Archive for August, 2014


Only 25.72 Percent of High School Students Get Their Baccalaureate

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – In the 2013-2014 school year, only 25.72 percent of high school students passed their examinations, according to a press release of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports made public today.

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Senate Elects New Member of the National Council for Anti-Corruption

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – H.E. Ly Narun was elected this morning to represent the Senate in the National Council for Anti-Corruption, in replacement of H.E. Prak Sok, who has passed away.

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Results of Extraordinary Session of National Assembly

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The National Assembly (NA) of the Kingdom of Cambodia continued the extraordinary session on Aug. 27 with the attendance of the 122 Members of Parliament, under the chairmanship of NA President, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin,

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Cambodian Commerce Minister Asks Russia to Help Import some 3,000 Products

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce H.E. Sun Chanthol held talks with a delegation of the Russian Federation headed by H.E. Alexey V. Ulyukaev, Minister of Economic Development, on the sidelines of the 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting and Related Meetings in Myanmar.

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Cambodia To Launch the National Policy and Action Plan for Early Childhood Care and Development on Monday

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The National Policy and National Action Plan for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) will be launched here on Monday next week under the chairmanship of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister and Honorary Chair of the National Committee for ECCD (NC-ECCD).

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DPM Keat Chhon Meets Member of Japanese House of Councilors

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (2nd, R, pic.1) warmly receives visiting H.E. Shimba Kazuya (2nd, L, pic.1), Member of the Japanese House of Councilors, on Aug. 28 in Phnom Penh. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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AKP Dispatches a Senior Official to Pay a Working Visit in China

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) of the Ministry of Information of Cambodia will dispatch a senior official to pay a working visit to China, at the invitation of the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.

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AFD Grants US$2 million to Develop Movie and TV Industry in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 — France, through the French Agency for Development (AFD), has provided €1.5 million (about US$2 million) in grant to support the development of the movie and TV industry in Cambodia.

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Training Course on Risk Factors Capacity Building of Helmet and Seat Belt Wearing and Drink-Driving

AKP Preah Sihanouk, August 29, 2014 – H.E. Ms. Min Manavy (C, Front, pic.1), Secretary of State for Public Works and Transports, and H.E. Hun Many (L, Front, pic.1), President of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC), preside over this morning the opening ceremony of a Training

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H.E. Chea Chan Boribo Chairs a Meeting on Immoral Wording on Internet

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Information H.E. Chea Chan Boribo (pic.1) chairs here this morning a meeting to discuss a project to set up mechanisms to correct immoral wording on Internet. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Meeting on Security and Order Enforcement in Phnom Penh Capital

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over this morning a meeting on security and order enforcement in the capital city. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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Siem Reap’s Waste Water Filter Station Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The waste water filter station and sewerage system in Siem Reap province were put into use in an official ceremony held on Thursday in the provincial city under the presidency of H.E. Yim Chhay Ly, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of Council for Agricultural and Rural Development.

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First-ever Manual to Protect Children Introduced

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – Public dignitaries, national and international chid rights experts gathered today at Cambodiana Hotel here in Phnom Penh to learn about Cambodia’s first-ever Family Protection Manual that sets out the roles and responsibilities of those concerned to keep children safe.

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Singapore Embassy Denies Connection with a Commercial Dispute

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The Singapore Embassy in Phnom Penh has denied connection with a commercial dispute, saying that the Singapore Government cannot intervene in the issue.

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Cambodia Hosts the Barista Competition Asia Pacific 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The Barista Competition Asia Pacific 2014, organized by the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, was held on Tuesday at Phnom Penh’s Himawari Hotel with the participation of top baristas from 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

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MoEYS To Expand Laboratories Across the Country

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 – The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) plans to expand laboratories throughout the country to enhance the quality of education and to meet the needs of teachers and students, said H.E. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of MoEYS.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2014 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 29 August.

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Cambodia To Resume Water Festival Celebration This Year

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – This year’s Water Festival will be held as scheduled after it was canceled for three consecutive years, according to a recent announcement of the National Committee for Organizing National and International Festivals.

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Outgoing Thai Ambassador Pays Farwell Visit to Cambodian Minister of Cults and Religion

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – Outgoing Thai Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Touchaiyoot Pakdi paid here on Aug. 26 a farewell visit to Cambodian Minister of Cults and Religion H.E. Min Khin.

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Information Ministry To Create Academy of Photography

AKP Phnom Penh, August 28, 2014 – The Ministry of Information is planning to create the Academy of Photography to build human resources in this field. The plan was revealed yesterday afternoon by Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith at the closing ceremony of the two-day training course on Canon Imaging Technology and Photography, organized by [...]

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