Thursday, 5 May 2011

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French Patrol Warship Docks at Preah Sihanouk Ville Seaport

AKP, Phnom Penh, May 5, 2011

French Patrol Warship “Vend Miaire” calls at Preah Sihanouk International Autonomous Seaport on May 4 for a five-day visit to Cambodia.

Photo: Ngo Somony, AKP-Preah Sihanouk


Siem Reap Governor Visits Injured Soldiers

AKP, Phnom Penh, May 5, 2011

Siem Reap Provincial Governor H.E. So Phirin accompanied by his colleagues on May 3 visit Cambodian injured soldiers at the provincial hospital. The soldiers were injured by the recent Thai troops’ artillery shelling at Cambodia’s Ta Krabei and Ta Moan temples.

Photo: Hang Seak, AKP-Siem Reap


Statement of the Spokesman of Ministry of National Defense

AKP Phnom Penh, May 5, 2011 – The following is the statement of the spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense over the result of the meeting between Cambodian-Thai military commanders on May 4:


9th EU Film Festival Opened

AKP Phnom Penh, May 5, 2011 – The 9th Annual European Film Festival was opened in Phnom Penh on May 3 in the presence of Mr. Rafael Dochao Moreno, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the EU Delegation to Cambodia.

This week-long festival is aimed at bridging the culture of the European countries and that of Cambodia, said Mr. Rafael Dochao Moreno at the opening ceremony.

The theme of the festival varies from year to year, he said, indicating that last year, it focused on women’s issues, while this year it particularly focuses on youth – their daily lives, their works, their studies and other activities.

Different films from Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Holland, Portugal, Sweden and other European countries, as well as from Cambodia have been screened at the French Cultural Center and Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Center in Phnom Penh from May 3 to 9.



National Defense Ministry Team Wins 2011 Sepak Takraw Championship

AKP Phnom Penh, May 5, 2011 – The National Defense Ministry team won the 2011 National Sepak Takraw Championship, which was wrapped up here at the National Olympic Stadium last Sunday.

Altogether 299 players from 15 Sepak Takraw clubs throughout the country joined the five-day event.

Undersecretary of State for the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports H.E. Bou Chum Serey presided over the tournament’s closing ceremony.

By OU Sokha

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