Archive for July, 2011


Malaysian Defense Minister Pays A Courtesy Call On Cambodian Premier

AKP, Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 Visiting Malaysian Minister of National Defense H.E. Dato Sri Ahmad Zehid Hamidi pays a courtesy call on Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace on July 28. Photo: Peou Kim Chan Rath  

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H.E. Sok An Meets Italian Officials

AKP, Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 Cambodia Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in Charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, receives in Phnom Penh on July 27 a delegation of Italia led by H.E Senator Carto Giovanardi, President of the Commission of Inter-Country Adoption of Italia. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun  

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Medal Awarding Ceremony

AKP, Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in Charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, awards a medal to Mr. Wolfgang Mollers, Director of GIZ of the Federal Republic of Germany to Cambodia in Phnom Penh on July 28. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun  

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Inauguration Ceremony Of Wat Phnom Temple

AKP, Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon, Minister of Economy and Finance and Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Kep Chutema preside over in Phnom Penh on July 28 the inauguration ceremony of Wat Phnom temple after completion of the renovation. Photo: Ok Sakheoun

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EDITORIAL: Khun Abhisit: TO BE OR NOT TO BE…

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 – From August 1 through August 6 the leading members of the Democrat Party of Thailand will be frantically busy to cut deals on the composition of the Party executive board including the influential position of

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Malaysian Defense Minister Supports the ICJ’s Hearing

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 – Malaysian Minister of Defense H.E. Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday had a courtesy meeting with Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen here, H.E. Ieng Sophalet, Assistant to

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Italia Wishes to Provide Aid on Cambodia’s Education and Sport Sectors

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 – Italia has revealed its aid program for Cambodia in education and sports fields. The program has been shown here recently by Mr. Sen Carto Giovanardi, President of the Italian Commission

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DPM Keat Chhon Inaugurates Wat Phnom Temple

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011– Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance yesterday inaugurated Wat Phnom Temple, hearth of the Phnom Penh Capital.

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Australia, Cambodia Agree to Enforce MOU

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 – Cambodian National Authority for Combating Drugs and Australia’s Federation Police have agreed to further strengthen the implementation of the MOU between both countries’ authorities for combating drugs.

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Cambodian Seeks Direct Flight from Italia

AKP Phnom Penh July 29, 2011– Cambodian Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon asked Italian to open direct flight to Cambodia, H.E. Tith Chantha, General Director of Tourism told media.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2011 –            The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 29.

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Cambodian Premier Presides Over the 3rd GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this morning opened the 3rd GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting to discuss the continuing collaboration on important resources that the

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DPM Hor Namhong Sends Letter to Chair of ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong yesterday sent letter to chair of ASEAN on dispatch of the Indonesian Observer Teams. Following the full text of the press release from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation:

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Malaysian Defense Minister Visits Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 – Malaysian Minister of Defense H.E. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here yesterday for three days visits, Ministry of National Defense’s spokesman told media.

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CPP Denies Sam Rainsy Party’s Accusation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 – A spokesman of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) issued here yesterday a statement to categorically reject to the accusation of Sam Rainsy Party’s leader and considered it an ill-intention of defame CPP.

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Cambodia, Italia Cooperate on Child Welfare Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 – A seminar on “Collaboration between the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation and the Italian Commission of Inter-Country Adoption on Child Welfare” was held here on July 27 at

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1st Semester: Investment in Cambodia Increases US$ 1,844 Million

AKP Phnom Penh July 28, 2011 – In the first semester of the year, investment in Cambodia increased US$ 1,844 million, Council for Development of Cambodia said recently.

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COMMENTARY: Kavi Chongkittavorn is near Perfect about ASEAN, but Is Very Poor about Cambodian Affairs

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 – Good writing is praiseworthy. This is the case of an OPINION piece, titled “Asean gets recognition, now it must act” by Kavi Chongkittavorn, published in the Nation on 25 July 2011. It must be emphasized that

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Workshop On “Economy In ASEAN”

AKP, Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Kittiprittbandit Heng Samrin presides over a workshop on “Economy in ASEAN” for Senators and Members of Parliament in Phnom Penh on July 27, 2011. Photo: Chim Nary    

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over The Opening Ceremony Of The 3rd GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting

AKP, Phnom Penh, July 28, 2011 Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over the opening ceremony of the 3rd Greater Mekong Sub-Region Environment Ministers’ Meeting at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace today with the participations of representatives of GMS countries including Cambodia,

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