Archive for July, 2012


Signing Ceremony of Japan Grant Aid to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (R), Minister of Economy and Finance, and Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Cambodia Mr. Suzuki Yasujiro (L), sign in Phnom Penh on July 30 the Grant

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Inaugural Ceremony of Achievements at Phnom Penh’s Ang Trakeat Pagoda

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Buddhist Monk Patriarch Nun Ngeth on July 30 cuts red ribbon to inaugurate a number of achievements including a Buddhist school, a library, a concrete road, a primary school, etc. at Ang Trakeat pagoda at Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district. Photo: Chey Phum Pul    

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Cambodia Hosts the 2nd EAS Energy Efficiency Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 — The 2nd East Asia Summit (EAS) Energy Efficiency Conference opened here this morning under the chairmanship of H.E. Suy Sem, Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy with an aim to boost cooperation

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Cambodia Holds a Workshop on Science and Technology Development Plan

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Planning held here this morning the First National Consultation Workshop on National Science and Technology (S&T) Master Plan 2014-2020 under the presidency of Senior Minister H.E. Chhay Than.

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Cambodian Students Win Scholarship to Study in Singapore

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – Three Cambodian students have won scholarship to pursue their bachelor degree in the Republic of Singapore in computer engineering, computer science and economics.

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Japan’s Grant Assistance for Disaster Rehabilitation in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – The Government of Japan yesterday provided some ¥1,510 million, equivalent to US$19 million, to the Royal Government of Cambodia for Disaster Rehabilitation and Mitigation Project, according to a press release.

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U.S. Embassy To Celebrate Ramadan

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 — U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, H.E. William E. Todd, will host an Iftar dinner reception for the Muslim community at the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday this week, according to the embassy’s press release issued yesterday.

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Cambodia’s GDCE Holds 11th Meeting of ASYCUDA Project Steering Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – The General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) of Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance held here on Monday the 11th meeting of ASYCUDA Project Steering Committee under the presidency of Dr. Pen Siman,

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Examination of New Interior Ministry’s Officials Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – The examination for new 200 senior and medium officials for the Ministry of Interior kicked off throughout the country on July 29 with the participation of 1,726 candidates.

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PPWSA New Leadership to Keep Up Its Support for the Poor

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 — Phnom Penh Municipality’s management encouraged the Water Supply Authority to continue its special support for the poor and very poor in the capital, local media report.

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Cambodia, Vietnam Enhance Front Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 — A delegation of the Solidarity Front for the Development of the Cambodian Motherland (SFDCM) led by its Vice President and General Secretary Mr. Min Khin was received on Monday in Hanoi,

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Cambodian Rangers Save Some 260 Animals

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 — During the past six years, Cambodian rangers have saves the lives of 260 animals from hunting in the forest habitats in Mondulkiri Protected Forest and Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary in Eastern Plains landscape of Cambodia,

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Cambodia Encourages Women to Engage in Forestry Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 – A national workshop on Gender in Forestry Sector and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Mechanisms was held here at Himawary Hotel on Friday last week under the presidency of H.E. Mrs. Prak Channoy,

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Cambodian Rice Export Down 5.3 Percent, But Income Up 18 Percent

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2012 — Cambodia has exported some 76,134 tons of milled rice during the first semester of this year, showing a fall of 5.3 percent from 80,442 tons during the same period of 2011, according to a report of the Ministry of Commerce.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Phnom Penh Municipality Encourages People to Do Cycling

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2012 — At least 300 cyclists cycled in Phnom Penh on Saturday last week to encourage Phnom Penh residents to work together for a clean city.

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U.S. Can’t Put Any Pressure on Cambodia to Allow Sam Rainsy to Return Home

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2012 — The United States of America has no influence to put pressure on Cambodia to allow the self-imposed exile Mr. Sam Rainsy to return home without implementing Cambodian court’s verdict, the Cambodian

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Cambodian Minister of Tourism Receives VCFA Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2012 – Cambodian Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon received here recently a 20-member delegation of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association (VCFA) to Ho Chi Minh led by its President Mr. Truong Minh Nhut.

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New ECCC International Co-Investigating Judge To Be Deployed to Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2012 — Newly-appointed International Co-Investigating Judge of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) Mr. Mark Harmon will be deployed to Phnom Penh soon.

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Toyota Concert Tour 2012 Held in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2012 — The Toyota Concert Tour 2012 was held on Saturday evening at Chaktomuk Conference Hall, in Phnom Penh. The concert was performed by the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) under the baton of Japanese

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