Archive for October, 2014


Over 4,000 Foreign Athletes Register for 19th Angkor International Half Marathon in Siem Reap

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – More than 4,000 foreign athletes from 65 countries have registered for the 19th Angkor International Half Marathon to be held on Dec. 7 at Angkor Wat Temple, the World Heritage Site, in Siem Reap cultural province

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Cambodia To Deploy Nearly 10,000 Security Forces in Upcoming Water Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – The Phnom Penh municipal authorities will deploy nearly 10,000 security forces during the forthcoming three-day Water Festival in Phnom Penh, said Gen. Chuon Sovann, Deputy Commissioner General of the National Police and Phnom Penh Police Commissioner, in a preparatory meeting here on Oct. 30.

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Cambodia and Holy See Marks the 20th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – The Catholic churches in Cambodia has hosted recently a two-day event to mark the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Holy See.

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DPM Yim Chhay Ly Receives a Media Delegation from the Republic of Korea

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Yim Chhay Ly (R, pic.1), Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, receives here this morning visiting Mr. Ahn Dong Hwan, head of a media delegation from the Republic of Korea. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Cambodian, Thai First Ladies Visit Thai Language Department

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s First Lady, Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen and Thailand’s First Lay Lok Chumteav Naraporn Chan-o-Cha visited yesterday afternoon the Department of Thai Language of the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP).

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Thai Prime Minister Returns Home

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Thai Prime Minister H.E. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha (R, pic.2) shakes hands with Cambodian Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith this afternoon at Phnom Penh International Airport prior to his departure for his home country after concluding successfully his two-day official visit in Cambodia. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Consultation Workshop on the Structure Reform of Mekong River Commission Secretariat

AKP Preah Sihanouk, October 31, 2014 – H.E. Bun Hean, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology and Permanent Vice President of Cambodia National Mekong Committee, presides over in Preah Sihanoukville this morning the opening ceremony of a Consultation Workshop on the structure reform of Mekong River Commission Secretariat. Photo: Ngo [...]

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Thai Prime Minister Pays Homage to Late King-Father Norodom Sihanouk

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Visiting Thai Prime Minister H.E. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha and his entourage lay wreaths and pay respect here this morning to Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudh (Cambodian late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk) at the Royal Statue near the Independence Monument. Photo: Sin Sareth

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H.E. Prayut Chan-o-Cha Lays Wreaths at Independence Monument

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Visiting Thai Prime Minister H.E. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha and his accompanied members lay wreaths and pay tribute to the Cambodian fallen combatants at the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Sin Sareth

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PM Hun Sen Reads Message on the Occasion of New Academic Year 2014-2015

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen reads a message here on Oct. 30 on the occasion of the new academic year 2014-2015. Photo: Chey Phoumipul

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Samdech Bun Rany Hun Sen and Lok Chumteav Naraporn Chan-o-Cha Visit Department of Thai Language

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen (R, Front, pic.1), Spouse of Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, and visiting Lok Chumteav Naraporn Chan-o-Cha (L, Front, pic.1), Spouse of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha, attend a welcoming ceremony during the latter’s visit to the Department of Thai Language [...]

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His Majesty the King Grants Audience to Thai PM

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – ​ His Majesty Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni (R)​, King of Cambodia, grants audience to visiting Thai Prime Minister H.E. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha (2nd, L) and his spouse at the Royal Palace in the evening of Oct. 30. Photo: Royal Palace

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Cambodian, Thai Prime Ministers Promote Border Cooperation and Development

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, held a bilateral talk here yesterday afternoon at the Peace Palace with his visiting Thai counterpart, H.E. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha.

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Cambodian, Thai FMs Hold Bilateral Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong and his Thai counterpart H.E. Gen. Tanasak Patimapragorn held a bilateral talk this morning in Phnom Penh.

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DPM Sok An Presides Over Closing Ceremony of the 3rd Annual Conference on Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2014 – Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An, Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers, presided over here on Tuesday the Closing Ceremony of the 3rd Annual Conference on Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos Cooperation: New Issues and Solutions,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Phnom Penh International Auto Show Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2014 – The Phnom Penh International Auto Show began here this morning at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center under the presidency of H.E. Kem Sithan, Acting Minister of Commerce.

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Cambodian, Thai PMs Preside Over the Signing Ceremony of Three Cooperation MoUs

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his visiting Thai counterpart H.E. Gen. Prayut Chan-o-Cha witness the signing ceremony of three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on Tourism Cooperation, on

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Cambodian, Thai Foreign Ministers Hold Bilateral Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (L, pic.1) shakes hands with his Thai counterpart H.E. Tanasak Patimapragorn, prior to their bilateral talks here this morning. Photo: Sin Sareth

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H.E. Cheam Yeap Receives a Media Delegation from the Republic of Korea

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2014 – H.E. Cheam Yeap (1st, R, pic.1), Chairman of the Commission on Economy, Finance, Banking and Audit of the National Assembly of Cambodia, receives here this morning visiting Mr. Ahn Dong Hwan​(1st, L, pic.1), head of a media delegation from the Republic of Korea. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Official Opening Ceremony of Phnom Penh International Auto Show

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State at the Ministry of Commerce H.E. Kim Sithan (C, pic.1) presides over at Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center this morning an Official Opening Ceremony of Phnom Penh International Auto Show. Photo: Chim Nary

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5th Ordinary Meeting of Banteay Meanchey Provincial Council

AKP Banteay Meanchey, October 30, 2014 – H.E. Ong Oeun (pic.1), President of Banteay Meanchey Provincial Council, this morning chairs the 5th ordinary meeting of the provincial council of 2nd mandate. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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Deputy Governor of Kampong Chhnang Province Presides Over the Opening Ceremony of a Training Course

AKP Kampong Chhnang, October 30, 2014 – Deputy Governor of Kampong Chhnang province H.E. Un Sam Ol addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of a training course on commune/Sangkat budgeting for 2015. Photo: Kampong Chhnang Provincial Information Department

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