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Information Minister: CDPO Gets Tax-free Radio Frequency

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – The Ministry of Information has decided to grant tax-free radio frequency to the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) so as to promote the access to information for persons with disabilities.

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NA To Announce the Mandate Validity of Opposition Party Leader As a Lawmaker of 5th Legislature on Monday

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – The National Assembly (NA) will announce the validity of President of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) H.E. Sam Rainsy’s mandate as a lawmaker of the 5th legislature on Monday, according to a press release of the NA General Secretariat.

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H.E. Keat Chhon Presides over the Opening Ceremony of Universal Khmer Song Contest 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodia’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (pic.1) presides over here Thursday afternoon the opening ceremony of the Universal Khmer Song Contest 2014. Photo: Chim Nary  

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Minister of Environment Protects Cambodian Sugar Industry

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – There are some negative comments on Cambodia’s sugar industry, but actually this kind of industry has been providing jobs and benefits to thousands of people, H.E. Say Sam Al, Minister of Environment, said at a press conference on Wednesday.

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Vietnam To Help Construct a Research Center for National Defense Strategy in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) is willing to help construct a Research Center for National Defense Strategy for the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), and train human resources, as part of the military cooperation between Cambodia and Vietnam.

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Brunei Wishes to Further Strengthen Cooperation with Cambodia in Many Fields

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Brunei Darussalam wishes to further strengthen the cooperation with Cambodia in the areas of civil aviation, rice export, higher education, culture, arts, and sports.

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APSARA National Authority: Pollution Level in Angkor Area Is Not Yet Critical

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 — The air pollution problem in Angkor is in fact not a new issue, as well as Angkor is not the only World Heritage Site in the globe to face this problem of air pollution, said the APSARA National Authority responsible for the Protection and Management of Angkor and [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides over the Closing Ceremony of National Workshop on Access to Information for Persons with Disabilities

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic.1) presides over here this morning the closing ceremony of the National Workshop on Access to Information for Persons with Disabilities. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodian Journalist Delegation Pays a Courtesy Call on Cambodian Information Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodian journalist delegation led by Mr. Huot Song Hak pays a courtesy call on Cambodian Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic.1) at the ministry in Phnom Penh this morning, prior to its departure for a working visit to the Kingdom of Thailand. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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H.E. Pich Sophoan Presides over a Graduation Ceremony

AKP Siem Reap, July 25, 2014 – H.E. Pich Sophoan (L, pic.1), Secretary of State at the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, hands over a certificate to a graduate as a symbol while he was presiding over in Siem Reap city on July 24 the graduation ceremony of 100 graduates from

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Information Minister Holds Working Meeting With Delegation of NEC Corporation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Cambodian Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith on Thursday morning held a working meeting with a delegation of NEC Corporation led by Mr. Toshiya Matsuki, Chief Executive Offer of NEC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of 11-Hectare Pond in Phnom Srouch District

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – Senior Minister H.E. Im Chhun Lim, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction and also Chairman of National Committee for Social Land Concession, presided over yesterday a groundbreaking ceremony to dig a vast pond in Chrey Senchey village, Torng Samrong commune, Kampong Speu province’s Phnom Srouch district.

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H.E. Suy Sem Inspects Construction of Lower Stung Russei Chrum Hydropower

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – H.E. Suy Sem, Minister of Mines and Energy, has recently led an inter-ministrial delegation to inspect and evaluate the construction of Lower Stung Russei Chrum Hydropower in Bak Klorng commune, Koh Kong province’s Mondul Seima district, reported the National Television of Cambodia (TVK).

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Cambodian Kids To Join a Cultural Exchange in Ho Chi Minh City

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 – A group of Cambodian children will join their peers from Laos and Vietnam in an exchange program in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from July 28 to August 1, 2014.

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Commerce Minister Meets CEO and Country Manager of Intertek Testing Services

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 — Cambodian Minister of Commerce H.E. Sun Chanthol held talks here on Wednesday with visiting Mr. Frank Pan, CEO of Intertek Testing Services of South East Asia, and Mr. Khuth Sothy, Country Manager of Intertek Testing Services, Cambodia.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 25.

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CPP-CNRP Top Leaders Report to His Majesty the King about the Political Agreement

AKP Phnom Penh, July 24, 2014 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Vice President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), and the main Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President H.E. Sam Rainsy on Thursday afternoon led their delegations to pay their courtesy call

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His Majesty the King Grants Royal Audience to CPP-CNRP Top Leaders

AKP Phnom Penh, July 24, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, grants a royal audience to the high-ranking

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RGC Establishes Two New Institutions

AKP Phnom Penh, July 24, 2014 – The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has approved recently the establishment of a new public institute under the management of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports, and a new department under the Ministry of Health.

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Minister of Justice Receives New French Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, July 24, 2014 – Cambodian Minister of Justice H.E. Ang Vong Vathana held talks here yesterday with H.E. Jean-Claude Poimboeuf, newly appointed Ambassador of France to Cambodia.  

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