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Cambodia Releases the Preliminary Results on First Agriculture Census 2013

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – The Royal Government of Cambodia released here this morning the preliminary results on the first ever agriculture census 2013.

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Phnom Penh City’s 2020 Public Train Service Plan

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – By 2020, Phnom Penh city should have had public train service in addition to bus service to meet the challenge of population and vehicle growth in the capital, said an official of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

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Cambodia Investors’ Club Hold Its 1st General Assembly

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – The Cambodia Investors’ Club (CiC) held on Monday in Phnom Penh its 1st General Assembly with the participation of more than 100 people.

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H.E. Chhay Than Presides Over the Release of Preliminary Results on Cambodia’s First Agriculture Census 2013

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – Senior Minister and Minister of Planning H.E. Chhay Than presides over here this morning the Release of Preliminary Results on Cambodia’s First Agriculture Census 2013 organized by the National Institute of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning. Photo: Chim Nary    

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Information Minister Presides Over the Closing of Workshop on Effective Communication between the Parliament and the Media

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic.1), Minister of Information, presides over here this morning the closing ceremony of Workshop on Effective Communication between the Parliament and the Media co-organized by the General Secretariat of Senate and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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NA President Holds Talks with CPV Leader

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia, met on Aug. 19 in Hanoi, Vietnam, with H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party (CPV) of Vietnam.

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Cambodia To Request for Sambo Prey Kuh Temple’s Listing as World Heritage Site in Late 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – Cambodia has been preparing to register Sambo Prey Kuh Temple into the UNESCO’s World Heritage List by the end of this year, said Minister of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. Ms. Phoeung Sackona.

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Cambodia Rejects Rumor on Foreign Refugees from Australia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) has rejected a rumor disseminated by foreign media and social media saying that Cambodia planned to sign a deal to receive some 1,000 foreign refugees from Australia.

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Cambodia, Indonesia To Expand Trade Ties

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – Newly appointed Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Pitomo Purnomo expressed his intention to expand bilateral trade between Cambodia and Indonesia while marking the 69th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia in Cambodia recently.

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New Lao Ambassador Pledges to Boost More Cooperation with Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong received here yesterday newly appointed Lao Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Prasith Sayasith.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

 AKP Phnom Penh, August 20, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 20 August.

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Cambodia Plans to Establish ICC-Preah Vihear

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 – Cambodia is planning to establish the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Preah Vihear (ICC-Preah Vihear).

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Cambodian NA President Meets Vietnamese Leaders

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 – National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, who is on a visit in Vietnam, held talks yesterday in Hanoi with his Vietnamese counterpart H.E. Nguyen Sinh Hung.

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Information Minister Presides Over the Closing Ceremony of a Workshop

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic.1) presides over here this afternoon at Sunway Hotel the closing ceremony of the two-day Workshop on “How to Work Effectively as a Spokesperson” organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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DPM Hor Namhong Receives Newly Appointed Lao Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong (R), Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, receives here this morning newly appointed Ambassador of Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Cambodia H.E. Prasith Sayasith. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Tourism Minister Holds a Gathering with Cambodia Hotel Association

AKP Siem Reap, August 19, 2014 – Cambodia’s Tourism Minister H.E. Thong Khon (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over on Aug. 18 in Siem Reap provincial city a gathering with the Cambodia Hotel Association in order to encourage the private sector to set up a Tourism

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Phnom Penh Governor Chairs a Meeting on Drafting a Transportation Master Plan in the Capital

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (C, pic.1) presides over here this morning the 4th meeting with Technical Committee and the Committee for the Project Coordination on the Drafting of Transportation Master Plan in the capital city. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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Cambodia-China Technology Transfer Center To Be Set Up in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 – Cambodia and China have agreed to jointly set up the Cambodia-China Technology Transfer Center in Cambodia to open up the cooperation on science and technology sector between the two countries.

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Korea’s Financial Assistance Increases up to US$82 Million in 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014 — During the last five years, the volume of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s financing provided to Cambodia has saw a remarkable increase, according to a report of the first political consultative meeting on development cooperation between the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) and the Government of RoK held [...]

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Over 2,600 Athletes Join the First Angkor Empire Marathon in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 19, 2014, 2014 – The first ever Angkor Empire Marathon was held on Sunday in front of Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap cultural province under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism and President of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC).

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