Archive for March, 2017


Cambodian PM Receives a Senior Chinese Legislator

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here this afternoon at the Peace Palace visiting H.E. Chen Changzhi, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) of China.

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Senior Chinese Legislator Reaffirms Commitment to Continue Assisting Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Visiting Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) of China H.E. Chen Changzhi has reaffirmed that China will continue to help developing Cambodia.

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Russia Agrees to Provide Training on Nuclear Power and Renovate Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – The Russian Federation has agreed to help train Cambodian students on nuclear power skill and to renovate the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh, at the Cambodian request.

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LGBT Community Marks 8th Annual International Transgender Day

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – The community of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in Cambodia today marked the 8th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility (“TDOV”) under the theme “Transgender Resistance”.

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Cambodian PM Receives Vice-Chairman of 12th NPC Standing Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, pic. 1) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Chen Changzhi, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) of China, prior to their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo : [...]

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H.E. Ly Vannhong Presides Over the Closing Ceremony of In-Country Workshop on DSLR

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – H.E. Ly Vannhong (pic. 1), Undersecretary of State of the Ministry of Information, presides over here this afternoon the closing ceremony of the three-day (Mar. 29-31) In-Country

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Cambodia, Vietnam Laud Progress of Border Issue Resolution

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Cambodia and Vietnam appreciate the progress of border issue resolution of the two countries and look ahead toward closer cooperation. The positive spirit was highlighted in a recent meeting between Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng and visiting Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam [...]

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H.E. Sar Thavy Distributes Relief to 319 Needy Families in Oddar Meanchey Province

AKP Oddar Meanchey, March 31, 2017 – Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor H.E. Sar Thavy distributes Cambodian Red Cross’ relief to 319 needy families from Anglong Veng and Trapaing Prasat districts, Oddar Meanchey province on Mar. 30. Photo: Tith Sror     

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MoI Issues Counterstatement Against HRW Official

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Ministry of Interior has recently issued a counterstatement against a destructive criticism by Mr. Phil Robertson, Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia Division, on Cambodia’s amendment of Political Party Law.

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Option of Electronic Public Bus Ticket Provided

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Autonomous Bus Transportation Authority of Phnom Penh capital hall on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a private specialised bank to handle electronic tickets of the public bus service.

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Tourism Marketing and Advertisement Council Taking Shape

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Ministry of Tourism is establishing a so-called marketing and advertisement council to further promote Cambodia’s tourism potential, Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon told a local media.

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Acting Head of State Presides over the Inauguration of Religious Achievements in Chbar Ampov Pagoda

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum, Acting Head of State and President of the Senate, presides over this morning the inauguration ceremony of different religious achievements in Kamsan Pagoda (Chbar Ampov Pagoda) located in Sangkat Prek Pra, Khan Chbar Ampov, Phnom Penh. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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NA President Receives Vice-Chairman of 12th NPC Standing Committee

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (L, pic. 1) greets visiting H.E. Chen Changzhi, Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) of China, prior to their meeting here at the NA Palace this morning. Photo : Khem [...]

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Receives Russian Deputy Foreign Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia H.E. Prak Sokhonn held talks with visiting Russian Deputy Foreign Minister H.E. Igor Morgulov, at the ministry office, Phnom Penh yesterday.

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Cambodian Deputy Foreign Minister Meets Russian Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Ouch Borith (1st L, pic. 1) holds bilateral talks with visiting H.E. Igor Morgulov (1st R, pic. 1), Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, in Phnom Penh on Mar. 30 evening. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia Hosts the 4th Inter-Government Coordination Committee of Cambodia-China Secretary General Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Cambodia has lately hosted the 4th Inter-Government Coordination Committee of Cambodia-China Secretary General Meeting in Siem Reap province.

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Cambodia Has 6 Trade Centres in China

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2017 – Cambodia has in total six trade centres in China – the channel optimistically foreseen to expand two-way trade volume at US$5 billion between the two countries in 2017.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Japan Provides US$140.10 Million to Support Four Projects in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2017 – Cambodia and Japan signed here this afternoon an Exchange of Notes and a Record of Discussions on grant aid and loan worth in total US$140.10 million, under the presidency of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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Japan Provides US$140.10 million to Support Four Projects in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (C, pic. 1) witnesses the signing ceremony of an Exchange of Notes and a Record of Discussions on grant aid and loan worth in total US$140.10 million from Japan to support four development projects in Cambodia, held [...]

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