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Cambodian PM Meets Japanese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Horinouchi Hidehisa paid here this morning at the Peace Palace a courtesy visit to Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Meets Indian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, Pic. 1) holds talks with Ambassador of India to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Manika Jain, at the ministry office here in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Japanese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on Cambodian PM

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) shakes hands with Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia H.E. Horinouchi Hidehisa, before their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Kok Ky

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PM Hun Sen Welcomes New Vietnamese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here this morning at the Peace Palace newly appointed Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Vu Quang Minh.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides over a Meeting of Ministry of Information’s A2I TWG

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) chairs here this morning a meeting of the ministry’s Technical Working Group for Drafting the Access to Information (A2I) Law. Photo: Suos Savy  

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Cambodian PM Discourages ‘Broken Mirror’ Role of Media

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodian premier encouraged journalists to serve as a true reflection of the society “like a clear and accurate mirror, not the broken one.” Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen underlined the message when addressing a dinner reception with more than 3,000 local journalists, media officers, spokespersons,

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Volendam Cruise Ship Docks Again at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Volendam cruise ship with almost 2,000 multi-national tourists and crewmembers on board, coming from Thailand, makes another call at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port this morning for a one-day visit before proceeding to Vietnam. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Cambodian PM Receives New Vietnamese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) greets newly appointed Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Vu Quang Minh, prior to their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Kok Ky

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PM Hun Sen Holds the 2nd Annual Get-Together with Local Journalists

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018– Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was holding the 2nd Annual Get-Together at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center in Phnom Penh on Jan. 21 evening with over 3,000 local journalists, media officers, spokespersons, Radio and TV [...]

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Gap of Public Information Access Remarkably Closed

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodia has significantly improved in closing information access gap to public institutions at both national and sub-national level among journalists. Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen acknowledged the move

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Ruling Party Restructures Its Central Committee Members

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has restructured its central committee members from 545 to 865, in elevating its leadership capacity in response to demands of situation and tasks in this new phase.

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6th Rice Forum Kick-started

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) kick-started today its 6th Rice Forum with a side-line launch of newly registered certification mark of Cambodia’s premium rice brand “Malys Angkor”.

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CPP Committed to Defend Democratic, Liberal Pluralistic System in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) clearly confirmed its political will to protect the democracy and liberal multi-party system in the country, during the party’s three-day extraordinary congress held here from Jan. 19 to 21.

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Ruling Party Adopts Political Platform 2018-2023

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has adopted unanimously its Political Platform for construction and defence of motherland for 2018-2023.

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Takhmao City To Host River Festival 2018 in March

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 — Takhmao city of Kandal province, about ten kilometres from Phnom Penh capital, will host Cambodia’s 2018 River Festival with optimism of more participants, according to local media report.

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Bank South Pacific Invests US$7 Million in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 — A leading bank in the South Pacific called Bank South Pacific (BSP) has launched its subsidiary company BSP Finance in Cambodia with an investment of US$7 million.

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The Rest of Dry Season Not Too Hot

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 — Hot period of dry season in Cambodia, typically begins from February to April, will bring rains so will not be too hot, according to state’s weather forecast reported by local media report.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 22, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 22.

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Photos of the Week: New Face of Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Preah Sihanouk, January 19, 2018 – Preah Sihanouk, a coastal province located some 230 kilometre southwest of Phnom Penh capital, is changing its face with some 20 skyscraper construction projects. By Phav Bunthy

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MRC Launches Two Joint Projects for Better Manage the Mekong Basin Resources

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018 – The Mekong River Commission launched two joint projects between Cambodia and Lao PDR, and Cambodia and Thailand to better manage the Mekong basin resources and address flood and drought issues.

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