Archive for December, 2012


PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Distribution of Land Title Certificates to Local People in Takeo Province

AKP Takeo, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen hands over a land title certificate to a local villager as a symbol while he was presiding over the distribution of land title certificates to 693 families at Tramkak

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Meets SG of Cambodia National Commission for UNESCO

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) meets here today with H.E. Ms. Tan Theany, Secretary General of Cambodia National Commission for UNESCO. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun  

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Zaman University’s Vice Rector

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) receives here on Dec. 29 Mr. Sezai Karaosmanoglu, Vice Rector of Zaman University. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun  

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Awards Local Journalist Winner

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C)awards the journalist winner here on De. 28 while he was presiding over the Ceremony to Officially Award Child-Friendly Journalists 2012 on Promoting Gender Equality among

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Official Launch of Cambodia’s First Commercial Train

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Tram Iv Teuk addresses the participants here on Dec. 28 while he was presiding over the Official Launch of Cambodia’s First 256-kilometer Southern Line of Commercial Train between

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Cambodia To Build an Oil Refinery Soon

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia is going to build a US$2.3-billion oil refinery soon in Kampot province, some 150 kilometers southwest of Phnom Penh capital city.

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Cambodia Asks Japan to Invest in Cambodia’s Agricultural Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Cham Sarun has asked Japan to invest in Cambodia’s agricultural sector.

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Cambodia’s Svay Rieng Provincial Court Sign Agreement with Vietnam’s Long An Provincial Court

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Cambodia’s Svay Rieng Provincial Court and Long An Provincial People’s Court of Vietnam have signed an agreement to strengthen the ties of friendship, traditional solidarity, good cooperation and development

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Cambodia’s Most Child-friendly Journalists 2012

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – Some 100 journalists, youth, government officials and child-focused NGOs gathered on Dec. 28 to cheer 10 most child-friendly journalists for 2012 in an official award giving ceremony took place at Cambodiana Hotel,

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Demand for Cambodian Cassava is Encouraging in 2012

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2012 – 2012 saw a busier year for export of cassava from Cambodia to neighboring Thailand through Banteay Meanchey’s border checkpoint.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Cambodian Civil Servants To Have Two Days Off in February

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 — Cambodian civil servants in Phnom Penh will have two days off in early February next year during the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk’s cremation, according to a recent letter signed by H.E.

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Cambodia Launches Its First Commercial Train Service

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 — The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) this afternoon launched the first commercial train service from Phnom Penh, the capital city, southward to Sihanoukville Port.

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Cambodian Red Cross Receives RCAF’s Membership Fund

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 – Cambodian First Lady, Lok Chumteav Kittiprittbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) received yesterday some 155,483,000 Riel membership’s fund (Cambodian currency roughly US$40,000)

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2012: Some 140,000 Children Hospitalized in Kantha Bopha Hospitals

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 – In 2012, some 140,000 poor children have been hospitalized in Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province showing an increase of its spending from US$36 million in 2011 to US$40

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U.S. Donates Computer Equipment to Peace Support Operations Collaboration Center

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 — U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh yesterday donated some computer equipment to National Center for Peacekeeping Forces, Mine and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC), according to a press release from the U.S. Embassy.

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Foreign Cruise Ship Calls at Preah Sihanoukville Seaport

AKP Preah Sihanouk, December 28, 2012 – Seabourn Pride cruise ship with some 300 multi-national tourists on board docks at Preah Sihanoukville Autonomous Seaport on Dec. 28 for a one-day visit.

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PM: No Discrimination Policy against Investors

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has once again confirmed the Royal Government of Cambodia’s policy towards investors.

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General Department of Taxation Collects US$750 Million in 2012

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 — This year, Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation (GDT) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance collected some 2,997 billion Riel (Cambodian currency roughly US$750 million), or 5.15 percent of the GDP,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2012 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on December 28.

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PM Inaugurates Sugar Factory in Kampong Speu

AKP Kampong Speu, December 27, 2012 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen cuts red ribbon to inaugurate a US$150-million sugar factory invested by Phnom Penh Sugar Co., Ltd. in Tporng district of Kampong Speu province on Dec. 27. Photo: Chey Phoumipul    

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3rd Universal Summer Youth Camp Wrapped Up

AKP Siem Reap, December 27, 2012 – H.E. Chey Chap, Cambodian Secretary of State for Education, Youth and Sports, presided over on Dec. 26 the closing ceremony of the ten-day Third Universal Summer Youth Camp, which began on Dec. 17 in Siem Reap province with the

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