Archive for January, 2015


British Ambassador Tries Phnom Penh Public Bus

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2015 — British Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Bill Longhurst took a trip yesterday morning on a busy, but not overcrowded, Phnom Penh city bus, and he called on and encouraged people to use this public bus service.

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4th CEO Business Breakfast Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2015 — The 4th CEO Business Breakfast Meeting was held on Jan. 29 under the presidency of Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Commerce H.E. Sun Chanthol, said a news release of the Ministry of Commerce.

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CPP’s Extraordinary Congress Begins

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – The Extraordinary Congress of Nationwide Representatives of the Ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) kicked off here this afternoon under the chairmanship of the CPP Acting President Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and CPP Honorary President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin.

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KOICA To Provide Financial and Technical Assistance for New Village Movement in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 — H.E Yim Chhay Ly, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development of Cambodia, has held recently talks with H.E. Kim Young Mok, President of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), on the development of New Village Movement in Cambodia.

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H.E. Lao Chhiv Eav Presides Over a Graduation Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Undersecretary of State for Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Lao Chhiv Eav (L, pic.1) hands over a certificate to a graduate as a symbol while he was presiding over on Jan. 29 a graduation ceremony of Khemarak University. Photo: Sin Sareth

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CPP Holds Extraordinary Congress

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) opens here this afternoon its two-day-and-a-half extraordinary congress under the presidency of Acting CPP President Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and CPP Honorary President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin. Photo: Chim Nary & Sin Sareth

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H.E. Hun Many Presides Over a Religious Ceremony at Angkor Thom

AKP Siem Reap, January 30, 2015 – H.E. Hun Many (3rd, L, pic.1), President of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia, presides over on Jan. 29 at the Terrace of the Elephants in the compound of Angkor Thom, Siem Reap province, a religious ceremony before beginning to build different constructions for the Angkor Sankranta [...]

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DPM Sok An Requests for More Scholarships from Russia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers (OCM) H.E. Sok An received yesterday in Phnom Penh a delegation of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of Russian Federation led by its Head Mr. Pospelov Sergey Valerievich.

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Cambodia Launches an Education Project Worth Some US$20 Million

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in collaboration with development partners and national and international organizations, including NGO Education Partnership, Aide et Action, launched here yesterday the Cambodian Consortium for Out of School Children worth in total some US$20 million.

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CCJ Hosts Reflection on Journalism Ethics on Recent HIV-Positive Outbreak

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) on Jan. 29 hosted a discussion meeting of 45 journalists and experts to boost ethical standards in reporting on the outbreak of HIV-positive status among over 200 residents in Battambang province.

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U.S. Embassy To Host an Education Fair Early Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – The U.S. Embassy in Cambodia will host the EducationUSA Fair 2015 on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh, said the embassy’s press release AKP received yesterday.

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Cambodia and Other GMS Countries Renew Efforts to Boost Investments in Natural Assets

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – Cambodia and other Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries pledged to redouble efforts to protect and enhance their natural assets—including forests, farmlands, wetlands and water bodies—to ensure they contribute to inclusive and sustainable development,

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2015 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 30.

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Majority and Minority Team Leaders Meets for First Time

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2015 – The first ever meeting between the majority team leader H.E. Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and the minority team leader H.E. Sam Rainsy, President of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was held this morning.

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Cambodia Seeks U.S.’ Assistance for Mine Clearance for Five More Years

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2015 — Cambodia has asked the United States to continue helping Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) for the next five years in its mine clearance efforts.

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Phnom Penh Municipality Constructs More Bus Stop Shelters

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2015 – The Phnom Penh Municipality has been constructing 34 out of the total 86 bus stop shelters along the three bus lines, an official at Phnom Penh Municipal Department of Public Works and Transport told local media yesterday.

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China Railway International Group Wishes to Construct a Railway in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2015 – China Railway International Group has sought the possibility to build a railway in Cambodia under the BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) contract.

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Majority and Minority Team Leaders Meet for First Time

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2015 – The majority team leader H.E. Sar Kheng (2nd, R, pic.1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and the minority team leader H.E. Sam Rainsy (2nd, L, pic.1), President of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), meet for the first time here this morning. Photo: Sin [...]

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H.E. Tram Iv Tek Presides Over Dissemination Ceremony of New Road Traffic Law

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Tram Iv Tek (pic.1) addresses the participants why he was presiding over this morning in Phnom Penh a dissemination ceremony of new road traffic law. Photo: Un Rithy

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General Meas Sophea Presides Over a Power Transfer Ceremony

AKP Takeo, January 29, 2015 – Gen. Meas Sophea (C, pic.1), Deputy Commander-In-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and Commander of Royal Cambodian Army, presides over a power transfer ceremony for the commander and deputy commander of Takeo provincial sub-military operation region held in Takeo on Jan. 28. Photo: Takeo Provincial Information Department

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