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PM Hun Sen Celebrates Pchum Ben Festival at a Pagoda in Kampong Speu Province

AKP Kampong Speu, September 23, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen along with his spouse and other members

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MoU on Media Cooperation and Exchange between Cambodia and China’s Yunnan Province Signed

AKP Phnom Penh, September 23, 2014 – The General Department of Information and Broadcasting of Cambodia’s Ministry of Information and China’s Yunnan Provincial Department of Information reached here yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Media Cooperation and Exchange.

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Cambodia Celebrates Pchum Ben Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, September 23, 2014 – Cambodia celebrates today the “Pchum Ben” Festival or the Festival for the Dead, which is the second biggest festival for the Cambodian people in the entire country after the “Chaul Chhnam Thmei” (Khmer New Year).

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Information Minister Presides Over the 2nd Exchange Meeting between Media Organization of China and Greater Mekong Subregion

AKP Phnom Penh, September 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Front, pic.1) and visiting Mr. Ge Guangzhi (L, Front, pic.1),

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Cambodia’s Information Ministry and China’s Yunnan Province Reach a MoU on Media Cooperation and Exchange

AKP Phnom Penh, September 22, 2014 – H.E. Buth Bovuth (R, pic.1), Director-General of the General Department of Information and Broadcasting of the Ministry of Information of Cambodia, and visiting Ms. Wu Jingbo, Deputy Chief of the Publicity Department of China’s Yunnan Provincial Committee

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Information Minister Receives a Media Delegation from China’s Yunnan Province

AKP Phnom Penh, September 22, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, pic.1) greets visiting Mr. Ge Guangzhi (R, pic.1), Deputy Director of Department No. 6 of the Information Office of China’s State Council and Head of a media delegation of China’s Yunnan province

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Leaves for the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York

AKP Phnom Penh, September 22, 2014 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong departed here yesterday evening for the U.S. to participate in the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly

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H.E. Chheang Vun Holds a Press Conference on Outcomes of 35th AIPA General Assembly

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2014 – H.E. Chheang Vun, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Commission for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Propaganda and Information, holds a press conference on the outcomes of the 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in Vientiane, Laos, upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport on Sept. [...]

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Royal Palace Minister Celebrates 12th Day of Kan Ben Festival in Kampong Chhnang Province

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2014 – Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol, Minister of the Royal Palace, along with the ministry’s officials and Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities, celebrates the 12th day of the 14-day Kan Ben Festival in three different pagodas located in Boribo district, Kampong Chhnang, on Sept. 20. Photo: Som Rithy

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Case 002/02 Trial To Commence in Mid-October

AKP Phnom Penh, September 21, 2014 – The Trial Chamber has announced that evidentariary hearings in Case 002/02 against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, two surviving senior Khmer Rouge leaders, will commence on Oct. 17, 2014 at 09:00

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GE Foundation Donates Medical Equipment to Improve Cambodia’s Health Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – The U.S.-based multinational conglomerate corporation, General Electric (GE), has supported the clean water program at referral hospitals in Cambodia and provided medical equipment worth in total over US$4 million to Cambodia’s Health Ministry and Calmatte Hospital to enhance the health sector in Cambodia.

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Cambodia Attracts US$1.7 Billion Investment Projects Through ASEAN-China Expo

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – Cambodia attracted over US$1.7 billion investment deals through the ASEAN-China Expo in the past six years, from 2008 to 2013, Mr. Ou Prum Vireak, a Cambodian coordinator at the ASEAN-China Expo, told reporters recently.

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Cambodia Hosts International Conference on Community Development through Tourism

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – An International Conference on Community Development through Tourism was held in Phnom Penh Capital City of Cambodia on Sept. 16-17.

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NA President Celebrates 11th Day of Kan Ben Festival in Tbaung Khmum

AKP Tbaung Khmum, September 19, 2014 – National Assembly (NA)’s President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin and his spouse celebrate this morning the 11th day of the 14-day Kan Ben Festival at Trapaing Pring Pagoda located in Trapaing Pring commune, Ponhea Krek district, Tbaung Khmum province. Photo: NA

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Cambodian Senate Holds the Fifth Session of the Third Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – The Permanent Committee of the Cambodian Senate holds the fifth Session of the third Legislature here this morning under the presidency of its Acting President H.E. Say Chhum. Photo: Senate  

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Cambodian PM Welcomes the Summoning of Ministers to Parliament

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen welcomed the fact that ministers are summoned by parliamentary committees to question them about different issues.

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GE Ready to Contribute to the Development of Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 — General Electric (GE), an American multinational conglomerate corporation, is ready to contribute to the development of Cambodia in line with the development strategy of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

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Cambodia Holds National Tripartite Consultation Workshop on Strengthening a Process of Minimum Wage Setting

AKP Phnom Penh, September 19, 2014 – Cambodia held here on Wednesday the National Tripartite Consultation Workshop on Strengthening a Process of Minimum Wage Setting.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, 19 September, 2014 –   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 19 September.

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Cambodia Declares to Join Anti-Terrorism Efforts

AKP Phnom Penh, September 18, 2014 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has declared Cambodia’s stance in combating terrorism. Speaking at the Ceremony for the Release of the National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP) 2014-2018 held this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said Cambodia has cooperated with many countries in the [...]

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