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H.E. Chheang Vun Holds a Press Conference on Outcomes of 35th AIPA General Assembly

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2014 – H.E. Chheang Vun, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Commission for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Propaganda and Information, holds a press conference on the outcomes of the 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in Vientiane, Laos, upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport on Sept. [...]

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Royal Palace Minister Celebrates 12th Day of Kan Ben Festival in Kampong Chhnang Province

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2014 – Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol, Minister of the Royal Palace, along with the ministry’s officials and Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities, celebrates the 12th day of the 14-day Kan Ben Festival in three different pagodas located in Boribo district, Kampong Chhnang, on Sept. 20. Photo: Som Rithy

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Case 002/02 Trial To Commence in Mid-October

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2014 – The Trial Chamber has announced that evidentariary hearings in Case 002/02 against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, two surviving senior Khmer Rouge leaders, will commence on Oct. 17, 2014 at 09:00

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GE Foundation Donates Medical Equipment to Improve Cambodia’s Health Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – The U.S.-based multinational conglomerate corporation, General Electric (GE), has supported the clean water program at referral hospitals in Cambodia and provided medical equipment worth in total over US$4 million to Cambodia’s Health Ministry and Calmatte Hospital to enhance the health sector in Cambodia.

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Cambodia Attracts US$1.7 Billion Investment Projects Through ASEAN-China Expo

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – Cambodia attracted over US$1.7 billion investment deals through the ASEAN-China Expo in the past six years, from 2008 to 2013, Mr. Ou Prum Vireak, a Cambodian coordinator at the ASEAN-China Expo, told reporters recently.

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Cambodia Hosts International Conference on Community Development through Tourism

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – An International Conference on Community Development through Tourism was held in Phnom Penh Capital City of Cambodia on Sept. 16-17.

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NA President Celebrates 11th Day of Kan Ben Festival in Tbaung Khmum

AKP Tbaung Khmum, September 19, 2014 – National Assembly (NA)’s President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin and his spouse celebrate this morning the 11th day of the 14-day Kan Ben Festival at Trapaing Pring Pagoda located in Trapaing Pring commune, Ponhea Krek district, Tbaung Khmum province. Photo: NA

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Cambodian Senate Holds the Fifth Session of the Third Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – The Permanent Committee of the Cambodian Senate holds the fifth Session of the third Legislature here this morning under the presidency of its Acting President H.E. Say Chhum. Photo: Senate  

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Cambodian PM Welcomes the Summoning of Ministers to Parliament

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen welcomed the fact that ministers are summoned by parliamentary committees to question them about different issues.

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GE Ready to Contribute to the Development of Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 — General Electric (GE), an American multinational conglomerate corporation, is ready to contribute to the development of Cambodia in line with the development strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

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Cambodia Holds National Tripartite Consultation Workshop on Strengthening a Process of Minimum Wage Setting

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – Cambodia held here on Wednesday the National Tripartite Consultation Workshop on Strengthening a Process of Minimum Wage Setting.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, 19 September, 2014 –   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 19 September.

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Cambodia Declares to Join Anti-Terrorism Efforts

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has declared Cambodia’s stance in combating terrorism. Speaking at the Ceremony for the Release of the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018 held this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said Cambodia has cooperated with many countries in the [...]

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PM Hun Sen Receives Vice Chairman of GE

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, pic.1) shakes hands with visiting Mr. John G. Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric (GE), prior to their meeting here this afternoon at the Peace Palace. Photo: Chim Nary  

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CCF’s Rice Academy Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – The Rice Academy of the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF), located in Russey village, Sangkat Stung Meanchey, Phnom Penh, was inaugurated on Sept. 17 to officially provide education to poor and street children.

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Cambodia Hosts a Workshop on Good Practices in Implementation of Employment Injury Insurance and Health Insurance Schemes

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – Relevant officials from the ten ASEAN member countries gathered here on Sept. 17-18 in a Workshop on Good Practices in Implementation of Employment Injury Insurance and Health Insurance Schemes under the sponsorship of ASEAN-Japan Fund for Building Social Safety Nets.

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Ceremony for Release of the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over here this morning the Ceremony for the Release of the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018. Photo: Chim Nary  

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Preah Vihear Governor Presides Over the Opening Ceremony of the 3rd Conference of the Ministry of Interior’s State Civil Servants Association of Preah Vihear Provincial Branch

AKP Preah Vihear, September 18, 2014 – Preah Vihear Provincial Governor H.E. Oum Mara (C, pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the Opening Ceremony of the 3rd Conference of the Ministry of Interior’s State Civil Servants Association of Preah Vihear Provincial Branch

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H.E. Chea Vuthy Presents the Investment Environment and Opportunities in Cambodia during the 11th ASEAN-China Expo in Nanning, China

AKP Nanning, September 18, 2014 – H.E. Chea Vuthy, Deputy Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), presents the audiences on the Investment Environment and Opportunities in Cambodia on the occasion of the 11th ASEAN-China Expo held in Nanning city, China on Sept. 17. Photo: Ong Hong Leang

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Education Minister Explains Education Situation to NA

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), led a delegation to explain the Commission of Education, Youth, Sports, Religious Affairs, Culture and Tourism of the National Assembly (the 7th Commission) regarding the current education situation, especially the 2013-2014 secondary education exams.

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