Archive for January, 2018


Dissemination Forum on Completion for Drafting the Access to Information Law

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2018 — Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) delivers his opening remarks at the Dissemination Forum on Completion for Drafting the Access to Information Law at the Technical Working Group Level held at Phnom Penh Hotel this morning. Photo: Suos Savy

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Cambodia Marks Annual Meak Bochea Day

AKP Kandal, January 31, 2018 — Cambodia celebrates the annual Meak Bochea Day on the top hill of Preah Reachtroap (Oudong), Ponhea Leu district, Kandal province this morning under the presidency of Second Vice

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ADB: Technology Can Drive Green Growth in Cambodia and other GMS Nations

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2018 — Green growth will further improve the development in Cambodia and other Great Mekong Sub-region (GMS) nations, but some more technologies are needed, according to Mr. Pavit Ramachandran, a key environment specialist at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 

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Annual Meak Bochea Day Celebrated at Oudong

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2018 — The annual Meak Bochea Day was celebrated this morning on the top hill of Preah Reachtroap (Oudong), Ponhea Leu district, Kandal province, where a stupa of Buddha’s relics is located, under the presidency of H.E. Nguon Nhel, Second Vice-President of the National Assembly.

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MAFF and Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. Reach MoU on Cassava Production Development

AKP Phnom Penh, January 31, 2018 — Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. signed here on Monday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cassava production development project in some potential provinces.

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Cambodian PM Recalls Country’s Peace Building Process

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen shared some memories of the country’s peace building process along with a picture that he and his colleagues took at the Great Wall in Beijing, China in 1991.

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About 250 Japanese Companies Operating in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Under a total of 250 firms, some 3,500 Japanese business people have been investing in Cambodia to date. The figure was shared by visiting State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan H.E. Nakane Kazuyuki during a meeting with H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International […]

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Employment Opportunities of Cambodians in Libya Discussed

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Cambodia has discussed with the Libyan delegation on possible employment of Cambodians in the country, according to the local media report. Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng was cited in the source saying that employment opportunities for Cambodians to work in Libya, based on the discussion,

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DPM Samdech Sar Kheng Receives Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng has received recently visiting State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan H.E. Nakane Kazuyuki at the ministry office here in Phnom Penh.

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A Recapitulative Meeting of Preah Vihear Provincial Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction

AKP Preah Vihear, January 30, 2018— Preah Vihear Provincial Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction holds a Meeting to Review the Work Achievements in 2017 and Set Forth New Goals for

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Cambodian and Japanese Senior Officials Discuss Ongoing Assistance

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Sun Chanthol, Minister of Public Works and Transport held talks with visiting State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan H.E. Kazuyuki Nakane, at the ministry office on Jan. 29.

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Launching Ceremony of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archives Preservation and Digitalisation Project

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018— Cambodia’s Secretary of State for the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. Chuch Phoeun (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he and UNESCO Representative in Cambodia H.E. Ms. Anne Lemaistre (Pic. 2) were presiding over here on Jan. 29 the Launch of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archives Preservation […]

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Cambodian Foreign Minister To Visit Indonesia This Week

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Cambodia’s Senior Minister H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will lead a delegation to pay an official visit to the Republic of Indonesia from Feb. 1 to 3, 2018.

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Consular Office of Japan in Siem Reap Inaugurated

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — The Consular Office of Japan in Siem Reap province of Cambodia was officially opened on Sunday. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by H.E. Nakane Kazuyuki, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, with presences of Cambodian dignitaries including H.E. Seang Nam,

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Japan Pledges to Continue Building Cambodian Blue Helmet Troops’ Capacity

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — The Government of Japan has pledged to continue assisting Cambodia in training its blue helmet troops. The commitment was made by visiting State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan H.E. Nakane Kazuyuki during a meeting here on Jan. 29 with Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister

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Cambodia To Mark Meak Bochea Day Tomorrow

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — The annual Meak Bochea Day will be celebrated on the top hill of Preah Reachtroap (Oudong), Ponhea Leu district, Kandal province, where a stupa of Buddha’s relics is located, on Jan. 31.

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CCJ Becomes Member of Confederation of ASEAN Journalists

AKP Phnom Penh, January 30, 2018 — Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ), a major association of professional journalists in Cambodia, has been officially recognised as the 8th member of the Confederation of ASEAN Journalists (CAJ).

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Kim Il Sung and His Exploits in Building a Regular Army in the DPRK

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2018 — The Korean People’s Army, the regular army of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was born on February 8, 1948. To look back farther, the Anti-Japanese People’s Guerrilla Army (later reorganized as the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army) was founded on April 25, 1932 by Kim Il Sung, eternal

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Three Critically Endangered Red-headed Vulture Nests Found in Preah Vihear

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2018 — Three nests of the Critically Endangered Red-headed vulture were discovered in Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province by conservationists from the Ministry of Environment (MoE), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and local communities.

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Cambodian Cities, Hotels and Resorts Receive ASEAN Awards

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2018 — Three cities in Cambodia obtained the ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand late last week, said the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism in a news release.

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Cambodian Senate President Receives a Senior Official of Communist Party of Vietnam

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2018 — Cambodia’s Senate President Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum received here last Friday visiting Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee and Member of Politburo Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan.

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China To Donate Armored Vehicles and Mine Clearance Machines to Cambodian Defence Ministry

AKP Phnom Penh, January 29, 2018 — Cambodia’s Ministry of National Defence is going to receive some 70 armored vehicles, mine clearance machines and other machines from the Chinese Ministry of National Defence in coming March, according to local media reports.

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Inauguration Ceremony of Consular Office of Japan in Siem Reap Province

AKP Siem Reap, January 29, 2018— State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan H.E. Nakane Kazuyuki (C, Pic. 1) cuts red ribbon to inaugurate the Consular Office of Japan in Siem Reap province on Jan. 28. Photo: Khuth Sao

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