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Diamond Princess Brings More Visitors to Tour Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Phnom Penh, March 26, 2017 – Diamond Princess, a British giant cruise ship, on Thursday anchored in the sea of Preah Sihanouk province, carrying along over 2,000 foreign travelers for a day tour in the province.

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DPM Yim Chhay Ly Presides over the Opening of 3rd River Festival in Stung Treng Province

AKP Stung Treng, March 26, 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Yim Chhay Ly (pic. 1), Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, cuts red ribbon to inaugurate the Third River Festival in Stung Treng province, on Mar. 25 evening. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, March 25, 2017 – Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn held talks here yesterday afternoon with visiting H.E. Xu Bu, Jakarta-based Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN.

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Acting Finance Minister Praises the Progress of Energy Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, March 25, 2017 – Acting Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Vongsey Vissoth congratulated the progress of the country’s energy sector in the last decade.

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MOWRAM Minister Meets Commissioner of Yangtze River Commission

AKP Phnom Penh, March 25, 2017 – Cambodian Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology H.E. Lim Kean Hor received here on Thursday visiting Mr. Wei Shanzhong, Commissioner of the Yangtze River Commission to discuss bilateral cooperation

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Meets Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, pic. 1) greets Jakarta-based Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN H.E. Xu Bu, prior to their bilateral talks in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Information Minister Presides over the Closing of Training of A2I Technical Working Group

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017– Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he and UNESCO’s Representative in Cambodia H.E. Ms. Anne Lemaistre (pic. 2) were

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Cabinet Minister Approves Trade Remedy Draft Law

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – The weekly cabinet meeting held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen approved the draft law on trade remedies, according to a press release of the Office of the Council of Ministers’ Press and Quick Reaction Unit.

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Cambodia Hosts 1st International Symposium on “Education for Sustainable Development in the ASEAN Region”

AKP Siem Reap, March 24, 2017 – Deputy Governor of Siem Reap province H.E. Kim Chhay Heang (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the First International Symposium on “Education for Sustainable Development in the ASEAN Region”, in Siem Reap province on Mar. 24. Photo: Hang Seak

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H.E. Huy Saravuth Presides over the Opening of a Training of A2I Technical Working Group

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017– Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Information H.E. Huy Saravuth and UNESCO’s Representative in Cambodia H.E. Ms. Anne Lemaistre preside over here this morning the opening of a Training of Technical Working Group for Drafting the Access to Information (A2I) Law under the topic “Confidential Information”. Photo: Ministry of Information  

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Cambodia To Mark International Children’s Book Day 2017 Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – The International Children’s Book Day, the fifth of its kind, will be celebrated at the garden of Chaktomuk Theatre, Phnom Penh on Mar. 25 in order to build the habit of reading among children and to promote reading.

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H.E. Chhieng Yanara Presides Over CRDB Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017– Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board (CRDB) of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) holds a meeting here on Mar. 23 afternoon under the chairmanship of its Secretary General H.E. Chhieng Yanara. Photo: Ko Ton (TVK)

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Samdech Kong Sam Ol Visits and Gives Donations to 155 Families in Kampong Chhnang Province

AKP Kampong Chhnang, March 24, 2017 – Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol (pic. 1), Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Royal Palace, speaks to local people while he was visiting and distributing donations to 155 families of HIV/AIDS patients, poor and elderly people, and the disabled in Chulkiri district, Kampong Chhnang province on Mar. [...]

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PM Hun Sen Chairs Weekly Cabinet Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sana Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) chairs a plenary session of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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PM Calls for More Development of Sports Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has recommended the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) to continue developing the sports sector to get well prepared for the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) to be hosted by Cambodia in 2023.

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More Than 10,000 Education Institutions in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports pointed out that there are currently more than 10,000 education institutions, both public and private, across Cambodia, from kindergarten to higher education levels.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, March 24.

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Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Visits Cambodia

AKP Preah Sihanouk, March 23, 2017 – Diamond Princess cruise ship with nearly 4,000 multi-national tourists and crew members on board docks at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port this morning for a one-day visit in Cambodia. The cruise ship came from Vietnam and proceeded to Thailand this afternoon. Photo: Ngo Somony

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PM Congratulates the Progress of Education Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, March 23, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has expressed his congratulations to the country’s education sector on its progress.

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Siem Reap Provincial Health Department Holds Annual Meeting

AKP Siem Reap, March 23, 2017 – Secretary of State for Health H.E. Te Kuy Seang (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the meeting on 2016 work review and 2017 planning of Siem Reap Provincial Health Department, held in the provincial city this morning. Photo: Hang Seak

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