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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds Meeting with Ministry’s Commission on Information and Broadcasting

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 1) holds a meeting with the ministry’s Commission on Information and Broadcasting to promote the examination of the public’s comments and feedback on news broadcasting. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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New “Made in Cambodia” Market in Siem Reap Opens

AKP Siem Reap, July 25, 2016 – The new “Made in Cambodia” market opens in King’s Road Angkor Entertainment Centre in Siem Reap provincial city, on July 23 in the presence of H.E. Kim Chhay Heang (R, pic. 1), a Deputy Governor of Siem Reap province. Photo: Hang Seak

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Preah Sihanouk Provincial Military Police Holds Recapitulative Meeting

AKP Preah Sihanouk, July 25, 2016 – Preah Sihanouk Provincial Military Police Commander Gen. Heng Bunty (pic. 1) presides over a meeting to assess the provincial military police’s work in the first semester of 2016 and set forth new direction for the 2nd semester, on July 23. Photo: Ngo Somony

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Cambodia Sells First Carbon Credits

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – The Royal Government of Cambodia in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has sold successfully the first carbon credits from a climate change mitigation project in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, which encompasses a total area of 292,690 hectares to Disney.

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Photo Book on Wildlife Sanctuary in Phnom Prich Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – With technical and funding support from relevant development partners, Ministry of Environment has recently launched a photo book depicting the richness of wildlife sanctuary in Phnom Prich of northeastern Mondulkiri province.

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EU Ambassador Accepts Garment Worker Union’s Joint Statement

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – European Union Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. George Edgar has late last week received Cambodia’s garment worker union representatives and accepted their joint statement against the request to cut off garment import from Cambodia to the EU.

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Phnom Penh Authority To Rehabilitate Park at Chenla Intersection

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – Phnom Penh municipal authority has planned the rehabilitation of another priority park at Chenla intersection adjacent to Demkor market in Sangkat Boeung Salang of Khan Tuol Kork.

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Cambodian NA President Departs for Official Visit in China

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with H.E. Nguon Nhel (L, pic. 1), NA Second Vice President, at Phnom Penh International Airport this morning, prior to his departure for a five-day official and friendly visit to the People’s [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 25, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 25.

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PM Hold a Get-together with Civil Servants, Armed Forces in Kampong Thom Province

AKP Kampong Thom, July 24, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) meets with provincial, district, Sangkat, commune councillors and civil servants, armed forces in Kampong Thom province, on July 23. Photo: Sin Sareth

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PM Meets Civil Servants, Armed Forces in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, July 24, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) holds a get-together with provincial, district, Sangkat, commune councillors and civil servants, armed forces in Siem Reap province, in the afternoon of July 22. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Information and Justice Ministers Preside Over Inauguration of a Seafood Restaurant in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2016 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic. 1) and Minister of Justice H.E. Ang Vong Vathana (2nd R, pic. 1), cut red ribbon to inaugurate a seafood restaurant in Phnom Penh, in the evening of July 22. Photo: Hun Yuthkun    

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Ministry of Tourism Carries out Smoke-Free Policy in Tourism Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism, in cooperation with Ministry of Health, local authorities and partner organisations, started carrying out smoke-free policy in tourism sector for tourism growth and public health improvement.

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Cambodian Environment Minister Meets New Australian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal held talks here on Wednesday with newly appointed Ambassador of Australia to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Angela Corcoran.

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Japan Grants 140 Buses to Cambodia by 2020

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – The Government of Japan has approved to donate 140 buses to Cambodia by 2020 to contribute to facilitating public transportation service in Phnom Penh capital, through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

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NEC To Hold Training on Voter Registration

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – The National Election Committee (NEC) will hold a three-day training course on voter registration from July 23 to 25 to election officials from provincial and cities across the country as well as representatives of political parties and NGOs.

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Cambodia Backs East Timor’s ASEAN Membership

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – The Royal Government of Cambodia supports East Timor’s candidacy as a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), hoping that East Timor will be officially admitted as the 11th member of ASEAN in 2017

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Senate Holds 9th Session of Third Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senate holds 9th session of third legislature this morning under the chairmanship of its Acting President H.E. Nay Pena (L, pic. 1). Photo: Senate  

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Tourism Minister Presides Over Sala Baï Graduation Ceremony

AKP Siem Reap, July 22, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon (C, pic. 1) presides over Sala Baï Graduation Ceremony held in Siem Reap province on July 21. Photo: Hang Seak  

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Cambodian NA President To Visit China Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2016 – A high level delegation of Cambodian National Assembly (NA) led by its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin will pay an official and friendly visit to the People’s Republic of China next week, according to a press release of the NA General Secretariat made public this morning.

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