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Willowbrook Company Explores Solar Energy Plant Investment in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Willowbrook, a U.S.-based company is exploring investment in the 200 MW/250 MW solar energy plant in Cambodia, said a press release of the Ministry of Commerce.

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Cambodian NA President Receives a Delegation of Japanese House of Councilors

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin received here this morning a visiting delegation of the Japanese House of Councilors led by its Deputy Head H.E. Azuma Koshiishi.

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Cambodia Bayon Airlines Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – A new airline company, Cambodia Bayon Airlines, was launched here yesterday evening under the presidency of Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly of Cambodia.

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Cambodian PM Congratulates General Prayut Chan-o-cha

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen sent today a congratulatory message to General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister-designate of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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NA President Meets Deputy Head of Japanese House of Councilors

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R) receives here visiting H.E. Azuma Koshiishi, Deputy Head of Japanese House of Councilors, this morning in Phnom Penh. Photo: Chim Nary  

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Samdech Heng Samrin Presides Over the Launching Ceremony of Cambodia Bayon Airlines

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (C, pic.1) presides over the launching ceremony of Cambodia Bayon Airlines on Thursday evening in Phnom Penh. Photo: Chim Nary

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ASEAN Transport Officials Attends 28th ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting in Siem Reap

AKP Siem Reap, August 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Public Works and Transport H.E. Tauch Chan Kosal addressed the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the 28th ASEAN Maritime Transport Working Group Meeting held on Aug. 20 in Siem

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Appointment Ceremony of New Governor of Veal Veng District

AKP Pursat, August 22, 2014 – Pursat Provincial Governor H.E. Mao Thonin presides over on Aug. 21 the appointment ceremony of Mr. Heng Sopheana as new Governor of Veal Veng district in replacement of Mr. Che Chhiv who is retired. Photo: Nao Thoeun

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China’s AVIC Chairman Pays Courtesy Call on Cambodia’s NA President

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin has urged Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC) of the People’s Republic of China on making more investments in other fields in the country.

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49th ASEAN-COCI Meeting To Be Held in Siem Reap Province

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith on Thursday inspected the venue for organizing the 49th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (COCI), to be hosted by Cambodia.

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Information Minister Inspects Nokor Phnom National Radio Station FM102.90 MHz in Siem Reap

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – While fulfilling his mission in Siem Reap province on Aug. 21, Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith, accompanied by undersecretary of state, advisers, and technical officials, inspected Nokor Phnom National Radio Station FM102.90 MHz located in Khna Chas village, Sangkat Chreav, Siem Reap town.

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His Majesty the King Receives Credentials from New Vietnamese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Newly appointed Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Kingdom of Cambodia H.E. Thach Du on Thursday paid a courtesy call on His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, to present his Letter of Credence at the Royal Palace.

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Understanding Schooling and Participation Challenges of Vulnerable Children and Youth

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Over fifty (50) concerned government and NGO officials met here in Phnom Penh today to hear studied challenges and jointly set out action plans to improve the access of vulnerable children and youth to quality learning and meaningful participation at schools.

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Almost 700,000 Documented Cambodian Migrant Workers in Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Spokesperson for the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) H.E. Koy Kuong said almost 700,000 Cambodian migrant workers have been working legally in Thailand.

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Outgoing Thai Ambassador Bids DPM Hor Namhong Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong received here yesterday outgoing Thai Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Touchayoot Pakdi.

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Cambodia Sends 72 Military Officers to Indonesia and China

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 – Some 72 Cambodian military officers have been dispatched abroad recently for two different missions.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 22 August.

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MPTC and KOICA Release “Cambodia ICT Master Plan 2020”

AKP Phnom Penh, August 21, 2014 – The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPTC) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) officially launched the “Cambodia ICT Master Plan 2020” in a ceremony held yesterday at the ministry.

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Cambodian PM Condemns the Brutal Acts of Islamic State Militant Group

AKP Phnom Penh, August 21, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has condemned the Islamic State militant group who has beheaded American journalist James Foley.

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Cambodia To Have Payroll System in 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, August 21, 2014 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said the Royal Government of Cambodia has been establishing a payroll system which will be carried out from next year.  

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