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Phnom Penh Residents’ GDP Per Capita Reaches US$3,800

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia has pointed out that the GDP per capita of Phnom Penh residents rose to US$3,800 in 2017.

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US$10-Million Phnom Penh Safari Officially Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — The over-US$10-million Phnom Penh Safari invested by L.Y.P Group was officially inaugurated this morning under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, after the soft opening since late April.

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Indonesia’s Lion Air Plans to Operate Direct Flight to Cambodia Soon

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Lion Air, an Indonesian low-cost airline, is planning to launch its direct flight to Cambodia in the near future. The information was shared by newly appointed Ambassador of Indonesia H.E. Sudirman Haseng

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Chief of Defence Forces of Royal Thai Armed Forces Pays Courtesy Visit to Cambodian PM

AKP Phnom Penh, June 23, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, received here yesterday afternoon at the Peace Palace visiting Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan.

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Cambodian PM: Who Really Destroy Democratic Process in Cambodia?

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — “Who really destroys the democratic process in Cambodia? Those who organise the election or those who appeal for election boycott?”

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World Bank Provides Additional Financing for Improved Connectivity and Emergency Response in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — Cambodia will improve the condition, safety, and climate resilience of a key national highway, with US$110 million in additional financing approved yesterday by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors.

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PM Appeals to All Politicians Not to Degrade Other Political Parties

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on all politicians to only promote their own political parties, but not to degrade others.

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Gov’t Subsidises US$0.02 to Help Cut Petroleum Prices

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen announced here this morning about the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC)’s fuel subsidy policy.

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Renovation of Phnom Penh-Poipet Railway to Be Completed in July

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — The restoration of the railway line linking Phnom Penh to Poipet, at the border with Thailand, will be completed in July as planned to facilitate the cross-border passenger and goods transportation service.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 22, 2018 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, June 22.

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PM Hun Sen Recognises Important Role of MRA-TP

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this afternoon voiced his support to the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP).

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Cambodian PM Calls for Participation from Specialised Banks in Human Resource Training

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has called on all private specialised banks to take part in training human resources, especially in tourism sector.

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Tourism Minister Shares Cambodia’s Commitment to Implement ASEAN MRA-TP

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — As Cambodia is the host country of the 2nd International Conference on the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP), Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon recalled ASEAN MRA-TP’s background and laid stress on Cambodia’s commitment to carry out this MRA-TP.

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PM Inaugurates Different Achievements at Bodyguard Command

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen inaugurated in Takhmao city, Kandal province, this morning different achievements at the Bodyguard Command constructed at a total cost of over US$4 million.

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Garment Workers’ Monthly Minimum Wage Will be Over US$170 in 2019: PM

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Cambodian Prime Minister has assured that the monthly minimum wage for garment and textile workers will be more than US$170 in 2019.

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Clean Water Access to Cover Entire Phnom Penh by 2025

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Access to clean water supply will cover all 105 Sangkat of Phnom Penh capital by 2025. The update was shared by Mr. Keut Chhe, Deputy Governor of Phnom Penh in a technical working group meeting

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Cambodia, China Discuss Ways to Boost Bilateral Trade and Investment

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Cambodian and Chinese relevant officials met here on Tuesday afternoon in the 5th Meeting of Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee (5th CCETCC) to further promote the two-day trade.

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Second AEON Mall Officially Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — The second AEON Mall located in the northern part of Phnom Penh, officially opened its door yesterday after a few weeks of trial operation, in response to the rapid development of the capital and to the people’s demand for quality services and commodities.

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Opinion: Will Japan Abandon Cambodia?

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — Over the past decades, the relationship between Cambodia and Japan has been peaceful and prosperous. This relationship was created due to historical factors, Japan’s notable contributions towards the security and the development of Cambodia

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 21, 2018 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, June 21.

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2nd International Conference on ASEAN MRA-TP Kicks Off

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — The 2nd International Conference on Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP) began here this morning under the presidency of H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism.

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Cambodian Prime Minister Visits Nearly 18,000 Workers in Takeo

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen paid a visit to some 17,767 workers and employees from 13 factories and enterprises in Takeo province this morning.

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Agricultural Minister Urges for Suitable Use of Agrichemical

AKP Phnom Penh, June 20, 2018 — Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon has encouraged appropriate use of agrichemical among farmers to ensure the quality of agricultural crops.

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