Archive for February, 2017


Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Chairs Preparatory Meeting on WEF on ASEAN

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol chairs here this afternoon a detail discussion in preparation for the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN to be hosted by Cambodia in May. Photo: Thach Phanarong  

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National Museum To Host “New Khmer Architecture and Japan” Exhibition in Early March

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – The National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh will host an exhibition on “New Khmer Architecture and Japan” from Mar. 4 to 16, 2017, said a press release of Japan Foundation Asia Centre made public this afternoon.

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Cambodian PM To Distribute 15,000 Copies “Krom Ngoy” Books to Schools Across the Kingdom

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has announced to distribute 15,000 copies of educational books of “Krom Ngoy”, a very famous Khmer poet, to schools across Cambodia in the next few days.

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Cambodia To Celebrate the 19th National Culture Day

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Cambodia is going to celebrate the National Culture Day 2017, the 19th of its kind, on Mar. 3 with a series of art performances. According a circular signed by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, this year’s National Culture Day will take place [...]

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Royal Academy of Cambodia, Vietnam’s Can Tho University Sign Cooperation MoU

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – The Royal Academy of Cambodia has reached a cooperation memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Can Tho University of Vietnam, according to a local media report. The MoU was signed by H.E. Dr. Khlot Thyda, President of Royal Academy of Cambodia and Dr. HA Thanh Toan, Rector of Can Tho University, [...]

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More Cambodian Youths Invited to Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Twenty-three (23) Cambodian youths are going to visit Japan from Feb. 28 to Mar. 7, 2017 with youths from other ASEAN countries, Timor-Leste and India, 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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Phnom Penh Governor Meets Malaysian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong (R, pic. 1) holds talks here this morning with H.E. Dato’ Sri Hasan Malek, Ambassador of Malaysia to Cambodia. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun  

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Inauguration of Mercedes-Benz Showroom of Auto Star Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – H.E. Ms. Tekreth Kamrang (4th R, pic. 1), Secretary of State for Commerce; H.E. Huy Saravuth (3rd R, pic. 1), Under Secretary of State for Information; and H.E. Eang Sophalleth (3rd L, pic. 1), Under Secretary of State for Environment, cut red ribbon to inaugurate the Mercedes-Benz Showroom of Auto [...]

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Preah Sihanouk Province Marks National Fire Prevention and Firefighting Day

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and relevant institutions celebrate the National Fire Prevention and Firefighting Day in Preah Sihanoukville this morning. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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MFA-IC Holds Annual Review Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this

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Senate Holds Extraordinary Meeting of Third Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum (pic. 1), President of the Senate, chairs here this morning a Senate’s extraordinary meeting of the third legislature. Photo: Senate

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CDC and Japan’s Mizuho Bank Sign MoU on Investment Promotion Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) and Japan’s Mizuho Bank reached here yesterday afternoon a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on investment promotion cooperation.

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Cambodia Earns US$3,400 Million from Tourism in 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Cambodia earned some US$3,400 million from tourism sector with the arrival of over 5 million tourists in 2016. The figure was shared by Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon at the opening ceremony of the 1st National Forum on Eco-Business for Tourism at Phnom Penh Hotel yesterday afternoon.

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5.4 Million Foreign Tourists Expected to Visit Cambodia in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Cambodia is expected to receive up to 5.4 million foreign arrivals in 2017, according to Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen while presiding over the celebration of the National Clean City Day 2017 held here yesterday.

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Plane Crash Emergency Response Drill

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Exercise on emergency response to plane crash, in Phnom Penh on Feb. 27. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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PM Presides over the Inauguration of School Building in Kampong Cham Province

AKP Kampong Cham, February 28, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) cuts red ribbon to inaugurate a school building and other achievements of Techo Hun Sen Boeung Kok High School, located in Sangkat Boeung Kok, Kampong provincial city, this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Labour Minister Receives President of Taizhou Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng (pic. 1) meets with Mr. Zhang Hailong, President of Taizhou Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, to discuss

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 28.

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Japan’s Mizuho Bank Announces its Presence in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Mizuho Bank of Japan announces its presence in Cambodia and the bank is currently working with the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) to convince more Japanese investors to the country.

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Cambodian PM Receives CEO of Japan’s Mizuho Bank

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen greets visiting Mr. Imai Seiji, Head of Mizuho Bank of Japan for Asia and Oceania, prior to their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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