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Cambodia To Resume Water Festival Celebration This Year

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – This year’s Water Festival will be held as scheduled after it was canceled for three consecutive years, according to a recent announcement of the National Committee for Organizing National and International Festivals.

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Outgoing Thai Ambassador Pays Farwell Visit to Cambodian Minister of Cults and Religion

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Outgoing Thai Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Touchaiyoot Pakdi paid here on Aug. 26 a farewell visit to Cambodian Minister of Cults and Religion H.E. Min Khin.

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Information Ministry To Create Academy of Photography

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – The Ministry of Information is planning to create the Academy of Photography to build human resources in this field. The plan was revealed yesterday afternoon by Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith at the closing ceremony of the two-day training course on Canon Imaging Technology and Photography, organized by [...]

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Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Holds a Recapitulative Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, holds a recapitulative meeting here this morning to review a one-year achievements under the presidency of its Minister H.E. Hang Chuon Naron. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Regional Corporate Relations Director at Heineken Asia-Pacific

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) receives here this morning Mr. Mark Campbell, Regional Corporate Relations Director at Heineken Asia-Pacific. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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H.E. Yuok Ngoy Presides Over a Graduation and Inauguration Ceremony of University of South East Asia

AKP Siem Reap, August 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Yuok Ngoy (L, pic.1) hands over a certificate to a graduate while he was presiding over a graduation and inauguration ceremony of the University of South East Asia on Aug. 28 in Siem Reap province. Photo: Hang Seak [...]

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Phnom Penh Governor Holds a Get-Together with Municipal Military Police Officers

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong holds a get-together here this morning with municipal military police officers. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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Cambodian Commerce Minister Meets ASEAN-U.S. Business Council President

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon held talks with ASEAN-U.S. Business Council (AUBC) President & CEO Mr. Alexander Feldman on the sidelines of the 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

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DPM Sok An Asks for Markets in China for Cambodia’s Agricultural Produce

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, has asked the Chinese side to help find markets in China for Cambodia’s agricultural produce, saying over 60 percent of Cambodian farmers relied on agriculture.

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Information Minister Receives a Delegation of Cambodian Harmonious Investment & Development Co., Ltd.

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – H.E. Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information, on Wednesday morning received Mr. Patrick Wang, Executive Deputy General Manager of Cambodian Harmonious Investment & Development Co., Ltd.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Yellow-bellied Weasel Found in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 — A joint camera trapping initiative by Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the University of Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) has captured the first image of the elusive yellow-bellied weasel in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains, according to a FFI’s press release.

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Outgoing Thai Ambassador Bids Samdech Heng Samrin Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R) receives here this morning outgoing Thai Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Touchayoot Pakdi. Photo: Chim Nary  

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides Over the Closing Ceremony of a Training Course on Photography

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 –   Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith hands over a certificate to trainees while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of a Training Course on Canon Imaging Technology and Photography held here this afternoon at the Ministry of Information. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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NA President Requests Thailand to Protect Cambodian Migrant Workers

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin asked the Thai side to help protect and legalize all the Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand.

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Finance Minister Receives a Delegation of China Exim Bank

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – Cambodian Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth held talks here on Monday with visiting Mr. Wang Fade, Deputy General Manager of Concessional Loan Department at the Export-Import Bank (Exim Bank) of China to discuss the cooperation on concession loans between the Royal Government of Cambodia [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Executive Deputy General Manager of Cambodia​Harmonious Investment & Development Co., Ltd.

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) receives here this morning Mr. Patrick Wang, Executive Deputy General Manager of Cambodia Harmonious Investment & Development Co., Ltd. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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H.E. Ouch Borith Meets US. Deputy Assistant Secretary

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – H.E. Ouch Borith (R), Cambodian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, holds talks this morning in Phnom Penh with visiting U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs H.E. Scot Marciel. Photo: Chim Nary

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U.S. Congratulates Cambodia on the Political Resolution

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs H.E. Scot Marciel has welcomed the National Assembly’s session and the political resolution in Cambodia.

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26 Cambodian Students to Continue Their Studies in China

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2014 – Twenty-six (26) outstanding Cambodian students departed today for Beijing, China to continue their Chinese studies under a scholarship program funded by the Khmer Holding Group Co., Ltd.

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