Archive for February, 2011


ANALYSIS Will the Maps Have Their Days In Court? (The Annex I map vs. the unilateral and secret map)

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) special envoy Koichiro Matsuura, in Bangkok on 25 February 2011 listened to the very unusual assurance given by Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva that “Thailand would settle the conflict with Cambodia over the Hindu temple of Preah Vihear’s inscription before […]

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Cambodian Premier Urges for Cambodian Refugees Transported to Their Homeland Safely

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen urged the local and relevant authorities to help transport Cambodian

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Cambodia and Vietnam Sign Border Agreement

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — The fifth meeting of the Cambodia-Vietnam Joint Border Committee closed last Friday in Phnom Penh after its three days of work with an

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Nearly 8,000 Children Removed from the Danger of Agricultural Works

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — Nearly 8,000 Cambodian children have been removed and protected from the danger of agricultural works in the country, Winrock

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CRC President Gives Donation to Soldiers at Preah Vihear Province

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — Lok Chumteav Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) visited and gave donation to soldiers and their families on Feb.

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Cambodia and Japan To Organize Joint Peace Photo Exhibition

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum will host a joint photo exhibition with Japan’s Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum in

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Japan Supports Four Irrigation System Rehabilitation Projects in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — The Japanese government has provided a total of US$378,342 to carry out four rehabilitations of irrigation systems under Japan’s economic

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USS Essex Docked at Cambodian Seaport for Joint Naval Exercise

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — A United States warship USS Essex led by Captain Brad Lee on Feb. 26 docked at Sihanoukville’s seaport of Cambodia for a joint naval

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AKP, Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011

UNESCO Special Envoy, Mr. Koichiro Matsuura arrives at Phnom Penh International Airport on Feb. 27 for a three-day mission in Cambodia. Photo: Chim Nary.

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AKP, Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011

H.E. Chuch Phoeun, Chairman of the National Authority for Preah Vihear speaks to reporters at Phnom Penh International Airport on Feb. 27 that UNESCO has announced its two-week postponement of visit to Preah Vihear temple by waiting for the arrival of the observers from Indonesia. Photo: Chim Nary

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AKP, Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011

Council of Ministers Spokesman H.E. Phay Siphan speaks to reporters at Phnom Penh International Airport on Feb. 27. On the occasion, he told reporters that the visit of Mr. Koichiro Matsuura to Cambodia is to help protect the World Heritage Site Preah Vihear temple from any future fighting between Thailand and Cambodia. Photo: Chim Nary.

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AKP, Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon, Minister of Economy and Finance, chairs a meeting here on Feb. 25 on Economic and Financial Policy Committee. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun

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AKP, Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon, Minister of Economy and Finance, on Feb. 25 cuts red ribbon to inaugurate Samdech Preah Uddom Moni Heng Leang Hor Library at Phnom Penh’s Preah Put Mean Bon Pagoda. Photo: Hun Yuth Kun

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AKP, Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011

US warship USS ESSEX led by Commander Brad Lee docks at Cambodia’s Preah Sihanoukville Autonomous Seaport on Feb. 26 to conduct a joint military exercise with Cambodian marines from Feb. 26 to Mar. 3. Photo: Ngo Somony, AKP-Preah Sihanouk

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UNESCO Special Envoy Arrives in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — Special Envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Mr. Koichiro Matsuura, arrived here yesterday for a three-day visit.

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DPM Sok An : Cambodia Will Spend Oil Revenues Wisely

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP — Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in Charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers H.E. Sok An told a U.S. delegate last Thursday that Cambodia will spend oil revenue wisely in social

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, February 28, 2011 AKP —            The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on Feb. 28.

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PM Hun Sen Asks Indonesia to Remain Observer in 2012

Phnom Penh, February 25, 2011 AKP — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has put forth an initiative by proposing Indonesia to maintain its

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UN Special Rapporteur Praises Cambodia for Good Cooperation

Phnom Penh, February 25, 2011 AKP — UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia Mr. Surya Prasad Subedi has praised the royal government for its good

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DPM Keat Chhon: Japan Remains Cambodia’s Key Development Partner

Phnom Penh, February 25, 2011 AKP — “Japan has been the key development partner of Cambodia,” Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Keat Chhon

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UNESCO Supports Cambodia’s Underwater Heritage Project

Phnom Penh, February 25, 2011 AKP — UNESCO has supported and proposed Cambodia to be the host country of an underwater heritage management workshop in 2012.

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Opinion: The Confession of Sin

Phnom Penh, February 25, 2011 AKP — The maneuverings of Thailand politicians through the labyrinth of Thailand internal unnecessary legal and parliamentary procedures in

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

 Phnom Penh, February 25, 2011 AKP —           The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on Feb. 25.

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