Archive for January, 2014


Cambodia Creates Working Groups to Directly Work at Localities

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 — The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has decided to create national working groups to directly work at localities in the 25 provinces and municipality across the country in order to examine and support the implementation of the RGC’s political platform and Rectangular Strategy Phase III.

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Cambodia, U.S. Release Education Manuals for Cambodian Schools

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 — The U.S. and Cambodian governments released an educational guide that will help Cambodian schools improve the way their students learn, in Phnom Penh yesterday.

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Minister of Labor Receives Chief of Mission of IOM

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 — Migration is a main and prioritized issue of the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training because many Cambodian workers have been working overseas while some are facing with problems.

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DPM Keat Chhon Meets Vice President of China Telecom Corporation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 — Cambodian Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon received here on Jan. 27 a visiting delegation of China Telecom Corporation led by its Vice President Mr. Jeng Hongyan to discuss about the strengthening of the cooperation on telecom sector between Cambodia and China.

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DPM Sok An Rejects ERA Report

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 — Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers H.E. Sok An rejected yesterday the Election Reform Alliance (ERA)’s report on the 2013 Cambodian Elections.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

     AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2014 —  The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on January 29.

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CRC President Gives Donations to 1,818 Families in Kep Province

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), accompanied by H.E. Bu Jianguo, Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia, visited and gave donations to 1,818 families of AIDS/HIV patients, dependent elderly, orphans and disabled people in Kep province last Saturday.

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King Distributes Donations to 500 Poor Families in Kampong Chhnang

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, visited and distributed yesterday donations to some 500 poor families at Kampong Chhnang province’s Samaki Meanchey district.

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Cambodia, UN Reaffirm Commitment to Ending Impunity for the Atrocities of the Former Khmer Rouge Regime

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — Cambodia and UN have agreed to continue their cooperation on matters relating to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) and reaffirmed their commitment to ending impunity for the atrocities of the former Khmer Rouge regime.

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DPM Sok An Receives a High-Level UN Delegation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Sok An (2nd, L), Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Task Force on the Khmer Rouge Trials, receives here on Monday a high-level United Nations delegation

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DPM Keat Chhon Meets Vice President of China Telecom Corporation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — Cambodian Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (R) holds talks with visiting Mr. Jeng Hongyan, Vice President of China Telecom Corporation, on Jan. 27 in Phnom Penh to strengthen the cooperation in telecom sector

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Cambodia and China Hold the 2nd Coordinating Committee Meeting of Preah Sihanouk SEZ

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — H.E. Sok Chenda Sophea (C), Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Council for Development of Cambodia (CDC), and H.E. Zhang Xiangchen, Assistant Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of

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Ceremony to Officially Recognize 19 Forest Protection Communities

AKP Preah Vihear, January 28, 2014 — Preah Vihear Provincial Deputy Governor Mr. Ko Sumbunsoeut (R) presides over this morning at Preah Vihear provincial city a signing ceremony to officially acknowledge 19 forest protection communities. Photo: Tith Sror, AKP-Preah Vihear province        

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U.S. Doctors Provide Free Medical Treatment in Oddar Meanchey

AKP Oddar Meanchey, January 28, 2014 — A group of U.S. doctors led by Dr. Mike O’Callaghan provides free medical treatment to people from different district in Oddar Meanchey province on Jan. 27 at Oddar Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital. Photo: Tith Sror, AKP-Preah Vihear province

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Europa 2 Cruise Ship Docks at Preah Sihanouk International Seaport

AKP Preah Sihanouk, January 28, 2014 — The cruise ship, Europa 2, with 200 multi-national tourists on board calls at Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk International Seaport this morning for a one-day visit. The cruise ship will return to Thailand this evening. Photo: Ngo Somony, AKP-Preah Sihanouk province

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New Cambodian Ambassadors Bid NA President Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 — National Assembly President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin received here on Monday newly-appointed Cambodian ambassadors to different countries in Asia and Europe, prior to their departure for their mission abroad.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

   AKP Phnom Penh, January 28, 2014 —  The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on January 28.

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Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry Rejects Suthep Thaugsuban’s Accusation

AKP Phnom Penh, January 27, 2014 — Cambodia’s Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Koy Kuong rejected this afternoon the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) Chief Mr. Suthep Thaugsuban’s accusation over a gun attack on anti-Thai government protests.

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Cambodia: Tourism Sector Generates US$2.6 Billion in 2013

AKP Phnom Penh, January 27, 2014 — Cambodia’s tourism sector generated some US$2.6 billion last year, Cambodian Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon told Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Ms. Claire Van der Vaeren in a bilateral meeting held here late last week.

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NA President Receives New Cambodian Ambassadors

AKP Phnom Penh, January 27, 2014 — President of the National Assembly, Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (C), receives here this morning newly-appointed Cambodian ambassadors to different Asian and European countries, prior to their departure for their missions abroad. Photo: Sin Sareth

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Cambodian Tourism Minister Attends the 33rd ASEAN Tourism Forum 2014 in Malaysia

AKP Phnom Penh January 27, 2014 — H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism of Cambodia, attended last week the 33rd ASEAN Tourism Forum 2014 under the theme of ASEAN – Advancing Tourism Together, in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Canada To Further Boost Cooperation with Cambodia in All Sectors

AKP Phnom Penh, January 27, 2014 — H.E. Philip Calvert, Canadian Ambassador to Cambodia, has recently paid a curtsey call on Cambodian Minister of Labor and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng.

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King Norodom Sihamoni Distributes Donations to More Than 500 Poor Families

AKP Kampong Chhnang, January 27, 2014 — His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, distributes donations to more than 500 poor families at Kampong Chhnang province’s Samaki Meanchey district this morning. Photo: Som Rithy

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