Archive for July, 2014


Phnom Penh Capital City Records 445 Protests in a Year-Long Political Conflict

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – There were 445 protests in Phnom Penh during a year-long political crisis following the national election in July 2013, said Municipal Police Chief Gen. Chuon Sovann.

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Cambodia’s Petroleum Import Declines Slightly in First Half 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Cambodia imported some 920,000 tons of petroleum during the first six months of this year, a slight decline over the same period last year, according to the data released recently by the Ministry of Commerce.

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Cambodian Premier Calls for Attention to Possible Floods

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen called on local people and authorities to be vigilant of possible floods from the Mekong, Bassac and Tonle Sap Rivers.

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PM Pushes Phnom Penh Governor to Expand City Bus Service

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has pushed Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong to strengthen and expand the city bus service in order to reduce the traffic accidents and congestion in the capital city.

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PM Hun Sen and His Spouse Preside over the Official Inauguration of Stung Meanchey Overpass

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), preside over here this morning the Official Inauguration of Stung Meanchey Overpass. Photo: Chim Nary  

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DPM Keat Chhon Receives New French Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (R, pic.1) holds talks here this morning with newly appointed Ambassador of France to Cambodia H.E. Jean-Claude Poimboeuf. Photo: TVK  

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Recapitulative Meeting on Implementation of Village-Commune Safety Policy

AKP Banteay Meanchey, July 31, 2014 – Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities hold this morning a recapitulative meeting on the implementation of Village-Commune Safety Policy during the first half of this year, in the presence of H.E. Kor Sumsaroeut, Governor of Banteay Meanchey province. Photo: Chhun Sarath, AKP-Banteay Meanchey province  

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Phnom Penh Capital To Build Another Overpass

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen announced here this morning the construction of a new flyover in Phnom Penh Capital.

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NBC Hosts Its 1st Annual Macroeconomic Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – The First Annual Macroeconomic Conference under the theme of “Promoting Access to Finance and Maintaining Financial Stability” was held in the presence of H.E. Chea Chanto, Governor of National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on July 30 at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh.

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Information Minister Presides Over the Grand Launch of Super Net

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, pic.1) cuts red ribbon to inaugurate Super Net Company in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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King Praises PM Hun Sen for His Leadership

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has highly appreciated Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross, for their leadership in bringing about happiness and development to the country.

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CRC President Receives an ICRC Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), met on Wednesday at the CRC’s headquarters in Phnom Penh with visiting Mr. Beat Schweizer, Chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Regional Delegation based in Bangkok.

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Two Cambodian, Chinese Firms Sign Deals to Import Agricultural Machinery to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Two Cambodian and Chinese firms have inked deals to jointly invest in importing agricultural machinery to sell in Cambodia.

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Cambodia’s Rubber Export Increases, but Revenue Earned Rises Slightly

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – In the first six months of this year, Cambodia’s rubber export to international market rose highly, but the rubber price earned grew slightly due to declining the rubber price in the international market.

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Stung Meanchey Flyover Put Into Use

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s third flyover, Stung Meanchey, was inaugurated here this morning under the presidency of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Preah Vihear Temple Issue May Be Settled in August

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – The Preah Vihear Temple case may be raised for discussion next month when a new Thai government is established, a Thai senior official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told on Monday a group of Cambodian journalists who are currently on a week-long visit in Thailand.

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Phnom Penh Municipality To Put 40 More Public Buses into Service

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – The Phnom Penh Municipality has decided to put into service 40 more public buses to serve the public transportation in Phnom Penh Capital City.

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Apartment Supply To Increase though Occupancy Rate Declines

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2014 – More apartment development projects are likely to increase in the next few years even though the occupancy rate decreases, according to an industry study of serviced apartment market in Phnom Penh by VTRUST Group of Companies.

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King Distributes Relief to Poor Farmers in Prey Veng Province

AKP Prey Veng, July 30, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni (2nd, L, pic.1) , King of Cambodia, distributes relief to 476 poor farmer families in Preah Sdech district of Prey Veng province this morning. Photo: Som Rithy

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