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January 20, 2021
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Four Key Poles and Over 250 Projects Included in the Draft of Kep Tourism Development Master Plan
AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2021 -- The inter-ministerial commission has identified four prime tourism poles and over 250 projects to include in the draft of the Kep provincial tourism development master plan. H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism on Jan. 14 chaired the inter-ministerial commission meeting to review and discuss additional inpu...
2020 National Petanque Championship to Start Late this Month
AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2021 -- The Boules and Petanque Federation of Cambodia will organise the 2020 National Petanque Championship from Jan. 29 to 31 at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh capital. H.E. Sar Sokha, the president of the federation, shared the planned event with the presidents of all associations and clubs of boules...
COVID-19: 10 New Infections Reported
AKP Phnom Penh, January 16, 2021 -- Cambodia this morning reported 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the tally to 436. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, the new positive cases aged from 19 to 36 years old are all Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand. They all have been admitted to Ba...
CPP President Extends Congratulations to New General Secretary of LPRP's Central Committee
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, President of the ruling Cambodian People's Party has congratulated H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith on his election as the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party. "I am very pleased to hear that Your Excellency has been elected...
Urgent Action Needed to Protect Ungulate Species
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- Despite the increased law enforcement efforts by the Royal Government’s Ministry of Environment, WWF and all partners, ungulate populations in the Srepok and Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuaries have suffered a dramatic decline in the past decade, reveals a joint report of the Ministry of Environment and WWF on th...
Japan Supports Clean Water and School Building Projects in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- The Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$187,682 to support two projects in the fields of clean water and education, under the framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (“KUSANONE” Grant). The grant contracts were signed here today between H.E. MIKAMI Masahiro...
Cambodia’s Information Minister Hears How Novel Has Positive Impact on Public
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- H.E. Dr. Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information, on Wednesday received Ek Tha, author, of the novel Fight the Enemy, Find Love, which portrays how a young Vietnamese army volunteer, joins the fight in Cambodia to drive Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge from power in early 1979, and years later falls in love with a daugh...
New Cassava Policy to Transform Production of Crucial Crop
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- A new national cassava policy is set to boost production and export of Cambodian cassava. Launched by the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday, the landmark national policy runs until 2025....
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on January 15, 2021.
A Vegetable Growing Community in Battambang to Supply Organic Vegetable for AEON Malls in Phnom Penh
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- A vegetable growing community in Battambang province has reached an agreement with a Japanese firm to produce organic vegetables for AEON malls in Phnom Penh. According to Mr. Ponh Odom, Deputy Director of Battambang Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the move is a strong encourag...
Two More Occasions Listed for Royal Pardon to Prisoners
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni has endorsed two more occasions to grant royal pardon to prisoners with special conditions and noticeable performance. The decision takes effect following the signing of the royal decree by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni on Jan. 12, bringing to an annual total of five oc...
38-Road Construction in Siem Reap Achieved 15 Percent in Less Than Two Months
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- The construction of the 38 strategic streets in Siem Reap provincial city has achieved nearly 15 percent, after less than two-month rollout. The update was shared recently following a meeting to review the construction work progress chaired by Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...
COVID-19: Infected Migrant Workers from Thailand Increase to 56
AKP Phnom Penh, January 15, 2021 -- The number of Cambodian migrant workers coming back from Thailand infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rose to 56, after the detection of 15 new cases, pointed out the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning. According to the source, the new positive cases aged from 23 to 38 year...
NBC Governor Named Central Banker of the Year 2021 for Asia-Pacific
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- H.E. Chea Chanto, Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia, has won the Central Banker of the Year 2021 for the Asia-Pacific region by The Banker, a well-known Global Financial Intelligence. “Under the governance of Chea Chanto, the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has successfully navigated a...
PM Sends a Message to Journalists on 5th Anniversary of Their Gathering
AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2021 -- Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen yeterday sent a message to all media practitioners to mark the 5th anniversary of the annual gathering between the Premier and the journalists. Samdech Techo Hun Sen has planned to preside over the get-together with the spokespersons and media...
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