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January 20, 2021
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U.S. Supports Renovation of Preah Vihear and Phnom Bakheng Temples
AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2021 -- The U.S. has announced an assistance to preserve two of Cambodia’s ancient temples – Preah Vihear in Preah Vihear province, and Phnom Bakheng in Siem Reap province. The move started with a recent official signing of cooperative agreements between the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts and the U.S. Embassy in...
Two More Imported Cases of COVID-19 Reported
AKP Phnom Penh, January 19, 2021 -- Cambodia’s Ministry of Health this morning reported two new imported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); bringing the tally to 441. According to the ministry’s press release, one of the two new positive cases is a one-year-old Indonesian boy arriving in Cambodia on Jan. 12 from Indonesia via Singapor...
Cambodia-South Korea Trade Valued at US$884 Million Last Year
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- The bilateral trade between Cambodia and South Korea was valued at US$884 million as of December 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 14 percent. Figures from the Korean International Trade Association showed that from January to December 2020, Cambodia exported US$317 million worth of products to South K...
Japan Provides US$227,736 for Improving Firefighting Capability of Phnom Penh Administration
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- The Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$227,736 for Phnom Penh Capital Administration to improve its firefighting capability, under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (the“KUSANONE” Grant). According to a press release of the Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh is...
Sarus Crane Still Exist but Number Seeming Drop
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- By the morning of Jan. 18, 2021, a total of 59 sarus crane arrived Anlung Pring Protected Landscape in Kampong Trach, Kampot, according to BirdLife International Cambodia Programme. BirdLife International Cambodia Programme and partners are conducting a census on this endangered giant bird species. The surv...
Economic Diplomacy Strategy 2021-2023 Launched
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- Cambodia launched here this morning the Economic Diplomacy Strategy 2021-2023 which will contribute to diversifying the sources of economic growth and trade partners . Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn presided over the launching...
A US$7.8 Million Garment Factory Project Approved by CDC
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved a new investment project with a total capital of US$7.8 million in Takeo province. According to the CDC’s press release issued this afternoon, invested by HC Global Textile Co., Ltd., the newly approved project is expected to crea...
Cambodian PM Receives Courtesy Call from New Indian Ambassador
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, this morning received newly appointed Indian Ambassador H.E. Ms. Devyani Uttam Khobragade. H.E. Eang Sophalleth, Assistant to the Premier told reporters after the meeting held here at the Peace Palace that Samdech Techo...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on January 18, 2021.
COVID-19: Another Patient Recovered
AKP Phnom Penh, January 18, 2021 -- Another case recovered from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been recorded; bringing the total cured patients in Cambodia to 386. According to the Ministry of Health’s press release issued this morning, the new cured case is a 28-year-old Cambodian female migrant worker coming back from Thailand on Jan....
Cambodia’s Mekong River Believed to be a Healthiest Habitat of Endangered Giant Freshwater Stingray
AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2021 -- Cambodia's Mekong River from Stung Treng to Kratie and Prey Veng is believed to be the healthiest habitat of the endangered giant freshwater stingray. The notice was shared recently with AKP by Dr. Zeb Hogan, an American biologist and a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) fellow who is leading a new National Geogr...
PM Hun Sen to Be the First Volunteer for Chinese Vaccine
AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2020 -- Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has announced that he will be the first volunteer to receive the China-made vaccine against COVID-19 to show confidence in the vaccine. "Two days ago, I informed our dear compatriots that we had received from the People's...
COVID-19: Three Recovered; Three Infected
AKP Phnom Penh, January 17, 2021 -- Three more patients of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have recovered; bringing the total cured cases in Cambodia to 385. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning, the new recovered cases are Cambodian female migrant workers coming back from Thailand on Jan. 5. They l...
About 4,000 Banteng Living in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2021 -- Some 4,000 individuals of Banteng, listed as a globally Endangered species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, are inhabiting Cambodia. “Bantengs prefer to roam the open and dry deciduous forests where grassy vegetation is found in abundance. They are found scattered across Cambodia, especially in t...
Chinese Government Provides 1 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2021 -- The Government of the People’s Republic of China has provided 1 million doses of vaccines against COVID-19 for the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) to be administered to about 500,000 people. The humanitarian donation was made through the Chinese and Cambodian Ministries of National Defence, announced las...
CRC Distributes Relief to People Living with HIV/AIDS
Board of Trustees of Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation Holds 3rd Meeting
Workshop on Safe Uses of Internet during COVID-19 Pandemic
China Donates US$1 Million Materials for Mine Action in Cambodia
Inauguration Ceremony of EducationUSA Advising Centre in Siem Reap Province
Prudential Cambodia Donates 101 Automatic Thermometres to Kampong Thom Province
Information Minister Receives Legal and Digital Technology Assistant