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H.E. Say Samal Meets with Local Authorities and People in Changran Roy Community Conservation Area

AKP Siem Reap, February 20, 2017 – Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal (L, pic. 1) meets with local authorities and people in Changran Roy Community Conservation Area located in Varin district, Siem Reap province on Feb. 19. Photo: Ministry of Environment

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 20, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 20.

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UYFC Holds Krong Peali Ceremony before Starting Constructions for Angkor Sankranta 2017

AKP Siem Reap, February 19, 2017 – Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khem Bunsong (R, pic. 1) and H.E. Hun Many, President of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC) light candles while they were presiding over the Krong Peali ceremony before beginning the constructions for Angkor Sankranta 2017, held annually in Siem Reap [...]

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King, Queen-Mother Depart Siem Reap for Phnom Penh

AKP Siem Reap, February 19, 2017 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk leave this morning Siem Reap province for Phnom Penh capital.

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DPM Men Sam An: Education Sector, a Repository of Knowledge

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2017 – Education is a repository of knowledge and a great asset indispensable for family and society, said H.E. Ms. Men Sam An, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection while presiding over the recent inauguration of the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF)’s Neeson Cripps Academy

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Environment Minister Meets President of MJP Foundation

AKP Siem Reap, February 19, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal (R, pic. 1) greets Hollywood’s leading actress Angelina Jolie, President of MJP (Maddox Jolie-Pitt) Foundation, prior to their meeting in Siem Reap province on Feb. 18 to discuss cooperation in effectively protecting and conserving natural resources at Samlaut Multiple Use Area [...]

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Labour Minister Opens Dr. Ith Samheng Cup

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2017 – Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng presides over the opening ceremony of a football tournament for Dr. Ith Samheng Cup, in Phnom Penh on Feb. 18. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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King, Queen-Mother Preside over the Première of Angelina Jolie’s Film on Khmer Rouge

AKP Siem Reap, February 19, 2017 – His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk preside over the Cambodian Première of Hollywood’s leading actress Angelina Jolie’s new film “First They Killed My Father”, on Feb. 18 evening at the Terrace of the Elephants in Siem Reap provincial city. Photo: [...]

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H.E. Em Sam An and His Vietnamese Counterpart Discuss Cooperation Plan for 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, February 19, 2017 – Cambodian Secretary of State for Interior H.E. Em Sam An (pic. 1) and visiting H.E. Nguyen Van Thanh (pic. 2), Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Public Security, discuss the Cooperation Plan for 2017 between the Ministry of Interior of Cambodia and the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam, in [...]

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Gen. Sao Sokha Visits Military Trainees in Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Preah Sihanouk, February 18, 2017 – Gen. Sao Sokha (C, Front, pic. 1), Deputy Commander in Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), Commander of Royal Gendarmerie, visits military trainees at Takeav Island in Preah Siihanouk province on Feb. 16. Photo: Preah Sihanouk Provincial Department of Information

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Information Minister Presides over Charity Gala Dinner

AKP Phnom Penh, February 18, 2017 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith and his spouse (pic. 1) preside over the Charity Gala Dinner organised by NTV in cooperation with Wesell Korea and many other charitable partners to raise funds for vulnerable and poor children and people living in remote areas, in the evening of [...]

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H.E. Hun Many Presides over the Opening of Workshop on Future Career for Some 300 Law Students

AKP Phnom Penh, February 18, 2017 – H.E. Hun Many (pic. 1), Lawmaker for Kampong Speu Constituency and President of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC), speaks to some 300 law students while he was presiding over here on Feb. 17 the opening ceremony of a workshop on future career. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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PM Orders a Well-known Commercial Bank to Change Logo

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, ordered here this morning the ACLEDA Bank Plc. to change its logo immediately in order to end the misunderstanding among the public. 

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Secretary of State for Commerce Receives Romanian Chargé d’Affaires

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – Cambodian Secretary of State at the Ministry of Commerce H.E. Ms. Tekreth Kamrang held talks here on Wednesday at the ministry office with H.E. Valeriu Arteni, Romanian Chargé d’Affaires to Cambodia residing in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Cambodian Minister of Tourism Receives a Group of Chinese Businessmen

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon received a group of 17 Chinese businessmen, at the ministry office in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, According to the ministry’s news release, in the meeting, H.E. Thong Khon briefed his guests on the progress in the tourism sector, attributing the progress to the peace, [...]

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Cambodian Education Minister Encourages Establishment of New Karate Club at Schools

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – Cambodian Minister of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron has lately backed the establishment of new Karate Club at some possible schools to promote sports sector towards the 2023 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games that will be held in Cambodia.

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Information Ministry, APIWSA Sign Agreement on Cambodia Responsible Alcohol Marketing and Communication Code of Conduct

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic. 1) and Mr. Davide Besana, President of Asia Pacific International Wine and Spirits Alliance (APIWSA), sign here this

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Cambodian Cabinet Ministers Approve Two Investment Projects

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – The weekly cabinet meeting, held here this morning at the Peace Palace under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, discussed and approved two investment projects in the field of electricity.

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KOICA Helps Cambodia in Aviation Security Training

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – The training course on Basic Aviation Security (AvSEC) for security personnel from the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA), jointly organised by SSCA and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), was wrapped up on Feb. 16.

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Lao President To Visit Cambodia Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, February 17, 2017 – President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith will pay a state visit to Cambodia on Feb. 22-23, 2017, at the invitation of His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia.

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