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Cambodian Ancient Artifacts To Be Displayed in China

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – The Royal Government of Cambodia has agreed to lease 80 Angkor artifacts to the Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage to be exhibited in China for six months with an aim to promote the national culture and to strengthen the cultural ties between Cambodia and China.

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Cambodia’s Tax Revenue Increases 13.5% in First Six Months

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – In the first half of this year, the General Department of Taxation at the Ministry of Economy and Finance collected over US$532 million in tax revenue, an increase of 13.5 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Phnom Penh Governor Receives Seychelles Diplomat

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong received here on July 22 the Bangkok-based Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles to Cambodia H.E. Philippe Le Gall.

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Peer Review Workshop on Sustainable Immunization Financing Practices in Asian Countries Held in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – Cambodia Hosted here on July 21-23 the Peer Review Workshop on Sustainable Immunization Financing Practices in Asian Countries.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides over the Sony Seminar on Event with Sony Electronics Professional Solutions

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic.1) addresses the audiences while he was presiding over here on Tuesday evening the Sony Seminar on Event with Sony Electronics Professional Solutions. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun  

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H.E. Pa Socheatevong Presides Over a Meeting on the Construction of Pavement Project

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (C, pic.1) holds a consultative meeting with relevant officials in Phnom Penh this morning on the construction project of pavement for pedestrians along the riverside from in front of the Royal Palace to Preah Monivong Bridge. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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H.E. Lun Lim Thai Distributes CRC’s Relief to Poor Families in Kampong Cham

AKP Kampong Cham, July 23, 2014 – Kampong Cham Provincial Governor H.E. Lun Lim Thai (pic.1) presides over a ceremony to distribute Cambodian Red Cross (CRC)’s relief to 81 poor families in Sangkat Sambour Meas of Kampong Cham city, Kampong Cham province, on July 22. Photo: Chhay Muth, AKP-Kampong Cham province  

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Cambodia, France To Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in All Sectors

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Yim Chhay Ly, Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, on Tuesday received H.E. Jean-Claude Poimboeuf, newly appointed Ambassador of France to Cambodia, and H.E. André Pouillès-Duplaix, Director of French Agency for Development, according to the National Television of Cambodia (TVK).

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DPM Sar Kheng Receives a Singaporean Senior Official

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sar Kheng, Minister of Interior, met here on Monday with visiting H.E. S. Iswaran, serving in the Cabinet as a Minister in the Prime Ministers’ Office, and Second Minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore, National Television of Cambodia (TVK) reported.

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UN Special Envoy Hails Political Breakthrough in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Mr. Surya P. Subedi, expressed his congratulations to the political agreement reached between the two main political parties in Cambodia

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Japan Welcomes Cambodia’s Political Resolution

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 — The Government of Japan expressed its congratulations and appreciation to a political agreement between the ruling and opposition parties in Cambodia.

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Cambodia Hosts an International Workshop on the Role of Religion in Social and Community Development in Asia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 — Cambodia hosted the 24th Asian International Network Seminar under the theme of “Role of Religion in Social and Community Development in Asia” on July 21 in Siem Reap cultural province

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Malaria Morbidity Rate Drops by 18% during First Semester of 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 – During the first six months of this year, the malaria morbidity rate in Cambodia dropped by 18 percent, showing a fall from 19,562 to 15,982 cases if compared with the same period last year.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 23.

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Top Leaders of CPP and CNRP Resume Their Top Level Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2014 – Top leaders of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) led by its Vice President Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (2nd, L, pic.1) and the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) led by its President H.E. Sam Rainsy (2nd,

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Opening Ceremony of the 24th Asian International Network Seminar

AKP Siem Reap, July 22, 2014 – H.E. Min Khin (Front, L, pic.1), Minister of Cults and Religions of Cambodia, and Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bun Song, preside over the Opening Ceremony of the 24th Asian International Network Seminar under the theme: “Role of Religion in

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Phnom Penh Governor Meets Ambassador of Seychelles to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (R) meets here this morning with H.E. Philippe Le Gall, Ambassador of the Republic of Seychelles to Cambodia. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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Phnom Penh Tourism Department Holds Its First Semester Recapitulative Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Tourism Department holds its First Semester of 2014 Recapitulative Meeting here this morning to review its achievements and set forth new goals for the second half under the presidency of H.E. Tith Chantha (L, pic.1), Secretary of

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Takeo Provincial Officials Plant Saplings to Mark the Arbor Day

AKP Takeo, July 22, 2014 – Takeo provincial officials plant some 1,000 saplings along the provincial city riverbank on July 22 to mark the annual Arbor Day (July 9). Photo: Takeo Provincial Information Department 

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CPP, CNRP Agree to End the Political Crisis

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2014 – The top-level talks between the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) ended this afternoon with fruitful outcomes, H.E. Prum Sokha, a senior CPP official, told reporters at a joint press conference after the talks.

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