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Photo Documentary on the Development of Cambodia’s Railways (Part II)

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2016 – PHNOM PENH-SIHANOUKVILLE LINE OPENED UP TAKEO CITY Central Hall of Takeo Station Takeo station inaugurated by Samdech Head of State on January 18, 1965 Takeo Station: Waiting Room On January 19, 1965, Samdech invited members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of the press and many Khmer and foreign [...]

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Cambodian Blue Helmet Troops Return Home from Mali

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2016 – Some 188 Cambodian blue helmet troops arrive home this morning after completing their UN peacekeeping missions in Mali. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Water Distribution to People in Preah Netr Preah District

AKP Banteay Meanchey, April 30, 2016 – Provincial working group for Chhnour Meanchey commune of Preah Netr Preah district, Banteay Meanchey province, in cooperation with the provincial Gendarmerie, distributes clean water to local people on April 29. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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PM Hun Sen Takes the Train to Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, pic. 1) greets other passengers while taking the train from Phnom Penh capital to Preah Sihanouk coastal province, this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Photo Documentary on the Development of Cambodia’s Railways (Part I)

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – The Phnom Penh-Poipet Line, transferred to the Royal Government on July 19, 1952, has a total length of 385 kilometres. To meet the needs of the people whose standard of living has continued to improve, the Royal Railways of Cambodia opened to the public a large number of [...]

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Cambodia Attracts Some US$1 Billion Investment in Q1

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – In the first quarter of this year, Cambodia attracted some US$1,007 million investment, pointed out a press release of the Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC) issued yesterday.

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Cambodia To Issue Multiple Visa to Chinese and Korean Tourists

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – Cambodia is preparing to issue 3 Year Multiple Visa to the Chinese and Korean tourists to boost the tourism sector, a key pillar for the country’s economic growth, according to a news release of the Ministry of Tourism.

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H.E. Prak Sokhonn Attends 5th CICA Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in China

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn led a delegation to attend the 5th Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in China this week, at the invitation of Chinese Foreign [...]

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Logistics and Transportation Companies Reduce US$10 Per Every 40ft Container

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – The logistics and transportation companies agreed yesterday to reduce the transportation price by US$10 per every 40ft containers, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT)’s news release.

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Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol Visits People in Kampong Chhnang Province

AKP Kampong Chhnang, April 29, 2016 – Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Royal Palace, on April 28 visits people in Chulkiri district, Kampong Chhnang province, who are facing water shortage. Photo: Bai Sithon  

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Information Minister Presides Over a Forum on Rights of Journalist and Citizen Journalist

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over a Forum on the Rights of Journalist and Citizen Journalist contribute to Promote Good Governance in Cambodia Media, held in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodian Red Cross Receives US$140,000 from Five Donors

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), met and received donations of US$140,000 in total from five donors, at the CRC’s headquarters, Phnom Penh yesterday.

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Cambodian Agriculture Minister Meets Deputy Minister of Industry of Belarus

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – H.E. Gennady Svidersky, Deputy Minister of Industry of the Republic of Belarus, paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Veng Sakhon, Cambodia’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) in Phnom Penh on April 26 to seek more understanding on investment potential in the agricultural sector in Cambodia and [...]

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Cambodia Dispatches Peacekeeping Forces to Mali

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – Some 229 blue helmet troops of the Engineering Unit 981 and Mine/UXO Clearance Unit 333, of them 14 women, departed here on Wednesday night to join the peacekeeping operation under the UN umbrella in Mali.

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Cambodian PM Receives Timor-Leste Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here yesterday afternoon at the Peace Palace Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste H.E. Ms. Felicidade de Sousa Guterres.

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Cambodian and U.S Nonproliferation Experts Hold Workshop on International Nuclear Safeguards

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – An international workshop on Nuclear Safeguards and the Additional Protocol, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), concluded yesterday at Sunway Hotel, Phnom Penh, according to a press release from the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, April 29.

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Preschool Classes in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, 28 April 2016 – One of 129 community preschool classes in Siem Reap province integrating early education with health and nutrition to ensure child mental and physical development. Parents in Samrong village, Leang Dai commune, Angkor Thom district of Siem Reap province contribute to preparing nutritional meal for their small kids attending [...]

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DPM Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng Receives NDI’s Regional Director for Asia Programmes

AKP Phnom Penh, April 28, 2016 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng met here yesterday with visiting Mr. Peter Manikas, Regional Director for Asia Programmes at the National Democratic Institute (NDI).

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Cambodia Attends the 14th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities

AKP Phnom Penh, April 28, 2016 – Cambodian delegates attended the 14th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities held in Brunei Darussalam from April 26 to 28, 2016, according to the news release of the Ministry of Environment.

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