Archive for November, 2017


Photos of the Week: PPSEZ, a Leading SEZ in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSEZ) was established in 2006. It has been developing itself to become a leading industrial zone in Cambodia with the highest number of zone investors among the 34 approved SEZs in the country.

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Cambodian Minister of Water Resources Receives an AFD’s Senior Official

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017— Cambodia’s Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology H.E. Lim Kean Hor (R, Pic. 1) holds talks with visiting Mr. Vatché Papazian, Project Manager in Unit of Agriculture, Rural Development and Biodiversity, French Development Agency (AFD)-Paris, at the ministry office in Phnom Penh on Nov. 16 afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodian Foreign Minister To Attend 13th ASEM FMM in Myanmar Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, will lead a delegation to attend the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM) on Nov. 20-21, 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

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Cambodia Not to Return to Single-party System

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – Even without the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Cambodia will not return to the one-party system. The affirmation was made by Cambodian Senior Minister, H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, while receiving here yesterday an EU

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Senior Minister Prak Sokhonn Presides over 3rd Global Alumni Convention

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the 3rd Global Alumni Convention held here this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia, China Sign Agreement on Heritage Cultural Tourism Cooperation between Angkor Area and Jining City

AKP Siem Reap, November 17, 2017— H.E. Hang Peou (L, Pic. 1), Deputy Director General of APSARA National Authority of Cambodia, and an expert of Shandong Provincial Bureau of Cultural Heritage of China, sign in

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Foreign Ministry Releases the Outcomes of 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Manila

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation made public yesterday a press release on the outcomes of the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits held recently in Manila, the Philippines. The full press release reads as follows:

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Cambodia, Myanmar Sign Agreement on Tourism Cooperation

AKP Siem Reap, November 17, 2017— Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon (R, Pic. 1) and visiting H.E. U Ohn Maung, Minister of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar, sign an agreement on

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DPM Yim Chhay Ly Presides over the Opening of ASEAN-China Cultural Tourism Fair in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, November 17, 2017— Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Yim Chhay Ly (C, Pic. 1), Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, presides over the opening ceremony of ASEAN-China Cultural Tourism Fair and cuts red ribbon to inaugurate Cambodia Travel Mart, in Siem Reap provincial city this morning. Photo: Khuth Sao

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U.S. Continues Assistance to CMAC

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – U.S. Embassy has decided to expand financing support to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) for another two months – from January to February 2018.

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Taking More Actions on AIDS

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – National AIDS Authority has put forward new measures to achieve its goals in reducing and eliminating new infection cases of HIV/AIDS diseases.

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NA Holds 9th Meeting of 5th Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017— The National Assembly (NA) of the Kingdom of Cambodia holds its 9th Meeting of the 5th Legislature here this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin. Photo: Khem Sovannara, Siv Channa & NA  

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H.E. Ouk Prathna Chairs a Sub-Committee Meeting on Praying Ceremony at Angkor Wat Temple

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017— Secretary of State for Information H.E. Ouk Prathna (Pic. 1) chairs a sub-committee meeting to prepare for a religious ceremony to pray for the happiness of Cambodia to be held in early December in front of Angkor Wat Temple. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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PM Hun Sen’s Address to Compatriots over Opposition Party Dissolution

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017– Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen addresses here on Nov. 16 evening to his compatriots, expressing the Royal Government of Cambodia’s support to the ruling of the Supreme Court on the dissolution of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on charges of conspiracy [...]

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Royal Government Supports Supreme Court’s Decision

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen expressed the royal government’s support to the ruling of the Supreme Court of Cambodia over the dissolution of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) at the complaint of the Ministry of Interior.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, November 17, 2017 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, November 17.

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Main Opposition Party Dissolved

AKP Phnom Penh, November 16, 2017 – The Supreme Court of Cambodia announced in the late afternoon of Nov. 16 to dissolve the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on charges of conspiracy with foreigners to topple the government.

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Cambodia Confirms Clear Stance over Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

AKP Phnom Penh, November 16, 2017 – Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen confirmed this morning Cambodia’s non-interference stance over the Rohingya crisis, saying that it is the internal affair of Myanmar.

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Outgoing Indonesian Ambassador Bids Cambodian Foreign Minister Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, November 16, 2017— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, Pic. 1) shakes hands with outgoing Ambassador of Indonesia to Cambodia H.E. Pitono Purnomo, prior to their farewell meeting at the ministry office in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Samdech PM Hun Sen Continues to Hold Get-Together with Factory & Enterprise Workers and Employees

AKP Kandal, November 16, 2017– Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over a get-together with more than 18,000 workers and employees located at 7NG industrial zone in Ksach Kandal district, Kandal province this morning. Photo: Kok Ky

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