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NEC’s Backup Plan for Possibly Flooded Polling Stations

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — National Election Committee (NEC) has defined backup plan for polling stations possibly affected by floods due to current low pressure and heavy rains covering parts of Cambodia.

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Extra Attention on Possible Flooding Notified for Residents Along Mekong River

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — Competent authorities have called for extra attention among residents of provinces along Mekong River, although current water in the river has not reached alarming level.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 19.

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Accreditation of Additional 1,400 Election Observers Considered

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — National Election Committee (NEC) is considering accreditation of additional 1,400 national observers for the forthcoming July 29 general elections.

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Senior IMF Economist Congratulates Cambodia on High Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — Visiting Senior Economist of Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mr. Vassili Prokopenko has congratulated Cambodia on its high economic growth.

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GDCE Collects US$4 Billion as State Revenue in First Semester

AKP Phnom Penh, July 19, 2018 — The General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) at the Ministry of Economy and Finance collected in total US$4 billion as state income in the first six months of this year, up about 27.8 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Bad Weather Continues to Hit Cambodia until July 21

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Downpours will continue throughout Cambodia until this weekend, according to an announcement of the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology issued this morning.

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A Look into Cambodia’s Public Works and Transport Services in Past Five Years

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Minister has highlighted key achievements of Cambodia’s public works and transport – more user-oriented, cost-effective and rich – throughout the last mandate.

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KOIMA Interested in Cambodia’s Rubber

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Korea Importers Association (KOIMA) has shown its interest on Cambodia’s rubber and will dispatch a working group to the Kingdom to conduct a feasibility study on this potential agricultural product.

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Cambodian PM Inspects a Garment Factory’s Production Chain

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia this morning paid a visit to Top Summit Garment Inc. factory, along the National Road Number 4 to learn about its production chain and the workers’ activities.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 18.

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Kampot Province To Have Market for Its Local Products Soon

AKP Phnom Penh, July 18, 2018 — Kampot provincial authorities are planning to create a market for their provincial products shortly in order to avoid fake products

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MOWRAM Alerts 4 Provinces to Hurry to Collect Crop Yields

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has called on the Cambodian farmers, especially those in four provinces to rush to collect their crop yields as soon as possible.

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AMRO Retains Positive Forecast of Cambodia’s Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO)’s report released recently continued to affirm that the Cambodian economy will sustain strong growth with positive trend.

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Nearly 80,000 Observers from Political Parties Recognised by NEC

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — The National Election Committee (NEC) has so far allowed nearly 80,000 political agents to take part in observing the July generation elections.

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Expert Foresees Growth in Real Estate after General Elections

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — A real estate expert foresees significant rise in the sector after the scheduled July 29 National Election. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Century 21 Imperial Realty Co., Ltd. Mr. Ken Lo

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NEC: Indelible Ink, Not Harmful to Health

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — The National Election of Committee of Cambodia (NEC) has claimed that the indelible ink to be used during the upcoming National Election has no adverse health effects and cannot be cleaned off on the same day of election.

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National Assembly Adopts 109 Laws in Its 5th Legislature

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 — National Assembly (NA) of Cambodia has adopted 109 laws for the national interests during its 5th legislature, H.E. Leng Peng Long, Secretary-General and Spokesperson of NA, told reporters late last week.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, July 17, 2018 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, July 17.

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NBC Forecasts Continuing Positive Trend of Cambodia’s Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Senior leaders of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) have once again shared their positive perspective over the country’s economic growth this year.

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MOEYS Spends Some US$5 Million for Each Year’s High School Exam

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) generally spends about US$5 million for high school examination every year, said Minister of MoEYS H.E. Hang Chuon Naron at a recent press conference in Phnom Penh.

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Siem Reap To Construct New Airport Shortly

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Siem Reap province of Cambodia expects to start the construction of the US$900 million worth Angkor International Airport shortly. The update was underlined in a recent meeting between Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. Khim Bunsong

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Japan Supports NEC with Election Materials

AKP Phnom Penh, July 16, 2018 — Japan has supported Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) with over 11,000 election boxes and 40 pickup vehicles worth over US$7 million, according to the committee’s press release.

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