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Cambodia Attracts 1,020 Construction Projects in First 4 Months

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – From January to April this year, Cambodia has attracted 1,020 construction projects of more than 5.60 million square metres, said a report of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction.

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Cambodia Replants 50,000 Trees at Phnom Kulen National Park in Siem Reap Province

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – Some 50,000 wild and fruit tree saplings have been replanted at the Jayavarman-Norodom National Park, known as Phnom Kulen (Kulen Mountain), on May 23 to mark the International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22).

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Cambodian Minister of Industry and Handicraft Receives SIPO Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – Cambodian Senior Minister H.E. Cham Prasidh, Minister of Industry and Handicraft received here this morning visiting Deputy Director General of the State Intellectual Property Rights Organisation (SIPO) of China Ms.​Wang Xiaoyun.

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NEC Announces Smooth Process of Election Campaign in First Four Days

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – The commune/Sangkat council election campaign during the first four days (May 20-23) was conducted smoothly in security, social order and without violence, the National Election Committee (NEC) said in a press release made public yesterday.

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NBC Re-enforces Practices of Banks and Financial Institutions

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 — National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has urged all banks and financial institutions across Cambodia not to mandate official identifications as support documents from loan seekers.

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Ministry of Tourism Hosts Workshop on Guidelines for Good Hospitality in Tourism

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – A dissemination workshop on Guidelines for Good Hospitality in Tourism was organised by the Ministry of Tourism at the headquarters of National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) in Phnom Penh on May 23.

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Cambodian PM To Visit India

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, would pay an official visit to India, according to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Chum Sounry.

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Cambodian Top Diplomat Meets Outgoing French Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn received here yesterday outgoing Ambassador of France to Cambodia H.E. Jean-Claude Poimboeuf.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 24, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, May 24.

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Singapore Invests US$956 Million in Cambodia in Last 20 Years

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – From 1994-2016, Singapore has invested a total of about US$956 million in Cambodia, according to a press release of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC).

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Cambodia Plans More Than US$60 Million to Promote Markets for Small-scale Agriculture

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Commerce H.E. Pan Sorasak said the country will further promote the markets for small-scale agriculture. Speaking after the Accelerating Inclusive Markets for Smallholders (AIMS) Start-Up Workshop held at the Ministry of Commerce this morning

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Floating Bridge in front of Angkor Wat Temple To Be Inaugurated This Week

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Floating Bridge in front of Angkor Wat Temple is scheduled to be put into use on May 25, said a news release of the Authority for the Protection and Management of Angkor and the Region of Siem Reap (APSARA).

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives Outgoing Indian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Outgoing Indian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Naveen Srivastava (L) pays a farewell visit to Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn, at the ministry office in Phnom Penh, this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Ruling Party Leader To Join Last Day of Election Campaign

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will take part in the last day of the commune/Sangkat council election campaign, according to a post to his Facebook page today.

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H.E. Hean Sahib Presides over the Opening of Training Course on Public Procurement

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Secretary of State for Economy and Finance H.E. Hean Sahib (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning the opening ceremony of a training course on public procurement for 200 relevant officials at sub-national level. Photo: Khem Sovannara  

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Minister of Environment Highlights Successful Efforts in Biodiversity Conservation and Development

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Cambodia marked here yesterday the International Day for Biological Diversity themed “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism” under the presidency of H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment.

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Outgoing French Ambassador Pays Farewell Visit to Cambodian Foreign Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, pic. 1) greets outgoing Ambassador of France to Cambodia H.E. Jean-Claude Poimboeuf, prior to their farewell meeting at the ministry office in Phnom Penh, this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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RCAF Commander-in-Chief: No Colour Revolution in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Gen. Pol Saroeun has reaffirmed the RCAF’s commitment to strongly oppose the colour revolution in Cambodia in any images or places.

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Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Receives Outgoing Indian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – Outgoing Ambassador of India to Cambodia H.E. Naveen Srivastava bid Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol, at the ministry office in Phnom Penh yesterday.

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Cambodian Product Trade Fair – Season 2 To Be Held in Battambang This Week

AKP Phnom Penh, May 23, 2017 – The Ministry of Commerce will host the Cambodian product trade fair – Season 2 in Battambang city, Battambang province, from May 25 to 28, 2017.

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