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Chinese Company Interested in Developing New Railway Project in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – China Railway 16th Bureau Group is interested in building a new railway track from the existing southern line to Phnom Penh Autonomous Port. Mr. Tang Zhen, Representative to Cambodia of the China Railway 16th Bureau Group, paid a courtesy call on Senior Minister H.E. Sun Chantol, Minister of Public Works [...]

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Cambodian NA President Receives Lao PM

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Visiting H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith (L, pic. 1), Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, pays a courtesy call on Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin at the NA Palace, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara    

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Lao PM Lays Wreath at Independence Monument

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Visiting H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, lays wreath to pay homage to Cambodian war heros and heroines at the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: TVK  

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Lao PM Lays Wreath at Royal Statue of Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Visiting H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, lays wreath at the Royal Statue of late King-Father His Majesty Prah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh) in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Suos Savy  

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EU Grants 34 Million Euro for Cambodia’s Public Financial Management Reform

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – European Union (EU) has provided some 34 million Euro in grant for Cambodia’s Public Financial Management (PFM) reform program-stage 3, for the period 2016-2019.

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Council for Development of Cambodia, KOICA To Host a Request Survey Workshop for FY 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – The Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CRDB/CDC) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will jointly organise on June 30 the Request Survey Workshop for FY 2018 at the Government Palace, Phnom Penh.

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Preah Sihanouk Province Marks International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

AKP Preah Sihanouk, June 27, 2016 – Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities celebrate the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking under the theme “Together for Our Drug-free Life and Community” on June 27 in the presence of H.E. Neak Yuthea (C, pic. 1), Deputy Secretary General of National Authority for Combating Drugs. Photo: Ngo [...]

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Senior Minister Ly Thuch Presides Over the Opening of Training on GPS Compass Use

AKP Siem Reap, June 27, 2016 – Senior Minister in charge of Special Missions H.E. Ly Thuch (C, pic. 1), Secretary General of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority, presides over the opening of a supplementary training on the use of GPS compass and map examination to officials of Cambodian Mine/UXO Victim Information System, [...]

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Cambodia, Laos To Deepen Bilateral Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen held official talks with his visiting Lao counterpart H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning.

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Royal Angkor International Hospital Organises a Workshop on First Aid Training for 60 Police Officers

AKP Siem Reap, June 27, 2016 – Royal Angkor International Hospital in Siem Reap province organises a Workshop on First Aid Training for 60 police officers in the province on June 25. Photo: Hang Seak

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H.E. Veng Sakhon Presides Over Appointment and Power Transfer Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning the appointment and power transfer ceremony of 10 officials of the ministry. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Cambodia, Lao PMs Hold Official Talks

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with visiting Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, prior to their official talks at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Lao PM’s Spouse Visits Central Market

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Mrs. Naly Sisoulith (C, Front, pic. 1), Spouse of Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, visits the Central Market (Psar Thom Thmey), Phnom Penh this morning, while accompanying her husband to pay a two-day official visit in Cambodia. Photo: Suos Savy

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Lao PM Reviews Guards of Honor

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith (R, pic. 1), accompanied by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, reviews the Guards of Honor during the official welcoming ceremony held at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem [...]

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ICRC To Further Support CRC

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Head of Mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Cambodia Mr. Bart Vermeiren has affirmed the ICRC’s continued support and partnership with the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, June 27.

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Lao Premier Arrives in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith and his spouse arrive this morning at Phnom Penh International Airport for a two-day official visit in Cambodia.

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Lao Prime Minister Begins Official Visit in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2016 – Prime Minister of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith started here this morning his two-day official visit in the Kingdom of Cambodia to further expand and strengthen the existing traditional relations of friendship, good neighborliness, and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

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DPM Ke Kim Yan Presides Over the Destruction of Illicit Drugs on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2016 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Ke Kim Yan (pic. 1), Chairman of National Authority for Combating Drugs, and Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 2) address the participants while they were presiding over the destruction of thousands of kilograms of illicit drugs on the occasion of the [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Pays Tribute to Late Deputy Director of Legislation Department

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2016 – A high level delegation of the Ministry of Information led by Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith pays homage to late Mr. Y Soboth, Deputy Director of the ministry’s Legislation Department, at his home in Phnom Penh on June 25 afternoon. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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