Archive for August, 2017


Giant Ibis Recorded in Cambodia’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Two pairs of the critically endangered Giant Ibis have been found in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS) – a key place for the conservation of endangered animals in Cambodia.  

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8 ASEAN Films To Be Screened in Cambodia Early September

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Eight films from ASEAN member countries will be screened on the National Television of Kampuchea (TVK) and TV5 Cambodia, from Sept. 8 to 15, as part of the activities to commemorate the 50th ASEAN Founding Anniversary.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides over the Appointment Ceremony of New Director of Koh Kong Provincial Information Department

AKP Koh Kong, August 31, 2017— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1) hands over the appointment letter to new Director of Koh Kong Provincial Information Department while he and Koh Kong provincial leaders were presiding over the Appointment Ceremony in the provincial city this afternoon. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Petroleum Mobile Lab Put Into Official Use

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – The Cambodia Import Export Inspection and Fraud Repression (Camcontrol) Directorate General of the Ministry of Commerce launched here this morning the first Petroleum Mobile Lab, under the presidency of H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce.

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Cambodian Environment Minister Receives a Delegation from Rugao, Jiangsu of China

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Cambodia’s Minister of Environment H.E. Say Samal received here yesterday afternoon a visiting delegation of Rugao city, Jiangsu province of China led by its Mayor Mr. Chen Xiaodong.

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Encouraging Exports of Cavendish Bananas to Asia and Europe

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Export of Cavendish bananas from Cambodia to Asian and European markets by a Vietnamese company is encouraging for the future of the fruit industry, according to a local media report.

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ECCC Releases a Statement of the Co-prosecutors on Case 004/2 against a KR Leader

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – The Co-Prosecutors of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) released here this afternoon summary of information contained in their Final Submissions regarding the investigation in the case of Ao An, Deputy Secretary of the Central Zone and Secretary of Sector 41 during the Khmer Rouge Regime.

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H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth Chairs a Meeting of National Accounting Council

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017— Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Academician Aun Porn Moniroth (Pic. 1) chairs a meeting here this morning to review and discuss the draft sub-decree on the Organisation and Functioning of the National Accounting Council. Photo: Suos Savy

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Handover Ceremony of Walking-Tractors and Motorbikes to Model Agricultural Development Communities

AKP Preah Vihear, August 31, 2017— Preah Vihear Provincial Governor H.E. Un Chanda (3rd R, Pic. 1) hands over a symbol key to representatives of model agricultural development communities while he was presiding over in the provincial city on Aug. 30 the handover ceremony of walking-tractors and motorbikes of IFAD-funded ASPIRE Project to 12 model [...]

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Get-Together with Koh Kong Provincial Information Officials

AKP Koh Kong, August 31, 2017— H.E. Khieu Kanharith (C, Pic. 1), Minister of Information, accompanied by the ministry’s senior officials, holds a get-together with officials of Koh Kong Provincial Information Department in the provincial city this morning. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Some 300 Firms to Join CamBuild and CamProperty 2017 in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Some 300 firms from 23 countries across the globe will join an immense international building and construction industry show in Cambodia.

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Key Religious Groups Meet on Anti-Illicit Drug and Human Trafficking

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Cambodia has organised a forum partaken by the country’s key religious groups to define spiritual education means that discourage illicit drug use and human trafficking.

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Russia’s Electronic Trading Platform Association Seeks Cooperation in E-Commerce with Private Companies in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Cambodian Secretary of State for Commerce H.E. Ouk Prachea received here on Aug. 29 a visiting Russian delegation led by Mr. Iliya Dimitrov, Executive Director of Association of Electronic Trading Platform (AETP), said a news release of the Ministry of Commerce.

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Two New Rice Seeds To Be Introduced to Farmers

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2017 – Two new rice seeds – Japonica and Indica – would be introduced to Cambodian farmers in order to diversify the markets for Cambodian rice, according to a local media report.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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Senior Minister Chea Sophara To Coordinate the Resolution of Sugar Cane Plantation ELC-related Issues

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2017 – Senior Minister and Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, will be coordinating and resolving the issues related to economic land concession of sugar cane plantation for exportation, where the ad hoc committee continues its regular basis.

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Senior Minister Chea Sophara Chairs Inter-ministerial Meeting on Sugar Cane Plantation ELC-related Issues

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2017— Senior Minister and Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction H.E. Chea Sophara (C, Pic. 1) chairs an inter-ministerial meeting on resolution to issues related to

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H.E. Mao Ayuth and Philippine Ambassador Jointly Hold a Press Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2017— Cambodia’s Secretary of State of the Ministry of Information H.E. Mao Ayuth (L, Pic. 1) and Philippine Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Christopher B. Montero, jointly hold a press

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Cambodia Holds First JCC Meeting on Effective Implementation on EIA and Pollution Control

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2017 – The Ministry of Environment (MOE) in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency organised here yesterday the first Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) Meeting on the implementation of the “Project for Effective Implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment and Pollution Control through the Capacity Development of MOE.”

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80 Tons of Kampot Pepper Expected to Be on Market This Year

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2017 – Kampot pepper, a Cambodian product that got geographical indication (GI) certification from the European Union, is expected to yield 80 metric tons for the markets by this year.

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