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Almost 100 Investment Projects Recorded in First Semester

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2015 – During the first six months of this year, Cambodia has received a total of 94 investment projects worth some US$3.4 billion, Cambodian Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon said recently.

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China Invests US$3.8 Billion in Cambodia’s Koh Sdach Area Development

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2015 — The Union Development Group Co., Ltd. of China has been investing approximately US$3.8 billion to develop a resort at Koh Sdach area, located at the Southern corridor in Kiri Sakor district, Koh Kong province

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Cabinet Meeting Approves Two Draft Documents

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – The weekly cabinet meeting was held at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning under the chairmanship of Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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AIA International Limited To Invest in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – The AIA International Limited, a well-know insurance company, is willing to invest in life insurance market in Cambodia, as the market has surged remarkably in the past few years.

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over a Weekly Cabinet Plenary Session

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic.1) presides over at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning a weekly cabinet plenary session. Photo: Office of the Council of Ministers

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UN Official Returns Home

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – Ms. Mereani Keleti Vakasisikakala (R, pic.1), Acting President of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library, who brought the eighteen pieces of the originals of Cambodian maps deposited at the UN, for the map verification at Cambodia’s request, leaves here on Aug. 27 night.

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NEC Needs Some US$80 Million for Computerized Voter Registration Testing Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – The upcoming computerized voter registration testing, to begin in early November in communes/Sangkat in the 25 provinces and municipality, would cost approximately US$80 million, said Thursday H.E. Hang Puthea, Spokesperson for the National Election Committee (NEC).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, August 28.

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New Indian Ambassador Presents Letter of Credence to Cambodian Acting Head of State

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, Acting Head of State, received here on Aug. 27 the letter of credence from H.E. Naveen Srivastava, newly appointed Ambassador of India to Cambodia. Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum expressed warm welcome to H.E. Naveen Srivastava’s diplomatic mission in Cambodia and [...]

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CIEDC Awarded with ISO 9001:2008 Certification

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – Cambodia India Entrepreneurship Development Center (CIEDC) was awarded with ISO 9001:2008 certification from the Guardian Independent Certification (GIC) on “The Provision of Entrepreneurship Training Program (PETP).”

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H.E. Sum Map, Appointed New Director General of APSARA National Authority

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – H.E. Sum Map, former Director of the Royal School of Administration, has been appointed as new Director General of the Authority for the Protection and Management of Angkor and the Region of Siem Reap (APSARA), in replacement of H.E. Bun Narith who became Member of the Cultural, Social [...]

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Cambodia To Develop Flood Map

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2015 – Cambodia has been working to develop a flood map which will show the area that could get flooded if the water level rises to a particular elevation, said yesterday Minister of Water Resource and Meteorology H.E. Lim Kean Hor at a preparatory meeting before conducting a field visit [...]

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Belarus To Build Two Factories and IT University in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2015 – Belarus is planning to invest in establishing a tractor and a fabric factories and an IT University in Cambodia, according to the National Television of Cambodia (TVK).

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Prime Minister of Belarus To Visit Cambodia in Early 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2015 – Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus H.E. Mikhail Myansnikovich will pay a visit to Cambodia in early next year. The information was revealed by H.E. Chum Sontary, Undersecretary of State and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC), after the meeting between Deputy Prime

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Cambodian Red Cross-Pursat Branch Gives Donation to 44 Poor Families

AKP Pursat, August 27, 2015 – Cambodian Red Cross-Pursat Branch visits and gives donation to 44 poor families in Sangkat Roleap, Pursat city, Pursat province, on Aug. 26. Photo: Pursat Provincial Hall  

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Cleaning Campaign in Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Preah Sihanouk, August 27, 2015 – Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities conduct a cleaning campaign in Preah Sihanoukville this morning, in an effort to contribute to protecting the environment. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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The Philippines Asks Cambodia to Provide Certain Information on Number of Filipinos in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2015 – The Philippines has asked the Ministry of Interior of Cambodia to help provide a certain information on the number of Filipino people in Cambodia.

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16 Khmer Artifacts Return Home

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2015 – The Royal Thai Government has returned 16 Khmer artifacts to Cambodia and they arrived in Siem Reap province on Aug. 25, Mr. Kong Virak, Director of Museum Department at the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts of Cambodia, told local media recently.

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PM Appreciates Reform in Educational Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2015 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has lauded the reform in the education sector which has changed the attitude of the whole society.

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Information Minister Meets KKKCC President

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, pic.1) shakes hands with H.E. Kim Van Chheng, President of Khmer Kampuchea Krom Coordination Committee  (KKKCC) and Advisor to the Ministry of

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