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Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2017 Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, October 21, 2017 – Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2017, the eighth of its kinds, was inaugurated here this afternoon at the Institut Français du Cambodge (IFC). According to the festival’s Facebook page, this annual event serves as a platform for photography artists and its lovers.

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Photos of the Week: Preah Monivong Boulevard, Road to Commercial Hub in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20 2017 – Preah Monivong, a central boulevard and thoroughfare of Phnom Penh, has been playing a key role as a major road towards commercial hub in the capital city. The boulevard was named after King Monivong of Cambodia.

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Cambodian Youth Delegation Attends 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Russia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – A 10-member group of Cambodian youths from different institutions have been on a visit in Russia from Oct. 13 to 23 to attend the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students being held in Sochi.

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Cambodian Airports’ Passenger Traffic Increases 25.7 Percent in First Nine Months

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – Cambodia’s three international airports handled 6.3 million passengers in the first three quarters of this year, up 25.7 percent compared to the same period last year, thanks to arrival of new carriers and launch of major new routes.

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Philippines Intends to Expand Cooperation with APSARA Authority

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – Technical Cooperation Council of the Philippines (TCCP) is interested in deepening cooperation with Cambodian APSARA National Authority on development of human resources and social economic improvement.

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President of Senate Receives French Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – President of Senate Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum received new French Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Mrs. Eva Nguyen Binh at the Senate Palace, Phnom Penh, on Oct. 19.

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Signing Ceremony of an Agreement on the Construction of Rice Warehouses and Rice Drying Kilns

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017— H.E. Kao Thach (3rd L, Pic. 1), Director General of the Rural Development Bank, presides over here this morning the Signing Ceremony of an Agreement on the Construction of Rice Warehouses and Rice Drying Kilns for Kampong Thom, Prey Veng and Takeo Provinces under the Special Investment Project of [...]

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Ministry of Environment: Cambodia Has 12 National Parks

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – Cambodia has in total 12 national parks covering some 1,720,269 hectares or 9.5 percent of the country’s total area, according to the figures of the Ministry of Environment.

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A Share Wokrshop on the Impact of Regional Quality Assurance Standards

AKP Siem Reap, October 20, 2017— Cambodia’s Secretary of State for the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, H.E. Yuok Ngoy (C, Pic. 1) presides over in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province on Oct. 19 afternoon a Share Workshop on the Impact of Regional Quality Assurance Standards on Higher Education in Cambodia. Photo: Khuth [...]

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APSARA National Authority and CSA Hold a Consultative Meeting

AKP Siem Reap, October 20, 2017— The APSARA National Authority of Cambodia and Chinese Government Team for Safeguarding Angkor (CSA) hold a consultative meeting in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province on Oct. 19 over the renovation project of an ancient royal palace located in Angkor Thom city, Siem Reap province. Photo: Hang Seak

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor Holds a Public Forum with Local Residents

AKP Oddar Meanchey, October 20, 2017— Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Sar Thavy (L, Pic. 1) holds a public forum with local residents at Samraong city, Oddar Meanchey province on Oct. 19. Photo: Tith Sror

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council Holds a Dissemination and Consultation Forum

AKP Oddar Meanchey, October 20, 2017– Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council holds a dissemination and consultation forum in the provincial city on Oct. 19 under the presidency of its President H.E. Yim Thin (Pic. 1). Photo: Tith Sror

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Cambodia Takes Action on Plastic Bag Usage

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – The Royal Government of Cambodia has recently issued a sub-decree on plastic usage management in order to increase the effectiveness in reducing the import, production, distribution and usage of plastic bags, according to a news release of the Ministry of Environment.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, October 20.

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H.E. Sok Touch Presides over Joint Capacity Building Seminar on SDGs Implementation in Mekong Sub-Region

AKP Siem Reap, October 19, 2017— H.E. Academician Sok Touch (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the Joint Capacity Building Seminar on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals

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Cambodian PM Receives Former President of the European Council

AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister, received here this morning visiting former President of the European Council, H.E. Herman Van Rompuy, Goodwill Ambassador of the Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance (VVOB).

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Cambodian Senate President Receives New French Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2017— Cambodia’s President of Senate Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum receives here this morning newly appointed French Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Eva Nguyen Binh. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Career and Productivity Fair 2017 to Present 20,000 Job Opportunities

AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2017 – Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training will organise a national career and productivity fair 2017 introducing about 20,000 job opportunities to both skilled and unskilled youths.

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Closing Ceremony of Consultative Meeting of Asia, Pacific and Caribbean Regions on Preparation for the 11th Ministerial Meeting of WTO

AKP Siem Reap, October 19, 2017— Cambodia’s Secretary of State at the Ministry of Commerce H.E. Ok Bung (Pic. 1), addresses the distinguished guests while he was presiding over in Siem Rep City, Siem Reap province this morning the Closing Ceremony of a three-day (Oct. 17-19) Consultative Meeting of Asia, Pacific and Caribbean Regions in [...]

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A Dissemination and Consultation Forum of Phnom Penh Capital Council

AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2017— Phnom Penh Capital Council holds a dissemination and consultation forum of the 2nd mandate a Khan Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh, this morning under the presidency of its President H.E. Map Sarin and Phnom Penh Governor H.E. Khuong Sreng (Pic. 1). Photo: Ouk Sokhoeun

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