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KOICA to Provide Online Course on “Administrative Capacity Development on Woman Policy”
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will conduct a ten-day online training course for 20 participants from the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA) of Cambodia. Themed “Administrative Capacity Development on Woman Policy”, the training will be held from July 26 to Aug. 4. According to its press...
Grab Offers Innovative Carbon Offset Option to Support Cambodian Forest Protection
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- Passengers using the Grab ride-hailing app are offered the option to travel carbon neutral, said a press release of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) issued this afternoon, adding that a voluntary contribution allows passengers’ rides to be offset via carbon credits from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS)...
“Chol Vossa” Festival to Begin This Weekend
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- Cambodia will celebrate soon Chol Vossa (enter rainy season) or Rainy Retreat, one of annual religious festivals. This year, the festival began on July 25 and will last until Oct. 21, in the pagodas throughout Cambodia. During this three-month-long festival, the monks do not leave their pagodas to collect a...
COVID-19: Daily Imported Cases Remain High
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- The daily imported cases of COVID-19 remain high this week, ranging from 200 to more than 400 cases. Among the 825 new infections reported by the Ministry of Health this morning, there were 335 imported cases, most of them were Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand. Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally now...
Air Passengers Allowed to Book Hotels for COVID-19 Quarantine
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- Passengers, both national and foreigners, travelling to Cambodia by air are allowed to book hotels themselves for COVID-19 quarantine practice. According to a press release AKP received this morning, the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Combatting COVID-19 has decided to put into use hotel booking service at tw...
Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Receives Japan Scholarship Winners
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport, received via videoconference yesterday 24 Japan scholarship winners. On the occasion, H.E. Sun Chanthol congratulated them on being awarded with Japan scholarship and hoped that they would try their best to study hard to gain knowle...
Japan to Grant Some US$3.3 Million to Promote Human Resource Development in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- The Government of Japan will grant JPY362,000,000 (approximately US$3,310,000) to the Royal Government of Cambodia for the implementation of the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship in 2021. The Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of the Grant Aid will be signed here on July...
Foreign Exchange Rates in Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Riel (Cambodian Currency) released by the National Bank, on July 23, 2021.
Ministry Acknowledges Hard work of Forest Rangers
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- Ministry of Environment has acknowledged the hard work of the Cambodian forest rangers, including those who are female. The ministry has publicly recognised them recently stressing their courage and national conscience to preserve Cambodia's natural resources. Cambodia currently has more than 1,200 forest r...
DALI University Scholarships Opened for Cambodian Students
AKP Phnom Penh, July 23, 2021 -- DALI University of the People's Republic of China is granting scholarships for Cambodian students interested in pursuing undergraduate degree for the academic year 2021-2022. The opening was circulated recently by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, noting that it offers ten seats for high performing...
His Majesty the King Sends Condolence Message to Chinese President over Torrential Rains in Henan Province
AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2021 -- His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, has sent a condolence message to H.E. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China over the loss of lives due to heavy floods caused by torrential rains. The full royal message dated July 22 reads as follows:&nb...
Heads and Bodies of Asura and Deva Discovered at Takav Gate
AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2021 -- APSARA National Authority has announced to discover the heads and bodies of the Asura and Deva in the archeological excavation to restore the Takav Gate, the statues of Asuras, and Devas on the causeway of the Takav Gate. During the first three weeks of the excavation work, some statues and artifacts have been...
Bicycle Export Nets Almost US$250 Million in First Semester
AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2021 -- Cambodia exported US$247.5 million worth of bicycles to foreign markets in the first half of this year, inching down 4.2 percent compared to the same period last year. Data from Ministry of Commerce showed that from January to June, 1,259,310 units of bicycles have been shipped, up 1.8 percent from 1,236...
Cambodia’s COVID-19 Tally Exceeds 70,000 Mark This Morning
AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2021 -- The total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia crossed the 70,000 mark this morning after 811 new cases, of which 300 imported, were detected, said the Ministry of Health in a press release. The ministry continued that over 10 percent or 7,524 of the national count of 70,419 were imp...
Cambodia to Receive All Planned Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines by End of July
AKP Phnom Penh, July 22, 2021 -- Cambodia would get all the planned 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for 10 million people or 62 percent of the total population by the end of this month. The information was shared by H.E. Dr. Yuok Sambath, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health while welcoming the arrival of 1 million doses of Sino...
Kep Provincial Red Cross Distributes Relief to Gust-Affected Families
Environment Minister Inspects Natural Resource Conservation at Bokor National Park
Cambodia, Japan Sign Exchange of Notes on 2021 Human Resource Development Scholarship Project
Ministry of Information Convenes Weekly Meeting
NEC Holds 1st Bokor Municipal Council Election
Information Minister and Spouse Offers Tean Vossa and Other Offerings to Buddhist Monks
Cambodian PM Receives Japan-donated COVID-19 Vaccines at Phnom Penh International Airport
Cambodian PM Meets Japanese Ambassador
Photos of the Week: Tsubasa, the Longest Bridge in Cambodia
Thbong Khmum Provincial Leaders Offer Tean Vossa and Offerings to Local Buddhist Monks