Archive for July, 2015


Cambodia To Participate in Asia Cross Country Rally 2015 in Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – Cambodia will dispatch two motorcycle racer and a car racer along with two driving assistants to take part in the Asia Cross Country Rally 2015 in Thailand, according to local media reports.

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Cambodia Attracts 99 Investment Projects from Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – Until June 2015, Cambodia has received 99 investment projects from Japan with a total investment capital of almost US$700 million, pointed out a press release issued after the 12th Cambodia-Japan Public-Private Sector Meeting held on July 29 in Phnom Penh.

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Government Nominates 14 Assistants for Newly Elected Members of NACC

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – Fourteen (14) officials have been nominated by the royal government to be assistants to the newly elected president, vice president, and members of the National Anti-Corruption Council (NACC).

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Cambodia Attracts some US$3,128 Million Investment in First Semester

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – In the first half of this year, Cambodia has attracted a total of US$3,128 million investment, said a senior government official.

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12th Cambodia-Japan Public-Private Sector Meeting Held in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) hosted here on July 29, 2015 the 12th Cambodia-Japan Public-Private Sector Meeting.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives President of Beijing Sun Century Asset Management

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, pic.1) shakes hands with H.E. He Jun, President of China’s Beijing Sun Century Asset Management, prior to their meeting here this morning at the ministry. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Production To Increase to 300 Tons

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 — Kampong Speu palm sugar production is expected to reach 300 tons in the 2015-2016 period, a double increase from the production in the 2014-2015 period, in response to the growing demand for palm sugar.

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Information Ministry, SuperNet Jointly Introduce OTT in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – The Ministry of Information has cooperated with the Cambodian Supreme Telecommunication Media Group Co., Ltd., known as SuperNet, to introduce the OTT (Over The Top Platform) in Cambodia.

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DPM Sok An Meets Special Representative of the Government of Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Office of the Council of Ministers H.E. Sok An (R, pic.1) meets with visiting H.E. Masaharu Kohno, Special Representative of the Government of Japan for the Middle East and Europe, on July 30 afternoon in Phnom Penh. Photo: Pich Narith

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“Chol Vossa” Festival Begins

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – Chol Vossa (enter rainy season) or Rainy Retreat, one of annual religious festivals, starts today in the pagodas throughout Cambodia.

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MFIs’ Loans and Deposits Increase in First Half of 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – The loan disbursement of the Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) has increased to some US$2,436 million in the first six months of 2015, up 20 percent if compared to the whole year 2014, according to a report of Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2015 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 31.

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Kampong Speu and Kampong Chhnang Provinces Selected for Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development Program

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – The Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery, Republic of Korea’s Economic Development and Cooperation Fund (EDCF) met here on July 29 to discuss the Concept Paper on Integrated Agricultural and Rural Development Program.

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Dengue Fever: 1,443 Reported Cases in First Semester

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – During the first six months of 2015, some 1,443 dengue fever cases have been recorded in Cambodia, up from 1,245 cases during the same period last year, according to a report of the National Dengue Control Program (NDCP).

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Cambodia Holds a Workshop on Religious Harmonization

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin presided over here this morning the opening ceremony of a Workshop on “Religious Harmonization in Cambodia.”

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OPINION: UN Rights Office Comments Grossly Misplaced

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – Laws and rules are extremely necessary in a society. This is because laws and rules define what is right and what is wrong. These rules and laws protect and also endorse the rights of individuals. Utter chaos would prevail if no rules or laws were enacted.

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Senior Minister Im Chhun Lim Presides Over a Meeting on ELCs in Siem Reap

AKP Siem Reap, July 30, 2015 – Senior Minister and Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction H.E. Im Chhun Lim (C, pic.1) presides over a meeting with local authorities, expert officials and private sector from seven provinces on economic land concessions (ELCs), in Siem Reap provincial city on July 29. Photo: Hang Seak

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Information Minister Presides Over the Closing of Workshop on OTT Use

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic,1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of a Workshop on OTT (Over The Top Platform) Use, jointly organized by the Ministry of Information and SuperNet in Phnom Penh on July 30. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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DPM Men Sam An Presides Over the Opening of Workshop on OTT Use

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Ms. Men Sam An (pic.1) presides over here this morning the opening ceremony of a Workshop on OTT (Over The Top Platform) Use, jointly organized by the Ministry of Information and SuperNet. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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NA President Presides Over a Workshop on “Religious Harmonization in Cambodia”

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning a Workshop on “Religious Harmonization in Cambodia”. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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DPM Men Sam An Presides Over the Opening of National Workshop on Alliance between Army and Police Units and Civil Institutions

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Ms. Men Sam An (pic.1) addresses the participants while she was presiding over the opening ceremony of a national workshop to reflect achievement deriving from the enhanced tie between the national armed and police forces [...]

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Samdech Sar Kheng Presides Over a Signing Ceremony on Cooperation Agreement to Launch “Interior” TV and Radio Station

AKP Phnom Penh, July 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (C, pic.1) presides over here on July 29 the signing ceremony on the Cooperation Agreement to launch the “Interior” TV and radio station between the Cambodian Ministry of Interior and China Fujian Zhongya Culture Media Co., [...]

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