Archive for August, 2016


Koh Krabey Island Development Project Achieved by 70%

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Cambodian Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon yesterday led a delegation to inspect a tourism development project at Koh Krabey (Buffalo Island), according to the ministry’s news release.

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Ministry of Environment Hosts 1st Meeting of the National Council for Sustainable Development

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment hosted here this morning the 1st meeting of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) to discuss different items of the agenda, under the presidency of H.E. Say Samal, Minister of Environment.

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2,500 Small Mangroves Replanted in Tek Chhou District

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Kampot Provincial Department of Environment in collaboration with Department of Marine and Coastal Area Conservation of the General Department of Administration for Nature Conservation and Protection (GDANCP), Ministry of Environment, organised an event to replant some 2,500 small mangrove trees on a land area of 2.5 hectares at a coastline, [...]

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Cambodia Hosts ASEAN-Australia Workshop on Regional Training Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – The ASEAN-Australia Workshop on Regional Training Cooperation was held at the InterContinental Hotel, Phnom Penh, focusing on training of Cambodian immigration officers, according to the General Commissariat of National Police.

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Canadian Foreign Minister To Visit Cambodia Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Minister for Foreign Affairs of Canada, Honourable Stephane Dion, will pay a three-day visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia, from Sept. 1 to 3, said a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation made public this afternoon.

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Information Minister Presides Over the Closing of National Pop Music and Song Festival 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith and his spouse (Front, pic. 1) preside over the closing ceremony of the National Pop Music and Song Festival 2016 held at Chaktomuk Conference Hall, Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Cambodia, Japan Sign Exchange of Notes on Extension of Grand Aid worth ¥893 Million

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R) and Japanese Ambassador of Cambodia H.E. Yuji Kumamaru sign

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Tourist Cruise Ship “Dawn Princess” Docks at Preah Sihanoukville International Seaport

AKP Preah Sihanouk, August 31, 2016 – The tourist cruise ship “Dawn Princess” with nearly 2,000 multi-national tourists on board docks at Preah Sihanoukville International Seaport this morning for a one-day visit in Cambodia.Coming from Vietnam, the cruise ship will leave Cambodia this afternoon for Thailand. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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Senate President Presides Over Standing Committee’s Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – President of the Senate Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum (pic. 1) chairs here this morning a meeting of the Senate’s Standing Committee to review a request by the Appeal Court to strip the immunity of the opposition Sam Rainsy Party’s Senator Ms. Thak Lany. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Tajikistan Learns about Mine Action in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – A delegation of Tajikistan National Mine Action Centre led by its Director Mr. Muhabbat Ibrohimzoda has been on a five-day visit to Cambodia, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3 to study and get experience about mine control in the Kingdom.

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Minister of Mines and Energy Visits a Coal Power Plant Construction Site in Preah Sihanouk Province

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Mines and Energy H.E. Suy Sem paid a visit to the construction site of a coal power plant in Stung Hav district, Preah Sihanouk southwestern province, yesterday.

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Korea: Yesterday and Today

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – The Golden Age of Asia, Korea was a country raising its lamp. Again the lamp will be lit, We are waiting for it To illuminate the East.

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Cambodia-Vietnam Joint Border Committee Meeting Ends Without Joint Statement

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2016 – The close-door meeting of the Cambodia-Vietnam Joint Border Committee held here on Aug. 29-30, 2016 was wrapped up yesterday afternoon without joint statement.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Cambodia To Have a 10 MW Solar Farm in Six Months

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2016 – Cambodia will put into use a 10-megawatt solar farm in the next six months, said the Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) Director General H.E. Keo Ratanak.

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Three People Awarded for Contribution to Promoting Cambodia-Japan Friendship

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2016 – Two Japanese nationals and a Cambodian national have been awarded with Commendation of the Foreign Minister of Japan for their contribution to promoting the friendship between Cambodia and Japan.

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Over 6,000 Contract Staff Selected for Voter Registration in 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2016 – An official of the National Election Committee (NEC) affirmed late last week that NEC had employed more than 6,000 contract staff for 2016 voter registration, scheduled to be conducted from Sept. 1, 2016 to Nov. 29, 2016, in 1,633 Communes/Sangkat across the country.

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Cambodia, Laos To Promote Cooperation in Labour and Union Sectors

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2016 – Cambodian Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng held talks here yesterday with a visiting delegation of the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU) led by its Vice President Mr. Tongyeyang Yongxeng.

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Japan Shares Experience on Management System of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2016 – Japan-based Nagoya University and Cambodia’s Calmette Hospital cooperated in organising here on Aug. 29 a training workshop on Management System of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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H.E. Vongsey Vissoth Chairs a Dissemination Meeting on Cambodian Economic Progress Report

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2016 – Secretary of State for Economy and Finance H.E. Vongsey Vissoth (2nd L, pic. 1) chairs a meeting to disseminate the report on Cambodian economic progress, in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: TVK

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