Archive for April, 2014


Cambodian Premier Welcomes International Labour Day, Calling for Proper Study on Minimum Wage

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on all concerned parties and institutions to conduct proper and thorough study to set a minimum wage in the textile, garment and footwear sector.

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PPM Rejects Trade Unions’ Request to Celebrate International Labor Day at Freedom Park

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipality (PPM) has rejected the request of some trade unions and associations to celebrate the 128th International Labor Day at the Freedom Park tomorrow.

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Cambodian NA President Receives New Russian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodian National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin met here this morning with newly-appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Cambodia H.E. Dmitry Tsvetkov​.

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DPM Keat Chhon Receives UN Assistant Secretary-General

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodian Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon met here on Monday with visiting Mr. Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Bad Weather Hits Cambodia in Late April and Early May

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Bad weather will be hitting Cambodia in late April and early May, which could cause loss of human and animal lives and property destruction, an official of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology told local media.

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Cambodia’s Monarch Departs for a Visit in France

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – His Majesty Preah Karona Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, bids farewell to Cambodian leaders at Phnom Penh International Airport on Apr. 29 evening, prior to his departure for a visit in the French Republic.

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NA President Receives New Russian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R) warmly receives here this morning newly-appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Cambodia H.E. Dmitry Tsvetkov. Photo: Pal Song  

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Meets Sony General Manager

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 –   Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) meets here this morning with visiting Mr. Naoyuki Higuchi, General Manager, Head of Business Planning and Area Management Division of Sony Electronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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H.E Aun Porn Moniroth Meets UN Assistant Secretary-General

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R) meets here on Apr. 29 with visiting H.E. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific at

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Appointment Ceremony of New Commander of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Gendarmerie

AKP Preah Sihanouk, April 30, 2014 – General Sao Sokha, Deputy Commander in Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and Commander of the Royal Gendarmerie of Cambodia, addresses the participants while he was presiding over the appointment ceremony of

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Meets UN Senior Officials

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong received here yesterday afternoon visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Haoliang Xu,

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His Majesty the King Leaves for a Visit in France

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 — His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, left here yesterday evening for a visit in France.

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Cambodia, Japan To Increase Bilateral Trade Volume to US$1 Billion Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 — Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce H.E. Sun Chanthol urged the Japanese side to help expand the bilateral trade between the two countries from the current level of some US$500 million to US$1 billion by 2015, according to a news release issued recently.

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H.E. Cham Prasidh Meets Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

AKP Phnom Penh, April 30, 2014 – Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Industry and Handicrafts Cham Prasidh has held talks here recently with visiting H.E. Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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PM Hun Sen Meets UN Secretary General’s Assistant

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific at the

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PM Hun Sen Receives President of Minebea (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R) warmly receives at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on Apr. 28 afternoon Mr. Yoshihisa Kainuma, President of Minebea (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. Photo: Chim Nary  

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DPM Hor Namhong Meets UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

AKP Phnom Penh, April 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong (C), Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, held talks with visiting H.E. Haoliang Xu (R), Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Director of the Regional

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H.E. Chan Sarun Holds a Get-together with Retired Teachers in Takeo

AKP Takeo, April 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Chan Sarun addresses the participants on Apr. 27 while he was presiding over a get-together with 148 retired teachers in Leaybo commune, Tram Kak district, Takeo province. Photo: Uch Seang, AKP-Takeo province  

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Public Forum with Local People in Kampong Cham

AKP Kampong Cham, April 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith holds this morning a public forum with local people from three communes of Koh Sotin district in Kampong Cham province. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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