Archive for November, 2013


Phnom Penh Governor Presides Over the Celebration of 8th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

AKP Phnom Penh, November 30, 2013 – H.E. Pa Socheatevong, Phnom Penh Municipal Governor, addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning the observance of the 8th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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Information Minister Meets Chairman of Thailand’s Border Liaison Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, November 30, 2013 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) receives this morning at the ministry visiting Gen. Suravach Butrwong, Chairman of Border Liaison Committee of Thailand. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Japan Supports Cambodia’s Rural Education

AKP Phnom Penh, November 30, 2013 – H.E. Kumamaru Yuji (L), Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia, and Ms. Yamamoto Eri, Country Representative of Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA), signed on Nov. 29 at the Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh the contract on a grant assistance of US$188,963 to support the Project for Promoting Community Learning [...]

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Japanese Government Provides US$188,963 for Rural Education in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – The Government of Japan has provided a total of ¥15,494,966 (approximately US$188,963) to Shanti Volunteer Association (SVA) for the Project for Promoting Community Learning Centers in Rural Cambodia.

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India To Bolster Cooperation with Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – India will continue to boost its cooperation, in both financing cooperation and investment, with Cambodia, affirmed H.E. Dinesh K Patnaik, Indian Ambassador to Cambodia, in a meeting here on Tuesday with H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth, Minister of Economy and Finance.

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80% of Cambodian People Can Read and Write

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – In a survey conducted in 2012, an estimated 80 percent of Cambodian people aged 15 and over can read and write, said on Wednesday H.E. Chhay Than, Minister of Planning.

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The Number of Cambodian Students in the U.S. Increases

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 — The number of Cambodian students who studied in the United States in the 2012-13 academic year were 393, an increase by 18 percent over the previous year, according to the 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange released recently.

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Cambodia Hosts a Regional Consultation Workshop on Disability Strategic Plan

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Disability Action Council (DAC) of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation hosted on Tuesday in Siem Reap city a Regional Consultation Workshop to develop national disability strategic plan (2014-2018).

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Samdech Chea Sim Receives Japan’s Highest Order

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Kumamaru Yuji (R) confers the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun from Japan to Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim yesterday evening at the

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Information Minister Meets ABC’s Senior Official

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) holds talks here this afternoon with Mr. Domenic Friguglietti, Head of Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Internaitonal’s Pacific and Mekong Division. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Finance Minister Chairs a Meeting of General Department of National Treasury

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (C) chairs here on Nov. 28 the recapitulative meeting of General Department of National Treasury for October and November. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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National Conference on “Legal Aid”

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Justice and the Bar Association of Cambodia with support from UNICEF and UN-OHCHR organize here on Friday a National Conference on “Legal Aid”.

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Cambodia Launches First Ever Survey on Cambodia Labor Forces

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – The National Institute of Statistics (NIS), Ministry of Planning and the International Labor Organization (ILO) have jointly released two publications, including Cambodia Labor Force 2012 Report and Cambodia Child Labor 2012.

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Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Officially Confered to Cambodia’s Senate President

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Akka Moha Thamma Pothisal Chea Sim received here yesterday evening the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun from Japan.

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Cambodia To Present 46 Different Foods in Siem Reap

AKP Phnom Penh, November 29, 2013 – Cambodia’s forty-six different foods from 16 provinces across the country will be put on display at the Cambodian Cuisine Festival to be held on Dec. 6-7 at the Cambodian Cultural Village in Siem Reap province, home to Angkor temples.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Cambodia’s National Assembly President Receives Swedish Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2013 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R) receives here this morning Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Anna Hultgard. Photo: Sin Sareth   

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Côte d’Ivoire NA President Leaves Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2013 – H.E. Guillaume Kigbafori Soro, President of the National Assembly of Côte d’Ivoire, shakes hands with Cambodia’s First Vice President of the National Assembly H.E. Nguon Nhel at Phnom Penh International Airport last night, prior to his

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Cambodia, Japan Sign Mou on Youth Center Construction Project

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2013 – Cambodia’s Minister of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Hang Chuon Naron (R) and Mr. Yutaka Kannari, Chairman of NPO Kyosei Forum, sign here this afternoon a Memorandum of Understanding on youth center construction project in Siem Reap province. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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VNA Delegation Pays a Courtesy Call on H.E. Khieu Kanharith

AKP Phnom Penh, November 28, 2013 – A delegation of Vietnam News Agency (VNA) led by its General Director H.E. Nguyen Duc Loi (L) pays a courtesy call on Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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