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Preah Vihear Temple Issue May Be Settled in August

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – The Preah Vihear Temple case may be raised for discussion next month when a new Thai government is established, a Thai senior official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told on Monday a group of Cambodian journalists who are currently on a week-long visit in Thailand.

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Phnom Penh Municipality To Put 40 More Public Buses into Service

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Municipality has decided to put into service 40 more public buses to serve the public transportation in Phnom Penh Capital City.

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Apartment Supply To Increase though Occupancy Rate Declines

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – More apartment development projects are likely to increase in the next few years even though the occupancy rate decreases, according to an industry study of serviced apartment market in Phnom Penh by VTRUST Group of Companies.

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King Distributes Relief to Poor Farmers in Prey Veng Province

AKP Prey Veng, July 30, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni (2nd, L, pic.1) , King of Cambodia, distributes relief to 476 poor farmer families in Preah Sdech district of Prey Veng province this morning. Photo: Som Rithy

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Finance Minister Receives IFC Mekong Regional Manager

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (L, pic.1) shakes hands with visiting Mr. Simon Andrews, Regional Manager in the Mekong region at the International Financial Corporation (IFC), prior to their meeting this afternoon in Phnom Penh. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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OPINION: Brad Adams Missed the Point about the “July 22, 2014 Agreement” Especially the Potential New NEC and Its 9th Member

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – Brad Adams, in his interview with Chi Vita posted on Radio Free Asia website dated July 28, 2014, has launched a pre-emptive strike to derail a good chance for the people of Cambodia to have a National Election Committee (NEC) a hundred or a thousand times better than [...]

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India To Provide More Financial Cooperation Assistance to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – The Government of India has vowed to continue providing financial cooperation assistance to Cambodia to develop the irrigation and electricity fields.

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DPM Sok An Presides Over Graduation Ceremony of 140 Law Students

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, presided over here on Tuesday a graduation ceremony of 140 law students of the 10th, 11th, and 12th Promotion of the Lawyer Training Center.

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OPINION: After a Long Boycott of the National Assembly by CNRP, a New Political Character Was Revealed

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – A new chapter in Cambodian politics has been written for posterity. After one year of the boycott of the National Assembly by the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) since the July 28, 2013 parliamentary election, the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP)

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A Dissemination Workshop of Ketsana Emergency Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project

AKP Siem Reap, July 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Rural Development H.E. Chea Sophara addresses the participants while he was presiding over the Project Completion and Dissemination Workshop of Ketsana Emergency Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project held in Siem Reap city on July 28. Photo: Hang Seak, AKP-Siem Reap province

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Phnom Penh Governor Holds a Get-Together with Police Officers

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (pic.1) holds a get-together with some 2,400 police officers in Phnom Penh this morning during a meeting to review the one-year achievements of the municipal police officers. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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An Appointment, Transferring and Promotion Ceremony of Pursat Provincial Police Officers

AKP Pursat, July 30, 2014 – H.E. Gen. Chan Kim Seng ( L, pic.1 ), Deputy Director General of the General Department of Identification of the Ministry of Interior, and Pursat Provincial Governor H.E. Mao Thonin (R, pic.1), preside over an Appointment, Transferring and Promotion

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His Majesty the King Grants Audience to Prince of Portugal

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, granted audience to visiting Prince Dom Duarte de Brangança and Her Royal Highness Duchesse De Brangança of Portugal on July 29 at the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, the National Television of Cambodia (TVK) reported.

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Cambodia-China Spring Festival 2015 To Be Held in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – Cambodian Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith held talks here on Monday afternoon with a visiting delegation of Yunnan Radio and Television of China led by its Director-General Mr. Li Jiansheng on the organization of Cambodia-China Spring Festival to be held in February 2015 in Phnom Penh.

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U.S. Embassy Sponsors an Art Exhibition to Feature Upcoming Public Events

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – Sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, the new “Traversing Expanses” exhibition will feature three public events on Aug. 1, 6, and 9 in Phnom Penh, said a press release of the U.S Embassy.  

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 30.

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Preah Sihanouk Int’l Airport Welcomes First Direct International Route from Seoul

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2014 – Skywings Asia Airlines with 142 passengers on-board launched seasonal flight services connecting Seoul of South Korea and Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s main beach resort destination, according to a press release of Cambodia Airports.

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Ministry of Environment Creates an EIA Coordination Working Group

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2014 – The Ministry of Environment has created a coordination working group for environmental impact assessment (EIA) to fuel the ministry’s work effectiveness.

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CRC To Hold Its General Assembly Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2014 – The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) will hold its General Assembly of the 6th mandate next week, from Aug. 5 to 7, 2014. The opening ceremony will be presided over the His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, while the closing ceremony by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena [...]

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DPM Sok An Presides Over a Graduation Ceremony of Lawyer Training Center

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, hands over a certificate to a graduate as a symbol while he was presiding over here this morning a graduation ceremony of law students of the Lawyer Training Center. Photo: [...]

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