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October 23, 2020
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NCDM: Flash Flood Death Toll Stands at 39
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far killed 39 people, of them 22 in Banteay Meanchey province. From Sept. 1 to the evening of Oct. 22, 2020, the flash floods have affected 110 cities/districts/Khan in 19 of the 25 provinces and capital ci...
Government to Discuss a New 150-megawatt Power Dam Project on Friday
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- The Royal Government of Cambodia will discuss a new 150-megawatt hydropower dam project, located in Koh Kong province’s Thmar Bang district, in the weekly cabinet meeting tomorrow. According to a statement of the Royal Government Spokesman Unit, the dam project will be on the agenda of the meeting alo...
China to Provide MRC with Year-round Mekong Water Data
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- The Mekong River Commission (MRC) said Thursday that China had agreed to provide it with year-round hydrological data from the Chinese stretch of the river. In a statement, the MRC Secretariat in Vientiane said the Chinese data would improve river monitoring as well as flood and drought forecasting in Mekon...
Japan Provide Emergency Assistance for Flood Disaster Response in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- The Government of Japan, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has decided to provide emergency assistance to the flood affected people in Cambodia. The assistance is made in response to a request from the Royal Government of Cambodia, said a press release of the Embassy of Japan in Phn...
PM Calls for Seed Reservation for Distribution to Flood-stricken Farmers after Floodwater Recedes
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has appealed for reservation of seeds for distribution to farmers who have been affected by floods. Speaking to flood victims in Banteay Meanchey province this morning, Samdech Techo Hun Sen called on all relevant a...
Capital Gain Tax Implementation Delayed to 2022
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- General Department of Taxation (GDT) at the Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that the implementation of capital gain tax, which has been previously set to begin in early 2021, has been delayed for one year. In an announcement issued on Oct. 22, GDT said that Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei T...
Mekong Water Levels Recede in Kampong Cham and Kratie
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- Mekong water levels are receding in Kampong Cham and Kratie, according to data released by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) on Thursday. The data from the MRC’s Regional Flood and Drought Management Centre in Phnom Penh showed floodwaters in Kampong Cham falling by 5 centimetres in the 24 hours to 7 a.m.&n...
Registered Mango Exporters Ready to Get Certified for China’s Markets
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- Registered mango farms and exporters are ready for a quality evaluation process for the certification to export the fruit to the markets in China, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. Scores of 48 mango farms and exporters have applied for the product quality certif...
Cambodia, Japan Reaffirm Commitment to Further Boost Bilateral Cooperation
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- Cambodia and Japan have reaffirmed their shared aspiration and strong commitment to further promote bilateral cooperation in all areas for mutual benefit of the two nations. The reaffirmation was made by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sok...
PM: Flash Flood Death Toll Rises to 36
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- The nationwide death toll due to the ongoing flash floods rose to 36, said the Head of the Royal Government Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this morning. During his visit to more flash flood victims in Banteay Meanchey northwestern province, the worst-hit area, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said 19 victi...
Minister of Commerce Receives a Technological Firm
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce, has granted a courtesy meeting to a technological firm branded Super App Technology Plc. In the meeting taking place here in Phnom Penh recently, the delegation of Super App Technology Plc. briefed the minister on the company’s business actions including Pass App serv...
Cambodia Hosts 16th ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting on Culture and Arts
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- Cambodia has recently hosted the 16th ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting on Culture and Arts virtually to discuss a joint effort to address challenges of COVID-19 aftermath, as the pandemic is easing. H.E. Mrs. Pen Monimakara, e Secretary of State of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, chaired the mee...
PM Continues to Visit Flood Victims in Banteay Meanchey
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen this morning continued his visit to flash flood victims in Banteay Meanchey province, about 430 kilometres northwest of Phnom Penh capital. At this moment, Samdech Techo Hun Sen is traveling to Poipet city to visit some 5,000 flood-affected families...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on October 22, 2020.
COVID-19: Zero New Case; Tally Remains at 286
AKP Phnom Penh, October 22, 2020 -- No new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was reported in Cambodia as of this morning, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health. The tally thus remains at 286, including 178 Cambodians, 43 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 9 Indonesians, 7 Americans, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians...
CPP Delegation Joins International Inter-Party Forum SCO+
H.E. Vongsey Vissoth Attends Annual Round Table between IMF and ASEAN Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
Press Conference on 3-Year-Rolling Public Investment Programme
Information Ministry Reviews National Digital TV Infrastructure Investment Plan Development Process
H.E. Khieu Kanharith Receives Miss Grand Cambodia 2020 Delegation
Nearly 600 Flash Flood-Hit Families in Kampong Thom Province Receive Donations from Cambodian Monarchs
200 Needy Families in Kampong Thom Province Receive Donations