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NA President Receives New Lao Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – President of the National Assembly of Cambodia, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, received here yesterday H.E. Prasith Sayasith, newly appointed Ambassador of Laos to Cambodia.

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PM Hun Sen Meets Opposition Party Leader

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen held talks with President of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) H.E. Sam Rainsy on the sidelines of the 3rd session of the fifth legislature of the National Assembly held here this morning.

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NA Holds 3rd Plenary Session of Fifth Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (C, pic.1) presides over here this morning the 3rd plenary session of the NA’s fifth legislature with the participation of 120 lawmakers, including Prime

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Press Conference on Children Music Festival, Ministry of Information Award 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic.1) presides over here this afternoon a press conference on Children Music Festival, Ministry of Information Award 2014. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Information Minister Receives Representative of Google in Asia Pacific

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) holds talks with visiting Mr. Michael Nelson, Representative of Google in Asia Pacific, this afternoon at the ministry. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Information Minister Meets a Vietnamese Media Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith received on Monday at the ministry a visiting Vietnamese media delegation led by Mr. Vu Thanh Son, Deputy Director General of the Press Authority of the Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam.

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Cambodian Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Amendment to the Constitution

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – The 120 Cambodian lawmakers present at the 3rd session of the National Assembly (NA)’s fifth legislature have unanimously endorsed the amendment to the Article 76 and all articles from new Chapter 15 to new Chapter 16 of the constitution related to the National Election Committee.

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OPINION: How the U.S. Interferes in Cambodia’s Elections

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – An almost unnoticed reference to Cambodia in the Wikileaks release of US diplomatic documents four years ago recently caught my attention when I was googling another subject. It reveals an interesting picture of the US government’s “hands on” attempts to manipulate Cambodian political processes – elections in particular.

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Minister of Economy and Finance Holds a Meeting with Cambodia Rice Federation

AKP Phnom Penh, October 1, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R, pic.1) holds a meeting here on Sept. 29 with Cambodia Rice Federation led by its President Mr. Sok Puthyvuth (5th, L, pic.2). Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth Meets a Delegation of Japan-Cambodia Association, Fujitsu and NTT Companies

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R, pic.1), Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance, meets here on Sept. 29 with a delegation of Japan-Cambodia Association led by its President H.E. Takahashi Fumiaki and other representatives of Fujitsu and NTT Companies. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Phnom Penh Governor Holds a Get-Together with Ex-State Civil Servants

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (R, Front, pic.1) holds here this morning a get-together with former State civil servants to mark the National and International Day for Older Persons on Oct. 1. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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Preah Vihear Provincial Military Police Officers Distribute Relief to Elderly Needy People

AKP Preah Vihear, October 01, 2014 – Preah Vihear provincial military police officers led by its Commander General Kang Saokun, distributes daily necessities relief together with some cash to elderly needy people in the provincial city on Sept. 30. Photo: Tith Sror  

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Gen. Pol Saroeun Pays Courtesy Call on Lao PM

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – A high-level Cambodian military delegation led by Gen. Pol Saroeun, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) paid a courtesy call on H.E. Thongsing Thammavong, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on Sept. 29 in Vientiane, Laos.

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U.S. Helps Build RCAF’s Medical First Responder Capacity

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – A team of U.S. military servicemen from the Idaho National Guard conducted a medical training workshop in September for several members of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), said a press release from the U.S Embassy in Phnom Penh.

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DPM Keat Chhon Receives HPCPSDI’s Chairman

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – Cambodian Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon received here on Monday visiting Mr. Chang Xingwen, Chairman of China’s Henan Provincial Communications Planning Survey and Design Institute (HPCPSDI).

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NA Opens Its 3rd Session of the Fifth Legislature with 6 Important Items on Agenda

AKP Phnom Penh, October 01, 2014 – The National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia opened here this morning its 3rd plenary session of the fifth legislature under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin with 120 lawmakers,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, 01 October, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 01 October.

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Choeung Ek Health Post Put Into Official Use

AKP Phnom Penh, September 30, 2014 – Choeung Ek Health Post, located in Sangkat Choeung Ek, Khan Dangkor, Phnom Penh, was officially put into use yesterday to mark the fifth anniversary of cooperation between Cambodia’s Phnom Penh capital city and the Republic of Korea’s Busan city.

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Cambodia Reduces the Period for Economic Land Concessions from 99 to 50 Years

AKP Phnom Penh, September 30, 2014 – Minister of Environment H.E. Say Sam Al said the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has decided to reduce the investment duration on economic concession land from 99 to 50 years.

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DPM H.E. Keat Chhon Receives HPCPSDI’s Chairman

AKP Phnom Penh, September 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (R, pic.1) receives here on Sept. 29 visiting Mr. Chang Xingwen, Chairman of China’s Henan Provincial Communications Planning Survey and Design Institute (HPCPSDI). Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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