Archive for June, 2013


CPP Marks Its 62nd Founding Anniversary

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) celebrates its 62nd founding anniversary together with the launching of the election campaigning at Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Center in Phnom Penh on June 27 under the chairmanship of

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Election Campaign Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 – Political parties kick off yesterday their one-month (June 27-July 26) election campaigning for the upcoming 5th general election to be held on July 28 for the 123 seats at the National Assembly. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun  

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Cambodia Rejects EU Delegation’s Statement on National Election

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 — Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) has sent a diplomatic note to the Delegation of the European Union in Phnom Penh, rejecting its Statement issued on June 26

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Cambodian PM Congratulates His New Australian Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has sent a congratulatory letter to H.E. Kevin Rudd, new Prime Minister of Australia.

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The First Day of the Election Campaign Runs Smoothly

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 — Political parties began yesterday their election campaigning in a good atmosphere, according to a press release of the National Election Committee (NEC).

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Cambodia’s Exports Up 28% in First Five Months

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 — Cambodia’s total exports in the first five months of this year were some US$2.58 billion, up nearly 28 percent if compared to the same period in the previous year, according to the statistics from the

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ADB Provides US$55 Million in Loan to Cambodia for Rice Commercialization Development

AKP Phnom Penh, June 28, 2013 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday approved loans of US$55 million to help Cambodia transform the predominantly subsistence rice sector into a commercially oriented industry, while taking care of land and water resources.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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The Commencement of Cambodian Political Parties’ Election Campaign

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2013 – The election campaign of Cambodian political parties has been commenced this morning from June 27-July 26, 2013.

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DPM H.E. Hor Namhong To Attend ASEAN FMs’ Meeting and Related Meetings in Brunei

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2013 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) will lead a delegation to attend the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of Association of

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MoEYS Receives 6 Canoes from ACC

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2013 – The 6-canoe handing over ceremony was held here on June 25 with the participation of H.E. Bun Sok, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports (MoEYS) and Mr. Shoken Narita,

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JICA Will Continue to Build More School Buildings in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2013 — Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will continue to build more school buildings in Phnom Penh.

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Cambodia Awards 6 Outstanding Authors for 2012

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2013 — The Department of Books and Reading of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts awarded new 6 outstanding novel and poem authors on June 25.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 27, 2013 –  The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on June 27.

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PM Hun Sen Meets Hong Kong Financial Secretary

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2013 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Mr. John Tsang Chun-Wah, Hong Kong Financial Secretary during a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Chey Phoumipul 

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Senior Minister H.E. Om Yin Tieng Presides Over the Traffic Accident and Fire Rescue Drill

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2013 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Om Yin Tieng, President of Anti-Corruption Unit and Vice President of the Secretariat of National Committee for Anti-Terrorism Committee, presides over the Traffic Accident and Fire Rescue Drill of Unit 711,

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Kampong Cham Province Marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

AKP Kampong Cham, June 26, 2013 – Some 2,000 State civil servants, teachers, students and people in Kampong Cham province mark in the provincial city this morning the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26th) under the Presidency of

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NA President Samdech Heng Samrin Calls for Authorities to Be Neutral during the National Election Campaign

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2013 — Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly, appealed yesterday to local authorities at all levels to pay their attention to maintain neutral of public administration

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Cambodia PM Receives Visiting HK Investors

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2013 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, yesterday afternoon held talks with a visiting delegation of Hong Kong (HK) investors, led by H.E. John Tsang Chun-Wah, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, at the Peace Palace.

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CRC President Receives Two NGOs Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, June 26, 2013– Samdech Kittiprittbindit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), received here Ms. Marie Ens, Consultant of the Place of Rescues on June 25.

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