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January 19, 2021
Videos & Infographics
Cambodia Records Yellow Breasted Bunting at Boeung Prek Lapouv Protected Landscape
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- The critical endangered Yellow Breasted Bunting has been reconfirmed recording in Boeung Prek Lapouv, a Landscape Protection Area in a large wetland in the Lower Mekong Delta, located in Borey Chulsar and Koh Andet districts of Takeo province. According to a news release of the Birdlife International Cambod...
More Than One Million Visitors Tour the Country during 4-day New Year Holiday
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- A total of 1,279,128 domestic tourists visited various tourism destinations across the country during the four-day New Year holiday, from Dec. 31, 2020 to Jan. 3, 2021, according to a report of the Ministry of Tourism released this morning. Of them, 1,268,025 were national tourists and 11,103 were internal...
The ‘Golden Age’ of the Brao People in Northeast Cambodia
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- The Brao people of northeastern Cambodia played a key role in fostering regional cooperation in the 1970s through their close ties with Vietnamese and Lao leaders. Dating back to the early 1950s, such collaboration had significant national consequence which, a new book agues, allowed the Brao to enjoy a golden...
Op-ed: Book Launch Marks Day of Liberation from the Killing Fields
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- On Thursday, January 7, 2021, it will be the 42th anniversary of the liberation of Cambodia from the notorious, and noxious, Pol Pot regime and the end of the Killing Fields. It is the day Cambodian survivors of that genocidal period describe as their second birthday. Without then-Mr. Hun Sen seeking of ass...
Cambodian Growth to Achieve 4 Percent This Year
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia’s national economic growth in 2021 will achieve at least 4 percent, according to the Macroeconomic and Banking Sector Update 2020 report by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC). The newly released report also acknowledges other growth forecasts by international and regional financial institutions cl...
Cambodia’s Rubber Export Valued at US$459 Million in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia exported some 340,000 tonnes of rubber in 2020 generating US$459 million for the national income. The update was shared yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, adding that during the year, the export of rubber trees was worth nearly US$24 million. Cambodia has in total...
National Dance Championship to be Reorganised in Mid-January
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia Dance Sports Federation is planning to reorganise the 2020 National Dance Championship this month, Ms. Hang Simorn, Secretary General of the Federation affirmed yesterday. To take place on Jan. 17 at the National Olympic Stadium here in Phnom Penh, the competition aims to select qualified dancers f...
Cycling Championship and Angkor Half Marathon to be Held this Month
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Siem Reap province will reorganise the National Cycling Championship and the 25th Angkor International Half Marathon this month after the postponement due to COVID-19 crisis. The update was shared yesterday by Mr. Nou Chamroeun, Secretary General of Cambodian Cycling Federation, adding that the 2020 Nationa...
Cambodia to Experience New Round of Cold Weather This Weekend
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia would be hit by another round of cold weather starting this weekend, from Jan. 9 to 12 due to the effects of northeast monsoon. According to a new weather forecast released this morning by the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM), during the said period, the temperature in the provi...
COVID-19: Zero Positive Case; Zero Cured Case Reported
AKP Phnom Penh, January 05, 2021 -- Cambodia reported neither new positive nor recovered case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) this morning, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health. The tally therefore remains at 382, including 260 Cambodians, 45 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 12 Americans, 10 Indonesians, 6 British, 3 V...
National Road 3 Construction is 90 Percent Complete
AKP Phnom Penh, January 04, 2021 -- The construction of the strategic National Road No. 3 has achieved up to 90 percent as of January and is expected to be completed by September 2021. The update was shared this morning by Senior Minister and Minister of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol while leading a deleg...
Cambodia Exports Over US$8 Million worth of Fisheries Products in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, January 04, 2021 -- Some 3,590 tonnes of fisheries products were exported to foreign markets last year, H.E. Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries said Monday. According to H.E. Minister, the country obtained 936,000 tonnes of fisheries products in 2020, of which 3,590 tonnes were sold abroad, earning U...
CMAC to Clear 11,300 Hectares of Landmine-contaminated Area This Year
AKP Phnom Penh, January 04, 2021 -- Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) has set to clear at least 11,300 hectares of landmine-contaminated area in 2021, said CMAC's Director-General H.E. Heng Ratana. There will be a total of 40,000 land mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) to be cleared this year, the CMAC director-general added. Besi...
Traffic Accidents Drop by 942 Cases in 2020
AKP Phnom Penh, January 04, 2021 -- Number of road accidents saw a decrease of 23 percent or 942 cases in 2020 compared to the previous year, Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, quoted a recent report. From January to December 2020, there were in total 3,179 road accident cases, down from 4,121 cases in...
Cambodia-Thailand Bilateral Trade Reaches US$6.6 Billion in First 11 Months
AKP Phnom Penh, January 04, 2021 -- Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Thailand was valued at US$6.6 billion in the first eleven months of this year, down 22 percent compared to the same period last year. Figures from Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce showed that from January to November this year, Cambodia exported US$1,071 million worth of...
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
Cambodian NA and Chinese NPC Hold Bilateral Meeting
80 Needy Families in Siem Reap Provincial City Receive Foodstuffs from Westgate International School