Archive for October, 2015


Cambodian Banana Chips, a Tasty Dried Food along the Road

AKP Kampong Cham, October 31, 2015 – There are various interesting foods that travelers can taste, but the one that most of them cannot forget is banana chips, a deep-fried and dried slice of bananas. It is not well packaged as the imported-potato crisps that eaters can find at every mini marts across the country, [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Meets Blind and Deaf-Mute Children in Kampong Cham Province

AKP Kampong Cham, October 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over a get-together with blind and deaf-mute children of Krousar Thmey (New Family) Organization in Kampong Cham province this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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This Year’s Water Festival Cancelled

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2015 – The upcoming annual Water Festival to be held in Phnom Penh Capital City from Nov. 24-26 was canceled, according to a circular signed by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on Oct. 31.

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NA President Asks Opposition Party to Submit New Candidacy for Post of First NA Vice President

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – President of the National Assembly (NA), Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, has sent a letter to the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), asking the latter to submit a new candidacy for the post of First NA President.

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Cambodian Top Diplomat Meets Foreign Diplomatic Corps

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong met here this afternoon with foreign diplomatic corps and representatives of UN agencies to

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PM Hun Sen Welcomes New Academic Year 2015-2016

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has addressed a message to his compatriots on the occasion of the new academic year 2015-2016.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Meets Foreign Diplomatic Corps

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (pic.1) meets with foreign diplomatic corps accredited to Cambodia over the recent political developments in Cambodia. Photo: Khem Sovannara  

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NA’s Spokesperson: Removal of H.E. Kem Sokha from His Post Is Constitutionalized

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – The spokesperson of the National Assembly (NA) H.E. Chheang Vun said the removal of H.E. Kem Sokha from his post as the First NA Vice President this morning is constitutionalized and does not affect the political agreement of July 22, 2014.

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Senate Holds Extraordinary Session of Third Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Senate holds here this morning an extraordinary session of the third legislature under the presidency of Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, President of the Senate, to examine and give

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NA Continues Its Fifth Session of Fifth Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – The lawmakers from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), including Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, vote for the removal of H.E. Kem Sokha, Acting President of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), from his post as First Vice President of the National [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith visits National AM Radio Station

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic.1) inspects the new National Radio AM facilities located at Kandal Stung district, Kandal province during his inspection visit this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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APSARA Authority and French Embassy Fuel Economic Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – The Authority for the Protection and Management of Angkor and the Region of Siem Reap (APSARA) held a discussion meeting with the Embassy of France in Cambodia at its headquarters in Siem Reap province on Oct. 28.

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ASEAN Looks Ahead for Standard Insurance Package

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Members the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are looking ahead for one standard insurance package across the region.

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H.E. Kem Sokha Removed from His Post as First NA Vice President

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2015 – Acting President of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) H.E. Kem Sokha has been removed from his post as the First Vice President of the National Assembly (NA).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Banteay Meanchey Marks 11th Anniversary of King’s Coronation

AKP Banteay Meanchey, October 29, 2015 – Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities celebrate this morning the 11th anniversary of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni’s coronation (Oct. 29) under the presidency of H.E. Kosum Sareut (L, Front, pic.1), Governor of Banteay Meanchey. Photo: Chhun Sarath  

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H.E. Khem Bunsong Receives Representative of Mrs. Angelina Jolie Pitt

AKP Siem Reap, October 29, 2015 – Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khem Bunsong (C, pic.1) meets in Siem Reap provincial city on Oct. 28 with Line Producer Mr. Bill Wilson (2nd R, pic.2), representative of Hollywood’s leading actress Angelina Jolie

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Secretary-General of the Union Media of ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, October 29, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic. 1) holds talks with visiting Mr. Prasit Sangrungrueng, Secretary-General of the Union Media of ASEAN, at the ministry this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Cambodian Environment Minister Attends 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment in Hanoi

AKP Phnom Penh, October 29, 2015 – Cambodia’s Minister of Environment H.E. Say Sam Al has been attending the 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (AMME-13) and Related Meetings in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Commerce Ministry, EuroCham Sign Cooperation MoU to Improve Overall Business Environment

AKP Phnom Penh, October 29, 2015 — Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) reached here yesterday afternoon a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation to improve overall business environment in Cambodia.

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