Archive for March, 2016


PM Hun Sen Presides Over Closing Ceremony of Annual Meeting on Education, Youth and Sports

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (pic.1) presides over the closing ceremony of the annual meeting on education, youth and sports, held in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Suos Savy  

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Different Cambodian Foods To Be Displayed at Angkor Sankranta 2016

AKP Siem Reap, March 31, 2016 — The display of Cambodian foods from different areas in Cambodia which will be presented at Angkor Sankranta 2016 to take place in Siem Reap cultural province, from April 13 to 16. Photo: Hang Seak  

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EuroCham, Optimistic about RGC’s Reform Efforts

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) has expressed its optimism about the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC)’s reform programme.

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Cambodia Has Over 10,000 Schools Across the Country

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — There are in total 13,333 schools, from preschool to secondary level, throughout Cambodia, said the annual report of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) quoted by a local media.

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DPM Hor Namhong Receives New Representative of FAO

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong received here yesterday Mr. Alexandre Huynh, New Representative of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Cambodia.

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A Signing Ceremony between Cambodia and JICA

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Minister of Economy and Finance H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (R, pic.1) and H.E. Itsu Adachi, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Cambodia Office, sign here this morning Loan and Grant Agreements between the Royal Government of Cambodia and JICA worth US$182 million to support three […]

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H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth Presides Over a Consultation Workshop

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth (C, pic.1), Minister of Economy and Finance of Cambodia, presides over here this morning a Consultation Workshop on Draft Policy on Public-Private Partnerships for Public Investment Project Management co-organized by the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Asian Development Bank. Photo: TVK

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DPM Hor Namhong Receives Member of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (L, pic.1) greets visiting H.E. Ms. Tatyana Valovaya, Member of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission and Minister in charge of Integration Development and Macroecomomics, prior to their meeting here this morning. […]

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Minister of Information Receives VOV’s Representative

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, pic.1), Minister of Information of Cambodia, receives here this morning Mr. Lim Chanty, Representative of Radio Station of Voice of Vietnam (VoV) to Cambodia. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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H.E. Chea Chanboribo Presents a Preparatory Plan for Organizing Khmer Musical Heritage Event to Information Minister

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Secretary of State at the Ministry of Information H.E. Chea Chanboribo (L, pic.1) and his working group present here this morning a preparatory plan for organizing the upcoming Khmer Musical Heritage Event to Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Meeting with the Ministry of Information’s Five Directors General

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (pic.1) holds a meeting here this morning with the ministry’s five directors general in order to prepare for the ministry’s new employees’ recruitment 2016. Photo: Hun Yuthkun

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Cambodia, U.S. Sign Development Objective Grant Agreements

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Permanent Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon (R, pic.1), U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. William A. Heidt (C) and Ms. Rebecca Black (L), Mission Director of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Cambodia, sign here on Mar. 30 the Development Objective Grant Agreements for Agriculture and […]

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DPM Hor Namhong Receives Deputy Foreign Minister of Republic of Korea

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong (R, pic.1) shakes hands with visiting H.E. Kim Hyoung-zhin, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, prior to their meeting here this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Officials Trained To Record Cultural Diversity Promotion Work

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts in association with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) organized a session early this week at Sunway Hotel here in Phnom Penh to capacitate concerned officials to periodically report on culture preservation work.

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ADB Remains Optimistic about Cambodia’s Economic Growth

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s economy is expected to remain strong over the next two years, driven by garment and footwear manufacturing, construction, and services, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released on Wednesday.

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Cambodia Faces Unordinary Drought

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia is likely to be suffered by unordinary drought this year due to global phenomenon.

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USAID Signs Agreement Providing US$35 Million for Public Health and Education; Agriculture and Environment Programs

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — The United States and the Royal Government of Cambodia signed here yesterday two new bilateral agreements that will provide US$35 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for programs in health, education, agriculture, and environment, according to a press release from the U.S. Embassy in Phnom […]

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Additional 226 Fire Engines Purchased for Remote Towns

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Ministry of Interior has ordered the purchase of 226 fire engines to ensure timely intervention in towns isolated from the central capital and provincial areas.

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DPM Men Sam An Presides Over the Grand Launch of Sing Meng Company

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Ms. Men Sam An (Front, pic.1), Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, accompanied by H.E. Khieu Kanharith (L, pic.1), Minister of Information, presides over the Grand Launch of “Sing Meng”, formerly known as SuperNet (Cambodian Supreme Telecommunication Media Group Co., Ltd.), in Phnom […]

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Japan Grants Over US$177,000 for Infrastructure Development in Cambodia’s Two Provinces

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — The Government of Japan has decided to provide a financial assistance of some US$177,821 to Cambodia to support two infrastructure development projects in the provinces of Oddar Meanchey and Preah Vihear.

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Congratulates His New Myanmar Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Hor Namhong has sent a congratulatory message to H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, on her appointment as new Myanmar’s Foreign Minister.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 31, 2016 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on March 31.

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DPM Hor Namhong Hands Over Khmer Artifacts to Minister of Culture

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2016 — H.E. Hor Namhong (L, pic.1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, hands over Khmer artifacts to H.E. Ms. Phoeurng Sackona, Minister of Culture and Fine Arts, for the preservation in the National Museum of Cambodia, in a ceremony held here this morning. Photo: Khem Sovannara […]

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