Archive for October, 2016


RSA’s Students Pay Week-long Visit to Japan This Week

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Twenty-five (25) Cambodian students of the Royal School of Administration are going to visit Japan this week, from Nov. 1 to 8, at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan under the JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth) 2016.

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PM Accompanies the King and Queen-Mother in Religious Ceremony for Late King-Father

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse this morning accompanied His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk in a religious ceremony to dedicate to the soul of the late King-Father Norodom Sihanouk on the occasion of [...]

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Information Minister Receives Head of SAPFRT for Guangdong Province

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic. 1) holds talks with visiting Ms. Huang Ling, Head of State Administration of Press, Film, Radio and Television (SAPFRT) for China’s Guangdong province, at the ministry office this afternoon. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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H.E. Kun Nhim Presides Over the Opening of Seminar on Cambodia Customs Tariff 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Director General of Customs and Excise of Cambodia H.E. Kun Nhim (L, Front, pic. 1) and Mr. Itsu Adachi, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Cambodia Office, preside over the opening of the Seminar on Cambodia Customs Tariff 2017 and Progress of the Implementation of Customs Automation 2006-2018, [...]

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Commerce Ministry Calls On Dried Tobacco Producers, Exporters to Urgently Apply for Export Licenses

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – The Ministry of Commerce has appealed to all producers and exporters of dried tobacco leaves to apply for the export licenses in order to export to Vietnam under a special preferential duty.

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U.S. and Cambodian Forces Combine for CARAT Cambodia 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – The Royal Cambodian Navy (RCN), U.S. and service members kicked off the seventh-annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in Cambodia with an opening ceremony at Ream Navy Base on October 31, according to the U.S. Embassy’s press release AKP received this morning.

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Cambodia Journalists Attend the 2016 ASEAN Media People’s Visit in KoR

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Two Cambodian journalists from the State media including one from the Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) of the Ministry of Information have just concluded their 2016 ASEAN Media People’s Visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK).

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White Building Development Project Under Study

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUC) and Japan’s Arakawa companyhave been conducting a study to develop the White Building, a slum in Phnom Penh capital, with an estimated cost of US$70-US$80 million.

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Samdech Sar Kheng Receives Chinese Hangzhou Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – A delegation from Hangzhou city, China’s Zhejiang province led by its Mayor H.E. Zhang Hongming has been on a visit in Cambodia to explore more investment opportunities in the Kingdom.

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88 Prisoners Endorsed for Royal Pardon

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Ministry of Justice has recently endorsed 88 prisoners for royal pardons by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni on the occasion of the upcoming Water Festival.

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Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Policy Framework on Social Protection

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Inter-ministerial officials have met recently to review Policy Framework on Social Protection 2016-2025 drafted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance at its office here in Phnom Penh.

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Cambodia Readying for Regional Clean Tourist City Contest

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – Cambodia is getting prepared for the first ASEAN Clean Tourist City Contest whose result will be announced during the regional tourism forum in January 2018.

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TASS Agrees to Train PRU’s Officials

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2016 – TASS Russian News Agency has agreed to provide technical training to officials of Cambodia’s Council of Ministers’ Press and Quick Reaction Unit (PRU).

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Senior Minister Cham Prasidh Presides Over the Closing of 71st Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology

AKP Siem Reap, October 30, 2016 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Industry and Handicraft H.E. Cham Prasidh (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of the 71st Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST-71) and other related Meetings, held in Siem Reap province on [...]

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Information Minister Holds a Kathina Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2016 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith and his spouse together with their family members and the ministry’s officials, hold a religious ceremony at the Tvay Dangkum pagoda in Phnom Penh on Oct. 29 afternoon for a Kathina ceremony towards a local pagoda in Kandal province. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Photo Documentary: King’s Coronation Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, October 29, 2016 – Source: Royal Palace

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Biography of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 29, 2016 –

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PM Presides Over the Official Opening of 1st National Games

AKP Phnom Penh, October 29, 2016 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen (pic. 1) preside over the official opening ceremony of the First ever National Games held at the National Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh on Oct. 28 afternoon. Photo: Hun [...]

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First National Games Kicks Off This Afternoon

AKP Phnom Penh, October 28, 2016 – Cambodia began officially her first ever National Games in a solemn ceremony held this afternoon at the National Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen

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