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CLV Economic Cooperation from Environment Perspective Brainstormed

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018 – Ministry of Environment has convened a meeting with concerned government’s institution to look into more economic cooperation possibilities of Cambodia with Laos and Vietnam.

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Support Services and Other Benefits Noticeably Improved in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018 – People with disability received remarkably improved support services and other benefits in 2017, according to local media report.

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Harnessing Cambodia’ National Identity Plant and Historical Site as Tourist Attraction

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018 – As a plant symbolising Cambodian national identity, sugar palm trees will be grown on a historical Veam Lake dam of Kampong Cham province to harness the cultural and natural flavours into a potential tourist site, according to local media report.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides Over the Launching Ceremony of Song Contest for Disabled People for PM Samdech Techo Hun Sen Cup

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over at National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh on Jan. 18 evening the Launching Ceremony of Song Contest for Disabled People for Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen Cup. Photo: [...]

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Meeting Between Cambodian and Japanese Students

AKP Siem Reap, January 19, 2018— H.E. Sieng Nam (R, Pic. 1), Member of the National Assembly for Siem Reap Provincial Constituency, organizes in Siem Reap city, Siem Rea province on Jan. 18 a meeting between Cambodian and Japanese students to exchange their studies’ experiences. Photo: Khuth Sao

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CPP Central Committee Holds Its Extra-Ordinary Congress

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018— The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) Central Committee holds its Extra-Ordinary congress at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center in Phnom Penh this morning under the presidency of Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (L, Pic. 1), Honorary President of the CPP and President of the National Assembly [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 19.

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Cuba Takes Cambodia’s Side and Looks Ahead to Strengthened Bilateral Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – Republic of Cuba has demonstrated support for the decision of the Royal Government of Cambodia to take serious actions against regime change driven by foreign intervention and pledged to boost cooperation with Cambodia.

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MAFF Signs MoU with Vietnam Cashew Association

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS) reached here yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding on cashew production promotion in Cambodia for export.

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DPM Tea Banh Presides over the Send-off Ceremony of Multirole Engineer Unit 963 to UNIFIL

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018—   Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence H.E. Gen. Tea Banh (Pic.1) addresses the participants while he and Ms. Claire Van der Vaeren (Pic. 2), UN Coordinator, were presiding over at Phnom Penh Military Air Base this morning the Send-Off Ceremony for

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Samdech Sar Kheng Returns Home from Laos

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018— Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (Pic. 1) and his accompanied members disembark from an aircraft upon their arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport this morning after concluding their three-day visit in Lao People’s Democratic Republic to attend an annual meeting between the [...]

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Cambodia, Laos Hold Annual Meeting on Security Issues

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior and Laos’ Ministry of Public Security held an annual bilateral meeting in Vientiane, Laos on Jan. 17, reported Lao News Agency KPL.

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Appointment Ceremony of New Director of Pailin Provincial Department of Economy and Finance

AKP Pailin, January 18, 2018— Undersecretary of State for the Ministry of Economy and Finance H.E. Phan Phalla (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the Appointment Ceremony of New Director of Pailin Provincial Department of Economy and Finance held in the provincial city on Jan. 16. Photo: Pailin Information Department

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China Donates Vehicles and Office Materials to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018— Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong (3rd L, Pic. 1) receives a symbol vehicle key from Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Xiong Bo during the Handover Ceremony of Chinese Government’s vehicles and office materials to the Royal Government of Cambodia in Phnom Penh on Jan. 17. Photo: Khem [...]

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Launching Ceremony on National Aging Policy

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (C, Pic. 1), presides over at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning the Launching Ceremony on National Aging Policy 2017-2030. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodia Launches National Ageing Policy 2017-2030

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – The National Ageing Policy 2017-2030 was launched here this morning at the Peace Palace under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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PM Hun Sen: Elections To Be Held As Scheduled

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has reaffirmed that the forthcoming elections will be held as scheduled without neither cancellation nor delay, according to a post on his official Facebook page this morning.

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Cambodia Appreciates Turkey’s Stance

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – Cambodia has highly evaluated the Turkish government’s position of respecting the Kingdom’s sovereignty, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) in a press release

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New Salary Tax Favours Low-Wage Earners and Workers with Dependants

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – Royal Government of Cambodia is implementing new salary tax policy in favour of particularly lower-wage earners and those with dependants, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 18.

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