Archive for August, 2013


CPP Shows Willingness to Hold Top Level Meeting with Opposition Party

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2013 —  The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has shown its willingness to hold top level meeting with the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

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Ruling Party Declares Its Compliance with the King’s Royal Guidance

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2013 —  The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has issued a statement, underlining its strict compliance with the King’s Royal guidance.

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King Calls for Resolution Based on National Constitution

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2013 —  His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, urged all sides to resolve the post election issues on the basis of the national Constitution.

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Some 87 Percent of High School Students Get Their Baccalaureate

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2013 —  In 2012-2013 school year, some 87 percent of high school students passed their examinations, according to the official results announced on Friday at Phnom Penh’s and Kandal province’s examination centers, and on Saturday for other provinces.

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NEC To Open Some Safety Packages from Kandal Province

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2013 —  The National Election Committee (NEC) will open official election documents “Safety Packages A” from 8 polling stations in Kandal province, according to a resolution of the Constitutional Council (CC) of Cambodia released yesterday.

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UN Secretary-General Calls for Financing for the ECCC

AKP Phnom Penh, August 31, 2013 —  UN Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-moon has recently sought financing from the international community to continue the process of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC).

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NEC Opens More Official Election Documents “Safety Packages A”

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — An employee of the National Election Committee (NEC) of Cambodia publicly opens more official election documents “Safety Packages A” from Siem Reap province’s 12 polling stations at the NEC’s Headquarters in Phnom Penh this

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Phnom Penh Governor and Japanese Ambassador Inaugurate Flood Protection and Drainage Improvement Project

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Pa Socheat Vong and Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Mr. Yuji Kumamru, preside over here this morning the Partial Use Ceremony of Area Under the Government of Japan’s Grant Aid Project for

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Prime Minister of Timor-Leste to Visit Cambodia Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — Prime Minister and Minister for Defense and Security of the Republic of Timor-Leste H.E. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, will visit Cambodia next week in order to promote bilateral ties and cooperation,

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Cambodia Attends a Meeting on Disabled People’s Rights in Vietnam

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — A Delegation of Cambodia’s Disability Action Council of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation led by its Secretary General H.E. Em Chan Makara attended a 3-day meeting on disabled people’s rights in Hanoi, Vietnam on Aug. 27-29, 2013.

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Japan Helps Improve Cambodia’s SME

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) hosted here yesterday a national workshop to improve Cambodia’s small and medium enterprises.

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NEC Opens Some Safety Packages in Siem Reap

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013– The National Election Committee (NEC) opened here this morning the official election documents “Safety Packages A” in 12 polling stations in Siem Reap at NEC’s headquarter.

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IUCN and CEPF Launch US$10.4 million of New Funding for Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) have launched a US$10.4 million,

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CPP Ready to Resume Talks with Opposition Party

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is ready to resume talks with the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) for the people’s interest in accordance with the Cambodia laws, according to a CPP’s statement released yesterday.

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Many Expatriates Work in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — Cambodia received expatriates working in the country more than those working in some countries in the ASEAN as a whole, according to local media reports.

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Cambodia To Host Bike 4 KIDS in November

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — The Bike 4 KIDS will take place on Nov. 30 in Siem Reap province, a main tourism destination in the country, Secretary General of National Olympic Committ ee of Cambodia Mr. Vath Chamroeun said at a press conference held here on Tuesday.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 30, 2013 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on 30 August.

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Japan Donates Construction Machinery to Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2013 — Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia (R) H.E. Yuji Kumamaru hands over here yesterday a symbol key to Cambodia’s Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Tram Iv Tek during a handover ceremony of 109 construction machinery of

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Cambodian PM To Attend the 10th ASEAN-China Expo in Nanning Early Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2013 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen will lead a high delegation to attend the 10th ASEAN-China Expo, to be held on Sept. 2-3 in Nanning of China’s Guangxi province,

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A Group of Japanese Businessmen Visit Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2013 — A group of Japanese businessmen has been seeking investment opportunities in Cambodia, according to local media reports.

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Over 100 Companies To Attend the Lantern Expo in September

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2013 — More than 100 companies are expected to attend the Lantern Expo to be held at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center, Phnom Penh, from Sept. 19 to Oct. 18, 2013, said Okhna Cao Yunde, Board Chairman of Khmer First Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd., at press conference held […]

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Constitutional Council To Open Public Hearing on Post-Election Complaints

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2013 — The Constitutional Council (CC) of Cambodia will open this Saturday a public hearing on complaints filed by the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) against the election results in Kratie northeastern province.

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Japan Grants Machinery for Rehabilitation of Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2013 — The Government of Japan has provided 109 machinery, of which 39 are large machines, and their spare parts worth up to 600 million Yen (about US$6 million) to Cambodia, as part of the disaster prevention and rehabilitation project for 2011 flood-affected areas.

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