Archive for June, 2016


White Paper on China Ready for Cambodia Tourism Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism has launched here recently the White Paper on China Ready for Cambodia Tourism.

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RoK Provides US$479 Million in Development Assistance to Cambodia Up to 2015

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016– Until last year, the total amount of development assistance provided by the Government of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Cambodia is approximately US$479 million, pointed out a press release of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) after the Korea’s ODA Request Survey Workshop for the preparation [...]

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NA Approved Four Key Documents

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – The National Assembly (NA) approved four important documents, during its 6th session of the fifth legislature held here this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin.

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Cambodia’s Readiness for Chinese Tourists

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Cambodia supports mechanisms to enable the country to absorb more tourists from China.

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Preah Sihanouk Provincial Police Strengthen Traffic Law Enforcement

AKP Preah Sihanouk, June 30, 2016 – Preah Sihanouk Provincial Police holds a meeting this morning to strengthen the traffic law enforcement in the province. Photo: Ngo Somony

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Cambodian Senior Official Receives Hong Kong Economic and Trade Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh June 30, 2016 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Commerce H.E. Mao Thora received here on June 28 Hong Kong Economic and Trade Delegation.

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MoE: Cambodia Needs Power Plant

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – The construction of Sesan 2 hydropower plant in Stung Treng province will further enhance Cambodia’s economic foundation, according to the Minister of Environment H.E. Say Sam Al.

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Forum on “ASEAN Economic Community: Guide for Business in Cambodia” Guide Book

AKP Siem Reap, June 30, 2016 – Deputy Governor of Siem Reap province H.E. Kim Chhay Heang (C, pic. 1) presides over the opening of a forum on the Guide Book on “ASEAN Economic Community: Guide for Business in Cambodia,” held in Siem Reap provincial city, this morning. Photo: Hang Seak

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Senate Convened Review of Draft Juvenile Justice Law and Cambodia-Hungary Agreement

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Senate yesterday convened a review of draft law on juvenile justice and Cambodia-Hungary mutual promotion and protection of investment agreement.

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Cambodia Supports Peaceful Korean Peninsula

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Cambodia condemned provocations that threaten peace, security and stability in Korean peninsula, reported H.E. Chum Sounry, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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Outgoing German Ambassador Bids Senate President Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum (L, pic. 1) shakes hands with outgoing Ambassador of Germany to Cambodia H.E. Joachim Baron von Marshall, prior to their farewell meeting held at the Senate Palace, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Senate

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Dissemination Meeting on Elaboration of Draft Budget Law 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Secretary of State for Economy and Finance H.E. Vongsey Vissoth (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning a meeting to disseminate a directive on the elaboration of draft budget law 2017. Photo: Sin Sareth

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ACU Hosts Consultative Workshop on Drafting Laws on Witness and Whistle-blower Protection

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has been hosting a consultative workshop on Drafting Laws on Protection of Witnesses and Whistle-blowers at its office on June 29-30, with the participation of representatives from relevant ministries and institutions and civil society organisations.

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Road Tax Collection To Begin Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – This year’s collection of tax on vehicles (road tax) will start on July 1 and last until the end of November, according to a recent announcement of the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Taxation.

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9 Killed and 133 Injured by Thunderstorms in First Six Months

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 — At least 9 people have been found dead and 133 others injured by windstorms, thunder and lightning in the first semester of 2016, said a recent report of the National Committee for Disaster Management.

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Cambodia’s Labour Cost Higher Than Some Neighboring Countries

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – Labour cost in Cambodia is seen higher than Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar, H.E. Pich Sophoan, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Laborr and Vocational Training, told reporters here on June 28 after a workshop on “Productivity and Quality Improvement.”

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Police Academies of Cambodia and Thailand To Enhance Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – The Police Academy of Cambodia and Royal Police Academy of Thailand reached here on Tuesday the letter of intent to enhance their cooperation.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2016 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, June 30.

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PM: Some Convicts Cannot Put Pressure on Election Process

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2016 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen said here this morning that a small group of prisoners and convicts cannot constitute a political pressure to undermine the election process in Cambodia.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives Former French Minister of Health and Foreign Affairs

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2016 – Ex-French Minister of Health and Foreign Affairs Mr. Philippe Douste-Blazy paid a courtesy visit to Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn at the ministry office, Phnom Penh on June 28.

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Cambodia Supports Sweden’s Candidacy as Non-Permanent Member of UN Security Council

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2016 – Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn has affirmed the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC)’s support to Sweden’s candidacy as a Non-permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council for 2017-2018.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Meets South Korea’s Vice Defense Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, pic. 1) greets visiting Vice Minister of Defense of the Republic of Korea H.E. Hwang In-moo, prior to their meeting at the ministry office, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Banteay Meanchey Provincial Authorities Mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

AKP Banteay Meanchey, June 29, 2016 – Banteay Meanchey provincial Governor H.E. Suon Bovor (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over in the provincial city this morning the celebration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26). Photo: Chhun Sarath

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