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Foreign Minister Meets the First Cambodian-American Legislator of Massachusetts House of Representative

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Senior Minister H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received here this morning visiting H.E. Mom Rady, the first Cambodian-American Legislator of Massachusetts House of Representatives.

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Cambodian NA President Receives a Vietnamese Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – President of the National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, received here this morning a visiting delegation of the 7th Military Region of Vietnam People’s Army led by its Commander Maj. Gen. Vo Minh Luong.

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US$5 Million Fund for Digital Innovation Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Smart Axiata has launched a US$5 million venture capital fund for Cambodia for the digital service companies and start-ups, which seeks to invest in ideas and businesses in the digital ecosystem to spark the development of a robust digital economy.

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Cambodia Bans Breast Milk Export

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – The Royal Government of Cambodia has ordered the ban of breast milk export from the country to the U.S., according to an official letter signed by H.E. Ngor Hongly, Secretary of State at the Office of the Council of Ministers dated Mar. 28.

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Natural Disasters Kill 6 People in Q1

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Spokesperson of the National Committee for Disaster Management Mr. Keo Vy said that natural disasters, including storms, lightning, and windstorms have killed six people and injured 19 others in the first three months of this year.

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First Cambodian-American State Legislator Pays Courtesy Call on Foreign Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, pic. 1) holds talks with visiting Mr. Mom Rady, the first Cambodian-American Legislator of Massachusetts House of Representatives, at the ministry office, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia Hosts the 4th Inter-Government Coordination Committee of Cambodia-China Secretary General Meeting

AKP Siem Reap, March 29, 2017 – The Kingdom of Cambodia hosts the 4th Inter-Government Coordination Committee of Cambodia-China Secretary General Meeting in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province on Mar. 28

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Samdech Sar Kheng Presides over the Closing Ceremony of NACD’s Annual Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (C, pic.1), Minister of Interior, presides over here this morning the closing ceremony of the annual meeting of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) upon reviewing the work achievements in 2016 and set forth new goals for 2017. Photo: [...]

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Ministry of Information Organises In-Country Workshop on DSLR

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017​ – Cambodia’s Ministry of Information in collaboration with the National Television of Cambodia (TVK) and Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) organises here this morning a three-day (Mar. 29-31) In-Country Workshop on Digital Single-Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) under the presidency of the ministry’s Undersecretary of State H.E. Ly [...]

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Mr. Yuichi Sugano Appointed New Chief Representative of JICA Cambodia Office

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Mr. Yuichi Sugano has been recently appointed as new Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Cambodia Office in replacement of Mr. Itsu Adachi who has successfully fulfilled his over-two-year mission in the country.

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Appointment Ceremony of New Police Commissioner of Kampong Thom Province

AKP Kampong Thom, March 29, 2017 – National Police Chief Gen. Neth Savoeun (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the power transfer and appointment ceremony of new Kampong Thom Provincial Police Commissioner, on Mar. 28. Photo: Sum Vanna

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Switzerland Reaffirms Commitment to Support Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – The Government of Switzerland has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals, according to a press release of the Embassy of Switzerland AKP received this afternoon.

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NA President Receives a Delegation of 7th Military Region of Vietnam People’s Army

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R, pic. 1) receives in Phnom Penh this morning a delegation of the 7th Military Region of Vietnam People’s Army led by its Commander Major General Vo Minh Luong. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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AKP Director General Meets Cuban Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017​ – Director General of the Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) H.E. Ms. Sokmom Nimul (R, pic. 1) greets Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Cambodia H.E. Juan de Jesús Hidalgo-Gato Pérez, prior to their meeting this morning at the AKP’s headquarters in Phnom Penh. Photo: Thach Phanarong

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H.E. Sar Thavy Presides over the Inauguration of New Building of Oddar Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital

AKP Oddar Meanchey, March 29, 2017 – H.E. Sar Thavy (pic 1), Governor of Oddar Meanchey province, cuts red ribbon to inaugurate an obstetrics and gynecology building of Oddar Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital, on Mar. 28. Photo: Tith Sror

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Cambodian Minister of MAFF Receives a Guigang’s Senior Official

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon received here yesterday visiting Vice Mayor of Guigang City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China Mr. Xu Yudong.

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Cambodia Hosts a Conception Workshop on Climate Change in Siem Reap Province

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – The Cambodian Ministry of Environment and other stakeholders hosted a two-day Conception Workshop on Reducing the Vulnerability of Cambodian Rural Livelihoods through Enhanced Sub-national Level on Climate Change Planning and Execution of Priority Actions (SRL project).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, March 29.

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Cambodia, Japan To Sign Exchange Notes on Grant Aid and Loan

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2017 – An Exchange of Notes and a Record of Discussions on grant aid and loan will be signed here on Mar. 30, 2017 between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of Japan, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a press release issued today.

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Cambodia World Camp 2017 Kicks Off Officially

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2017 – Cambodia World Camp 2017 began officially this morning under the presidency of H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment. This three-day event, the seventh of its kind, was held under the theme of “Youth Mental Education for Moral and Ethical Leadership” from Mar. 27 to 29, 2017 at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition [...]

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