Archive for December, 2017


AKP Phnom Penh, December 31, 2017 —

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Photos of the Week: A Small Art Gallery in Angkor Archaeological Park

AKP Siem Reap, December 29, 2017 — A small art gallery run by young artists in Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province. By Khan Sophirom 

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Another Cruise Ship Docks at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port

AKP Preah Sihanouk, December 29, 2017— Volendam cruise ship with more than 2,000 multi-national tourists and crewmembers on board, coming from Vietnam, calls at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port this morning for a one-day visit before proceeding to Thailand. Photo: Ngou Somony

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Workshop on Knowledge and Experience Sharing “Community-based Health Operation and Management Course in Japan”

AKP Kampong Cham, December 29, 2017— Director General of Health Techniques of the Ministry of Health H.E. Mrs. Or Vandine (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while she was presiding over the opening ceremony of a

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Presides over a Power Transfer Ceremony

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (R, Pic. 1) hands over appointment letter to H.E. Ly Vanhong, newly-appointed Director General of Administration and Finance at the

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Ministry of Land Management Makes almost US$100 Million in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017 — Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has earned more than 371 billion Riel or around US$92 million as national income for 2017. The ministry shared the milestone during its recent annual work review and planning exercise organised here in Phnom Penh.

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Ministry of Commerce Generates US$54 Million in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017 — Ministry of Commerce has generated over 220 billion Riel (about US$54 million) as national income for 2017, according to H.E. Pan Sorasak. H.E. Minister shared the update during the ministry’s annual work review and planning gathering taking place here in Phnom Penh on Thursday under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister and […]

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Cambodia Attracts 3,052 Construction Projects in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017 – The construction sector attracted in total 3,052 projects of 10,746,219 square metres worth US$6.42 billion this year. The figures were released at the annual meeting of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction held yesterday under the presidency of Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng,

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Mr. Ng Cheong Eng Pays a Courtesy Call on Cambodian Minister of Information

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017— Mr. Ng Cheong Eng (L, Pic. 1), Business Development Director of DJM Systems Sdn Bhd of Malaysia, and his colleagues pay a courtesy visit to Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith to wish him on the occasion of the upcoming International New Year 2018. Photo: Hun Yuthkun  

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Five Directors General of Information Ministry Wish Their Minister on International New Year 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017— Five Directors General (Pic. 1) of the Ministry of Information pay a courtesy visit to their Minister H.E. Khieu Kanharith to wish him on the occasion of the upcoming International New Year 2018 at the ministry’s office in Phnom Penh this morning.

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NBTC Receives 75,000 Blood Bags in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017 — The National Blood Transfusion Centre (NBTC) Director Dr. Hok Kim Cheng said the center obtained 75,000 blood bags this year, up 20 percent compared to last year.

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A Dissemination Meeting on Enforcement Measure on Security, Public Order and Social Safety in Kampong Chhnang Province

AKP Kampong Chhnang, December 29, 2017— Kampong Chhnang Provincial Governor H.E. Chhour Chandoeun (Pic. 1) chairs a dissemination meeting on the enforcement measure on security, public order and social safety in the provincial city on Dec. 28. Photo: Bay Sithon

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CRC President Gives Donations to More Than 2,000 Trash Collectors

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017 — President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen, has held a get-together with 2,125 families of workers of Cintri, a trash-collection company, and of Phnom Penh Municipal Department of Public Works and Transports.

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Preah Vihear Provincial Agricultural Department Director Holds a Get-Together with Teachers and Students

AKP Preah Vihear, December 29, 2017— Preah Vihear Provincial Director of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Ping Trida (L, Pic. 1) hands over school material to teacher while he was holding a get-together with teachers and students at a local primary school in Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province on Dec. 27. Photo: Tith Sror

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Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council Holds Its First Extraordinary Meeting

AKP Oddar Meanchey, December 29, 2017— Oddar Meanchey Provincial Council holds its First Extraordinary Meeting of the 2nd Mandate in the provincial city on Dec. 27 under the presidency of its President H.E. Yim Thin (Pic. 1) and Provincial Governor H.E. Sar Thavy (Pic. 2). Photo: Tith Sror

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Preah Vihear Provincial Council Holds Its 43rd Ordinary Meeting

AKP Preah Vihear, December 29, 2017— Preah Vihear Provincial Council holds the 43rd ordinary meeting of the 2nd mandate in the provincial city on Dec. 28 morning under the Chairmanship of its President H.E. Long Sovann (Pic. 1). Photo: Tith Sror

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 29, 2017 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, December 29.

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DPM Sar Kheng Presides over the Opening of Ministry of Land Management’s Annual Meeting

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2017– Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng (Pic. 1), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, addresses the participants while he was presiding over here this morning the opening ceremony of the annual meeting of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to review its work in 2017 and set forth […]

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115 New Species Discovered in Greater Mekong Region, Including Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2017 — One hundred and fifteen (115) new species have been discovered by scientists in the Greater Mekong region, including Cambodia, in 2016, said World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) in a recent report.

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Banteay Meanchey Province Organizes an Annual CBR Reflection and Planning Workshop

AKP Banteay Meanchey, December 28, 2017— Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities organize an Annual Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Reflection and Planning Workshop in the provincial city this morning under the presidency of H.E. Sem Sokha (Center L, Pic. 1), Secretary of State for the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation. Photo: Chhun Sarath    

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China Donates 30 Types of Materials to NEC

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2017 — The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Phnom Penh has decided to donate 30 different types of office materials to the National Election Committee (NEC) for the general elections in Cambodia next year.

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H.E. Khieu Kanharith Holds a Preparatory Meeting for the Upcoming Meeting between PM Hun Sen and Journalists

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2017— Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) holds a preparatory meeting here this morning with leaders of the ministry’s five general departments for the upcoming meeting between Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and journalists to be held here on Jan. 21, 2018. […]

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CRC President Visits and Gives Donations to Trash Collectors in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, December 28, 2017– Samdech Kittiprittbandit Bun Rany Hun Sen (Pic. 1), President of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC), addresses the participants while she was presiding over a donation distribution

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