Archive for June, 2011


Ms Men Sam An Presides Over Workshop on Implementing Children’s Rights Convention

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 — Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Ms. Men Sam An presided over the national workshop on implementing the Convention on Children’s Rights held on June 29 at Inter-Continental Hotel in Phnom Penh.

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Banteay Meanchey Province Releases 30,000 Fishes

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011– Banteay Meanchey, a Cambodia’s northwestern provinces has released some 30,000 fish species Trapaing Thmar Reservoir Conservation region.

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National Modern Music Contest to Be Reopened

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 National Modern Music Contest will be reopened in August by the Ministry of Information and the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts after nearly 50 years since the same contest was last held in 1963 during the epoch of

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Cambodia to Host 32nd AIPA General Assembly

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011– Cambodia will host the 32nd General Assembly of Asian Inter-Parliamentary Association (AIPA) from Sept. 18 to 24. The remarks were made known here yesterday by Dr. Cheam Yeap, permanent vice-president of the Committee

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Cambodia Beats Laos 4-2 in World Cup Qualifier

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 — The Cambodian National Football Team (U-23) beat its Laos counterpart 4-2 in the World Cup 2014 qualifying match yesterday at the National Olympic Stadium.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 —            The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on June 30. 

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Newly Appointed Thai Ambassador To Cambodia Pays A Courtesy Call On Senate President

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 Newly appointed Ambassador of Thailand to Cambodia, H.E. Sampong Sanguangbun, calls on Cambodian Senate President Samdech Akka Moha Thomma Pothisal Chea Sim in Phnom Penh on June 29. Photo: Chim Nary  

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A Forum on Reports of AIPA Preparatory Works Stage-III

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 Cambodian National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin presides over here today a Forum on the Reports of the AIPA Preparatory Works Stage-III for the upcoming 32nd AIPA General Assembly to be hosted by Cambodia from Sept. 18 to 24, 2011. Photo: Chim Nary

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ECCC Begins Its Initial Hearing On Case 002

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) begins its initial hearing on Case 002 from June 27 to July 1 for former top leaders of Democratic Kampuchea (DK) (or commonly known as Khmer Rouge). The four DK leaders include Khieu Samphan, 79, Chairman of the State Presidium; […]

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Preah Sihanouk Province Marks International Day Against Drugs

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 Preah Sihanouk provincial authority in cooperation with Secretariat General of the National Authority for Combating Drugs on June 29 holds an International Day Against Drugs under the topic: “Global Action for Healthy Communities Without Drugs” under the presidency of Provincial Governor H.E. Sbong Sarath. Photo: Ngo Somony  

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Some 1,000 Cambodian Muslims Join Cambodian Red Cross Memberships

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 30, 2011 Some 1,000 Cambodian Muslims “Cham” in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district voluntarily join memberships of Cambodian Red Cross’s Phnom Penh Branch during a ceremony held in Phnom Penh on June 29 under the presidency of Phnom Penh Red Cross Branch President H.E. Pa Socheat Vong, and H.E. Osman Hasan, […]

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Ministry of Interior Appoints Deputy Governor to Oddar Mean Chey Province

AKP Oddar Mean Chey June 30, 2011 H.E Sak Setha, Interior Secretary of State and Adviser to H.E Sa Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Cambodia presided over the ceremony this morning to pronounce the nomination of Mr. Leam soda as deputy governor of Oddar Mean Chey province. by […]

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Battambang Province Marks CPP’s 60th Founding Anniversary

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011   Battambang Provincial Authority organizes a mass meeting on June 28 to mark the 60th Founding Anniversary of Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) under the presidency of Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sar Kheng, Minister of Interior with the participations of the party members form across the province. Photo: Peou Kim […]

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CPP In Battambang Province Holds Its Conference

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011   Cambodian People’s Party in Battambang Province opens its conference on June 27 to review its two-month works (May and June) and put forth new goal under the presidency of Deputy Prime

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Cambodian Lawmaker Meets With AIPA Delegates

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 Parliamentarian H.E. Cheam Yeap, Head of AIPA group of Cambodia holds a meeting here on June 29 with delegates of the Embassies of the ASEAN Member Countries and Observer Countries to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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H.E. Khieu Knaharith Meets With Chinese TV Director

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 Cambodia’s Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith meets here on June 28 with Mr. Yu Lei, Director of Mobile TV Program Designing Center of Yunnan TV, China.

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H.E. Khieu Knaharith Holds A Press Conference On National Pop Music Festival

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011   Cambodian Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith holds here today a press conference on National Pop Music Festival which was jointly organized by National Television of Cambodia

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70 Children Get Dental Treatment

AKP, Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 Some 70 children from Western International School in Siem Reap Province get free of charge dental treatment from a group of Western dentists on June 25 at their school. Photo: Hang Seak AKP-Siem Reap.

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Government Awards Medal to CIDA’s Representative

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 — Ms. Linda Wishart, Head of Canadian International Development Agency to Cambodia was awarded a medal by Cambodian Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction.

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Information Minister Shows a Plan for Constructing a Memorial for War-time Journalists

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 — Information Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith met here on June 27 with Mr. Atsuo Kaneko, former Bureau Chief of Japan’s Kyodo News Agency to Saigon City, Vietnam and Ms. Yoko Ishiyama, a wife of war-time correspondent

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Educational Sector in Cambodia Developed

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 — Cambodia’s current educational sector has been remarkably developed Cambodian Minister of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Im Sethy said.

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ECCC Begins Second Case Against Khmer Rouge Leaders

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011– The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) began the hearing in the court’s second case on Monday. The trial began by trying the survival Khmer Rouge Leaders such as Nuon Chea, 84, former President of the

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, June 29, 2011 —            The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on June 29.

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