Archive for March, 2013


PM Presides Over Closing Ceremony of Annual Meeting of Health Ministry

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of the annual meeting of Ministry of Health on Mar. 28 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Chey Phoumipul  

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3rd Cambodia Industry-Handicraft Fair Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Keat Chhon (C) and Cambodia’s Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy H.E. Suy Sem (2nd, L), along with other distinguished guests cut red ribbon to officially open

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CRC President Distributes Relief to Storm Victims in Kampong Speu province

AKP Kampong Speu, March 29, 2013 – Lok Chumteav Kittiprittbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), distributes immediate relief to 108 storm victim families from Oral and Oudong districts of Kampong Speu province on Mar. 28. Photo: Chey Phoumipul

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CRC President Distributes Relief to Storm Victims in Prey Veng province

AKP Prey Veng, March 29, 2013 – Lok Chumteav Kittiprittbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), distributes immediate relief to 114 storm victim families from Svay Antor district and other 62 families from Mesang district of Prey Veng province on Mar. 27. Photo: Chey Phoumipul

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Information Minister Presides Over 1st Cambodia-Laos JTC Meeting on Information and Broadcasting Cooperation

AKP Preah Sihanouk, March 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C) presides over the 1st Joint Technical Committee Meeting under the Memorandum of Understanding between Cambodia and Laos on the Cooperation in the field of Information

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PM Re-warns People of the Spread of Avian Influenza H5N1

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has once again alerted people of the spread of avian influenza H5N1.

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Senior Government Officials Reject Information on Land Lost to Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 — Cambodian senior government officials have strongly rejected a recent report of Radio Free Asia (RFA) about the loss of some 10 kilometers of Cambodia’s land to neighboring Thailand.

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DPM Keat Chhon Receives Outgoing Australian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 – Outgoing Australian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Penny Richards on Wednesday paid a farewell visit to Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon, Minister of Economy and Finance, after successfully fulfilling

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CRC Offers Immediate Relief to Storm Victims in Two Provinces

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 – Lok Chumteav Kittiprittbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), has visited Prey Veng and Kampong Speu provinces to distribute relief kits to nearly 300 families, victims of recent storms.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 29, 2013 –  The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on March 29.

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DPM Sok An Receives ADB’s Country Director

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, held a talk here yesterday with Mr. Eric Sidgwick, Country Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB) to Cambodia.

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Cambodia, EU Agree to Restructure the ECCC

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, held a talk here yesterday afternoon with E.U. Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Jean-Francois Cautain.

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DPM Sok An Receives Director of Asia Pacific of AUF

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, held a talk here on Tuesday with visiting Director of Asia Pacific of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) Mr. Olivier Garro.

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Cambodia Has More than 900 Factories

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013– The number of the factory in Cambodia last year increased some 29%, while small industrial enterprises and handicrafts grew only 2% if compared to 2011, H.E. Suy Sem, Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy said at the ministry’s annual meeting.

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Cambodian Minister Receives a Visiting Delegation of VAE

AKP Phnom Penh, March 26, 2013 – Cambodia’s Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation and Chairman of National Committee of Cambodia for Elderly People H.E. Ith Sam Heng, received a visiting delegation of Vietnam Association of the Elderly (VAE).

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Eleven New EU-Funded Projects with over US$12.5 million Take Off

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013 — The EU Delegation to Cambodia hosted the project kick-off-meeting this morning to discuss the role the new eleven projects awarded by the EU to civil society organizations and Cambodian local authorities.

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Clarification: The Press and Quick Reaction Unit (PRU) of the Office of the Council of Ministers

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013 — The Press and Quick Reaction Unit (PRU) of the Office of the Council of Ministers is surprised and dismayed by the lack of professionalism of some media reports,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 28, 2013 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on March 28.

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King and Queen Mother Return Home

AKP Phnom Penh, March 27, 2013 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport yesterday afternoon after their routine medical checkups in Beijing, China.

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PM Hun Sen Inaugurates a New Temple at a Local Pagoda

AKP Kampong Cham, March 27, 2013 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen cuts white sacred thread while he and his spouse Lok Chumteav Bun Rany Hun Sen preside over the inauguration ceremony of a new temple at Tuol Sophy Pagoda

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