Archive for February, 2014


PM: The Future of Cambodia’s Economy Depends on Young and Skilled Workforce

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – “The future of our economy and the welfare of younger generation will depend on our ability to create young, dynamic and skilled workforce that can adapt to and compete in regional and global labor market,” said Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at the 2014 Cambodia Outlook Conference

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Cambodia To Hold the 8th Symposium of Essentials of Pediatric Surgery

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – A symposium of Essentials of Pediatric Surgery will be conducted in Preah Vihear, a northern province of Cambodia, on Mar. 6-7 to promote the understanding of pediatric surgical pathologies and to make a prompt referral of such cases which contribute to the reduction of under five mortality rate.

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H.E. Nhim Vanda Distributes CRC’s Relief to Local People in Oddar Meanchey Province

AKP Oddar Meanchey, February 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Nhim Vanda, First Vice President of the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), presides over the distribution ceremony of Cambodian Red Cross’s Relief to some 3,000 families from 2 districts

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H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth Meets President of JICA

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R) meets here on Feb. 27 with visiting Mr. Akihiko Tanaka, President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodia Seeks U.S.’ Technical Assistance on Anti-Money Laundering and Counterterrorist Financing

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – Cambodia has sought assistance from the U.S. to build the capacity of Cambodian officials in combating money laundering and terrorism financing, said a spokesperson of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

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Myanmar Delegation Learns about Cambodia’s Aquatic Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – An 18-member delegation of the Union of Myanmar’s Rakhine State has recently paid a visit to Cambodia to study the country’s aquatic sector, especially the establishment of fishing communities and aquatic law.

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Finance Minister Meets Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing at the U.S. Department of Treasury

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R) meets here on Feb. 26 visiting H.E. Daniel Glaser, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing at the U.S. Department of Treasury. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodian PM Receives President of JICA

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here yesterday afternoon at the Peace Palace visiting President of Japan International Cooperation Agency H.E. Akihiko Tanaka.

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Russia’s Softline Group Seeks More Investment Opportunity in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – Russia’s Softline Group Company, a multinational provider of Information Technology (IT) services, is seeking more investment opportunity in Cambodia.

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Two More Cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 Detected

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 – The Ministry of Health and World Health Organization have announced that two more cases of avian influenza H5N1 have been found in Cambodia.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

     AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2014 —    The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on February 28.

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121 Border Markers Planted Along Cambodian-Lao Border

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – Cambodia and Laos have so far planted 121 of the total 145 border markers along the common border of 540 kilometers, said H.E. Var Kim Hong, Senior Minister and Chairman of Cambodia-Laos Joint Border Committee.

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Cambodia Holds 2014 Outlook Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – “Cambodia The Next Five Year – Reform and Competitiveness in an Integrated Region” is the main theme of the 2014 Cambodia Outlook Conference held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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Samdech Heng Samrin Receives Chairman of Softline Group

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (L) shakes hands with visiting Mr. Igor Borovikov, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Softline Group, prior to their meeting this morning in Phnom Penh. Photo: Chim Nary

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PM Hun Sen Receives President of JICA

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L) shakes hands with visiting Mr. Akihiko Tanaka, President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), prior to their meeting this afternoon at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace. Photo: Peou Kim Chanroth

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Opening Ceremony of 2014 Cambodia Outlook Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the 2014 Cambodia Outlook Conference “Cambodia The Next Five Years –

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H.E. Tea Banh Presides Over Inauguration of Religious Achievements in Preah Sihanouk

AKP Preah Sihanouk, February 27, 2014 – H.E. Gen. Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense, presides over on Wednesday the inauguration ceremony of religious achievements in Oudom Vinheanram Pagoda located in Ream commune, Prey Nup district, Preah Sihanouk province. Photo: Ngo Somony, AKP-Preah Sihanouk province

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Send-Off Ceremony for Cambodian Peacekeeping Forces to Mali

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – A send-off ceremony for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Airfield Engineer Companies to participate in the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali held this morning at Phnom Penh Military Airbase under the

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Confers Decoration to Mr. Son Song Son

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L) confers here this morning a decoration and a certificate of appreciation to Mr. Son Song Son, former member of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Vietnam, in

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Confers Decorations to Officials of Ministry of Information

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L) confers decorations to the ministry’s officials while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of the ministry’s annual meeting held here this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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