Archive for February, 2017


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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CDC Secretary General Meets Secretary for Development of Hong Kong Special Administration Region

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – H.E. Sok Chenda Sophea (3rd L, pic. 1), Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, holds talks with visiting Mr. Eric Ma Siu-cheung, Secretary for development of Hong Kong Special Administration Region, in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Ko Ton [...]

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PM: Cambodian People Need to Live Peacefully in a Clean and Green Environment

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – “Cambodian people and the world’s population need to live peacefully in a clean and green environment,” underlined Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at the celebration of the National Clean City Day 2017 held here this morning under the theme “Clean City Provides Warmth to People and Tourists”.

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MoI Announces Official Structure for 2017 Local Election

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Ministry of Interior has added 13 new communes and Sangkat for the upcoming June 4, 2017 forth-mandate local or Commune/Sangkat Council Election. The addition that makes a total 1,646 communes and Sangkat of the structure aims to promote effective management of the sub-national administration in order to meet current geographical

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Cambodia, Thailand Hold 12th GBC Joint Secretariat Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – The 12th Cambodia-Thailand General Border Committee (GBC) Joint Secretariat Meeting began this morning in Siem Reap provincial city to prepare for the 12th GBC Meeting.

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Cambodia, Thailand Hold 12th GBC Joint Secretariat Meeting

AKP Siem Reap, February 27, 2017 – Cambodia and Thailand hold the 12th General Border Committee (GBC) Joint Secretariat Meeting in Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province this morning. Photo: Hang Seak

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RoK Volunteer Medical Physicians Provides Free Medical Check-Up and Treatment for People in Preah Sihanouk

AKP Preah Sihanouk, February 27, 2017 – A 27-member volunteer medical physicians from the Republic of Korea (RoK) provide medical check-up and treatment with free of charge for civil servants, armed forces and people in Preah Sihanouk province, from Feb. 25-27. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Celebration of Annual National Clean City Day

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen presides over at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh this morning the celebration of the National Clean City Day under the theme  “Clean City Provides Warmth to People and Tourists”, and the 2017 Clean City Award Ceremony. [...]

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MEF Delegation Departs for IFAD Agreement Signing in Italy

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth and his delegation departed Cambodia late last week to Italy for an official signing of an agreement to promote markets for Cambodia’s small-scale agriculture.

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Finding Common Ground to Propose E-card as Border Passing Permit to Thailand

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Competent authorities of border Banteay Meanchey province and Poipet city have met recently to identify common ground to propose the Thai counterpart to use e-card as permit for Cambodians to enter the country, according to local media report.

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A Home of Prov Indigenous Group

AKP Rattanakiri, February 27, 2017 – Situated about 55 kilometres from Banlung provincial city of Rattanakiri province to the north, Sonh village of Taveng district is mainly home to Prov indigenous group.

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U.S.-ASEAN Business Council Impressed with Cambodia’s Rapid Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – U.S.-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) delegation was impressed with Cambodia’s economic performance and investment climate in the country, noted Senior Manager of USABC Ms. Sunita Kapoor when received by Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng recently at the ministry office here in Phnom Penh.

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U.S.-ASEAN Business Council Organises Visit of Leading U.S. Corporations to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Economy and Finance Secretary of State H.E. Vongsey Vissoth received here late last week a delegation of U.S.-ASEAN Business Council led by its Regional Managing Director Mr. Michael W. Michalak.

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H.E. Pa Socheatevong Presides over Celebration of National Fire Prevention and Firefighting Day

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheatevong presides over the celebration of National Fire Prevention and Firefighting Day (Feb. 22) held here on Feb. 26 at the Freedom Park with the participation of firefighters from different Khan of Phnom Penh capital. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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2016: 1.4 Million Cambodian Tourists Travel Abroad

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – The number of Cambodian outbound tourists reached some 1,400,000 in 2016, up from 1,200,000 the previous year, according to a local media report.

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Miss Global 2016 and Miss Cambodian-Americans Hold Press Conference on Visit to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – Miss Global 2016 and Miss Cambodian-Americans hold here on Feb. 26 a press conference on their visit to Cambodia from Feb. 25 to Mar. 8, 2017. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 27.

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King and Queen-Mother Hold Religious Ceremony for Late King-Father’s Soul

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2017 – His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Her Majesty the Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk hold a religious ceremony to dedicate to the souls of the late King-Father Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk (Preah Borom Rattanak Kaudh) and other late kings, queens and royal family members, at the Royal [...]

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DPM Tea Banh Presides over Win Win Memorial Construction Review Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the National Defense H.E. Gen. Tea Banh (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over a meeting to review the one-year

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