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Cambodia and UN Discuss the Cooperation Financing for 2016-2018

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Relevant officials of the Royal Government of Cambodia and UN agencies held a meeting here yesterday to discuss the cooperation financing for 2016-2018.

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NA Continues Third Session of Fifth Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly continues here this morning the third session of the fifth legislature under the chairmanship of Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of NA, to discuss and approve the draft budget law for 2015. Photo: Sin Sareth

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NA President Receives S. Korean Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R, pic.1) receives H.E. Kim Han-soo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Cambodia, on Nov. 28 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Information Minister Receives UNESCO Representative in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic.1) meets here on Nov. 27 afternoon at the ministry Ms. Anne Lemaistre, UNESCO Representative in Cambodia. Photo: Chim Nary

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Information Minister Meets Officials of Siem Reap Provincial Information Department

AKP Siem Reap, November 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith holds this morning a get-together with officials of Siem Reap Provincial Department of Information. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Cambodia Makes Progress in Tackling Poverty, But Challenges Remain

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 — Cambodia has made significant progress in tackling poverty, but much work still remains to be done to beat hunger and malnutrition as the country aims to become a lower middle income country in the next few years, said a joint press release of the Council for Agriculture and [...]

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A U.S. Soldier Missing in Cambodia in Vietnam War Identified

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Defense announced that the remains of Staff Sgt. James L. Van Bendegom, age 19, missing in Cambodia from the Vietnam conflict were identified and returned to his family for burial with full military honors on Nov. 11, 2014 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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First Meeting of Access to Information Technical Working Group To Be Held Early Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – The first meeting of the Technical Working Group on Access to Information (A2I TWG) is scheduled to take place on Dec. 8 at the Ministry of Information.

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Cambodian GDP Per Capita Expected to Reach US$1,225 Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said here this morning that Cambodian GDP per capita is expected to reach US$1,225 next year, while the economic growth is forecasted at around 7 percent.

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Cambodia To Hold River Festival in March Annually

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Starting from next year, Cambodia will hold annually the River Festival in March with an aim to attract more local and foreign visitors, H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, was quoted as saying by local media.

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Cambodia To Dispatch Expert Officials to Investigate Religious Ceremonies by Vietnamese on Bokor

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. Ms. Phoeung Sackona said experts will be sent to investigate the scene where religious ceremonies have been conducted by ethnic Vietnamese on Bokor Mountain, a popular national park in Cambodia.

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Coca-Cola Company To Invest US$100 Million in Widening Factory in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Coca-Cola Company will expand its extent of investment of more US$100 million to widen the factory in Cambodia from 2014 to 2018 and to recruit new 300 employees.

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DPM Sar Kheng Announces Members of Committee for Combating Counterfeit Products

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sar Kheng, Minister of Interior, presided over here yesterday a ceremony to announce the members of the Committee for Combating Counterfeit Products.

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PM Hun Sen Receives Coca-Cola Regional Director

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, pic.1) shakes hands with visiting Mr. Martin Jansen, Regional Director, Bottling Investments Group for China and Southeast Asia of Coca-Cola Company, on Nov. 27 at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh. Photo: Chey Phoumipul

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on November 28.

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Cambodia Ministry of Labor Awards Enterprises for HIV/AIDS Work

AKP Phnom Penh, November 27, 2014 – The Cambodia Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MoLVT) awarded here this morning some of the best performing companies in Cambodia for their work on HIV and AIDS, according to a joint press release of MoLVT, International Labor Organization, and UNAIDS.

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DPM Men Sam An: Cambodia-China Cultural Exchange Contributes to Tourism Promotion

AKP Phnom Penh, November 27, 2014 – Cultural and arts exchange between the Cambodian and Chinese people has had for a long time and has contributed to the promotion of tourism sector, said Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Ms. Men Sam An, Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, while presiding over here on Wednesday evening [...]

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Phnom Penh Governor Meets Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 27, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong met here yesterday with Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Thach Du.

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DPM Men Sam An Receives Lao Government Inspection Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, November 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Ms. Men Sam An received here on Nov. 26 a visiting delegation of Government Inspection and Anti-Corruption Authority (GIA) of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic led by its Vice Chairman Mr. Khamsouk Bounnhavong.

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Korean Company Finds Out the Implementation of New Village Movement in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 27, 2014 – Mr. Soo-chul Park, President of Daedong Industrial Co., Ltd., on Wednesday morning met for a talk with H.E. Yim Chhay Ly, Deputy Prime Minster and Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) to find out the implementation of New Village Movement in Cambodia.

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