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Cambodia’s Kampot Pepper and Kompong Speu Palm Sugar Receive GI Awards in Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Two main Cambodia’s products – Kampot pepper and Kampong Speu palm sugar – have recently obtained another geographical indication (GI) in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Information Minister Presides over the Launch of MIC Cambodia Original Song Concert (Season II)

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the launch of the MIC Cambodia Original Song Concert (Season II), in Phnom Penh in the afternoon of Mar. 26. Photo: Sin Sareth  

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H.E. Ms. Pum Chantiny Distributes CRC’s Donations to 1,414 Poor People in Prey Nup District

AKP Preah Sihanouk, March 27, 2017 – Secretary General of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) H.E. Ms. Pum Chantiny visits and gives CRC’s donations to 1,414 poor people from 14 communes of Prey Nup district, Preah Sihanouk province this morning. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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Health Minister Visits Infantry Brigade No. 51

AKP Banteay Meanchey, March 27, 2017 – Minister of Health H.E. Mam Bunheng (pic. 1) addresses the participants during his visit to Infantry Brigade No. 51 stationed in Banteay Meanchey province this morning, on the occasion of the upcoming Khmer Traditional New Year. Photo: Chhun Sarath  

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H.E. Nai Pena Chairs a Senate’s Session

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – First Vice President of the Senate H.E. Nai Pena (pic. 1) chairs the 10th session of Senate of third legislature at the Senate Palace this morning. Photo: Senate  

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Cambodian PM Receives Governor of China’s Shaanxi Province

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Hu Heping, Governor of Shaanxi province of China, prior to their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Kok Ky

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PM: Numbering of Political Parties Participating in Local Election Varies from One Commune/Sangkat to Another

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has informed the public that the each political party joining the upcoming Commune/Sangkat Council Election is numbered differently from one commune/Sangkat to another.

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Cambodian DPM Bin Chhin Receives UN Senior Official

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Minister of the Office of the Council of Ministers (OCM) H.E. Bin Chhin received here last Friday visiting UN Secretary General’s Special Expert on United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials, H.E. Ambassador David Scheffer.

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PM Calls on All Political Parties to Respect Code of Conduct during Election Campaign

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has appealed to all political parties to respect the code of conduct for political parties during the coming Commune/Sangkat election campaign.

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Gen. Pol Saroeun Presides over the Inauguration of New Buddhist Temple in Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Preah Sihanouk, March 27, 2017 – Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Gen. Pol Saroeun (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the inauguration ceremony of a new Buddhist temple and other achievements of Pomeanchey Pagoda located in Stung Hao district, Preah Sihanouk province on Mar. 26. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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PM Hun Sen Holds a Get-together with Commune/Sangkat Council Candidates in Kratie

AKP Kratie, March 27, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) holds a get-together with Commune/Sangkat council candidates and key officials of departments, units, districts and city of Kratie northeastern province this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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PM Inaugurates High School Buildings in Kratie

AKP Kratie, March 27, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1), Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, cuts red ribbon to inaugurate three new school buildings of 48 classrooms and other achievements of Samdech Techo Hun Sen Krong Kratie High School located in Sangkat Kratie of Kratie city, Kratie province [...]

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Ruling Party Leader Meets with Sangkat Council Candidates in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), held a get-together with his party’s Sangkat council candidates in Phnom Penh, at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

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PM Inaugurates High School Buildings in Kratie

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen inaugurated this morning three new school buildings of Samdech Techo Hun Sen Krong Kratie High School, Kratie northeastern province.

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CRC Meets to Discuss 154th Anniversary of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) late last week organised a meeting to discuss the celebration of the 154th anniversary of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day to fall on June 8.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, March 27.

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CCC To Host a Gala Dinner to Promote Business and Investment

AKP Phnom Penh, March 26, 2017 – Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) will host next week the “Gala Dinner and Gathering of Business Owners and CCC members” to promote business and investment in the country, according to a CCC’s news release.

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Cambodia, Vietnam Sign MoU on Vocational Training and Labour

AKP Phnom Penh, March 26, 2017 – Cambodia and Vietnam entered a memorandum of understanding to mutually promote the cooperation in vocational training and labour work.

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PM Hun Sen Holds a Get-together with Sangkat Council Candidates in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, March 26, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) holds a get-together with Sangkat council candidates and key officials of departments, units, Khan and Sangkat of Phnom Penh capital, at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre, this morning. Photo: Kok Ky

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Environment Officers Rescue 11 Wild Elephants from a Pit Bomb

AKP Mondulkiri, March 26, 2017 – A herd of 11 wild elephants is in a pit bomb left since the civil war period, in Sre Ktom commune, Keo Sema district, Mondulkiri province. They are all rescued by relevant authorities in the afternoon of Mar. 25. Photo: Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Environment

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