Archive for May, 2012


ASEAN Defense Ministers Visit NPMEC

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2012 – The ASEAN defense ministers on May 29 visited Cambodia’s National Center for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and ERW (Explosive Remnants of War) Clearance at Oudong in Kampong Speu province.

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Cambodia Prepares to Compete in 2015 ASEAN Economic Community

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce H.E. Cham Prasidh urged all relevant private sectors to focus on enhancing their product qualities in order to be able to compete with other regional

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WHO Supports Measles Vaccination Program

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2012 – The World Health Organization (WHO) strongly supports to Cambodia’s National Vaccination Program which will mainly focus on high-risk communities such as the urban poor, migrant workers and ethnic minorities.

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Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam Attend CNS/ATM Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2012 – Civil aviation officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam gathered here on May 29-30 in the Meeting of Regional Joint Coordinating Committee on Communication, Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management.

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Nidec Electronics (Thailand) Establishes HDD Component Plant in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2012 – Nidec Electronics (Thailand), a subsidiary of Nidec Corporation, announced the establishment of a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) component plant in Poipet City of Banteay Meanchey, a northwestern province in Cambodia,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

  AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2012 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on May 31.

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PM Hun Sen Pose for a Photo Session with ASEAN Defence Ministers

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (7th from Right) pose for a photo session with ASEAN Defence Ministers prior to the meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh

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PM Hun Sen Receives ASEAN Defence Ministers

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen receives ASEAN Defence Ministers prior to the opening ceremony of the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting hosted by

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ASEAN Defence Ministers Sign a Joint Statement

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – ASEAN Defence Ministers sign a joint statement after concluding the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting hosted by Cambodia at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on May 29. Photo: Chim Nary  

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ASEAN Defence Ministers Hold a Consultative Meeting with Chinese Defence Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – ASEAN Defence Ministers hold a consultative meeting with Chinese Defence Minister H.E. Gen. Liang Guanglie on the sidelines of the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel

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ASEAN Defence Ministers Visit NPMEC

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – A delegation of ASEAN Defence Ministers led by Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Tea Banh, Minister of the National Defence and Chair of the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting visit

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H.E. Cham Prasidh Attends a Joint Public-Private Sector Workshop

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Cham Prasidh, Minister of Commerce attends a Joint Public-Private Sector Workshop in Phnom Penh on May 29. Photo: Pal Song       

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Japan Provides US$2 Million to Improve Cambodia’s Air Traffic Control

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Japan has provided some US$2 million for a five-year period to improve the Cambodia’s air traffic control, a government official said yesterday.

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PM Hun Sen’s Welcome and Wishes on Children’s Day

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has extended warm welcome and best wishes on the 63rd International Children’s Day, the 11th World Day Against Child Labor and the Cambodian Children’s Day 2012.

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Cambodia To Host the ICC-Angkor Meeting Early Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 — The 21st Technical Committee meeting of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC) will be held on June 5-7 in Siem Reap province at the

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CRC President Meets ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Spouses

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Lok Chumteav Kittipritthbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, president of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) received here on May 29 a courtesy meeting with defence ministers’ spouses from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

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Cambodia Marks the 63rd International Children’s Day

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – The 63rd International Children’s Day (June 1) and the 11th World Day Against Child Labor (June 12) were marked here on May 29 at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center.

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ARPEC Established to Boost Rice Export

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 — The Alliance of Rice Producers and Exporters of Cambodia (ARPEC) were established on May 27 with an aim to boost Cambodian milled rice export up to one million tons by 2015.

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Cambodian Senate Congratulates China for Successfully Launching ChinaSat 2A

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – Cambodian First Deputy President of the Senate H.E. Say Chhum on Monday congratulated China for successfully launching the ChinaSat 2A, a telecommunication satellite, on May 26.

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EU Allocates 4 Million Euro to Support Natural Resources Management and Social Development in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2012 – The European Union announced on Monday to allocate 4 million Euro (over US$5 million) to support non-state actors initiatives in the fields of natural resources management and social development in Cambodia,

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