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Battambang

Battambang, Siem Reap and Kampot among nation’s cleanest

The cities of Battambang, Kampot, Sihanoukville, Siem Reap, Kep, Kampong Cham, in addition to Doun Penh, a district of Phnom Penh, all received the top accolade, three romdul flowers, in the second edition of the country’s Clean City Contest. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50111141/battambang-siem-reap-kampot-among-nations-cleanest/

Growing pains, as capital keeps expanding

Phnom Penh is one of the fastest-growing cities in Southeast Asia. It added nearly 500,000 people between 2000 and 2010, for a total of 1.4 million. That has meant a lot of changes in a short period: more congestion, more markets, more housing. And, newcomers ...

Phorn Bopha,
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/growing-pains-as-capital-keeps-expanding/2630483.html

Battambang families told to make way for new park

Battambang town authorities have notified 600 families living in the provincial capital’s Prek Preah Sdech commune that they need to relocate due to the construction of a large public garden to beautify the city. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/battambang-families-told-make-way-new-park

Battambang fire causes over $1m in damage

A fire that ripped through a market in Battambang province’s Phnom Proek district late on Monday night caused somewhere between $1 million and $2 million in damages, according to local officials. The fire, which reportedly started at about 11:30 p.m. and destroyed 244 stalls, was believed to have ...

Ouch Sony
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/battambang-fire-causes-over-1m-in-damage-64725/

Battambang wins clean city award with help from County of Kings, FCM

With the help of a Federation of Canadian Municipalities partnership with the County of Kings, Battambang has won a clean city award from the Government of Cambodia. Battambang was ranked number-one in this year’s Clean City Award Competition. Federation of Canadian Municipalities program manager Pascal Lavoie ...

Kirk Starratt
http://www.novanewsnow.com/News/2014-05-13/article-3722974/Battambang-wins-clean-city-award-with-help-from-County-of-Kings,-FCM/1

Battambang moves to establish first Pub Street

To attract tourism and make Battambang province more appealing as a nightlife destination, provincial authorities are preparing to follow the way of Siem Reap and lay the groundwork for a Pub Street ahead of the Khmer New Year. The deputy governor of Battambang, Ngon Ratthanak, says ...

Siv Meng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/real-estate/battambang-moves-establish-first-pub-street

Battambang Pepsi factory torn down to make facility

A long-abandoned Pepsi bottling factory that became a part of the tourist trail in Battambang province has been razed to make way for a water-treatment facility, according to officials. On June 19, JICA signed off on a $33.5 million water-supply-system project in Kampong Cham and ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/battambang-pepsi-factory-torn-down-make-facility

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