Archive for May, 2016


Cambodia Hosts Seminar on Public Space Valuation in Historic Cities

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – H.E. Pa Socheatevong (pic. 1), Phnom Penh Municipal Governor, addresses the participants while he was presiding over the Seminar on Public Space Valuation in Historic Cities hosted by Cambodia from May 31 to June 3, 2016. Photo: Suos Samrith  

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Cambodian PM Meets Vietnamese Defense Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1) greets visiting H.E. Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defense of Vietnam, prior to their meeting here this afternoon at the Peace Palace. Photo: Peou Kim Chanroth  

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Cambodia, Macau Sign MoU to Fuel Economic, Trade and Tourism Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism and the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of Macau Special Administrative Region reached here on May 30 a Memorandum of Understanding to boost the economic growth and tourism development between Cambodia and Macau.

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Financing Eligibility for SMEs Discussed

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Ministry of Economy and Finance in cooperation with its development partners yesterday organised a national workshop to identify challenges and solution for Cambodia’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially their eligibility to get financed.

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First 5 Months: Fire Destroys 600 Houses and Kills 13 People

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2016 – In the first five months of this year, 362 cases of fire incidents were recorded by the General Commissariat of National Police.

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Investment in Prisons’ Mini-Apartment Formalized

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Ministry of Interior yesterday signed a contract with Kunthari Khon Holdings to construct and run mini-apartments in the ministry’s prisons for standard correctional services.

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ASEAN Directors-General of Customs Meeting Concluded

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – The three-day Meeting of the ASEAN Directors-General of Customs here in Phnom Penh was successfully concluded.

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Cambodia Marks 67th Anniversary of International Children’s Day

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Cambodian children, civil servants, and NGO workers gathered here this morning at Koh Pich Theatre at a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of the International Children’s Day (June 1), the 15th anniversary of the World Day against Child Labor (June 12) and the Cambodian Children’s Day 2016.

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Finance Minister Presides Over Awareness Raising Workshop on Public Financial Management Reform Programme for Youths

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over an awareness raising

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H.E. Lun Limthai Hands Over Fire Engines to Kampong Cham Province’s Nine Districts

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Kampong Cham Provincial Governor H.E. Lun Limthai (L, pic. 1) hands over a symbol key to a police officer at a handover ceremony of nine fire engines donated by the Royal Government of Cambodia through the Ministry of Interior to the province’s nine districts, this morning. Photo: Chhay [...]

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Celebration of 67th Anniversary of International Children’s Day

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen preside over the celebration of the 67th anniversary of the International Children’s Day (June 1), the 15th anniversary of the World Day against Child Labor (June 12) and [...]

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Samdech Heng Samrin Chairs an NA Session

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia continues its 6th session of the fifth legislature under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (L, pic. 1) on May 30. Photo: NA

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Siem Reap Hosts International Conference on Implications for Tourism

AKP Siem Reap, May 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Siem Reap province hosts the International Conference on Implications for Tourism: Sanitation Practices for Human Well-being, Environmental Health and Public Toilet, in the provincial city on May 30 under the presidency of H.E. Pak Sokhom, Secretary of State for Tourism. Photo: Hang Seak

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Official Listing Ceremony of PPSEZ in the CSX

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Chairwoman of Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone Plc (PPSEZ) Oknha Lim Chhiv Ho (pic. 1) rings the bell to mark the official listing of PPSEZ in the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) for trading, in Phnom Penh on May 30. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodian PM Receives New Malaysian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with newly appointed Ambassador of Malaysia to Cambodia H.E. Dato’ Sri Hasan Malek, prior to their meeting here at the Peace Palace on May 30 afternoon. Photo: AKP

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IFC Supports New ACLEDA Institute of Business in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, on Monday announced a US$13 million loan to support a higher education campus for ACLEDA Institute of Business to raise education standards, enhance students’ employability, and encourage sustainable economic growth.

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Some Financial Corps To Help Cambodian Women Entrepreneurs

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women yesterday announced an investment of US$70 million in ACLEDA Bank Plc as part of a US$160 million syndicated loan for women owned small and medium enterprises in Cambodia, according to a joint press release AKP [...]

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, May 31, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on May 31.

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Cambodian PM Receives New Malaysian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen received here this afternoon at the Peace Palace newly appointed Ambassador of Malaysia to Cambodia H.E. Dato’ Sri Hasan Malek.

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Cambodia Beats Timor Leste 2-0 in a Friendly Soccer Match

AKP Phnom Penh, May 30, 2016 – Cambodian national team defeated Timor Leste national team 2-0 in an international friendship soccer match held yesterday evening at the National Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh, with the participation of ten thousands of supporters.

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