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Cambodia Women Entrepreneur Association Holds its Annual Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – The Cambodia Women Entrepreneur Association (CWEA) organized its annual meeting here this morning under the chairmanship of H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce, with an aim to review the past achievements and to renew the board members for the next term.

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Cambodia Ranks 3rd in LKP Triathlon International Championship 2015 in Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodian triathlon athlete, Mr. Cheng Chandara, finished third in the LKP Triathlon International Championship 2015, Mr. Ngin Sopanhna, Secretary General of Cambodian Triathlon Federation (CTF), was quoted as saying by local media.

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Commerce Minister Attends Working Lunch with European Businessmen

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce (MOC) H.E. Sun Chanthol attended here yesterday a luncheon reception organized by the EuroCham Cambodia, with the participation of H.E. Jean-François Cautain, Ambassador of the European Union.

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Siem Reap-Angkor Wins 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Destination Award

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Siem Reap-Angkor of Cambodia has been selected as #1 in Asia and #2 in the world in 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Destination Award, said the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism in an announcement dated Mar. 30.

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NA First Vice President Presides Over Opening of Workshop on Reform Measures for Cambodia’s Educational System

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – First Vice President of the National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia H.E. Kem Sokha presides over here this morning at the NA Palace the opening ceremony of a Workshop on Reform Measures for Cambodia’s Educational System. Photo: Khim Sovannara

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Handover of Hardware for Improving Food Security and Disaster Management Data Base

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the Handover of Hardware for Improving the Food Security and Disaster Management Data Base at the Sub-National Level held this morning in Phnom Penh. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Opening Ceremony of National Workshop for Establishment of Cambodian Intellectual Disability and Autism Network

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation H.E. Sem Sokha presides over the opening ceremony of the two-day National Workshop for the Establishment of the Cambodian Intellectual Disability and Autism Network, held this morning at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center, Phnom Penh. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Lays Wreaths & Pays Last Respect to the Late Mr. Pen Samitthy

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith accompanied by Information Ministry’s senior officials lay wreaths and pay last respect here this morning to the late Mr. Pen Samitthy, Editor-In-Chief of Rasmei Kampuchea Daily and President of the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) who died on Mar. 30 at [...]

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Awarding Ceremony for Winners of Madison Dancing Contest

AKP Siem Reap, March 31, 2015 – Ms. Sun Sovanny, Director of Culture and Fine Arts Department of Siem Reap province, presides over the Awarding Ceremony for winners of Madison Dancing Contest for “Siem Reap’s My Home” Cup held in Siem Reap city on Mar. 30. Photo: Hang Seak

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Minority Leader of U.S. House of Representatives Concludes Her Visit Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – The Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, H.E. Ms. Nancy Pelosi, made her positive remarks after concluding her two-day visit in Cambodia, according to her statement released yesterday.

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PM Presides Over Closing of National Working Groups’ Recapitulative Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen chairs the closing ceremony of a recapitulative meeting of the National Working Groups to directly work at localities in the 25 provinces and municipality across the country to monitor and support the implementation of the political platform [...]

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PM Hun Sen Receives Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic.1) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Ms. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, prior to their meeting on Mar. 30 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Chey Phoumipul

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National Council of Solidarity Front for Development of Cambodian Motherland Holds 7th General Assembly

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – National Council of Solidarity Front for Development of the Cambodian Motherland (NCSFDCM) held in Phnom Penh on Mar. 28, 2015 the 7th General Assembly to review the accomplishment of activities and tasks and achievements obtained over the past years and to put forth the new objectives and tasks [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2015 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, March 31.

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PM Presides Over the Closing of National Working Groups’ Recapitulative Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2015 – The recapitulative meeting of the National Working Groups to directly work at localities in the 25 provinces and municipality across the country to monitor and support the implementation of the political platform and rectangular strategy-phase III

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Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Ms. Retno L. P. Marsudi To Visit Cambodia Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2015 – Newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia H.E. Ms. Retno L.P. Marsudi is going to visit Cambodia from March 31 to April 01, according to a press release of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation dated today.

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Cambodian Premier Informs H.E. Ms. Nancy Pelosi about Real Situation in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2015 – The real and precise situation in Cambodia was addressed by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia, while receiving visiting H.E. Ms. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, at Peace Building this morning.

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Rasmei Kampuchea Daily’s Editor-in-Chief Passes Away

AKP Phnom Pen, March 30, 2015 – Mr. Pen Samitthy, Editor-in-Chief of Rasmei Kampuchea Daily, a leading newspaper, and General Director of Cambodia Express News, a leading online publication, passed away this morning.

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Japan Further Provide Over US$200 Million of Grant Assistance and Credit Loan to RGC

AKP, Phnom Penh, March 30, 2015 – – To support the endeavor of the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) to promote her economic development, the Government of Japan has decided to further provide RGC US$227,800,000, of which 4,291,000,000 Yen (equivalent to US$35,800,000) for grant assistance and 23,024,000,000 Yen (approximately US$192 million) for credit loan.

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PM Hun Sen Presides over a Signing Ceremony of Japan’s Grand Aid and Concessional Loan to Cambodia

AKP, Phnom Penh, March 30, 2015— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen ( C ) presides over here this morning the signing ceremony between H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong ( R ), Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of

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