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APSARA Authority Director General Meets Executive Deputy Director of HIST

AKP Siem Reap, September 26, 2017— Director General of the National APSARA Authority H.E. Sum Map (Pic. 1) holds a working meeting with visiting Mr. Hong Tianhua, Executive Deputy Director of the International Centre on Space Technology for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST), in Siem Reap province on Sept. 25. Photo: Hang Seak  

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ADB Expects Robust Growth for Cambodia’s Economy

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – The Cambodian economy remains on track to grow strongly this year, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released today. In an update of its flagship annual economic publication Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017, ADB retained its forecast of slightly higher economic growth of 7.1 percent for 2017 and 2018, [...]

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DPM Hor Namhong Receives Governor of Odisha State of India

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017— Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong (R, Pic. 1) holds talks with visiting H.E. S. C. Jamir, Governor of Odisha State of the Republic of India, at his office in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia Expects Unprecedented Creation of Wild Tiger Area

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – Cambodia is expecting an unprecedented creation of forest area for reintroduced wild tigers in northeastern Mondulkiri province in a near future. The inspiration derives from happening feasibility study trip of the Ministry of Environment’s officials and Indian experts to the targeted areas located in Srepok wildlife sanctuary of the province.

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Cambodia Elected a Member of the Board of Directors of OIE

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – World Organisation for Animal Health – widely known with French abbreviation as OIE – has elected Cambodia as a member of its board of directors – the role with a term of three years.

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Kampong Cham Governor Launches a Blood Donation Programme

AKP Kampong Cham, September 26, 2017— Kampong Cham Provincial Governor H.E. Kouch Chamroeun (Pic. 1) gives blood donation while he was presiding over the Launching of Blood Donation Programme for Humanitarian Activities in the provincial hall this morning. Photo: Chhay Muth

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Makes an Inspection Visit to an Aging Buddhist Temple in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) accompanied by the ministry’s senior officials visits an oldest Buddhist temple in Phnom Penh Capital City this morning in order to seek the maintenance from concerned institutions. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Initial Workers’ Minimum Wage Negotiation Starts Smoothly

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – Cambodian garment and footwear workers’ minimum wage negotiation for 2018 has started with improved understanding basis and optimism among concerned stakeholders.

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Government Invests Over 1.6 Billion Riel on Sports Sector in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has invested over 1.6 billion Riel (more than US$400,000) this year to promote Cambodia’s sports development. The figure was shared recently by H.E. Ouk Sethicheat of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, to a local media.

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NA President Presides over a Meeting of the Standing Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017— The Standing Committee of the National Assembly holds a meeting here this morning under the Presidency of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (Pic. 1). Photo: National Assembly

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H.E. Ly Vannhong Receives a Delegation of Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017— H.E. Ly Vannhong (3rd R, Pic. 1), Undersecretary of State of Cambodia’s Ministry of Information, receives here this morning a delegation of Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications led by Dr. Do Quy Vu, Deputy Director of National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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More Tourists Visit Kampong Chhnang Provincial Tourism Destinations

AKP Kampong Chhnang, September 26, 2017— More and more local and foreign tourists (Pic. 1) visit tourism destinations in Kampong Chhnang province, some 90Km northwest of Phnom Penh Capital City.

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Two More Critically Endangered Giant Ibis Chicks Recorded in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – A nest and two chicks of the Critically Endangered Giant Ibis have been found in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS) for the first time, according to a press release of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) dated today.

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Trichinellosis Cases Found in Kampong Thom Province

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the cases of Trichinellosis in Chrak Taol village, Mean Rith commune, Sandan district (Prey Lang area), Kampong Thom central province.

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Women’s Affairs Minister Presides over the Opening of Workshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Siem Reap

AKP Siem Reap, September 26, 2017 – Minister of Women’s Affairs, H.E. Ms. Ing Kantha Phavi (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while she was presiding over the opening ceremony of the two-day Workshop on Making Gender Mainstreaming as the Regular Development Agenda in Climate Change Investments, held in Siem Reap province on Sept. 25. Photo: [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 26, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, September 26.

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Cambodian PM Receives Lower Sesan II Hydropower Dam Constructor

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received Mr. Huang Yongda, Director General of China Huaneng Group – the constructor of Lower Sesan II hydropower dam – at the company’s office in Stung Treng province this morning.

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PM Advises Political Analysts to Learn More about Cambodia’s Constitution

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2017 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen asked this morning some political analysts to learn more about the country’s constitution before making comments.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith chairs a Weekly Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2017 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) holds here this morning a weekly meeting with the ministry’s senior officials to review past week’s work achievements and set forth new direction for the new week. Photo: Suos Savy

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Closing Ceremony of Sluice Gate of Lower Sesan II Hydropower Dam

AKP Stung Treng, September 25, 2017— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) presses a button as a symbol while he was presiding over the Closing Ceremony of Sluice Gate of Lower Sesan II Hydroelectric Dam in Stung Streng province this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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