Archive for December, 2015


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China Funds Cambodian Senate Office Building Construction

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – The Government of the People’s Republic of China has funded the construction of office building and donated three buses to the Cambodian Senate.

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Cambodia Requests EDCF to Continue Strengthening Quality of Dry Season Rice

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – Cambodian Minister of Rural Development H.E. Chea Sophara has requested the Economic Development Co-operation Fund (EDCF) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to continue providing technical assistance on dry season rice cultivation so as to improve its quality in order to compete in the ASEAN markets.

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China To Invest Some US$400 Million in Rice Warehouse Project in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – China’s three major companies are planning to invest some US$400 million in the construction and operation of a state rice warehouse project in Battambang, Pursat and Kampong Thom provinces.

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NA Holds Preparatory Meeting for the 24th APPF Meeting in Canada

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – The National Assembly of Cambodia (NA) held here on Tuesday a preparatory meeting for the 24th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF), to be held from Jan. 17 to 21, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada under the theme “Strengthened Partnerships for Prosperity, Security and Growth.”

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DPM Sar Kheng Presides Over Dissemination Meeting on Traffic Law Enforcement Measures

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (pic.1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, addresses the participants while he was presiding over a dissemination meeting on traffic law enforcement measures, held in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Outgoing Australian Ambassador Bids Cambodian Legislative Leaders Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – Outgoing Australian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Alison Burrows paid here on Dec. 30 farewell visits to Cambodian Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum and National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin.

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Samdech Say Chhum Presides Over the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Construction of Senate Office Building

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum (C, Front, pic.1) presides over here this morning the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of China-funded Senate Office Building and the handover-receiving ceremony of three buses donated by the Chinese government. Photo: Chim Nary

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Thailand Trade Fair 2016 To Take Place in January in Siem Reap

AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2015 – Thailand is going to hold its annual trade expo in Siem Reap cultural province from Jan. 9 to 15, 2016, said Ms. Jiranan Wongmongkol, Commercial Counselor at the Royal Thai Embassy in Cambodia, at a recent press conference.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Outgoing Australian Ambassador Bids NA President Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s President of the National Assembly Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R, pic.1), shakes hands with outgoing Ambassador of Australia to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Alison Burrows, at their farewell meeting in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Sin Sareth

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DPM Men Sam An Presides Over the Closing of 24th Congress of Cambodian Buddhist Monks

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An (pic.1), Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, addresses the participants while she was presiding over the closing ceremony of the 24th Congress of

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Issuance of Driving License Suspended Temporarily

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Phnom Penh Municipality has announced to postpone temporarily the issuance of driving license for all types of vehicles at the Municipal Department of Public Works and Transport from Dec. 30.

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NA Specialized Committee and Union Leaders Meet to Discuss Draft Trade Union Law

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Specialized Commission of the Cambodian National Assembly met with leaders of labor unions yesterday to discuss the draft Trade Union Law.

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Nearly 70,000 Families Receive Donation from CRC

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) has donated humanitarian relief to almost 70,000 though there are no noticeable disasters in 2015.

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Cambodia Prepares for ACTCS Rollout

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Cambodia is preparing the rollout of ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard (ACTCS) to further improve quality, competitiveness, greenness and sustainability of tourism in the country as well as the region.

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Cases of Cambodian Overseas Workers Addressed

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Cambodia’s embassies and consulates general in Thailand and Malaysia have intervened cases to ensure the legality and safety of the country’s overseas workers.

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Aboriginal Trace Spotted Near Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – A group of archaeologists led by Dr. Thuy Chan Thourn, Deputy Director of the Institute of Culture and Fine Arts, Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC), has recently investigated an identified location suspected to be the site of aboriginal inhabitants in Phnom Penh, reported the local media.

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Power Transfer and Promotion Ceremony of Police Officers in Mondulkiri and Kratie Provinces

AKP Mondulkiri, December 30, 2015 – General Chan Ean (L, Front, pic.1), Deputy Commissioner General of the National Police, presides over a power transfer and promotion ceremony of 49 police officers in Mondulkiri and Kratie provinces, held in Mondulkiri on Dec. 28. Photo: Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Information

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Permanent DPM Keat Chhon Chairs an Economic and Financial Policy Committee’s Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, December 30, 2015 – Economic and Financial Policy Committee (EFPC) holds a meeting here on Dec. 29 under the chairmanship of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (C, pic.1), EFPC Chairman, to discuss the draft National Population Policy 2016-2030. Photo: Suos Savy

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