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14th International Festival of Language of Culture

AKP Phnom Penh, May 04, 2016 – The 14th International Festival of Language of Culture (IFLC) in late April continued at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. The event was attended by over 2,800 people, including over 126 students from 27 countries.

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Korea Ranked Safest Country for Travel

AKP Phnom Penh, February 16, 2016 – Korea has been ranked as the safest country for travelers. According to Numbeo, a data aggregator of city and country statistics, Korea has the highest overall safety index in the world, with a score of 85.69, and it ranked number one among the 117 countries on the list.

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Asia, the New Frontier of Italian Agrofood

AKP Phnom Penh, January 04, 2016 – Asia is the new frontier for Italy’s agrofood sector, Mr. Maurizio Martina, Italian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies, was quoted as saying by AGI news agency recently.

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Italy-ASEAN Association Officially Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, December 23, 2015 – Italy is preparing to further strengthen its ties with the countries of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Deputy Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda and former Prime Minister Enrico Letta presented the new Italy-ASEAN association to ambassadors, journalists and businessmen.

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It Is Time to Bet on ASEAN, said Former Italian Premier

AKP Phnom Penh, December 21, 2015 – The time is ripe. Enrico Letta, former Italian prime minister, bets on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations by establishing an Italy-ASEAN Association, which was presented in Jakarta in November, during the state visit of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, and will be inaugurated in [...]

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Italy Joins Asian Bank to Boost Business

AKP Phnom Penh, December 19, 2015 — Italy has joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to stimulate growth in Asia, to open new opportunities for Italian companies and discussion in crisis areas.

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The Pope Opens the Holy Doors of the World

AKP Phnom Penh, December 14, 2015 – Pope Francis opened the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the cathedral of the Roman diocese and the Episcopal seat of the Pontiff. “Open the doors of justice,” the Pope exhorted before climbing the steps and pushing open the single-panel door.

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Iran Looks Forward to Stepping up Relations with ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, July 24, 2015 – Iran will intensify its relations and cooperation with ASEAN as well as with ASEAN Member States. The commitment was made by the country’s new Ambassador to ASEAN, H.E. Valiollah Mohammadi Nasrabadi, while presenting his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh yesterday.

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First ever UN Resolution Passed on School-Related Gender Based Violence: “Learning without Fear”

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2015 – Fifty-eight countries have signed up to the first ever UN resolution on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), “Learning without fear”, during UNESCO’s Executive Board meeting on April 16 in Paris, France, according to a press release of UNESCO.

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ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Promote Regional Marketing Platform and Brand for Inclusive Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2015 – More than 40 women entrepreneurs from an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting gathered in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday announced a regional product brand and marketing platform called the GREAT Women (Gender Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women) – ASEAN Collection, according to a press release [...]

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AIPR Holds a Workshop on Women’s Participation in Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution

AKP Phnom Penh, March 24, 2015 – The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) held a workshop to strengthen women’s participation in peace processes and conflict resolution in Cebu City, Philippines last week, according to a press release of the ASEAN’s Secretariat received here yesterday.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014

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UN Under-Secretary-General: Cambodia Provides a Good Example of Innovation and Leadership

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2012 – “Cambodia provides a good example of the innovation and leadership that will be required by Asia-Pacific countries in the next phase of

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Cambodia’s AKP and Russia’s RIA Novosti Set for Professional Cooperation

AKP Moscow, July 4, 2012 – A cooperation agreement was inked in Moscow on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 between Cambodia’s Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) of Ministry of Information and RIA Novosti,

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A Workshop on a Dissemination of Government Document

AKP, Phnom Penh, September 9, 2011 Preah Sihanouk Provincial Rural Development Department holds a workshop on September 7 to disseminate a government document on the creation of the Villages’ Development Committee under the presidency of H.E. Tri Meng, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Rural Development. Photo: Ngo Somony, AKP-Preah Sihanouk

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Russian Pacific Fleet Ships to Visit Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2011–The Russian Pacific Fleet Ships head by big anti submarine ship Admiral Panteleev to dock at the port of Sihanoukville in September, Russian Embassy’s press release today said.

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RGC Statement on Proclamation of South Sudan’s Independence

AKP Phnom Penh, July 10, 2011–

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Cambodian PM Hails South Sudan’s Independence

AKP Phnom Penh, July 10, 2011–Cambodian PM Hails South Sudan’s Independence

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Press Release on Cambodia’s latest developments at 35th Session of World Heritage Committee in Paris

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 25, 2011–Press Release on Cambodia’s latest developments at 35th Session of World Heritage Committee in Paris.

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United Nations Rejects ‘Media Speculation’ that Judges Received Instructions to Dismiss Case before ECCC

AKP Phnom Penh, June 15, 2011–Following is the full text of the statement by UN Secretary General on ECCC:

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