Archive for January, 2014


PM Hun Sen Receives UK Foreign Office Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L) shakes hands with visiting British Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, prior to their bilateral meeting this afternoon in Phnom Penh. Photo: Peou Kim Chanroth    

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Cambodian Airports Receive 5.25 Million Passengers Last Year

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – The three international airports in Cambodia received in total 5.25 million passengers last year, according to the figures from the Société Concessionnaire des Aéroports (SCA).

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UK Pledges a Contribution of Half a Million Pounds to ECCC

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – The United Kingdom has pledged to provide half a million pounds (over US$800,000) to support the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

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Cambodia, Laos To Sign 7 Cooperation Documents Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will lead a high delegation to visit Laos next week, at the invitation of his Lao counterpart H.E. Thongsing Thammavong,

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives UK Foreign Office Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (R) shakes hands with visiting British Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, prior to their bilateral meeting this morning in Phnom Penh. Photo: Chim Nary

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Cambodia, Thailand Sign MoU on Financial Information Exchange Related to Money Laundering

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – The Cambodia Financial Intelligence Unit and the Anti-Money Laundering Office of Thailand reached here yesterday a memorandum of understanding on financial information exchange related to money laundering.

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JICA To Grant Medium-sized Rice Mills to Two Communities in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will grant two medium-sized rice mills to two communities in Takeo, a southern province, and in Kampong Thom, a central province of Cambodia.

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10 Cambodia’s Hotels Granted with ASEAN Green Hotel Awards

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – Ten hotels from Cambodia were granted with ASEAN Green Hotel Awards after the recent 17th Meeting of the ASEAN Tourism Ministers in Malaysia.

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16 Teams Compete for the 2014 Hun Sen Cup

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 – Sixteen (16) football teams from across the country have been participating in a competition for the 2014 Hun Sen Cup, Cambodia’s largest open football tournament, which began since early January, according to a news release.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

     AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2014 –  The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on January 31.

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Ministry of Information Does Not Ignore Mr. Mam Sonando’s Request

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 – Cambodian Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith said the ministry has never ignored the request of Mr. Mam Sonando, Beehive Radio Director.

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Finance Minister Meets EU Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (L) shakes hands with H.E. Jean-François Cautin, EU Ambassador to Cambodia, prior to their meeting in the afternoon of Jan. 29 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Siem Reap Provincial Gendarmerie Holds Annual Meeting

AKP Siem Reap, January 30, 2014 – Gen. Man Samon, Commander of Siem Reap provincial gendarmerie, addresses the participants while he was presiding over a meeting to assess the provincial gendarmerie’s works in 2013 and set forth news objectives for 2014, in Siem Reap provincial city on Jan. 29. Photo: Hang Seak-AKP Siem Reap province [...]

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Cambodia, India Signed MoUs

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 – Indian Chamber of Commerce has entered a number of Memorandums of Understanding with Cambodian counterparts to boost mutual trading, especially for 2014.

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First-ever Library at Cambodia-Soviet Friendship Hospital Opened

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 – Cambodia-Soviet Friendship Hospital yesterday officially opened its first-ever library donated by Dr. Francis Paul Duggan, Managing Director of Health Care Volunteers International from Georgetown University of the United States of America.

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Cambodia To Host the 8th Regional Anti-Corruption Conference for Asia and the Pacific in September

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 – Cambodia will host the 8th Regional Anti-Corruption Conference for Asia and the Pacific on Sept. 2-4, 2014 in Phnom Penh Capital City, said a press release of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) issued yesterday.

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Cambodia’s Construction Investment Up over 31 Percent in 2013

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 – Investment value of construction sector in Cambodia in 2013 rose more than 31 percent as compared with that of last year, according to a report from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

   AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2014 –  The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on January 30.

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British Foreign Office Minister To Visit Cambodia Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 – British Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, will visit Cambodia on Jan. 30-31, according to a news article of the British Embassy in Phnom Penh.

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Finance Minister Chairs the 28th Meeting of Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth chairs the 28th meeting of Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia, on Jan. 28 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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