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Cambodia Launches Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence against Children

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – The Royal Government of Cambodia announced here yesterday the launch of its first ever Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence against Children 2017-2021, marking another positive step forward in the country’s commitment to ending all forms of violence against children. 

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U.S. Government Continues to Help Preserving Phnom Bakheng Temple

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh announced here today that the Cultural Heritage Centre for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State has awarded US$350,000 from the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation to World Monuments Fund (WMF) for Phase 5 of the conservation [...]

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Cambodia Marks 2017 National Anti-Human Trafficking Day

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017— Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (Pic. 1), Chairman of National Committee for Counter Trafficking in Persons, addresses the participants while he was presiding over the celebration of the 2017 National Anti-Human Trafficking Day (Dec. 12), held in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: [...]

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H.E. Ouch Borith Receives U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017— Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Ouch Borith (2nd R, Pic. 1) holds talks with visiting U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Mr. W. Patrick Murphy (3rd L, Pic. 2), at the ministry office in Phnom Penh this [...]

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Cambodian PM: Both Colour Revolution and Terrorism Cause Tragedy

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia has called on the armed forces to pay attention to terrorism and colour revolution, underlining that terrorism and colour revolution have the same consequences and both create tragedy.

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UN Experts Start the Investigation of Suspected Chemical Weapons

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – Technical team of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) today begins its investigation on suspected chemical weapons left behind by the United States during the Vietnam War.   

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Siem Reap Provincial Deputy Governor Meets RoK Representative to Siem Reap

AKP Siem Reap, December 12, 2017— Siem Reap Provincial Deputy Governor H.E. Pin Prakoth (C, Pic. 1) and Representative of Republic of Korea’s Government H.E. Ms. Sang Mi Lee, meets in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province this morning to discuss on Cambodia-RoK Transport Cooperation Project “Project Final Report Mission”. Photo: Khuth Sao  

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ADB To Help Improve Water Supply, and Sanitation in 4 Cities in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a US$50 million loan to help expand and improve urban water supply and sanitation services in four of Cambodia’s largest provincial cities, said the ADB in a press release AKP received this afternoon.

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Cambodian Top Diplomat To Co-Chair 3rd LMC Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in China

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will lead a delegation to attend and co-chair the 3rd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting this week, at the invitation of H.E. Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of [...]

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Cambodia-ADB Partnership Strategy Reviewed

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have reviewed Country Partnership Policy 2014-2018 toward new cooperation approach for the betterment of Cambodia.

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PM Reaffirms Military’s Role in National Defence

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, reaffirmed this morning the role of the armed forces in defending the nation and people.

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Cambodia and U.S. Sign US$55,000 Conservation Project for Cambodian Victims’ Clothes

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017— H.E. Chuch Phoeun (L, Pic. 1), Secretary of State for the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts of Cambodia and U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. William Heidt, sign the US$55,500 U.S. Ambassador Fund for the Conservation Project for Cambodian Victims’ Clothes left behind since the Khmer Rouge regime, held [...]

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Inauguration Ceremony of Intelligence Training Building’s Infrastructure

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (C, Pic. 1) presides over the inauguration ceremony of Intelligence Training Building’s infrastructure and the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the meeting hall of the General Department of Intelligence of the Ministry of National Defence located at [...]

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Siem Reap Red Cross Branch Deputy Chairwoman Meets a Delegation of Malaysian Red Crescent Society

AKP Siem Reap, December 11, 2017— H.E. Mrs. Kuoy Naline Khem Bunsong (2nd L, Pic. 1), Deputy Chairwoman of Siem Reap Provincial Red Cross Branch Committee,, exchanges souvenirs with a representative of Malaysian Red Crescent Society of Selangor State, upon their meeting in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province on Dec. 11. Photo: Hang Seak

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More Foreign Tourists Visit Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Preah Sihanouk, December 12, 2017— SuperStar Gemini cruise ship with more than 1,000 multi-national tourists and crewmembers on board, coming from Thailand, calls at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Dec. 11 morning for a one-day visit before returning to Thailand in the evening. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council Holds the 43rd Ordinary Meeting

AKP Oddar Meanchey, December 12, 2017— Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council holds the 43rd Ordinary Meeting of the 2nd Mandate in the provincial city on Dec. 11 under the Chairmanship of its President H.E. Yim Thin (Pic. 1) Photo: Tith Sror

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Appointment Ceremony for Poipet City Mayor

AKP Banteay Meanchey, December 12, 2017— Banteay Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Suon Bovor (C, Pic. 1) hands over a stamp to newly-appointed mayor of Poipet city, Banteay Meanchey province, while he was presiding over the appointment ceremony in the provincial city on Dec. 11. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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Cambodia Attracts Over 4.3 Million Foreign Tourists for First 10 Months of 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 — During the first ten months of 2017, Cambodia attracted more than 4.3 million foreign tourists, up 10 percent compared with the same period last year, according to local media report.

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Dissemination Meeting on the Cancellation and Revocation of Improper Cambodian Administrative Documents

AKP Preah Sihanouk, December 12, 2017– H.E. General Has Meng Long (Pic. 1), Deputy Director General of the General Department of Immigration of Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior, addresses the participants while he was presiding over in Preah Sihanoukville, Preah Sihanouk province on Dec. 11 a dissemination meeting on sub-decree on the cancellation and revocation of [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 12, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, December 12.

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