Cambodia Dispatches More Blue Helmet Troops to Central African Republic

AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2014 – At the request of the United Nations, Cambodia dispatched a big batch of 196 armed personnel to participate in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

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Sending Off Ceremony of Construction Engineering Company 945 for UN Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic

AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Gen. Tea Banh (R, pic.1, Front Row), Minister of National Defense, and Mr. Roger Carter, United Nations Security Advisor in Cambodia, preside over at Phnom Penh Military Airbase this morning a Sending Off

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Pursat Provincial Armed Forces Receive Raincoats

AKP Pursat, October 22, 2014 – Pursat Provincial Armed Forces receive 1,961 raincoats from Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen through their representative H.E. Hun Maneth on Oct. 21. Photo: Nao Thoeun

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Cambodia Launches the Report on Violence Against Children Survey

AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2014 – The Royal Government of Cambodia and its partners launched here this morning the Report on Cambodia Violence against Children Survey and the Core Commitments of the Royal Government of Cambodia to prevent and respond to violence against children.

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