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Cambodia Sends 3 Champions for International IT Contest in the U.S.

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2014 – Three top Cambodian students in three specialties of Information Technology late last week departed for an international IT competition in the United States of America.

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Construction of 45-meter-long Poipet-Aranya Prathet Rail Bridge Begins

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2014 – A groundbreaking ceremony to construct a 45-meter-long Rail Bridge from Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet to Aranya Prathet of Sa Kaeo province, Thailand, was held late last week in the presence of H.E. Ourn Song,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 28.

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DPM Sok An Receives President of CICIR

AKP Phnom Penh, July 27, 2014 – Visiting Professor Dr. Ji Zhiye, President of the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), has agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of research with the Royal Academy of Cambodia, reported the National Television of Cambodia.

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Cambodian Journalists To Pay Visit To Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, July 27, 2014 – A delegation of Cambodian journalists, led by Mr. Huot Song Hak, paid a courtesy call on Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith on July 25 at the ministry in Phnom Penh prior to their departure for a working visit to the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Information Minister: CDPO Gets Tax-free Radio Frequency

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – The Ministry of Information has decided to grant tax-free radio frequency to the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) so as to promote the access to information for persons with disabilities.

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NA To Announce the Mandate Validity of Opposition Party Leader As a Lawmaker of 5th Legislature on Monday

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – The National Assembly (NA) will announce the validity of President of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) H.E. Sam Rainsy’s mandate as a lawmaker of the 5th legislature on Monday, according to a press release of the NA General Secretariat.

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H.E. Keat Chhon Presides over the Opening Ceremony of Universal Khmer Song Contest 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodia’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (pic.1) presides over here Thursday afternoon the opening ceremony of the Universal Khmer Song Contest 2014. Photo: Chim Nary  

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Minister of Environment Protects Cambodian Sugar Industry

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – There are some negative comments on Cambodia’s sugar industry, but actually this kind of industry has been providing jobs and benefits to thousands of people, H.E. Say Sam Al, Minister of Environment, said at a press conference on Wednesday.

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Vietnam To Help Construct a Research Center for National Defense Strategy in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) is willing to help construct a Research Center for National Defense Strategy for the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), and train human resources, as part of the military cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam.

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Brunei Wishes to Further Strengthen Cooperation with Cambodia in Many Fields

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Brunei Darussalam wishes to further strengthen the cooperation with Cambodia in the areas of civil aviation, rice export, higher education, culture, arts, and sports.

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APSARA National Authority: Pollution Level in Angkor Area Is Not Yet Critical

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 — The air pollution problem in Angkor is in fact not a new issue, as well as Angkor is not the only World Heritage Site in the globe to face this problem of air pollution, said the APSARA National Authority responsible for the Protection and Management of Angkor and [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides over the Closing Ceremony of National Workshop on Access to Information for Persons with Disabilities

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic.1) presides over here this morning the closing ceremony of the National Workshop on Access to Information for Persons with Disabilities. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodian Journalist Delegation Pays a Courtesy Call on Cambodian Information Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodian journalist delegation led by Mr. Huot Song Hak pays a courtesy call on Cambodian Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic.1) at the ministry in Phnom Penh this morning, prior to its departure for a working visit to the Kingdom of Thailand. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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H.E. Pich Sophoan Presides over a Graduation Ceremony

AKP Siem Reap, July 25, 2014 – H.E. Pich Sophoan (L, pic.1), Secretary of State at the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, hands over a certificate to a graduate as a symbol while he was presiding over in Siem Reap city on July 24 the graduation ceremony of 100 graduates from

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Information Minister Holds Working Meeting With Delegation of NEC Corporation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodian Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith on Thursday morning held a working meeting with a delegation of NEC Corporation led by Mr. Toshiya Matsuki, Chief Executive Offer of NEC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of 11-Hectare Pond in Phnom Srouch District

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Senior Minister H.E. Im Chhun Lim, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction and also Chairman of National Committee for Social Land Concession, presided over yesterday a groundbreaking ceremony to dig a vast pond in Chrey Senchey village, Torng Samrong commune, Kampong Speu province’s Phnom Srouch district.

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H.E. Suy Sem Inspects Construction of Lower Stung Russei Chrum Hydropower

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – H.E. Suy Sem, Minister of Mines and Energy, has recently led an inter-ministrial delegation to inspect and evaluate the construction of Lower Stung Russei Chrum Hydropower in Bak Klorng commune, Koh Kong province’s Mondul Seima district, reported the National Television of Cambodia (TVK).

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Cambodian Kids To Join a Cultural Exchange in Ho Chi Minh City

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – A group of Cambodian children will join their peers from Laos and Vietnam in an exchange program in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from July 28 to August 1, 2014.

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Commerce Minister Meets CEO and Country Manager of Intertek Testing Services

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 — Cambodian Minister of Commerce H.E. Sun Chanthol held talks here on Wednesday with visiting Mr. Frank Pan, CEO of Intertek Testing Services of South East Asia, and Mr. Khuth Sothy, Country Manager of Intertek Testing Services, Cambodia.

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