Archive for December, 2014


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Siem Reap Airport Hits the 3-milion Passenger Mark

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – Just one day shy of the coming New Year, Siem Reap International Airport broke the 3-milion passenger a year mark, underlined the Cambodia Airports in a media release issued today.

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Phnom Penh and China’s Zhengzhou To Tie Alliance

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Phnom Penh capital city and Zhengzhou city of China’s Henan province will establish their sister-city relationship to strengthen cooperation in various fields including economy, trade, culture, education, sports and so on.

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H.E. Hor Namhong and H.E. Yang Jiechi Presides Over the Inauguration of Chinese Cultural Mansion in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Hor Namhong (L, pic.1) and visiting H.E. Yang Jiechi, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China, preside over this morning the official inauguration ceremony of the Chinese Cultural Mansion in Phnom Penh. Photo: Sin Sareth

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China Pledges to Continue Supporting Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – China will continue to provide support and cooperation to Cambodia in the areas of agriculture, water resources, telecommunications, defense, law implementation, anti-terrorism and improvement of people’s living standard.

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PM Hun Sen Receives Chinese State Councilor

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (L, pic.1) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Yang Jiechi, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China, prior to their meeting this morning at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh. Photo: Peou Kim Chanroth

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H.E. Hor Namhong and H.E. Yang Jiechi Co Chair 2nd Meeting of the Inter-Governmental Coordination Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Hor Namhong (R, pic.1) and visiting H.E. Yang Jiechi, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China, co-chair on Dec. 30 the 2nd Meeting of the Inter-Governmental Coordination Committee between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government [...]

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Cambodia, China Sign 8 Documents to Boost More Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – Cambodia and China have reached eight documents to further boost their bilateral cooperation.

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PM Hun Sen Pays Courtesy Call on His Majesty the King

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2014 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, granted a royal audience to Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, at the Royal Palace on Dec. 29.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Cambodia’s Trade Volume in 2014 Reaches US$18,135 Million

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – The total trade volume of Cambodia this year was recorded at US$18,135 million, according to the Ministry of Commerce’s report released this afternoon.

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Phnom Penh Governor Returns Home from China

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – A delegation of Phnom Penh Municipality led by its Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong and his spouse arrives home on Dec. 29 night from China after ending a five-day visit in Zhengzhou city of Henan province. Photo: Suos Samrith   

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Cambodia Has 33 Special Economic Zones by End 2014

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – Up to the end of this year, the Royal Government of Cambodia has approved the establishment of 33 special economic zones (SEZs), according to a report of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) issued recently.

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National Committee for Drug Control Set Up in Provinces and Municipality

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – The Royal Government of Cambodia recently decided to establish the National Committee for Drug Control in the 25 provinces and municipality headed by its respective provincial or municipal governor, according the Government’s Decision No. 166 dated Dec. 18, 2014.

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Vietnam Seeks Investment in Cambodia’s Home Material Supply Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – Han Viet Co., Ltd (Hanvico), a leading manufacturer and supplier of mattresses, pillows, duvets, blankets, etc. in Vietnam, has decided to invest in material supply sector for homes, guesthouses and hotels in Cambodia thanks to the potential of the country’s economic and tourism fields.

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7th Ordinary Meeting of Banteay Meanchey Provincial Council

AKP Banteay Meanchey, December 30, 2014 – H.E. Ung Oeun (pic.1) chairs this morning the 7th ordinary meeting of 2nd-mandate Banteay Meanchey Provincial Council with the participation of H.E. Kosum Sareut (pic.3), Governor of Banteay Meanchey province. Photo: Chhun Sarath  

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Cambodian PM Sends Condolence Letters to Indonesian President and Malaysian PM

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has sent separate condolence letters to Indonesian President H.E. Joko Widodo, and Malaysian Prime Minister H.E. Dato’s Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak on AirAsia’s missing plane on Dec. 28, 2014.

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H.E. Mam Bunheng Presides Over a Recapitulative Meeting on Eliminating Counterfeit Medicines

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – Cambodia’s Minister of Health H.E. Mam Bunheng chairs here this morning a meeting to assess the works of inter-ministries commission on eliminating counterfeit medicines and illegal medical services. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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PM To Presides Over Connection Ceremony of Neak Loeung Bridge

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – The remaining parts of Neak Loeung Bridge, being constructed under the financial support of the Japanese government, on the National Road No. 1, crossing the Mekong River, linking Kandal and Prey Veng provinces, will be connected next month, according to local media reports.

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More Economic Land Concessions Abrogated

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2014 – The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has decided to cancel investment projects of five companies and withdrew their economic concession land of 57,780 hectares in total on the grounds that they did not abide by the principles and contract, said Undersecretary of State for Agriculture,

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