Archive for January, 2017


New Angkor’s Entrance Fees To Come Into Effect from Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – The new entrance fees for the Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap province, a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, will take effect from tomorrow onwards, an official of Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned agency in charge of Angkor income management, said at a press conference this afternoon.

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H.E. Sak Setha Presides Over the Closing of Annual Recapitulative Meeting of Kampong Cham Provincial Administration

AKP Kampong Cham, January 31, 2017 – Secretary of State for Interior H.E. Sak Setha (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of the two-day annual meeting to review the work results of Kampong Cham Provincial Administration in 2016 and set forth new work directions for 2017, held in the provincial [...]

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Thirteen Airlines Launch New Direct Flights to Cambodia Last Year

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – In 2016, 13 airlines launched direct flights from different destinations in the region to Cambodia, according to a recent press release of Cambodia Airports, the company that develops and manages the network of international airports in Cambodia. This proved dramatic progress of the Kingdom in terms of air connectivity.

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Roles of NA Majority and Minority Leaders Removed

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – The roles of majority and minority leaders of the National Assembly (NA) have been cancelled after the NA approved unanimously the proposed amendment to new Article 48 (III) of new Chapter 12 of the NA’s internal regulation.

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NA Holds Extraordinary Session on Proposed Amendment to Its Internal Regulation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) holds an extraordinary session this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin to discuss and approve the proposed amendment to new Article 48 (III) of new Chapter 12 of the NA’s internal regulation. Photo: NA

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Cambodia, South Korea Sign Two Loan Deals Worth US$420 Million

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, pic. 1) and H.E. Kim Weon-jin, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Cambodia, sign here this morning the Framework Arrangement concerning Loans from the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) for the period [...]

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PM Reaffirms Continuation of Culture of Dialogue

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen reaffirmed here this morning that the culture of dialogue will continue even without the roles of National Assembly (NA)’s minority and majority team leaders.

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NA Holds Extraordinary Session on Proposed Amendment to Its Internal Regulation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – Cambodian lawmakers gathered here this morning in an extraordinary session of the 5th legislature of the National Assembly (NA) to discuss and approve the proposed amendment to new Article 48 (III) of new Chapter 12 of the NA’s internal regulation.

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Cambodia, South Korea Sign Two Loan Deals Worth US$420 Million

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) and the Government of the Republic of Korea (RoK) signed here this morning the Framework Arrangement concerning Loans from the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) for the period 2016-2018.

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Thailand Wishes to Expand Halal Industry Production into Cambodia’s Market

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – Thailand wishes to expand its Halal industry production into Cambodia’s market to serve 100 Muslim communities and tourists visiting the Kingdom.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on January 31.

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Workshop to Review Preliminary Financial Statements of Budget Entities

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2017 – H.E. Hean Sahip (pic.1), Secretary of State for Economy and Finance, addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning a workshop to review preliminary financial statements of budget entities of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Preah Sihanouk Province Attracts Over 80,000 Visitors during Chinese New Year Celebration

AKP Preah Sihanouk, January 30, 2017 – Local and foreign tourists enjoy their holidays at the beach in Preah Sihanouk province. According to Mr. Taing Socheth Krisna, Director of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Tourism

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Kampong Cham Province Holds Annual Recapitulative Meeting

AKP Kampong Cham, January 30, 2017 – Kampong Cham Provincial Governor H.E. Lun Limthai (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the two-day annual meeting to review the

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H.E. Suon Bovor Inspects School Building Construction in Banteay Meanchey Province

AKP Banteay Meanchey, January 30, 2017 – Banteay Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Suon Bovor (R, pic. 1) inspects the construction of school buildings funded by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen in the province this morning. Photo: Chhun Sarath  

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NA President Presides Over the Opening of 25th Congress of Cambodian Buddhist Monks

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2017 – The 25th Congress of Cambodian Buddhist Monks opens this morning at Chaktomuk Conference Hall, Phnom Penh under the presidency of National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia’s Livestock Meat Consumption

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2017 – More than one million domesticated animals were slaughtered for rising meat demand across Cambodia. According to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cambodia has 148 slaughterhouses

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Australia Supports GCNP to Develop Local Security Plan in Four Capital and Provinces

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2017 – Cambodia’s General Commissariat of National Police (GCNP) is developing a comprehensive security plan in four capital and provinces – thanks to funding support from the Government of Australia.

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RoK To Provide Over US$400 Million in Loans to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2017 – Two documents on loans from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Cambodia worth more than US$400 million will be signed here tomorrow between Cambodian Senior Minister H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Ambassador of RoK to Cambodia H.E. Kim Weon Jin.

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Cambodian Airports Handle More Than 7 million Passengers Last Year

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2017 – Cambodia’s airports handled more than 7 million passengers and 73,000 flights movements in 2016, an increase of 8.6 and 4.5 percent respectively compared to 2015, pointed out a press release AKP received recently.

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