Archive for July, 2017


Cambodian Minister of Agriculture Receives CEO of ACIAR

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon received here this morning Mr. Andrew Campbell, CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

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CLV Countries Boost Cooperation Against Banknote Counterfeit

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam have been committed to enhance their cooperation in combating counterfeit banknotes. The commitment was made at a symposium held in Hanoi, Vietnam last Friday attended by relevant officials from the three neighbouring countries, according to the National Bank of Cambodia’s news release.

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Cambodian Authorities Begin Investigation into Rumours on Child Abduction

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – The Ministry of Interior has already opened an investigation into the rumours of children being kidnapped for internal organs, said Gen. Keat Chantharith, Spokesperson of Cambodia’s General Commissariat of National Police (GCNP), at a press conference here this morning.

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Cambodia To Hold the 6th National Election on July 29 Next Year

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – The Royal Government of Cambodia will organise the next general elections on July 29, 2018, according to a decision signed by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on July 28, 2017.

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National Campaign Pushes Down Illicit Drug Crimes Throughout Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – Illicit drug crimes have declined remarkably after the launch of national campaign against the devastating business by the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD).

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Korea and Local Investors To Establish a Modern Shopping Mall in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017– Korea is joining hands with Cambodian investor to establish the biggest shopping mall of international standard in Phnom Penh to correspond to the capital’s increasingly modernising lifestyle.

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H.E. Ms. Chou Bun Eng Presides Over the Celebration of Cambodia Anti-Drug Day

AKP Kampong Chhnang, July 31, 2017— Secretary of State of the Ministry of Interior H.E. Ms. Chou Bun Eng (Pic. 1) presides over in Kampong Chhnang provincial city this morning the celebration of Cambodia Anti-Drug Day. Photo: Bay Sithon

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Meeting with Information Ministry’s Senior Officials

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017— H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, Pic. 1), Minister of Information, holds a meeting here this morning with senior officials of the ministry’s five general departments to enforce the works efficiency. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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More Tourists to Protected Forests Seen as Efficient Conservation

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – More visitors to natural tourist sites have been seen as an effective factor that drives the preservation and sustainable management of the resources.

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State and NGO-Run Child Care Centres and Services Decentralised to Sub-National Level

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has announced the delegation of state and NGO-run child care centres and services to be under the administration of the sub-national level.

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Capital Hall Unveils Complaint Hotline Intention

AKP Phnom Penh, July 31, 2017 – Phnom Penh hall authority has unveiled intention to introduce general complaint hotline in the capital to further promote its services.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Information Minister Receives Director General of Startimes Communication Network Technology Co., Ltd.

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, Pic. 1) greets Mr. Gun Xun, Director General of Startimes Communication Network Technology Co., Ltd., prior to their meeting at the ministry office, this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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DPM Tea Banh Attends Celebration of PLA’s 90th Founding Anniversary

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2017 – Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence H.E. Gen. Tea Banh (2nd L, Pic. 1) attends the celebration of 90th founding anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), organised here on July 28 evening by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Cambodia. [...]

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U.S. Department of State’s First Sports Envoy on Skateboarding To Visit Cambodia Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2017 – The U.S. State Department first sports envoy for skateboarding, Neftalie Williams, will pay a visit to Cambodia next week, from Aug. 2 to 6, said a press release of the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh issued yesterday.

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Cambodian PM Receives Lao Finance Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, July 29, 2017 – Visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Somdy Douangdy paid a courtesy call on Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh yesterday afternoon.

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UJFC Shows Regrets over CNN’s Documentary on Sex Slavery in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2017 – The Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia (UJFC) has expressed its regrets over a recent short documentary of CNN and ABC News on “Cambodian girls sold for sex by their mothers”, saying that it could affect Cambodian women’s and children’s dignity as well as the reputation of Cambodia.

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Cambodian PM Receives Lao Finance Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2017 – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (R, Pic. 1) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Somdy Douangdy, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Lao PDR, prior to their meeting at the Peace Palace, Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Kok Ky

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Information Minister Presides over the Opening of Music Festival for Children 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2017 – Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith and his spouse (pic.1) preside over the opening ceremony of the Music Festival for Children 2017, held this afternoon at the Ministry of Information. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Lao Finance Minister Speaks Highly of Cambodian Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 28, 2017 – Visiting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Somdy Douangdy has congratulated Cambodia on her high economic growth.

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