Archive for December, 2010


AKP, Phnom Penh, December 31, 2010

Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith accompanied by his wife and other senior ministry’s officials inspect the Radio Studio and the newly installed 5-KW FM Radio Transmitter at Siem Reap Provincial Information <!–more–>Office today. The 5-KW FM Radio Transmitter was donated by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and will put into trial from January 7, 2011. [...]

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 31, 2010

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon exchanges document with South Korean Ambassador to Cambodia in Phnom Penh this morning, upon the signing ceremony of the Loan Agreement for Mongkol Borey Dam <!–more–>Development Project between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Export-Import Bank of the Republic of Korea. Photo: Chey Phum Pul

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2010

Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over here yesterday a closing ceremony of the annual year-end meeting of the Ministry of Rural Development to review the works of 2010 and put forth new objective for 2011. Photo: Chey Phum Pul

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2010

Senior Minister H.E. Nhim Vanda, First Vice President of the National Committee for Natural Disaster Management, presides over here today a Seminar to Disseminate the Law on the Management of Natural Disaster. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2010

Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith receives here this morning a Cambodian Journalist’s Council for Ethics headed by its President Ms. Yim Nimola. During the meeting, Ms. Yim Nimola sought the recommendation from the minister in order to run the council smoothly.

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2010

Thai Foreign Minister H.E. Kasit Phiromya holds talks in Phnom Penh this afternoon with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong,

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2010

Cambodian police escort seven Thai nationals out of Phnom Penh Municipal Court to Prey Sar Prison for the temporary detention this afternoon after they were charged for illegally entering into Cambodian territory in Banteay

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AKP, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2010

Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith awards trophies to the winners of the Natural Magazine’s “Natural Beauty” Contest in Phnom Penh yesterday while he was presiding over the 2nd annual “Natural Beauty” Contest. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun

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Thai PM holds urgent meeting over arrest of 7 Thais by Cambodia

   BANGKOK, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Thursday called an urgent meeting of security agencies over the arrest of a Democrat MP and six other Thais by Cambodia authorities

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7 Thais illegally enter Cambodia to be brought to justice: Cambodian PM

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — Seven Thai nationals have been arrested for illegal entering to measure land in Cambodian territory in Banteay Meanchey province, said Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday.

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River closure held for construction of Cambodian hydropower dam

KOH KONG, Cambodia, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) — A river closure ceremony of the lower Russei Chrum river was held on Tuesday in Mondol Sima district of Koh Kong province for the construction of Cambodia’s 338

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7 Thais appear in Cambodian court facing alleged charge of illegal entry

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — Seven Thai nationals including at least one Thai lawmakers appeared before Phnom Penh Municipal Court at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning to face charges of allegedly

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Cambodian Premier Presides Over Construction of Hydroelectric Dam in Koh Kong Province

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –A ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of 338 megawatt Russey Chrum Krom hydroelectric dam in Mondul Seima district of Koh Kong province was held on Dec. 28 in the presence of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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The Construction of Second Sky Bridge Begins

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –A ground-breaking ceremony to construct the second sky bridge at the intersection of Pet Lok Sang traffic light was held here today under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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DPM Sok An Receives Out-going Ambassador of Myanmar

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –Ambassador of the Union of Myanmar H.E. U Win Shein paid here on Tuesday a farewell visit to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers H.E. Sok An.

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Vietnam Praises Phnom Penh for Its Rapid Development

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –The Socialist Republic of Vietnam has appreciated Phnom Penh capital city for its fast development in all fields during the past ten years.

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Cambodia To Export Black Pepper to Foreign Markets

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –Cambodia will export over 13 tons of Kampot black pepper to foreign markets in 2011, President of Kampot Pepper Association Mr. Nguon Lay said.

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Police Seizes Nearly 7 Million Drug Pills

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –Six men have been arrested by Phnom Penh Municipality Police and Interior Ministry’s anti-drug police for cross-border drug trafficking.  During the two-day raid (Dec. 27-28) in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey, Sen Sok and Russey Keo districts, the police also found 74 boxes containing 180 cans of pseudoephedrine drug ingredients or [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, December 29, 2010 AKP –The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on Dec. 29. 

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Cambodian Prime Minister Censures Opposition’s Alienism

Phnom Penh, November 4, 2010 AKP – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen sees the nature of the opposition’s letter as seizing opportunity to make use

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