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PM: Cambodia’s Economic Growth To Reach 7 Percent this Year

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, is optimistic about the country’s economic growth this year.

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Cambodia’s Milled Rice Export Drops 3 Percent in First Quarter

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2018 – Cambodia has exported some 166,678 tons of milled rice to foreign markets in the first quarter of this year, a 3.4 percent decrease if compared to the same period last year

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Cambodia Launches Budget System Reform Strategy 2018-2025

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – The Royal Government of Cambodia launched here this morning the Budget System Reform Strategy 2018-2025 under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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RGC’s Current Revenue Doubles in Five Years

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – The current revenue of the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has increased more than double in the past five years, said H.E. Aun Pornmoniroth, Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance.

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A Research Team Awarded for Innovation in Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 — The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) has recently awarded US$99,900 to Monash University for research in Cambodia aiming at reducing the incidents of gender-based violence (GBV)

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Cambodian Senators To Attend Inaugural Session Early Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – The 62 Cambodian senators will gather in the inaugural session of the 4th legislature of the Senate convened next Monday by His Majesty Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia.

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Chinese Public Security’s Delegate Supports Cambodia’s Investment Rules and Regulations

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – As there are more and more Chinese investments in Cambodia, visiting Chinese Public Security’s delegate has expressed his support for Cambodia to play by the country’s rules and regulations.

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Phnom Penh’s Public Taxi Boat Service Serves almost 3,000 Passengers during New Year

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – During the three-day Khmer New Year celebration from April 14 to 16, the Prek Phnov-Phnom Penh-Takhmao public taxi boats carried a total of 2,826 passengers, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

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PM Hun Sen Reminds the Significance of Peace

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, reiterated here this morning significance of peace for the national development.

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All PFMRP Stakeholders Review their 5-Year Achievements

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – Cambodian economists, foreign experts and other stakeholders of the Public Financial Management Reform Programme (PFMRP) gathered here this morning in a meeting to review their annual and five-year achievements

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Cambodia Turns Down Reports on Imported Arms Impounded in Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – Ministry of National Defence has turned down some Thai reports saying that impounded weapons found in a pickup truck in Trat province of Thailand were imported from Cambodia

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Khmer New Year Celebration Generates US$300 Million National Income

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – Recent Khmer Traditional New Year, from April 14-16, has generated about US$300 million as national income, according to the record of the Ministry of Tourism.

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PM Presides over Annual and 5-Year Review Meeting of Public Financial Management Reform Programme

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, presided over the Annual and Five-year Review Meeting of Public Financial Management Reform Programme (PFMRP) at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel this morning.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, April 20.

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PM Hun Sen: Many Lives Sacrificed for Today’s Full Peace

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has underlined that much efforts had been invested and many lives had been sacrificed for the country’s current full peace.

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Agriculture Minister Receives New Ambassador of Turkey

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2018 – Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) H.E. Veng Sakhon held talks here yesterday with newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Ayda Ünlü.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, April 19.

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Cambodia Needs over 10,000 Guides by 2020

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2018 – In response to the growing number of foreign visitors year in year out, Cambodia needs more than 10,000 guides by 2020.

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Senate Approves Draft Law on Licensing for Public Health

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2018 – The draft law on licensing for public health was approved in the 11th session of the 3rd legislature of Senate held here on April 18 under the presidency of Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of Senate.

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Some 80,000 Security Forces To Be Deployed for July National Election

AKP Phnom Penh, April 19, 2018 – About 80,000 security forces will be deployed to ensure security and public order during the coming July-29 National Election, said here yesterday Gen. Kirt Chantharith, Deputy National Police Chief.

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RoK To Assist Cambodia in Employment Service System Development

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2018 – The Republic of Korea (RoK) will help Cambodia develop its Internet-based employment service system and labour market information (WorkNet).

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Over 5 Million Visitors Tour Cambodia’s Different Tourist Destinations during Khmer New Year

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2018 – Some 5,175,000 local and foreign tourists visited different attraction sites across Cambodia during the recent celebration of Khmer Traditional New Year, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism.

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Original Structure of Angkor Wat’s Moat Being Studied and Restored

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2018 – Apsara National Authority is beginning its study of the structure of the moat around the world-known Angkor Wat Temple before comprehensive restoration of it.

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