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Authorities To Check Legal Aspects of Cambodia National Rescue Movement’s Creation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2018 – The Ministry of Interior will conduct an investigation into the legality of the formation of Cambodia National Rescue Movement announced by self-imposed exile politician Sam Rainsy, former president of the recently dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

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H.E. Keat Chhon Receives CFOCN Chairman

AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2018— H.E. Keat Chhon (R, Pic. 1), Honorary Chairman of Supreme National Economic Council, holds talks with Mr. Huang Xinglong, Chairman of Cambodia Fiber Optic Communication Network (CFOCN), in Phnom Penh on Jan. 16. Photo: Suos Savy

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Phnom Penh Hosts Young Presidents’ Organisation Cambodia Preview

AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2018 – The first ever Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Cambodia Preview has been organised recently in Phnom Penh to help relevant businesses as well as to form connections between young business leaders.

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WTO Acknowledges Inclusive Growth of Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2018 – World Trade Organisation (WTO) has, in its session on second trade policy review of Cambodia in Geneva, Switzerland, acknowledged Cambodia’s rapid development and achievements in the past years.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 17.

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Cambodia, Vietnam Construct First Model Border Market

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – The construction of the first ever model market at the border between Cambodia’s Thbong Khmum province and Vietnam’s Tai Ninh province began this morning.

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Cambodian Tourism Minister Meets Chinese Senior Tourism Officials

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon received yesterday in China’s Yunnan province a group of Chinese senior tourism officials, according to the ministry’s news release.

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Minister of Environment Receives French Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – Cambodian Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal held talks here this morning at the ministry office with Ambassador of France to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Eva Nguyen Binh.

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Cambodian NA Approves Draft Law on ASEAN-India Agreement on Trade in Services

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – The draft law on approval of Agreement on Trade in Services under the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Republic of India was endorsed yesterday by the National Assembly of Cambodia in its 9th session of 5th legislature.

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Outgoing Turkish Ambassador Pays Farwell Visit to Cambodian FM

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, Pic. 1) shakes hands with outgoing Ambassador of Turkey to Cambodia H.E. Ilhan Kemal Tug, prior to their farewell meeting at the ministry office in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia To Send Some 1,000 Migrant Labourers to Japan’s Ehime Prefecture Annually

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – Cambodia is planning to send about 1,000 migrant workers and trainees to Ehime prefecture of Japan a year, with the expect that the number would increase in coming years.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 16.

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Cambodia, Laos Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Banking

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) H.E. Chea Chanto has held a bilateral talk with his Lao counterpart Dr. Somphao Phaysith to boost mutual cooperation.

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Cambodia To Weave Longest Krama to Set New World Record

AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2018 – Cambodia has kick-started the country’s first-ever campaign to weave longest scarf, locally known as ‘Krama’, to set new world record.

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Cambodia’s GDP Per Capita To Reach US$1,568 This Year

AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2018 – Cambodia’s Gross Domestic Product per capita in 2018 is expected to reach US$1,568, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. This new projection was released here this morning in a public forum on “Budget Law 2018″

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Cambodian PM Calls for Support to Informal Economic Activities

AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has appealed to all stakeholders to provide support and pay attention to any forms of informal economic activities in the country.

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PM Confirms His Good Health Condition

AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2018 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen reaffirmed here this morning his good health condition to the public.

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PM Inaugurates National Cancer Centre and New Maternity Building

AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2018 – “The Centre Techo Santepheap”, a building of the National Cancer Centre and New Maternity at Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh, was inaugurated this morning under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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Cambodian PM To Attend ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in India Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, is going to attend the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit to be held in India on Jan. 25 to celebrate the 25 years of partnership as well as to pay an official visit in the country.

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PM Hun Sen To Create “Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation”

AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2018 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has announced his plan to create another foundation to provide medical treatment to Cambodian children at Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals.

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