Thanks to Peace! When there is peace, there is development! PM Hun Sen : Cambodia must not exchange its independence and sovereignty for anything else. We will not die or become rich even though we continue to have or lose EBA.
August 12, 2020
Cambodia Scales Up Budget for Climate Change Resilience Project
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- The Royal Government of Cambodia has increased its budget for climate change resilience project, restoring flood-damaged roads, pumping for drought-affected farming land, and assisting storm-affected households. The budget is currently at US$900 million, up fourfold compared to the previous years, said H.E....
PESTECH Listed in Cambodia Stock Market
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- PESTECH (Cambodia) Plc., a subsidiary of Malaysia-based PESTECH International Bhd, listed today its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), becoming the 13th securities-listed company in Cambodia. The official listing ceremony was held in the presence of H.E. Sou Socheat, Dir...
Over US$10-million Garment Factory to Open in Kampong Speu Province
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- Forever Fug Garment Co., Ltd. will invest some US$10.3 million in building a garment factory in Thbong Ang village, Prey Nheat commune, Korng Pisey district, Kampong Speu province, according to a news release of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The investment project has r...
Governor of Svay Rieng Province Meets Ambassador of Timor-Leste
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- Svay Rieng Provincial Governor H.E. Men Vibol has received H.E. Ermenegildo Kupa Lopes, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the Kingdom of Cambodia. During the meeting held in Svay Rieng provincial city yesterday, H.E. Ermenegildo Kupa L...
App to Enlarge Market for Agricultural Products Discussed
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and a private company are discussing an online order application to enlarge Cambodia’s agricultural products. Minister of MAFF H.E. Veng Sakhon discussed the initiative with a delegation of the Super App led by its founder Mr. Path Chamnan, here at the m...
Mondulkiri Expecting Sustainable Tourism Development Plan
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- Tourism development master plan for Mondulkiri is on the way, with a sharp priority on sustainable and green tourism. Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the inter-ministerial commission for tourism master plan development H.E. Thong Khon recently led a discussion workshop of the draft master plan with conce...
Japanese Foreign Minister to Visit Cambodia This Month
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- H.E. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, will pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia on Aug. 21-23, 2020, according to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) issued this morning. During the visit, it pointed out, H.E...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on August 12, 2020.
COVID-19: Two New Imported Cases; Tally 268
AKP Phnom Penh, August 12, 2020 -- Cambodia reported two new imported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the tally thus rose to 268, according to the Ministry of Health's press release made public this morning. One of the new patients is a 22-year-old Chinese man arriving in Cambodia on Aug. 9 from the Philippines. He was tested posit...
Young Cambodian Shepherd with Big Dream
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- A young successful Cambodian shepherd is taking the next level of transforming his sheep rearing farm into a tourism product. Bun Chanvireak, 25, is running a lucrative sheep rearing farm in Kampong Chhnang province thanks to rare practice of such business in the province as well as in Cambodia a...
New Power Dam Built in Pursat Province
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- An 80-megawatt hydropower dam project in Pursat province has started building necessary facilities, scheduling to generate power for the grid in 2023, which makes the province a power battery in the country. The dam project is invested by Korean firm – SPHP (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. – with an investment cap...
Moody’s Sees Cambodia Benefiting as Trade Becomes More Regionally Focused
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday that Cambodia stood to benefit from the diversification of global supply chains — notwithstanding the partial withdrawal of EU trade privileges. “As the global trade system becomes more regionally focused, each major region – Asia, Europe and the U.S. – will likely have...
National Road Safety Committee Issues Appeal on Traffic Accident Prevention during Upcoming Holiday
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) has issued an appeal on the prevention of road accidents during the public holiday for civil servants, workers and employees from Aug. 17 to 21, 2020. The committee commended the vast majority of road users for their willingness in respecting and im...
Flights from the Philippines to Be Banned from Aug. 13
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- Cambodia has decided to temporary ban the flights from the Philippines in addition to those from Malaysia and Indonesia. The ban, agreed by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on Aug. 11, will come into effect from Aug. 13, underlined a press release of the Ministry of Health issued thi...
Weather Forecast: More Rain Expected This Week
AKP Phnom Penh, August 11, 2020 -- Cambodian Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology has forecasted that more rain, from low to heavy, will come across the country from Aug. 12 to 18. Such weather conditions are caused by low pressure and the influence of tropical storm Jangmi which is currently near the Korean peninsula and...
Dissemination Meeting on Road Traffic Law in Kampong Speu Province
Educational Activities on Road Traffic Law in Svay Rieng Province
Press Conference on Climate Change and Its Impact on Cambodia
Food Offering to 96 Buddhist Monks to Commemorate 100th Day of Neak Oknha Prittmohaobaseka Thammanheanvivadhna Bun Seangly's Passing Away
Consultative Meeting on the Implementation of Accounting and Auditing Law
Plan International Distributes Water Buckets to Local Residents in Siem Reap Province
10th Commission of Senate Holds a Meeting with Svay Rieng Provincial Administration