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PM Clarifies Government’s Stance over Cambodia-U.S. Repatriation Agreement

AKP Phnom Penh,​​ April 27, 2017 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has made a clarification on the royal government’s stance over the Cambodia-U.S. repatriation agreement, under which convicted Cambodians who are permanent residents in the U.S. are deported to their home country.

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Cambodia Launches Lexicon of Climate Change in Khmer

AKP Phnom Penh, April 27, 2017 – The Ministry of Environment and the Royal Academy of Cambodia launched here on April 25 the Lexicon of Climate Change in Khmer.

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429 Cambodian Blue Helmet Troops Depart for UN Peacekeeping Missions in Africa

AKP Phnom Penh, April 27, 2017 – A total of 429 Cambodian blue helmet troops from three different units, of them 43 are women, have left for the UN peacekeeping missions in Mali and South Sudan.

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NEC Organises Training Course for Its Officials in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, April 27, 2017 – National Election Committee (NEC) on April 26 organises a training course on procedures to file, receive and solve election-related complaints for its officials in Siem Reap province, in preparation for the commune/Sangkat council election in June. Photo: Hang Seak

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Information Minister Presides over the Closing of Journalism Training Course

AKP Phnom Penh, April 27, 2017 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of a journalism training course organised by the Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia in Phnom Penh on April 26 afternoon. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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H.E. Prak Sokhonn: Cambodia Is Ready to Work with the U.S. in All Sectors

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn has affirmed Cambodia’s readiness to work with the new U.S. government to further strengthen and expand the bilateral cooperation in all sectors between both countries.

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Cambodian Premier Receives Lao Minister of Public Security

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here this morning at the Peace Palace visiting Minister of Public Security of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) H.E. Somkeo Silavong.

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PAS Launches IPO Book-Building before Listed in Late May

AKP, Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) has launched a book-building to get the initiative public offering (IPO)’s price per share ahead of scheduled listing in stock exchange in late May.

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Two Chinese Companies Want to Develop Clean Water in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Two Chinese companies are interested in the establishment of training and clean water centre in Cambodia. The groups – Shanghai Mechanical Power Engineering Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Micro Purification Technology Co., Ltd – expressed the interest when received recently by Minister of

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Cambodia, Laos Meet on 2017 Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Relevant officials from Cambodia and Laos held here in Phnom Penh yesterday a fruitful talks on cooperation in 2017 in the field of security.

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Factories Employ Some 1.2 Million Workers in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Cambodia has in total 11,168 factories legally registered, employing nearly 1.2 million workers across the country, according to Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng.

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Cambodia, ADB Review Ongoing and Future Infrastructure Development Projects

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Cambodian Senior Minister H.E. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport, received here on April 25 Asian Development Bank (ADB) programme mission team led by Mr. Samiuela T. Tukuafu, Country Director of ADB.

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PM Hun Sen Holds a Get-together with Officials of the Ministry of Health

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) holds a get-together with over 4,000 officials from the Ministry of Health at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Kok Ky

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Samdech Techo Hun Sen Receives Lao Minister of Public Security

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1), Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, greets visiting H.E. Somkeo Silavong, Minister of Public Security of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), prior to the courtesy meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this [...]

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H.E. Meas Sophorn Presides over a Workshop on “Comparison of the Press Law and the Draft Law on Access to Information”

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Information H.E. Meas Sophorn (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning the opening ceremony of a Workshop on “Comparison of the Press Law and the Draft Law on Access to Information”. Photo: Sin Sareth

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Get-together with Officials of the General Department of National Radio of Kampuchea

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 1), Minister of Information, speaks to participants during a get-together here this morning with officials of the General Department of National Radio of Kampuchea. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Outcome of Vietnamese Prime Minister’s Visit in Cambodia Released

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – The Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam issued here yesterday a joint statement on the outcome of the three-day visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Cambodia from April 24-26, 2017.

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Cambodia Hosts 26th Meeting of ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Customs

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Senior customs officials from the ASEAN member countries and their dialogue partners gathered in Siem Reap, home to the famous Angkor Wat Temple, for the 26th Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Customs.

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Cambodian Senate President Meets Vietnamese Premier

AKP Phnom Penh, April 26, 2017 – Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid yesterday afternoon at the Senate Palace, Phnom Penh a courtesy call on Cambodian Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum.

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