Archive for September, 2016


Cambodia Celebrates Pchum Ben Festival This Weekend

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Cambodia is going to celebrate this weekend “Pchum Ben” Festival or the Festival for the Dead, which is the second biggest festival for the Cambodian people in the entire country after the “Chaul Chhnam Thmei” (Khmer New Year).

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NA President Arrives in Myanmar for 37th AIPA General Assembly

AKP Nay Pyi Taw, September 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin arrives this afternoon in Naypyitaw International Airport, Myanmar to attend the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) to be held from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 2016. Photo: NA  

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CRC President Visits and Gives Donations to People in Thbong Khmum Province

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – A delegation of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) led by its president Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen visited and gave donations to 1,450 families of elderly people, widows and HIV/AIDS patients from seven communes of Tambe district, Thbong Khmum province on Sept. 28.

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SECC, FASMEC Sign Cooperation MoU

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) and the Federation of Associations for Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia (FASMEC) sign here this morning a

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Environment Minister Plants Young Tree in Thmar Puok District

AKP Banteay Meanchey, September 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal (R, pic. 1) plants a young tree in Banteay Chhmar, Thmar Puok district, Banteay Meanchey province, during his visit to Banteay Chhmar Protected Landscape this morning. Photo: Chhun Sarath  

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NA President Leaves for 37th AIPA General Assembly in Myanmar

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with H.E. Nguon Nhil, Second NA Vice President, prior to his departure this afternoon for the 37th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) to be held in Nay Pyi [...]

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Cambodian PM Receives New Chinese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen held talks here this morning at the Peace Palace with newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Xiong Bo.

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Phnom Penh Residents Start Leaving for Home Villages

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Many Phnom Penh residents began this morning to leave for their home villages to celebrate the Pchum Ben Festival, or Festival for the Dead, to be held this weekend, with their respective families.

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NA President Receives Bhutan NA Speaker

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – President of the National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, received here on Tuesday visiting H.E. Jigme Zangpo, NA Speaker of the Kingdom of Bhutan.

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Japan Grants US$2 Million for Poor Cambodian Children’s Nutrition

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – The Government of Japan has extended some 220 million Yen (about US$2 million) to the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide nutrition for poor Cambodian children at communities and provinces.

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DPM Men Sam An Marks 13th Day of Kan Ben Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Ms. Men Sam An (L, pic. 1) offers food and other necessary stuff to Buddhist monks at Langka Pagoda, Phnom Penh, on the occasion of the 13th Day of the 14-day Kan Ben Festival. Photo: Sin [...]

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DPM Men Sam An Celebrates 12th Day of Kan Ben Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection H.E. Ms. Men Sam An (L, pic. 1) offers food and other necessary stuff to Buddhist monks at Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide, Phnom Penh on Sept. 28, on the occasion of the 12th Day of Kan [...]

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CRC President Marks 12th Day of Kan Ben Festival in Thbong Khmum Province

AKP Thbong Khmum, September 29, 2016 – Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen (R, pic. 1), President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), offers milled rice and other necessary stuff to Buddhist monks in Kiri Meanchey or Ponlork Pagoda in Tambe district, Thbong Khmum province, on the occasion of the 12th Day of Kan Ben [...]

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CRC President Gives Donations to 1,450 Families in Thbong Khmum Province

AKP Thbong Khmum, September 29, 2016 – Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen (R, pic. 1), President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) visits and gives donations to 1,450 families of HIV/AIDS patients, windows and elderly people in Tambe district, Thbong Khmum province on Sept. 28. Photo: Som Rithy

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Cambodian PM Receives New Chinese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with newly appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Cambodia H.E. Xiong Bo, prior to their meeting at Phnom Penh’s Peace Palace this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodian Senate President Highly Values the Visit of Vietnamese NA Chairwoman

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum expressed his high appreciation to the visit of Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam H.E. Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan to Cambodia.

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Spring Airlines To Launch New Direct Flight between Cambodia and China

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – Spring Airlines, China’s biggest budget carrier, will launch its first direct flight from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou.

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Environmental Experts Discuss Low Carbon Development Plan in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, September 29, 2016 – The National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD), Ministry of Environment of Cambodia, and international experts organised a Workshop on a Quantitative and Qualitative Design of Low Carbon Development Plan in Cambodia, at Cambodiana Hotel in Phnom Penh early this week.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Commerce Ministry-GIZ Partnership in Supporting ASEAN Integration

AKP Phnom Penh, September 28, 2016 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce hosted here this morning the signing ceremony on Agreed Minutes and National Kick-off Workshop for GIZ project to support the initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) within the framework of the ASEAN Single Market to give chance to relevant ministries to discuss and exchange ideas to identify [...]

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