Archive for August, 2015


USAID and NASA Launch Technology for Development Project in Lower Mekong

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched today “SERVIR-Mekong,” a project to promote the use of satellite imagery to

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Urges Youth to Prepare for ASEAN Community

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong called on the Cambodian youths to prepare themselves for the ASEAN Community to be created later this year.

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H.E. Lun Lim Thai Presides Over Groundbreaking Ceremony for Road Construction in Kang Meas District

AKP Kampong Cham, August 31, 2015 – Kampong Cham Provincial Governor H.E. Lun Lim Thai (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the groundbreaking ceremony to build an over-16-kilometer DSBT road in Kang Meas district, Kampong Cham province, this morning. Photo: Chhay Muth  

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Cambodia, Thailand Agree to Tackle Illegal Border Crossing Based on Humanitarian Spirit

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to tackle the illegal border crossing by mutual understanding, in a humanitarian manner and in line with the international standard, as well as based on each country’s legal principles and norms.

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Cambodia Asks Belarus to Produce Agricultural Machinery Matching with Land Situation

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Cambodia has requested Belarus to conduct a feasibility study in order to produce agricultural machinery matching with Cambodia’s land situation, before establishing a tractor factory in the Kingdom.

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Queen-Mother Gives Donations to Over 200 HIV Infected People in Battambang Province

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Royal Palace, visited and distributed donations from Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk to more than 200 people living with HIV/AIDS in Roka commune, Sangke district, Battambang province, on Aug. 28.

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Cambodia To Issue Coins and Organize Main Activities to Welcome Upcoming ASEAN Community Establishment

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Cambodia is going to issue coins and arrange main activities to celebrate the creation of upcoming ASEAN Community (Dec. 31, 2015), said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International

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H.E. Khim Bunsong Inaugurates 2nd Branch of Institute of Professional Accounting

AKP Siem Reap, August 31, 2015 – Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bunsong (pic.1) cuts red ribbon to inaugurate the 2nd branch of Institute of Professional Accounting in Siem Reap province on Aug. 30. Photo: Hang Seak  

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Information Minister Presides Over Closing Ceremony of National Pop Music Festival 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith and his spouse on Saturday presided over the Closing Ceremony of the National Pop Music Festival 2015.

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Permanent DPM Keat Chhon Chairs Inter-ministry Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Policy Committee, has freshly chaired an inter-ministry meeting to table three proposals.

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Association of Samdech Techo Hun Sen-Samdech Kittiprittbandit’s Scholarship Winners Recruits New Members

AKP Siem Reap, August 31, 2015 – H.E. Seang Nam (L, pic.1), a Lawmaker for Siem Reap constituency, and H.E. Hun Maneth, President of the Association of Samdech Techo Hun Sen-Samdech Kittiprittbandit’s Scholarship Winners, preside over a

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Donates Two Desktop and One Laptop Computers to Khmer Kampuchea Krom Coordination Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – H.E. Long Seng (4th R, pic.1), Advisor to the Ministry of Information and Deputy Director General of the Ministry’s General Department of Administration and Finance, hands over in Phnom Penh this morning two desktop and one laptop computers donated by H.E. Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information, to Khmer [...]

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Cambodia’s Top Diplomat Gives Lecture on Youth and ASEAN Community 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (pic.1) gives lecture here this morning on Youth and ASEAN Community 2015. Photo: Chim Nary

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Construction of AUPP’s News Buildings Begins

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2015 – The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) on Saturday started the construction of new buildings in response to the growing number of students.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Information Ministry’s Youths Transplant Rice in Kampong Speu

AKP Kampong Speu, August 30, 2015 – A group of youths of the Ministry of Information help local people in rice transplanting in Amlaing commune, Oudong district, Kampong Speu province, on Aug. 29. Photo: Suos Savy

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AKP News Team Visits NBT TV’s Headquarters

AKP Bangkok, August 30, 2015 – A news team of the Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) visits the headquarters of National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT TV) in Bangkok, in the afternoon of Aug. 29, as part of its five-day visit in Thailand since Aug. 25, at the invitation of National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). [...]

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Information Ministry’s Youths Visit Ly Yong Phat Sugar Mill in Kampong Speu

AKP Kampong Speu, August 30, 2015 – A group of youths of the Ministry of Information conducts a field visit to Ly Yong Phat Sugar Mill located in Amlaing commune, Oudong district, Kampong Speu province, on Aug. 29. Photo: Suos Savy

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Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol Distributes Donations to People Living with HIV/AIDS in Battambang

AKP Battambang, August 30, 2015 – Samdech Chaufea Veang Kong Sam Ol (R, pic.1), Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Royal Palace, gives donations from Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk to people living with HIV/AIDS in Roka commune, Sangke district, Battambang province, on Aug. 28. Photo: Som Rithy

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Discussion Meeting on “Banteay Meanchey Arise” Project

AKP Banteay Meanchey, August 30, 2015 – H.E. Chong Pheth (pic.1), Deputy Governor of Banteay Meanchey province, addresses the participants while he was presiding over a discussion meeting on “Banteay Meanchey Arise” project held in the provincial city on Aug. 29-30. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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