Archive for July, 2013


Cambodian Ruling Party Welcomes Negotiations with Opposition Party

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia and Vice President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), said CPP welcomed the negotiations with the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) for the nation’s benefit.

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Cambodia Reminds Foreign Diplomatic Missions Not to Interfere in Its Internal Affairs

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – The Spokesperson of Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) has issued a statement, urging foreign diplomatic missions not to play a role to support the opposition party.

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PM Hun Sen Inspects Construction Site of Stung Meanchey Flyover

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen inspects here this afternoon the construction site of Stung Meanchey Flyover. Photo: Chim Nary  

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KOICA Provides US$3.4 Million to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has donated some US$3.4 million in aid through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to improve maternal and newborn health in Cambodia’s rural areas.

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Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology: Coastal Areas May Suffer from Storms

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 — Cambodian Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued a warning on Tuesday that the country’s coastal areas may suffer from storms and torrential rain and areas along the Mekong river would be flooded in early next month.

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Thai Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Congratulate Their Cambodian Counterparts

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – Thai Prime Minister H.E. Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra has sent a congratulatory message to Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on the victory of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) in Sunday’s parliamentary elections.

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DPM Sar Kheng Receives Representative of the OHCHR in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sar Kheng, Minister of Interior, received here on July 30 Ms. Wan Hea Lee, newly-appointed Representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia.

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DPM Hor Namhong Meets New WFP Cambodia Country Director

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong met here on Tuesday with newly-appointed Country Director of World Food Programme (WFP) to Cambodia H.E. Gianpietro Bordignon.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2013 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 31.

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Cambodian FM Receives a Delegation of the International Organization of the Francophonie

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2013 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong held talks here this morning with Ms. Sylvie Fadlallah from the International Organization of

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CPP Rejects Rumors over PM Hun Sen’s Resignation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2013 – The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has announced to the public that Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen is still in the country fulfilling his function as the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia as usual.

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Russian Observers Appreciate the Sunday’s Elections

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2013 — The Russian observer team has valued that the Cambodian national election on July 28 was conducted in a free and fair manner.

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Bangladeshi PM Sends Congratulatory Letter to Samdech Techo Hun Sen

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2013 — Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina, has sent a letter to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, congratulating the Cambodian People’s Party on its victory in Sunday’s national election.

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International Observer Teams Speak Highly of Cambodian National Election Process

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2013 — Observer teams from China, the Republic of Korea and Hungary have lauded the process of the recent parliamentary elections in Cambodia.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2013 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on July 30.

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ICAPP, CAPDI Jointly Hold a Press Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 – A joint representative delegation of the international observers from the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) and the Centrist Asia Pacific Democrats International (CAPDI) hold a press conference here this morning

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Over 6 Million Mosquito Nets Distributed between 2008-2013

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 – More than six million insecticide-treated mosquito nets have been distributed with free of charge to the most malaria-plagued areas and communities across the country from 2008 to 2013, according to a report from the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM).

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ICAPP, CAPDI: Cambodian Elections Are Free, Fair and Transparent

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 — The International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) and the Centrist Asia Pacific Democrats International (CAPDI) have issued a statement, stressing that Cambodia’s general elections held on Sunday were “free, fair and transparent, and, above all, peaceful, non-violent and smooth.”

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CPP Claims Victory in Sunday’s National Election

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 — The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has claimed to win a majority vote in the general elections of July 28.

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Cambodia and Thailand Improving a Border Point’s Environment

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 – Relevant officials from Poipet city of Banteay Meanchey province, Cambodia, and Sras Keo province of Thailand last Thursday joined hands to better the environment along the border point of the two countries.

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Cambodian Girl Footballers Receiving New Skills

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 – A group of Cambodian girls from vulnerable background in late July received experience sharing facilitated by Volunteers in Asia (VIA) at Battambang province.

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NEC Holds a Press Conference on the General Elections’ Process

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 – Chairman of the National Election Committee (NEC) of Cambodia H.E. Im Soursdey (3rd L) holds a press conference here on Sunday evening on the process of the 5th general elections. Photo: Chim Nary

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Ballot Counting at Boeung Trabek High School Polling Station

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2013 – Ballot counting activities at a polling station at Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh on Sunday afternoon after the 5th general elections closed at 3h:00 pm. Photo: Sin Sareth  

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