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  • U.S. Pacific Command Conducts Regional Forum on Drug-Resistant Malaria in Military Populations

    August 11 through 13, 2014, in Phnom Penh, the office of the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) Command Surgeon, the U.S. Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, and...

  • USAID Providing Humanitarian Aid in Northern Iraq

    USAID is working to provide desperately needed humanitarian aid to the tens of thousands of innocent children, women and men displaced by ISIL’s assault on Sinjar...

  • Access to Technology for minorities - Cambodia's Cham minority GOES mobile

    Besides Khmer, the national language of Cambodia, the country has several minorities who have and speak their own languages. The Cham, present in Cambodia...

  • U.S. Pacific Fleet Band Performs in Cambodia

    Children attending M'Lop Tapang school gather around Chief Musician Gresh Laing of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band during a Pacific Partnership community outreach event...

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  • Ask the Ambassador
    Ask the Ambassador: Protecting Cambodia’s Rivers

    The other day I was walking on the riverbank in Phnom Penh, marveling at how the Tonle Sap River reverses its flow during the rainy season, sending water back upstream to the lake. The rainy season brings life-giving water to Cambodia, but unfortunately it also causes suffering to those affected by high water levels. This year, flooding in Cambodia has already caused at least 29deaths, damaged...  More column articles »

  • Remarks by Secretary Kerry on the U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement
    Remarks by Secretary Kerry on the U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

    We know that America’s security and prosperity are closely and increasingly linked to the Asia Pacific. And that’s why President Obama began what is known as the rebalance to Asia in 2009. That’s why he’s asked me to redouble my own efforts in the region over the next two and half years. And that’s why I want to talk to you today about four specific opportunities: creating sustainable... 

  • U.S. and Korean Aid Agencies Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Support Cambodian Education System
    U.S. and Korean Aid Agencies Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Support Cambodian Education System

    On August 12, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the U.S. Embassy to provide Information and Communications Technology (ICT) training to Cambodian schoolchildren in support of the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Education Strategic Plan. The agreement will facilitate the placement of...  ភាសា​ខ្មែរ »

  • Verdict from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
    Press Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry the Verdict from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

    More than 30 years after the Khmer Rouge slaughtered some 1.7 million people, Cambodians have received a small measure of justice and a reminder that justice may not be swift, but justice is resolute. Today’s verdict against two of the most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge is a milestone for the Cambodian people who have suffered some of the worst horrors of the 20th century. Of all the work...  ភាសា​ខ្មែរ »

  • Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting Statement
    Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting Statement

    On August 9, 2014, the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, the Secretary-General of ASEAN and the U.S. Secretary of State met in NayPyiTaw, Myanmar, for the Seventh Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting. Ministers affirmed LMI’s effectiveness during its first five years in addressing complex, transnational development and policy... 

  • Arts and Culture Grants Program
    Arts and Culture Grants Program

    Each year the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is privileged to make one or more grants in the range of $500 to $15,000 for projects which promote artistic and cultural expression and which have a clear nexus connecting Cambodia and the United States. Beginning in 2014, these grants will be managed under the Arts and Culture Grants Program. Proposals may be submitted by either an individual or...