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March 03, 2021
Videos & Infographics
Cambodian Foreign Minister Attends IAMM via Videoconference
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia, participated in the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), held on Mar. 2, 2021 via videoconference. The participation was made at the invitation of H.E. DATO ERYWAN PEHIN YUSOF, Minister of Fo...
Health Minister: Vaccines Save People's Lives and Accelerate Socio-economic Recovery
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic not only save people's lives, but also speed up the socio-economy recovery. The remarks were made by H.E. Prof. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, at the First Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines from the COVAX Facility held at Phnom Penh International Airport this evening, fo...
First Batch of AstraZeneca Vaccine Arrives in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- A special aircraft with 324,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine licensed to the Serum Institute of India (SII) known as COVISHIELD, landed at the Phnom Penh International Airport this evening. H.E. Prof. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, represented the Royal Government of Cambodia to receive the vaccine, joi...
Three Chicks of White-Shouldered Ibis Hatched
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021-- The WWF’s Biodiversity Research and Monitoring team for the Mekong Flooded Forest Landscape last week spotted a nest of White-Shouldered Ibis with identified three chicks that fledged. This incredible encounter occurred as the biodiversity team was conducting their bird monitoring along the Mekong...
Cambodia-EU Trade Valued at US$3.8 Billion in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- The bilateral trade between Cambodia and the European Union was recorded at US$3.8 billion in 2020, data from the Ministry of Commerce shows. From January to December last year, Cambodia exported US$3.2 billion worth of goods to the EU, which composed of 27 countries, while imported US$659 million worth...
Cambodia Transiting from Cool to Dry Season
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Cambodia is transiting from cool season to dry season, causing condensation in the atmosphere in some areas, according to a new weather forecast by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) made public this morning. The ministry also urged people to be vigilant of possible gus...
First Eggs of Royal Turtle Laid in Captivity in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Seventy-one (71) Royal Turtle eggs in five clutches were laid on an artificial sand bank at the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Centre (KKRCC) early last week, pointed out the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in a press release this morning. Images obtained from camera traps confirmed that the eggs were laid...
Australia Appreciates Cambodia’s Progress in Supporting People with Disabilities
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Australia has appreciated Cambodia’s progress in social affair services, especially in supporting people with disabilities. The appreciation was made by Ms. Sarah Wadley, First Secretary of the Australian Embassy in Cambodia during her meeting with H.E. Em Chan Makara, Secretary of State at the Ministry of So...
Angkor Resort Receives Over 4,000 Tourists in First Two Months
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province welcomed 4,194 foreign tourists in the first two months of this year, earning US$172,823. The figure was shared by the Angkor Enterprise, the state-owned institution in charge of Angkor income management, in a press release issued yesterday. The number for f...
Cambodia Urges OHCHR to Adhere to Non-Selectivity and Non-Politicisation Principles
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva H.E. An Sokkhoeurn has made a statement in response to the High Commissioner’s report by urging the latter to adhere to the principles of non-selectivity and non-politicisation. The full statement made by H.E. An Sok...
COVID-19: 24 More Cases Related to Feb. 20 Event Detected
AKP Phnom Penh, March 02, 2021 -- Twenty-four (24) new locally-transmitted cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Cambodia this morning, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release. According to the source, the new cases are all connected to the Feb. 20 Community Event. They include 16 Chinese, 4 Vietnamese and 4 C...
Japan Provides Over US$2 Million for Mine Clearance and Youth Capacity Building in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, March 01, 2021 -- The Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$2,235,364 for Promoting Community Development through Mine and Cluster Munitions Clearance, and for Capacity Building of Youth, under the framework, The Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects. The Grant Contract was signed here today betw...
Japan Supports Vessel Traffic System Development in Sihanoukville Port
AKP Phnom Penh, March 01, 2021 -- The Government of Japan has decided to extend US$10.8 million in grant aid to the Royal Government of Cambodia to support the Project for the Development of Vessel Traffic System in Sihanoukville Port. Notes to this effect were exchanged here this morning between Cambodian Deputy Prime Mini...
CDC Grants Investment Licenses to Two Private Companies
AKP Phnom Penh, March 01, 2021 -- Two private companies – Ocean Apparel Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and Glamor Glass Co., Ltd., have just received green light from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) for their investment projects. According to a CDC’s press release issued late last week, the first company will invest US...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, March 01, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on March 01, 2021.
324,000 Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine Arrive in Phnom Penh
Takeo Province Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Drive
Sport Leaders, Coaches, Sportsmen and Sportswomen Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
Preah Vihear Province Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
Standing Committee of NA Holds Its Meeting
Standing Committee of NA Holds Its Meeting
Siem Reap Provincial Administration Continues to Disseminate the Use of QR Code " Stop Covid"