Archive for February, 2016


Cambodian Foreign Minister Attends ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat in Vientiane

AKP Vientiane, February 29, 2016 — Cambodia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (C, sitting, pic.1) attends the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat held in Vientiane, Laos, on Feb. 27. Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs  

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Cambodia To Host the First Ever International Marketing Conference Next Week

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Marketing Association of Cambodia (MAC), in cooperation with Asia Marketing Federation (AMF), is going to organize the first ever International Marketing Conference in Phnom Penh on Mar. 11, 2016.

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CLV Securities Exchanges Sign MoUs on Information and Experience Sharing

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) has reached two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on information and experience sharing with Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) and Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX).

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Tourism Minister Presides Over 1st National Forum on “Youth and Clean City”

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon (pic.1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the 1st National Forum on “Youth and Clean City,” held at the Institute of Technology, Phnom Penh, this morning under the theme “Think, Act, Care.” Photo: Ministry of […]

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over Inauguration Ceremony of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital’s New Buildings

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) cuts red ribbon to inaugurate new buildings of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital in Preah Sihanoukville, this morning. Photo: Peou Kim Chanroth

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New Cuban Ambassador Pays Courtesy Visit to NA President

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Cambodia’s National Assembly (NA) President Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin (R, pic.1) greets H.E. Juan de Jesus Hidalgo-Gato Perez, newly appointed Ambassador of Cuba to Cambodia, prior to their meeting at the NA Palace, Phnom Penh, this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Samdech Bun Rany Hun Sen Presides Over Recapitulative Meeting of CRC’s Youths

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), presides over an annual meeting to assess the work of CRC’s youths in 2015 and set forth new objectives for 2016, in Phnom Penh this morning. Photo: CRC

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Cambodian PM Inaugurates 5 New Buildings in Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, inaugurated this morning five new buildings of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral Hospital, in Preah Sihanoukville, some 230 kilometers southwest of Phnom Penh capital.

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SECC Cuts Down Basic Fees to Encourage Public Investment

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) has recently announced the reduction of some basic fees to encourage more public investment.

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MOC-101 to Qualify Cambodian Entrepreneurs

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Top 17 groups of Cambodian entrepreneurs went through the final pitch in front of investors that can determine their future business growth.

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Punishment To Be Put on Any Official Who Rejects to Provide Requested Information

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — The 7th Chapter of Access to Information (A2I) Law was a topic of a recent meeting of the A2I Law Drafting Commission of the Ministry of Information under the chairmanship of H.E. Minister Khieu Kanharith.

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Together to Better Lives of Our Teachers

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Former students of 10-January-1979 high school in Siem Reap initiated event and mobilized fund to support their retiring teachers.

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India Seeks Investment Opportunity in Cambodia’s Energy Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — Indian investor have sought more understanding on the progress of Cambodia and investment opportunities in the Kingdom, especially in the field of energy.

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Kampong Cham Province’s Development Project 2016-2018 Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29, 2016 — The development project 2016-2018 for Kampong Cham province, worth some 746,352 euros financed by the European Union (EU), was officially launched in the province last week.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 29 2016 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 29.

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Cambodian Ambassador to ASEAN Reacts to Remark of U.S. Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2016 — Cambodian Ambassador/Permanent Representative to ASEAN H.E. Norng Sakal has sent a letter reacting against a recent remark of H.E. Ms. Nina Hachigian, U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN, over human rights situation in Cambodia.

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Cambodian PM Highly Values Youth’s Role in National Development

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2016 — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has spoken highly of the key role of youth in the national development.

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Cambodian Senate President Meets Cambodian People in Japan

AKP Tokyo, February 26, 2016 — Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum (C, pic.1) holds a get-together with Cambodian people living and pursuing their studies in Japan, on Feb. 25 night in Tokyo. Photo: Senate

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Cambodian PM Presides Over the Opening of ASEAN Youth Forum 2016

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2016 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Youth Forum 2016, held in Phnom Penh this morning under the theme “Peace, Democracy, and Regional Partnership toward Sustainable Development Goals […]

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PM Hun Sen Presides Over the Annual Meeting of Cambodian National Council for Women

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2016 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic. 1) presides over here this morning the annual meeting of the Cambodian National Council for Women to assess its work in 2015 and put forth new objectives for 2016. Photo: Peou Kim Chanroth

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GDT Director General Presides Over the Opening of Workshop on Tax on Profit

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2016 — H.E. Kong Vibol (pic.1), Director General of the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Taxation (GDT), addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning the opening ceremony of a workshop on tax on profit and annual tax declaration formalities. Photo: Sin Sareth

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His Majesty the King Visits Farmers in Battambang Province

AKP Battambang, February 26, 2016 — His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, visits and gives donations to 500 farmers in Maung Russey district, Battambang province, this morning. Photo: Som Rithy

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U.S. Purchased US$3 Billion Garment Products from Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 26, 2016 — The United States of America purchased garment products equivalent to US$3 billion last year, 2015.

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