Archive for October, 2017


2nd National Forum on China-Ready Attracts 700 Participants

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – The 2nd National Forum on China-Ready kicked off here this morning under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism and H.E. Ms. Yang Xiuping, Secretary-General of ASEAN-China Centre.

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Cambodia, EU Satisfied with Bilateral Cooperation

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – The Kingdom of Cambodia and the European Union (EU) have highly appreciated the progress in their bilateral relations and cooperation since the establishment of their ties in 1994.

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Tourism Minister Presides over the Opening of 2nd National Forum on China-Ready

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017— Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon (Front, Pic. 1) presides over the opening ceremony of the two-day National Forum on China-Ready organised in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: Khem Sovanna

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H.E. Sun Chanthol Presides over 12th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

AKP Banteay Meanchey, October 31, 2017— Senior Minister H.E. Sun Chanthol (Pic. 1), Minister of Public Works and Transports and Permanent Vice Chairman of National Road Safety Committee, addresses the participants while he was presiding over the 12th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims held this morning in Poipet city, Banteay Meanchey province. [...]

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CNRP Dissolution Case To Be Heard by Supreme Court in Mid November

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – The Supreme Court of Cambodia will hear the case on the dissolution of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Nov. 16, 2017, after receiving a complaint from the Ministry of Interior early this month.

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PM Hun Sen Wishes His Compatriots Full of Joys during This Week’s Water Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has wished all his compatriots and tourists full of joys during the Water Festival to be celebrated this week, from Nov. 2 to 4.

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Japanese Film Festival in Cambodia 2017 To Be Launched Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – The Japan Foundation Asia Centre and the Embassy of Japan, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts and Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC) will organise the “Japanese Film Festival in Cambodia 2017” next week.

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Ground breaking for New Terminal Construction at Poipet International Border Gate

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – Cambodia has held official ground breaking for the construction of new terminal at Poipet international border gate in Banteay Meanchey province to better facilitate trading and border crossing.

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Helmet Wearing Campaign Kicks Off in Takeo Province

AKP Takeo, October 31, 2017— Like other municipality and provinces across the Kingdom of Cambodia, Takeo provincial authorities (Pic. 1) launch the “Helmet Wearing Campaign” for motorbike drivers and passengers in the provincial city on Oct. 30. Photo: Ouch Sieng

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Gen. Chay Saing Yun Presides Over a Meeting to Review the Works Achievement

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017— Gen. Chay Saing Yun (Pic. 1), Secretary of State of the Ministry of National Defense, presides over here this morning a meeting to review a draft report on the works achievement of the ministry in October and set forth new goals for the coming month. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Germany Provides US$40.50 Million Cooperation Assistance to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017 – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has decided to provide a total amount of EUR36.80 million, equivalent to US$40.50 million to Cambodia for 2017-2018, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC)’s press release.

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Preah Vihear Provincial Authorities Disseminate Road Traffic Law to Local Residents

AKP Preah Vihear, October 31, 2017— Preah Vihear provincial authorities (Pic. 1) disseminate road traffic law and distribute helmets to local residents, teachers and students in the province on Oct. 30. Photo: Tith Sror

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Kampong Chhnang Provincial Authorities Distribute Helmets to Local Residents, Teachers and Students

AKP Kampong Chhnang, October 31, 2017— Activities of Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities (Pic. 1) distribute helmets to local residents, teachers and students in the provincial city on Oct. 30. Photo: Bay Sithon

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides Over the Closing Ceremony of Chaktomuk Short Film Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017– Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1), presides over here on Oct. 30 evening the Closing Ceremony of Chaktomuk Short Film Festival 6th Edition and conferring awards to the winners. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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PM Hun Sen Delivers His Congratulatory Message on New Academic Year 2017-2018

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2017— Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) delivers his congratulatory message here this morning on the occasion of the New Academic Year 2017-2018. Photo: Kok Ky

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

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

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121 Lesser Adjutant Stork Nests Found in Northern Plains of Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2017 – During the 2017 breeding season so far, conservationists from Ministry of Environment (MoE), WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), and local communities have discovered 121 Lesser Adjutant stork nests in Kulen Promtep and Chhep Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Northern Plains of Cambodia.

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First Annual Child Health Care Conference of Angkor Hospital for Children

AKP Siem Reap, October 30, 2017— H.E. Prof. Chhour Y Meng (Pic. 1), Secretary of State for Health, addresses the participants while he was presiding over the First Annual Child Health Care Conference of Angkor Hospital for Children organised in Siem Reap province on Oct. 28 under the theme “Neonatal Care”. Photo: Khuth Sao

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Despite Chickenpox Threat, Cambodia Looks Forward to More Cattle and Meat Exports

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2017 – Though being threatened by chickenpox, cattle production industry in Cambodia is aiming toward export capacity of quality, according to local media report. The source quoted H.E. Sen Sovann – Director General of Livestock and Animal Health Service

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CMAA Reacts Against U.S. Embassy Statement on U.S. Bombs in Svay Rieng

AKP Phnom Penh, October 30, 2017 – Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) has recently reacted against the U.S. Embassy’s statement on Tear Gas Removal in Svay Rieng province.

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