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October 23, 2020
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UNICEF and China to Support the Pre-school Safety
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- The People’s Republic of China and UNICEF are supporting 70,000 children to return pre-schools safely during Covid-19 pandemic, according to a news release from UNICEF AKP received this morning. H.E. Ms. Kim Sethany, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Ms. Wu Guoquan, Ec...
MRC Forecasts Sharp Rise in Mekong Water Levels
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- The Mekong River Commission (MRC) forecast Tuesday a sharp rise in Mekong water levels in Kampong Cham and Kratie over the next five days. In its daily forecast, the MRC’s Regional Flood and Drought Management Centre in Phnom Penh projected an increase of more than two metres in Kampong Cham by Sunday. T...
Travel Goods Export Expected to Reach US$1 billion in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- Cambodia's export of travel goods and bags are expected to rise to about US$1 billion in 2020 while the number of factories producing the products increased to 101. Speaking at a meeting on the implementation of Better Factories Cambodia (ILO-BFC) project for travel goods and bag factories and enterprises h...
MOWRAM Forecasts Continued Rain, Strong Winds, High Waves This Week
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has forecast continued rain this week, from Oct. 21 to 27. In its announcement released this morning, MOWRAM urged people to be vigilant of possible phenomena like thunder, lightning, and gusts during the said period, and of strong winds a...
Over 27,700 Cases Resolved in First 150 Days of Court Case Backlog Settlement Campaign
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- During the first 150 days of a campaign to handle court case backlog at all municipal and provincial courts across Cambodia, over 27,700 criminal cases have been completely resolved. The update was shared in a recent press release of the Ministry of Justice, adding that the number represents about 71 percen...
27 Cambodian Workers Stuck in Jordan Back Home
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- The Royal Embassy of Cambodia to Arab Republic of Egypt has coordinated the repatriation of 27 Cambodian workers stuck in Jordan. The update was shared in a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued yesterday, adding that the workers had ended their work contracts...
Thai Channel 3 Apologises for Using Angkor Wat Image on TV Series’ Advertisement
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- BEC Multimedia Company Limited operating Thai TV Channel 3 has extended its apology to Cambodia for using the image of Angkor Wat on the background of one of its TV series’ poster advertisements, The Promise. “Please accept our sincere apology to you and Cambodian people for this sensitive fault. We have no...
Two New COVID-19 Cases Detected; Tally 285
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- Cambodia this morning reported two new positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), announced the Ministry of Health in a press release. According to the same source, the two new patients are Cambodian couple arrived in Phnom Penh on Oct. 18 from Iraq via Qatar and South Korea. They have been admitte...
Cambodian PM Starts Inspection Visit of Provincial Flooding Situation
AKP Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 -- Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen is heading to the northwestern part of the country severely hit by ongoing flash floods. “I'm now traveling to Banteay Meanchey province to visit and support about 20,000 families affected by flash floods. I will work there for two days (Oct. 21-22)...
Cambodia Praises World Vision for Active Participation in Implementation of Government's Policies
AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2020 -- Cambodia has highly appreciated the active contribution of World Vision in carrying out the Kingdom's policies since the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime on Jan. 7, 1979. H.E. Ith Samheng, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, expressed the appreciation while receiving here on Oct. 19 Mr. Edward Danielr...
Location for Building Ring Road No. 4 Consulted
AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2020 -- The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) held on Oct. 19 a consultation workshop on the location for ring road No. 4 construction which will further facilitate traffic and freight transportation. The closed-door consultation workshop took place with the participation of representatives of relevant...
AIBD Appreciates Cambodia’s Chairmanship of First Virtual Extraordinary EXBO Meeting
AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2020 -- The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) has spoken highly of Cambodia’s chairmanship of the recent extraordinary Executive Board (EXBO) meeting. “On behalf of the Secretariat, I would like to thank you for steering well the first ever virtual 'extraordinary EXBO meeting' on Oct....
Cambodian PM Receives Greeting Message from Vietnamese Counterpart over Ongoing Flash Floods
AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2020 -- Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a message of greetings to Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, when the latter has been hitting by flash floods. According to the message AKP received this morning, th...
Flash Flood Death Toll Rises to 25
AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2020 -- The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) has reported that the ongoing flash floods have so far claimed 25 lives. From Sept. 1 to the morning of Oct. 19, 2020, the flash floods have affected 91 cities/districts/Khan in 19 of the 25 provinces and capital city – Phnom Penh, Pursat, Pailin, Bantea...
Korean National Assembly President to Visit Cambodia in November
AKP Phnom Penh, October 19, 2020 -- Korean National Assembly (NA) President H.E. Park Byeong-seug will pay an official visit to Cambodia in November this year, the purpose of which is to strengthen the cooperation between both countries’ legislative body. The information was shared by H.E. Park Heung-Kyeong, newly-appointed Korean Ambassador...
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