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King and Queen-Mother Hold Religious Ceremony for Late King-Father’s Soul

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2017 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk hold a religious ceremony to dedicate to the souls of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Rattanak Kaudh) and other late kings, queens and royal family members, at the Royal [...]

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DPM Tea Banh Presides over Win Win Memorial Construction Review Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the National Defense H.E. Gen. Tea Banh (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over a meeting to review the one-year

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Cambodia Not to Destroy Seized Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horns

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has rejected any requests to destroy the confiscated African elephant ivory and rhinoceros horns.

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PM Hun Sen Presides over the Closing of Ministry of Interior’s Annual Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over the closing of the annual meeting of the Ministry of Interior on 2016 work review and 2017 planning, held here this afternoon. Photo: Chim Nary & Sin Sareth

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Cambodian PM Calls for Free and Fair Commune/Sangkat Council Election

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, called on here this afternoon local authorities to further cooperate with each other for the free and fair commune/Sangkat council election this year.

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Electricity Supply in Cambodia Increases by 20 Percent

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – The nationwide electricity supply in Cambodia saw an increase by nearly 20 percent in 2016 compared to a year earlier, according to a report of the Ministry of Mines and Energy. Six hydropower dams and coal-power plants generated a total power of 928 megawatts and 505 megawatts, respectively, it added.

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H.E. Ouk Prathna Chairs a Preparatory Meeting on WEF on ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Secretary of State for Information H.E. Ouk Prathna (pic. 1), Chairman of the Organising Commission of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN of the Ministry of Information, holds a meeting here this afternoon with relevant officials to prepare for this important event to be hosted by Cambodia in May. [...]

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Cambodia Organises Home Stay’s Interior Design Contest

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – To further promote the Home Stay service in the country, the Ministry of Tourism is organising the Cambodia Home Stay’s Interior Design Contest. According to the ministry’s news release, the contest is open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th students of engineering, architecture, design and other relevant skills at different [...]

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Cambodian University Officials, Staff Kick Up Research Proposal Development Savvy

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – The Philippines-based Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA); Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS); and Royal University of Agriculture (RUA) will jointly organise a Workshop on Developing Fundable Research Project Proposals for Agricultural and Rural Development in Siem Reap provincial city, next week.

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Cambodia Hosts a Forum on Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) hosted here on Thursday a forum to boost the sector, under the presidency of H.E. Veng Sakhon, Minister of MAFF.

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Banteay Meanchey Province Marks18th National Mine Awareness Day

AKP Banteay Meanchey, February 24, 2017 – Senior Minister H.E. Serei Kosal, First Vice President of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority, presides over the celebration of 18th National Mine Awareness Day held this morning in Thmar Puok district, Banteay Meanchey province. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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15 French Enterprises Showcase Know-how in Field of Sustainable City

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – The French Embassy in Cambodia and Business France hosted the “France-Cambodia technical workshop in the field of sustainable city” in Phnom Penh on Feb. 24. The workshop was inaugurated by H.E. Say Samal, Cambodian Minister of Environment, H.E. Jean-Claude Poimbeuf, Ambassador of France to Cambodia, and H.E. Trac [...]

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Minister of Public Works and Transport Chairs a Logistic Advisory Board Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Senior Minister H.E. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport held here yesterday a meeting with his personal logistics advisory board, said the Ministry of Public Works and Transport in a news release.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Releases Outcome of State Visit of Lao President

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued here this morning a press release on the outcome of the state visit of H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith, President of Lao PDR, in Cambodia on Feb. 22-23, 2017.

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Minister of Industry and Handicraft Calls for More U.S. Investments

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – Cambodian Senior Minister H.E. Cham Prasidh, Minister of Industry and Handicraft, has appealed to the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) to encourage more investors to invest in Cambodia that has been benefiting from different trade preferences.

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Gen. Hing Bunheang Visits Intervention Brigade No. 70

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – General Hing Bunheang, Deputy Commander in Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Commander of Bodyguard Unit, addresses the participants while he was presiding over a get-together with intervention brigade No. 70, in Phnom Penh on Feb. 23. Photo: Khem Sovannara  

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MRC Hosts a Regional Forum on Lower Mekong Basin Development

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – More than 180 representatives from different interest groups have gathered at the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Regional Stakeholder Forum to discuss progress and provide views on two important works at the Lower Mekong Basin, said a press release of MRC.

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Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival 2017 Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – The 6th Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival was opened yesterday at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC), Phnom Penh under the presidency of H.E. Hing Thoraxy, Secretary of State at the Office of the Council of Ministers and Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Horinouchi Hidehisa.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 24, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 24.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 23, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 23.

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