Archive for January, 2016


Education Minister Appreciates Global Alumni Convention

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2016 – Cambodian Minister of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron has spoken highly of the Global Alumni Convention, saying that it provides Cambodian graduates from around the world best of the best opportunity to meet

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Cambodia Holds 2nd Global Alumni Convention

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2016 – The 2nd Global Alumni Convention (GAC 2016), organized by IDP Education, took place at the InterContinental Hotel, Phnom Penh, on Jan. 29-30. In his keynote address at the opening ceremony yesterday, H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Youth, Education and Sports, highlighted the significance of human capitals

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Foreign Minister Meets Cambodian Ambassadors and Consuls General

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2016 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong held a meeting here yesterday at the ministry with all Cambodian ambassadors and consuls general.

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H.E. Prach Chan Presides Over Annual Meeting of Tbaung Khmum Provincial Department of Education

AKP Tbaung Khmum, January 30, 2016 – Tbaung Khmum Provincial Governor H.E. Prach Chan (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the annual meeting of the Provincial Department of Education, Youth and Sports in the afternoon of Jan. 29. Photo: Tbaung Khmum Provincial Information Department

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DPM Sar Kheng Presides Over Closing of Phnom Penh Municipality’s Annual Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2016 – Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (pic.1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of the annual meeting of Phnom Penh Municipality to assess its work in 2015 and set forth new work direction in 2016, held here on [...]

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Ministry of Information Launches A2I Website

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – The Access to Information (A2I) Participatory Citizen Website on Access to Information Law: www.a21.info.gov.kh was launched here yesterday at a press conference organized by the Ministry of Information, in cooperation with UNESCO in Cambodia.

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Cambodia, Germany Reach MoU on Social and Labor Standard in Textile and Garment Sector in Asia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Social and Labor Standard in Textile and Garment Sector in Asia, at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh, on Jan. 28 to further develop the labor sector in Cambodia.

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No Zika Virus Case Detected in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Health has affirmed that no more case of Zika virus found in Cambodia after a confirmed case in 2010.

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PM’s Appeal to Say No to Drugs

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, this morning called on the public, particularly the youth, to stay away from drugs.

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Cambodian Top Diplomat To Visit China Early Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong will pay a visit to China to co-chair the 3rd Meeting of the Inter-Governmental Coordination Committee between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of China, at the invitation of H.E. Yang [...]

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National School of Taxation Holds a Dissemination Workshop on Tax on Profit

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Mr. Eng Rattana (C, pic.1), Director of Large Taxpayer Department of the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Taxation (GDT), presides over here this morning the opening ceremony of a dissemination workshop on tax on profit and tax declaration and payment formalities, organized by the GDT’s [...]

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Banteay Meanchey Province Holds 24th Congress of Cambodian Buddhist Monks

AKP Banteay Meanchey, January 29, 2016 – Banteay Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Kosum Saroeut (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over in the provincial city this morning the opening ceremony of the 24th Congress of Cambodian Buddhist Monks in the province. Photo: Chhun Sarath

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Cambodian PM Calls On People to Quit Smoking

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has appealed to people, especially the youth, to quit smoking by sharing his smoking history on his official Facebook page.

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Princess Norodom Bopha Devi Presides Over Ramayana Performance by Royal Ballet

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Princess Norodom Bopha Devi (2nd R, Front, pic.1) presides over a classical Reamker (Ramayana) performance by Royal Ballet, in Phnom Penh on Jan. 28 night. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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NA President Presides Over the Opening of APF Bureau’s Meeting in Siem Reap

AKP Siem Reap, January 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the three-day Meeting of Bureau of Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie (APF) in Siem Reap province, on Jan. 28. Photo: Hang Seak

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H.E. Chhour Chandoeun Holds a Get-together with People in Kampong Leng District

AKP Kampong Chhnang, January 29, 2016 – Kampong Chhnang Provincial Governor H.E. Chhour Chandoeun (R, pic.1) hands over an ID card to a villager while he was presiding over a get-together will people in Po commune, Kampong Leng district, Kampong Chhnang province, on Jan. 28. Photo: Bai Sithon

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Cambodia Hosts APF Bureau’s Meeting in Siem Reap Province

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – Cambodia has been hosting a biannual meeting of the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie (APF) in Siem Reap province, from Jan. 28 to 30.

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Japan Funds Construction of Four School Buildings in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – The Government of Japan has financed the construction of four school buildings in Phnom Penh’s four lower secondary schools, at a total cost of over US$2 million.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, January 29.

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U.S. Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on Cambodian Premier

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2016 – H.E. William A. Heidt, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, paid a courtesy visit to Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace this morning.

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