Archive for June, 2017


Mango Export to EU May Double Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – The export of Cambodia’s fresh mangoes to the EU markets would see a double increase next year, according to Mong Reththy Group.

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Phnom Penh SEZ Plc, UNDP Sign Cooperation MoU for Sustainable Development Goals

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Plc, a leading industrial zone developer and operator in Cambodia, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have agreed to cooperate in social works toward the realisation of sustainable development goals. 

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Japan Provides Nearly US$300,000 to Promote Education for Disabled Children

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – The Government of Japan has decided to provide US$279,038 to the Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) to support the promotion of inclusive education for children with disabilities in Kandal province (3rd phase).

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U.S. Embassy Welcomes the Release of Human Rights Activists

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh issued this morning a statement to welcome the release on bail of five human rights activists after they spent more than a year in pre-trial detention on bribery charges.

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DPM Sar Kheng Presides over Recapitulative Meeting on Traffic Law Implementation

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Deputy Prime Minister Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (Front, pic. 1), Minister of Interior and Chairman of National Road Safety Committee of Cambodia, presides over here this afternoon a meeting to review the implementation of Traffic Law in the first semester of this year. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodian Commerce Minister Holds Talks with Australian Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – H.E. Pan Sarasak (2nd R, pic. 1) Cambodia’s Minister of Commerce, meets here on June 29 with H.E. Angela Corcoran (2nd L, pic. 1), Ambassador of Australia to Cambodia, in Phnom Penh on June 29. Photo: Khem Sovannara  

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H.E. Pan Sorasak Meets U.S. Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Commerce H.E. Pan Sarasak (R, pic. 1) holds a discussion with H.E. William A. Heidt, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, at the ministry office in Phnom Penh on June 29. Photo: Khem Sovannara    

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Cambodian Commerce Minister Receives Senior ADB Official

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Commerce H.E. Pan Sarasak (4th R, pic. 1) holds talks with Mr. Kelly Bird (3rd L, pic. 1), Director for Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division at the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Southeast Asia Department, in Phnom Penh on June 29. Photo: Khem Sovannara  

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Two Cambodian Senior Higher Education Leaders Receives Commendations from Japan

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Two Cambodian senior higher education leaders are awarded with the Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendations for their activities, said a press release from Japanese Embassy in Cambodia issued yesterday.

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World Vision Launches a Social Media Campaign

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – “#ForChildrenForChangeForLife” is a social media campaign launched here today by World Vision as a part of an ongoing effort to address the public on important issues for the well-being of children in Cambodia.

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Samdech Sar Kheng and H.E. Gen. Ke Kim Yan Preside over a Meeting to Review a Report of NACD

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017— Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (L, Pic. 1) and Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Gen. Ke Kim Yan, Chairman of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), preside over here this morning a meeting to review a six-month report (Jan. 1st-June 30) on the [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives a Cam Post Executive Director

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017— Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, Pic. 1) greets Mr. Sreng Dara, Chief Executive Officer of CAM POST NEWS, prior to the courtesy meeting here this morning. Photo: Suos Savy

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council Chairman Holds a Meeting on Work Progress of Local Administration

AKP Oddar Meanchey, June 30, 2017— Oddar Meanchey provincial Council Chairman H.E. Yim Thin (Pic. 1) holds a meeting in the provincial city on June 29 to review the work progress of local administration. Photo: Tith Sror

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Kampong Chhnang Provincial Authorities Mark International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking

AKP Kampong Chhnang, June 30, 2017— Kampong Chhnang provincial Governor H.E. Chhour Chandoeun (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over in the provincial city on June 29 the celebration of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26). Photo: Bai Sithon

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Ouk Rabun Presides over the Appointment Ceremony for Preah Sihanouk Provincial Rural Development Department Director

AKP Preah Sihanoukville, June 30, 2017— H.E. Ouk Rabun (L, Pic. 1), Minister of Rural Development, hands over an Appointment Letter while he was presiding over in Preah Sihanoukville on June 29 the Appointment Ceremony of the new Director and Deputy Director of Rural Development Department of Preah Sihanouk province. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Cambodian Finance Minister Receives AMRO Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth, Minister of Economy and Finance received here on Wednesday this week a delegation of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) led by its Director Dr. Junhong Chang.

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Cambodia, China Strengthen Cooperation on Labour Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 — A high-level Cambodian delegation of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training led by its Minister H.E. Ith Samheng has been on a visit in Nanjing city of Jiangsu province, the People’s Republic of China.

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CRF Signs MoU with NongHyup Agribusiness Group Inc.

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) reached early this week a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea-based NongHyup Agribusiness Group Inc., according to local media report.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, 30 June.

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H.E. Mrs. Kun Lum Ang Becomes Full Member of Senate

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2017 – The Cambodian Senate has announced to acknowledge H.E. Mrs. Kun Lum Ang as a new full member for the fourth regional constituency, in replacement of her husband, H.E. Hong Sok Hour who resigned in February this year for personal reasons.

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Tourism Ministry Holds a Forum with Tour Operators and Travel Agents

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2017 – A forum on “Dialogue with Tour Operators and Travel Agents” was organised here this morning under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism.

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CHRC President Presides over National Consultation and Assessment Workshop on Cambodia’s Mid-Term UPR

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2017 – H.E. Keo Remy (pic. 1), President of Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC), chairs here this morning the National Consultation and Assessment Workshop on Cambodia’s Mid-Term Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Photo: Khem Sovannara    

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Minister of Environment Meets Foreign Investor on Bamboo Processing

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal received here yesterday Ms. Delayne Weeks, Vice President of Social Development and ​Head of the Team for International Overview and Financial Relations of Bambusa Global Ventures, according to the Ministry of Environment’s news release.

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