Archive for June, 2015


New Study: Prey Lang Is a World Biodiversity Hot Spot

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – A new study indicated that Prey Lang is a world biodiversity hot spot, according to a joint press release of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Winrock International issued today.

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Senior Defense Official Receives Vice Defense Minister of Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Cambodian Secretary of State for National Defense H.E. Gen. Neang Phat has held talks here recently with Japanese Vice Defense Minister for International Affairs H.E. Hideshi Tokuchi.

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Cambodia Signs Agreement to Become AIIB’s Founding Member

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Cambodia has signed the articles of agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to become a founding member of AIIB.

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H.E. Vongsey Vissoth Attends AIIB Special Ministerial Meeting in Beijing

AKP Beijing, June 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Economy and Finance H.E. Vongsey Vissoth (pic.1) attends the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Special Ministerial Meeting held on June 29 in Beijing, China. Photo: Ministry of Economy and Finance  

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IFC Provides US$65 Million Syndicated Loan to a Cambodian MFI

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has arranged a syndicated loan of US$65 million to assist Cambodia’s PRASAC Microfinance Institution Ltd. – the country’s biggest microfinance provider.

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Thai Senior Military Officer Visits NPMEC

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – A Thai delegation led by Major General Nothapol Boonngam, Director of Policy and Planning at the Royal Thai Army has recently visited the National Center for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War

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Two Cambodian Teams Qualified for Online Judgment Round of 2015 K-Pop World Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Two Cambodian teams, each for vocal and performance category, won the first place at the preliminary rounds, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Cambodia in cooperation with My TV, a Cambodian local TV, last Friday at Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center (CKCC), Phnom Penh.

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PM Receives Cambodian Medalists at the Genius Olympiad 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic.1) receives here on Monday afternoon at the Peace Palace a group of outstanding students of Zaman International School who won

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Workshop on Rights and Obligations of Taxpayers and Value Added Tax

AKP Preah Sihanouk, June 30, 2015 – The Ministry of Economy and Finance in collaboration with Preah Sihanouk Provincial Department of Taxation organizes a workshop on rights and obligations of taxpayers and value added tax in the presence of Mr. Oeur Samrith (2nd R, pic.1), Representative of the General Department of Taxation, and Mr. Nuth Vutha (2nd [...]

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Banteay Meanchey Provincial Council Holds 13th Ordinary Meeting of Second Mandate

AKP Banteay Meanchey, June 30, 2015 – H.E. Ong Oeun (pic.1), Chairman of Banteay Meanchey Provincial Council, chairs this morning the council’s 13th ordinary meeting of second mandate. Photo: Chhun Sarath  

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NA Continues Its 4th Session of Fifth Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) continues its 4th session of the fifth legislature on June 29-30 under the chairmanship of Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (C, pic.1), President of NA. Photo: NA

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Cambodia To Spend US$20 Million on Local Agro-Food Production Project

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have been discussing a US$20 million-worth project to boost the local agro-food production, aiming to improve production capacity, strengthen food safety, and reduce vegetable and fruit import from abroad.

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A Cambodian Young Woman To Join the Quiz on Korea 2015 in South Korea

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Miss Huot Vanny will represent Cambodia to compete with her counterparts from 20 countries around the world in the finals of the Quiz on Korea 2015 in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK), in September, according to a press release of the Embassy of RoK in Cambodia.

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PM Receives Cambodian Medalists at the Genius Olympiad 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2015 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here on Monday afternoon at the Peace Palace a group of outstanding students of Zaman International School who won medals at the Genius Olympiad 2015 held on June 14-19 in New York, [...]

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Handover-Reception Ceremony of Remains of Vietnamese Fallen Soldiers

AKP Kampong Thom, June 30, 2015 – Cambodia hands over remains of Vietnamese soldiers who lost their lives in the Cambodian province of Kampong Thom during the war in the 1970s to the Vietnamese side, in a ceremony held on June 28 in Kampong Thom. Photo: Kampong Thom Provincial Department of Information

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Kampong Cham Marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

AKP Kampong Cham, June 30, 2015 – Lieutenant General Meas Virith (pic.1), Secretary General of the General Secretariat of National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), and H.E. Lun Lim Thai (pic.2), Governor of Kampong Cham province, address the participants while they were presiding over the celebration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit [...]

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PM Hun Sen, H.E. Sam Rainsy Discuss NGO Draft Law

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2015 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, newly-elected President of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), met with H.E. Sam Rainsy, President of the main opposition National Rescue Party and Parliamentary Minority Leader, at the National Assembly Palace this morning.

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Cambodia Hosts Dialogue on “Cambodia-China Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges”

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2015 – The Cambodia Development Resource Institute, the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament, the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia have jointly organized here recently a dialogue on “Cambodia-China Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges”.

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Phnom Penh-Kirirom Direct Flight To Be Established

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2015 – A2A Town (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., a Japanese company, has submitted its request to the Cambodian Ministry of Environment to establish a direct flight (by helicopter) from Phnom Penh capital to Preah Soramrit Kossamak Kirirom National Park in Kampong Speu province.

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