Archive for October, 2013


JICA Provides Technical Equipment Worth Nearly US$2 Million to ITC

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Technical equipment, including X-ray Diffraction, Rock Cutting Machine, Rock Polishing Grinder worth in total US$1.88 million, have been handed over by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC).

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ECCC Ends Case 002/01

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)’s case 002/01 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan ended this afternoon.

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Cambodia, China To Jointly Conduct a Military Drill

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Commander-in-Chief of Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Gen. Pol Saroeun received here yesterday Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Bu Jianguo.

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Cambodian Peacekeeping Forces Ready for UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Two companies of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces are ready to depart for Mali for the United Nations Peacekeeping mission after receiving a green light from UN senior officers for the Peacekeeping mission in the country.

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Cambodian FM To Attend the 29th Session of Ministerial Conference of the Francophonie in Paris

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong will lead a delegation to attend the 29th Session of the Ministerial Conference of the Francophonie to be held on Nov. 7-8, in Paris, the Republic of France.

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Cambodia Is Committed to Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Cambodia will work with development partners to improve the services on sexual and reproductive health for women and young women in order to prevent adolescent pregnancy, Minister of Women’s Affairs Dr. Ing Kantha Phavi said

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H.E. Yim Chhay Ly Presides over a Review Meeting on Fishery Management

AKP Pursat, October 31, 2013 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Yim Chhay Ly, Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, presides over in Pursat provincial city on Oct. 30 the consultative meeting to review the fishery and flooded-forest management. Photo: Nao Thoeun, AKP-Pursat province   

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Economy and Finance Minister H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth Meets UK Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh October 31, 2013 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R) meets here on Oct. 30 with the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Mark Gooding. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun 

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Inauguration Ceremony of the Projects for the Improvement of Educational Equipment and Educational Capacity Development at ITC

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Cambodia’s Minister of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Hang Chuon Naron (R) and Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Kumamaru Yuji, preside over this morning in Phnom Penh the handover and inauguration ceremony of the Project

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Tourist Cruise Ship “Diamond Princess” Docks at Preah Sihanoukville International Seaport

AKP Preah Sihanouk, October 31, 2013 – The giant cruise ship “Diamond Princess” with some 3,000 multi-national tourists on board docks at PreahSihanoukville International Seaport on Oct. 31.

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Cho Ray Phnom Penh Hospital To Open Early Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – Cho Ray Phnom Penh Hospital, a Vietnamese hospital investment project, will be officially inaugurated on Jan. 13, 2014.

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Angkor Wat International Half Marathon 2013 To Be Held in Early December

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 – The 18th Angkor Wat International Half Marathon will take place on Dec. 1, 2013, said Mr. Vath Chamroeun, Secretary General of National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, at a press conference recently.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives New German Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong held talks here yesterday with newly appointed German Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Joachim Baron von Marschall.

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CMAC Wins JICA Recognition Award

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 — Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has conferred JICA Recognition Award to Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) in recognition of its contribution to landmine/UXO clearance.

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National Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction Action Plan 2014-2018

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 — A national workshop to draft the Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 2014-2018 was held here on Wednesday at Cambodiana Hotel, under the presidency of Senior Minister H.E. Dr. Nhim Vanda, First Vice President of National Committee for Disaster Management.

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Cambodia To Hold “Hear My Song 2014″

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2013 — The Ministry of Information, Sabay Company and other relevant companies have planned to hold “Hear My Song 2014″, a music contest program, to further boost Cambodian music and songs.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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RGC Reacts to Open Letter of CNRP on Loan Provision and Investment

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2013 – The Press and Quick Reaction Unit (PRU) of the Office of the Council of Ministers has rejected the open letter of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on loan provision and investment.

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Japan Provides US$9 Million for Mine Clearance in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2013 – The Government of Japan has decided to extend its Official Development Assistance (ODA) worth 898 million Yen (some US$9 million) to Cambodia to implement the Programme for Integrated Mine Clearance and Landmine Victim Assistance (Phase II).

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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary To Visit Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2013 – H.E. Scot Marciel, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, will visit Cambodia on Nov. 4, H.E. Koy Kuong, Undersecretary of State and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, told reporters on Wednesday.

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