Archive for February, 2018


PM Hun Sen Presides over the Closing of 2017 Tourism Stocktaking and Direction-setting for 2018 Conference

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018— Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the closing ceremony of 2017 Tourism Stocktaking and

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Launching Workshop on Cambodian Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition Project-Phase 2

AKP Oddar Meanchey, February 28, 2018— Oddar Meanchey Provincial Deputy Governor Mr. Bou Sakhan (Pic. 1) addresses the participants while he was presiding over the opening ceremony of a Launching Workshop on Cambodian Horticulture Advancing Income and Nutrition Project-Phase 2 (CHAIN 2) in the provincial city on Feb. 27. Photo: Tith Sror

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Outgoing UN Resident Coordinator Bids Cambodian Finance Minister Farewell

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018— Outgoing UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Cambodia H.E. Ms. Claire Van der Vaeren (L, Pic. 1) pays a farewell visit to H.E. Academician Aun Porn Moniroth, Senior Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, in Phnom Penh on Feb. 27. Photo: TVK

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Siem Reap Province Marks the 3rd National Day for Fire Prevention and Firefighting

AKP Siem Reap, February 28, 2018— Siem Reap provincial authorities mark the 3rd National Day for Fire Prevention and Firefighting in the provincial city this afternoon in the presence of the Provincial Deputy Governor Mr. Pin Prakat (C, Pic. 1). Photo: Khuth Sao  

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Influx of Chinese into Preah Sihanouk Poses No Security Concern

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — Rapid rise of Chinese investors especially in Preah Sihanouk does not pose security concern in the coastal province, according to its governor.

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Urge for Assurance of PM’s Honour and Dignity during his Australia Trip

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — Cambodia has pursued diplomatic approach to urge the Government of Australia to guarantee the respect of the honour and dignity of Cambodian premier, especially when he leads his delegation to attend ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney in March.

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ECCC: Accused Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan Fit to Stand Trial

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — The Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia has issued decisions affirming that the accused Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan remain fit to stand trial

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Cambodia, Russia Boost Cooperation on Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — Cambodian and Russian relevant delegates met in Moscow, Russia yesterday to discuss and review the achievements in their cooperation in the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes

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Cambodian PM Calls on Workers to Go to the Polls in July

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has re-appealed to the public, especially the workers to go to vote on July 29, 2018.

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Oddar Meanchey Province Holds the 15th Conference on Health Care Works

AKP Oddar Meanchey, February 28, 2018— Oddar Meanchey province holds the 15th Conference on Health Care Works and the Annual Meeting to Review the Health Care Work Achievements of 2017 and Set Forth New Goals for 2018 under the Presidency of its Deputy Governor H.E. Lim Sok To (C, Pic. 1). Photo: Tith Sror

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Phnom Penh Municipal Governor Receives CEO of CMED Group Co., Ltd

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018— Phnom Penh Municipal Governor H.E. Khuong Sreng (2nd L, Pic. 1) holds talks here on Feb. 27 afternoon with Mr. Chea Huy (R, Pic. 2), President and Chief Executive Officer of CMED Group Co., Ltd. Photo: Ok Sokhoeun

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Recapitulates Its Old Year Achievements

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018— Senior Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (Pic. 1) delivers his opening remarks while he was presiding over here this morning the Annual Recapitulative Meeting to Review the Work Achievements of the Ministry in 2017 and Set Forth New Goals for 2018. Photo: […]

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Kampong Chhnang Province Marks the 3rd National Day for Fire Prevention and Firefighting

AKP Kampong Chhnang, February 28, 2018— Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities mark the 3rd National Day for Fire Prevention and Firefighting in the provincial city on Feb. 27 under the auspices of the provincial Governor H.E. Chhour Chandoeun (C, Pic. 1). Photo: Bay Sithon

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PM Hun Sen Meets Factory and Enterprise Workers and Employees in Kampong Speu Province

AKP Kampong Speu, February 28, 2018— Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen (2nd L, Pic. 1) is greeted by factory and enterprise workers and employees upon his arrival for a get-together ceremony with nearly 18,000 workers and employees from 8 factories and enterprises located along National Road No. 4 in Samrong […]

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Rare Black Rice Paddy Spotted in Northeastern Province of Stung Treng

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — Joint authorities in northeastern Stung Treng province have spotted black rice paddy – Cambodia’s rice species currently rare and domestically called Neang Khmao rice – in its Thala Borivath district and urged for conservation assistance.

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Continued Presence of Bantengs Confirmed in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — The continued presence of bantengs (Bos javanicus) in Cambodia has been confirmed, according to WWF-Cambodia’s research team who has presented the footage of running bantengs in a wildlife sanctuary in the country.

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Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 28, 2018 — The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank on, February 28.

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Cambodia Affirms to be Ready to Assist ARMAC in UXO Issue

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2018 — Cambodia has affirmed its readiness to continue helping the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC) in solving the unexploded ordnance (UXO) issue in the region.

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Labour Ministry Urges Engineer Professional Registration

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2018 — Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has urged national and international engineers to get registered at the Board of Engineers Cambodia (BEC) as soon as possible to become ASEAN’s eligible professionals.

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H.E. Prak Sokhonn Receives S. Korean Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2018— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, Pic. 1)​ greets visiting H.E. Yoon Soon-gu, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of the Republic of Korea, prior to their meeting at the ministry office in Phnom Penh this afternoon. Photo: Khem Sovannara

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Cambodia, ARMAC Sign Agreement on Hosting and Granting Privileges and Immunities to ARMAC

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2018— Cambodia’s Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn (R, Pic. 1) and Singapore Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Michael Tan, in his capacity as Chairman of the Steering Committee of ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC), sign the Agreement between the Government of the […]

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Civil Aviation Sector Expects More Growth This Year

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2018 — The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) shared today a new perspective of the Cambodian civil aviation. According to CAPA’s new report, seven airlines and more – start-ups and fleet proliferating – will come to Cambodia in 2018.

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NBC Governor Meets Thai Counterpart

AKP Phnom Penh, February 27, 2018 — Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) H.E. Chea Chanto has led a delegation to Thailand to attend an annual meeting with his Thai counterpart H.E. Veerathai Santiprabhob. According to the NBC’s news release, the meeting was held in Chiang Mai on Feb. 24, 2018 to further […]

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