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Cambodia Proud of Athletes’ Performance in Recent Summer Paralympic Games

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – Cambodia is proud of the good performance of two Cambodian athletes who won a gold and a bronze medals at the recent Summer Paralympic Games in the Republic of Korea.

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UN Human Rights Expert Holds a Press Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017— Ms. Rhona Smith (Pic. 1), United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, holds here this afternoon a press conference, at the end of her ten-day visit (Aug. 8 to 18) in Cambodia. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Indonesia Exploring Direct Flight Connection with Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Pitono Purnomo has unveiled his intention to introduce direct flight between Cambodia and Indonesia, according to local media report.

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NEC President Meets UN Special Rapporteur

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – H.E. Sik Bun Hok, President of the National Election Committee (NEC), received yesterday Ms. Rhona Smith, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides Over 4th Cambodia Digicon6 Competition

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017— Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1) addresses the audiences while he was presiding over here this morning the 4th Cambodia Digicon6 Competition. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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PM Hun Sen Confers Medals to Cambodian Winners of Summer Paralympic Games

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, Pic. 1) confers medals and cash reward to Cambodian youth paralympians who won the competitions at the Summer Paralympic Games in the Republic of Korea at the conferment and a get-together ceremony held at the Peace Palace [...]

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Committee for Eliminating of Counterfeit Drugs and Illegal Health Services Holds a Meeting

AKP Oddar Meanchey, August 18, 2017— Oddar Meanchey Provincial Committee for Eliminating of Counterfeit Drugs and Illegal Health Services for Poverty Reduction holds a meeting in the provincial city on Aug. 17 under the Presidency of the Provincial Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Committee H.E. Leam Soda (Pic. 1) Photo: Tith Sror

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Preah Sihanouk Provincial Authorities Inspect Rain Flooded Areas

AKP Preah Sihanouk, August 18, 2017— Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities led by its Council Chairman H.E Cheam Him and Governor H.E. Yun Min make an inspection tour at the rain flooded areas in Prey Nub district on Aug. 17. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Standing Committee of Cambodian Senate Holds a Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017— The Standing Committee of Cambodian Senate holds a meeting here this morning under the Presidency of its Acting President H.E. Nay Pena (Pic. 1) Photo: Senate

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Cambodian Foreign Minister To Pay Working Visit to Russia Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Co-Chair of the Cambodian-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, will lead a delegation to pay a working visit to the Russian Federation on Aug. 23-24, 2017.

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Thirty Large Mammal Species Recorded in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary, Preah Vihear Province

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – A camera trap study has recorded the presence of 30 large mammal species in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) in the Northern Plains of Cambodia, according to Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in a press release yesterday.

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WB: Sustained and Inclusive Growth Ahead for Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – More focus on education and competitiveness will boost job creation and investment in Cambodia, while sustained and inclusive growth will be ahead for this country, according to World Bank’s new report, the Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) released yesterday.

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UK Government’s Chevening Scholarship Now Open for Applications

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – The applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships 2018-2019 are now open and will remain so until Nov. 7, 2017, said the British Embassy in a press release AKP received yesterday.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 18, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on August 18.

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Flash Floods To Hit Some Provinces in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 17, 2017 – The Ministry of Water Resource and Meteorology has issued a warning over heavy rainfall in almost throughout the country due to a low air pressure occurring in the South China Sea.

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5th International Conference on Building Cambodia-Vietnam Border of Peace, Friendship, Cooperation and Development

AKP Phnom Penh, August 17, 2017 – Cambodia and Vietnam held the 5th International Conference on Building a Border of Peace, Friendship, Cooperation and Development for 2017-2020 in Kampot, a coastal province of Cambodia, on Aug. 16.

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Social Affairs Minister Receives UN Special Rapporteur

AKP Phnom Penh, August 17, 2017 – Cambodian Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation H.E. Vorng Sauth has received visiting Ms. Rhona Smith, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia.

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Minister of Environment Receives a British Author

AKP Phnom Penh, August 17, 2017 – Mr. Michael Hesketh, a British author, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment, in Phnom Penh yesterday to seek understanding on Cambodia’s environmental sector, said the ministry in a news release.

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24 Cambodian Students To Be Selected to Join “JENESYS 2017″

AKP Phnom Penh, August 17, 2017 – The Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC), is going to conduct a selection of participants for a youth exchange programme “JENESYS 2017″ to be held from Jan. 15 to 23, 2018 in Japan.

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A Training Course on Coordination Skill

AKP Oddar Meanchey, August 17, 2017— Deputy Governor of Oddar Meanchey Province H.E. Ms. Ek Sovann Phearak (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while she was presiding over in the provincial city this morning an Opening Ceremony of a Training Course on Coordination Skill. Photo: Tith Sror  

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