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Samdech Hun Sen Meets Party Members on International Labour Day (May 1)

AKP Phnom Penh, April 23, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, holds a get-together with party members on the occasion of the Khmer Traditional New Year and the 131st Anniversary of International Labour Day (May [...]

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More Than 4 Million Tourists Spend Khmer New Year Holiday in the Country

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Over 4.18 million Cambodians and 65,694 foreign tourists toured different attraction sites in the country during the recent celebration of Khmer Traditional New Year, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

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Minister of Agriculture Receives ADB Country Representative

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon received here yesterday afternoon the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Representative Mr. Samiuela T. Tukuafu

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Information Minister Receives Public Relations Officer of Sansom Mlup Prey Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Ms. Chan Phalkun (L, pic. 1), Public Relations Officer of Sansom Mlup Prey Cambodia, pays a courtesy call on Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith and hands over the latter a few copies of books on wildlife, at the ministry office this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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DPM Men Sam An Presides over Announcement of New CWPD Commission of Information Ministry

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Mrs. Men Sam An (C, pic. 1) presides over a ceremony to announce the modified and

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Cambodia Collects Over US$768 Million as Tax Income in Q1

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – The General Department of Taxation (GDT) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance collected in total more than 3,074 billion Riel (over US$768.62 million), up US$368.71 million (or 92.2 percent) compared to the same period of 2016.

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Cambodian Journalists Visit China Guangxi Television’s Headquarters

AKP Nanning, April 21, 2017 – A group of Cambodian journalists, along with their counterparts from other developing countries visited this morning China Guangxi Television’s headquarters in Nanning city of Guangxi province, the People’s Republic of China.

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115kV Transmission Line Phnom Penh-Bavet Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – The 115 kilovolt transmission line from Phnom Penh to Bavet, built under a concessional loan project from China, was put into official use on April 19.

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EU Reaffirms Continued Support to Decentralisation and Deconcentration Reform in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – The European Union (EU) will continue to support the decentralisation and deconcentration reform process in Cambodia, reaffirmed EU Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. George Edgar, during a meeting here on April 19 wih Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng.

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PM Meets Officials of Four Ministries and Institutions in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) greets the participants at a get-together with Phnom Penh’s officials from four different ministries and institutions at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Vietnamese PM To Visit Cambodia Early Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, will lead a delegation to pay an official visit to Cambodia from April 24-26, 2017, said a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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PM Hun Sen Re-affirms Commitment to Turn Cambodia into Upper-Middle-Income Country by 2030

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen expressed here yesterday his commitment to transform Cambodia into an upper-middle-income economy by 2030 and a developed country by 2050.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, April 21.

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Cambodia To Host the World Championships Petanque 2019

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has allowed Cambodia to host the World Championships Petanque in 2019.

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PM Presides over Congratulatory Ceremony for New Cambodian Petanque World Champion

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, pic. 1) hands over honorary decorations and cash awards to Ms. Ouk Sreymom who won a gold medal at the World Championships Petanque 2017 in Ghent, Belgium, and her coach in a ceremony held at the [...]

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Some 140 New Factories Established in 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – Last year, a total of 141 new factories have been created, generating 62,312 jobs, said a report of the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft released at the ministry’s recent annual work review.

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PM Wants Angkor Sangkranta To Be Organised Across the Country Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has expressed his congratulations on the success of Angkor Sangkranta 2017, organised from April 14-16.

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Cambodian Government Releases Two Key Documents on Child Care in the Country

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – The Mapping of Residential Care Facilities, and the Action Plan for improving child care in Cambodia were released here this morning by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY), with support from UNICEF.

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MAFF: No Chemical Substance in Cambodian Rice

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon affirmed here yesterday that there is no chemical substance in Cambodia’s rice, therefore it is still possible for the country to continue exporting milled rice to the European Union (EU) market.

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Cambodian PM Calls for Calm in the Rising Tensions on Korean Peninsula

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has appealed to the Cambodian people working in the Republic of Korea, as well as their families to calm down in the escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

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