Archive for February, 2012


Cambodia To Host 3rd UK/South East Asia Regional Child Protection Workshop This Week

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Cambodia is going to host this week the 3rd annual UK/South East Asia regional child protection workshop. The opening ceremony of the workshop will be held on Mar. 1 at 9 a.m. under the presidency of Deputy Prime

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The 2012 Asia-Pacific Quality Network Conference and Annual General Meeting Kick Off

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — The 2012 Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) began on Wednesday at the Apsara Authority Complex, Siem Reap Angkor.

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40 Cambodian Practitioners Attend the First Annual Coastal Forum in Thailand

AKP Chantaburi, February 29, 2012 – Forty (40) Cambodian practitioners have been attending the First Annual Coastal Forum on Building Coastal Resilience in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, which was officially opened this morning in Chataburi

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Samdech Heng Samrin Presides Over the Annual Meeting of NA General Secretariat

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin presides over the annual meeting of NA General Secretariat held in Phnom Penh on Feb. 29 to review

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Samdech Hun Sen Presides over a Graduation Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen  hands over the diplomas to the graduated students and cuts red ribbon to inaugurate the new buildings upon he was

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Primary School Building Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — A five-classroom school building built by a US$30,000 donation fund of Japanese people through the International Volunteer University Student Association (IVUSA) at Chamkar Kaosou Primary

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Bicycle Riding for Fund Raising to Help Cambodian Poor Women

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Twenty-six cyclists from Belgium and France arrive in Siem Reap provincial town of Cambodia on Feb. 24 after leaving Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam on Feb. 17 in order to raise fund for the project of creating jobs for Cambodian poor women. Photo: Hang Seak, AKP-Siem Reap […]

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PM Samdech Techo Hun Sen Advertises Cambodian Civil Engineers

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has advertised the local engineering capacity, calling on the international construction companies operating in Cambodia to employ the Cambodian

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Cambodia Sends Diplomatic Note To Thailand Over Troops’ Shootings Toward Cambodian Citizens

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has sent a diplomatic note of complaint to Thailand over the recent deadly shootings of Thai troops toward Cambodian citizens.

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PM Calls for Enhancement of French Language

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on the French ambassador to Cambodia to pay attention to the enhancement of the French language in Cambodia. The Cambodian premier made the appeal here yesterday at a graduation and inauguration ceremony at the Institute of […]

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British Ambassador Learns about Mine Clearance Activities in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — British Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Mark Gooding met here on Feb. 28 with General Director of the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) H.E. Heng Ratana to learn about mine clearance activities in Cambodia.

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Special Briefing on Visas

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 — U.S. Embassy consular officers will provide a special briefing about visas to the Cambodian general public and members of the media on Mar. 5 at 3:00 p.m. inside the U.S. Embassy, said the embassy’s press release dated Tuesday.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2012 —   The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 29 February.

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DPM Hor Namhong Receives Office Equipment from Chinese Ambassador

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, receives here on Monday the office supplies and equipment worth over US$400,000

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DPM Men Sam An Celebrates The 101st International Women’s Day

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — Cambodia’ Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Lok Chumteav Men Sam An, Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, on February 26 presides over the celebration of the

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Ministry of Industry, Mine and Energy Holds Its Annual Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Energy, on February 27 holds its annual meeting under the presidency of its Minister H.E. Suy Sem to review the works in 2011 and set forth objectives for 2012. Photo: Suos Samrith

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Land Title Registration for People in Preah Vihear Province

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — Preah Vihear provincial authority led by its Deputy Governor Mr. Sar Thavy conducts a 5,000-hectare land title registration for people at Natural village, Choam Ksan district, Preah Vihear province last week. Photo: Tith Sror, AKP-Preah Vihear

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PM Announces to Annul Fishing Lots around Tonle Sap

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has announced to annul the 35 commercial fishing lots around the Tonle Sap Lake.

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Donor Countries Promise to Provide US$89 Million to Khmer Rouge Tribunal

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — Donor countries have pledged to provide US$89 million to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal (KRT) for its 2012-2013 process, said here yesterday Mr. Neth Pheaktra, spokesperson for the KRT, upon the return of a KRT

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Photo Exhibition on Ultimate Angkor and Beyond To Be Held from Thursday

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2012 — A series of photographs entitled Ultimate Angkor and Beyond by Dutch photographer Eric de Vries will be on display from Mar. 1 to 18 at the Insider Gallery by InterContinental Phnom Penh.

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Audit Authority Delegation Leaves for 12th ASOSAI Assembly in India

AKP Phnom Penh , February 28, 2012 — A delegation of the National Audit Authority of Cambodia led by its General Auditor H.E. Mrs. Som Kim Sour left here on Monday for India to participate in the 12th Assembly of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI)

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Campaign Against Counterfeit Drugs Launched

AKP Phnom Penh , February 28, 2012 — The Cambodian Ministry of Health and the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh launched here on Feb. 27 at the Embassy a national public outreach campaign to raise awareness on the dangers of counterfeit and substandard medications.

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Cambodia Faces High Risk on Dengue Fever Outbreak This Year

AKP Phnom Penh , February 28, 2012 — Cambodia is going to face a high risk of dengue fever outbreak this year after an observation discovered that mosquito larvae in 2012 is much more than that of 2007, the worst year of dengue fever outbreak.

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