Archive for May, 2014


PM Congratulates the 65th Anniversary of the International Children’s Day

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen expressed his strong support to the celebration of 65th Anniversary of the International Children’s Day (June 1), the 13th Anniversary of the World’s Day Against Child Labor (June 12) and the 2014 Cambodia Children’s Day.

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Cambodia, UNESCO Reach MoU on Drafting the Law on Access to Information

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – The Ministry of Information (MoI) of Cambodia and UNESCO reached here this afternoon a Memorandum of Understanding on the Project to Promote Law Making on the Access to Information with the financial assistance of over US$1 million from the Government of Sweden.

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Cambodian Cabinet Meeting Approves 3 Important Documents

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen chaired here this morning at the Peace Palace a weekly cabinet meeting.

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PM Hun Sen Presides over a Weekly Cabinet Plenary Session

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning a weekly cabinet plenary session. Photo: Chey Phoumipul  

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Information Minister Meets President of Vietnam Container Shipping Corporation

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) receives here this afternoon Mr. Nguyen Viet Hoa, President of Vietnam Container Shipping Corporation. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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OPINION: A Breakthrough?

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – There was a surprise in the recent elections for provincial/capital and district councils. Not in the conduct of the elections, which were peaceful. Not in the result, the CPP again (as in 2009) winning more than three-fourths of the positions.

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Cambodia, UNESCO Sign MoU on Project to Promote Law Making on Access to Information

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R) and Ms. Anne Lemaistre, Representative of UNESCO in Cambodia sign here this afternoon a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Information and UNESCO

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Fast Track Road Map for Improving Nutrition 2014-2020 Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – The Ministry of Health launched here on May 29 the Fast Track Road Map for Improving Nutrition 2014-2020 with an aim to provide particular long-term direction to solve maternal, infant and young child malnutrition issue, particularly to reduce their illness and mortality rate.

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Cambodian Parliamentary Delegation Returns Home from Pakistan

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – A Cambodian parliamentary delegation led by H.E. Nguon Nhel, First Vice President of the National Assembly (NA), returned home on Wednesday from Pakistan after attending the Troika-Plus Meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) taking place from May 25 to 28 in Islamabad.

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Power Transfer Ceremony for New Director of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Culture and Fine Arts Department

AKP Preah Sihanouk, May 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State at the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. Thai Noreak Sathya (L) hands over a stamp to the newly-appointed Director of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Culture and Fine Arts Department during a ceremony held in

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Preah Vihear Governor Presides Over an Agricultural Fair

AKP Preah Vihear, May 30, 2014 – Preah Vihear Provincial Governor H.E. Oum Mara presides over the Malis Project’s agricultural fair held on May 29 in Preah Vihear province with the participation of 257 farmers and three agricultural development communities in Tbeng Meanchey district. Photo: Tith Sror, AKP-Preah Vihear province      

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Closing Ceremony of Vocational Training Course for Disabled and Poor People

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – H.E. Keo Boren, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, presides over here this morning the Closing Ceremony of the 15th Promotion of the Vocational Training Course for Disabled and Poor People. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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ACU: 5,179 Officials Declare Their Assets and Debts

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2014 – The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of Cambodia has recently announced that almost all civil servants who are required to declare their assets and liabilities in 2014 have already done so.

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Giant Bell Built on Vietnam’s Ba Na Mountain Given to Ounalom Pagoda

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – Vietnam has handed over a giant bell built on its Ba Na Mountain to Cambodia’s Ounalom Pagoda. The handover ceremony was held here last Sunday at Ounalom Pagoda in the presence of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Mrs. Men Sam [...]

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DPM Sok An Receives New Indonesian Ambassador to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers (OCM) H.E. Sok An received here on May 28 H.E. Pitono Purnomo, newly-appointed Ambassador of Indonesia to Cambodia.

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CRC Donates US$1 Million to Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – The Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) has donated US$1 million to Dr. Beat Richner, Founder and President of Kantha Bopha Foundation, to support the humanitarian activities of Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals.

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Cambodia, S. Korea To Sign the Framework Arrangement on Grant Aid for 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – Cambodia and the Republic of Korea will sign the Framework Arrangement on Grand Aid for the year 2014 up to the amount of US$21 million to implement four projects, according to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC).

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DPM Sar Kheng Presides Over Promotion Ceremony for Police Officers

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H.E. Sar Kheng presides over here this afternoon a ceremony to promote 23 police officers. Photo: DAP News

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Congratulatory Ceremony of Acceptance of “2014 Resolve Awards” for Achieving the Reduction of Maternal Mortality Rate in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Health H.E. Dr. Mam Bunheng (C) shows the “2014 Resolve Awards” presented to Cambodia bythe Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health (GLC) in recognition of the country’s efforts in achieving the reduction of

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Cambodian Economy and Finance Minister Meets IMF Mission Chief

AKP Phnom Penh, May 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R) meets here on May 28 afternoon with Chief of Mission of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Meral Karasulu. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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