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Cambodia and Thailand are highly committed to strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector

Cambodia and Thailand are highly committed to strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector in line with the motto that everyone is gradually beginning to remember the slogan of‘Two kingdoms, the same tourism destination’. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501436589/cambodia-and-thailand-are-highly-committed-to-strengthening-cooperation-in-the-tourism-sector/

Koh Rong int’l airport construction begins

State authorities have confirmed that the earthworks for the first phase of construction of the Koh Rong International Eco-Tourism Airport is now underway on the island. ... ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501427850/koh-rong-intl-airport-construction-begins/

Sok Soken attends the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2024 in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

At the invitation of Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism of Lao PDR, Suanesavanh Vignaket, Sok Soken, Cambodian Minister of Tourism, led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2024, the 27th ASEAN Tourism Ministers Meeting and related meetings from 23rd – 27th January ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501428870/sok-soken-attends-the-asean-tourism-forum-2024-in-vientiane-lao-peoples-democratic-republic/

Sluggish industry growth affects Cambodia’s economic outlook as improved tourism recovery expected to boost Cambodian exports

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered its economic growth forecast for Cambodia to 5.3 percent, down from the earlier prediction of 5.5 percent. The main reason for this revision is the slower-than-expected growth in the industrial sector. This information was included in the ADB’s ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363717/sluggish-industry-growth-affects-cambodias-economic-outlook-as-improved-tourism-recovery-expected-to-boost-cambodian-exports/

Ministry plans to create an eco-tourism corridor in Tboung Khmum

The Ministry of Environment plans to turn the former Banteay Chak Sdech Korn into a historical eco-tourism area in Tboung Khmum province after Environment Minister Eang Sophalleth explored the potential of attracting tourists to boost the province’s economy.​ ... ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358684/ministry-plans-to-create-an-eco-tourism-corridor-in-tboung-khmum/

132 bird species recorded at Boeung Prek Lpov protected landscape

A total of 132 bird species have been recorded at the Boeung Prek Lpov Landscape Protection Area (BPL) in Takeo Province, pointed out a report on the State of Key Bird Species released recently by NatureLife Cambodia. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501316928/132-bird-species-recorded-at-boeung-prek-lpov-protected-landscape/

ASEAN discusses maritime protection

The Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) chaired the 2023 ASEAN Coast Guard Forum in Jakarta from June 6-9 to discuss cooperation in protecting waters from various threats, including illegal fishing. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501305974/asean-discusses-maritime-protection/

New smart airport aims to drive more tourists into Siem Reap

Cambodia Angkor Air and Trip.com Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a smart airport in Siem Reap, the global travel service provider said in a news release. ... ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-siem-reap-new-smart-airport

Private investors sought for $55m ecotourism project

Private sector investment is being sought for a $55 million project to develop sustainable eco-tourism in the Cardamom Mountains and Tonle Sap area. ... ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-private-investors-sought-for-55m-ecotourism-project

Ecotourism gives ethic community new hope

Ecotourism has turned a struggling community into one with higher incomes, an upgraded road and new school and health services. ... ...

Sok Haingkheang
https://cambodianess.com/article/ecotourism-gives-ethic-community-new-hope

New int’l airport nearly half complete as travel industry returns to life

Construction of a new airport that is slated to serve the capital has passed the 43 per cent completion mark, raising prospects for a proper recovery in the civil aviation and tourism sectors as international travellers return to the Kingdom in increasingly large numbers. ... ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-intl-airport-nearly-half-complete-travel-industry-returns-life

Residents and traders at Phnom Sampov resort request compensation in exchange for demolition

About 20 families and traders living and selling around Phnom Sampov asked the relevant authorities to help resolve the compensation according to the market price in exchange for relocation as authorities claim that their move is to rehabilitate the site for tourism. ... ...

VOD staff
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/17/residents-and-traders-at-phnom-sampov-request-compensation-in-exchange-for-demolition/

Six Senses resort reopening

Preah Sihanouk province’s Six Senses Krabey Island resort is slated to reopen its doors to tourists on December 2 after ceasing operations during the Covid-19 slump in the tourism industry. ... ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/six-senses-resort-reopening

1st Chinese-invested expressway in Cambodia sparks tourist influx to coastal province: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Monday that some 200,000 vehicles had traveled on the kingdom's first-ever expressway since it was open to the public for trial use for free on Oct 1. ... ...

Xinhua
https://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202210/17/WS634cfca3a310fd2b29e7cf2f.html

Ministries make haste on draft laws on natural resources

An inter-ministerial meeting was held on Monday at the Ministry of Interior to expedite the drafting of  forest, fisheries and protected area laws to define the responsibilities of sub-national administrations, organisations and citizens in protecting, conserving and developing natural resources. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501129170/ministries-make-haste-on-draft-laws-on-natural-resources/

Phnom Tamao forest: 130 hectares destroyed in five days

Fresh satellite imagery shows rapid destruction of the Phnom Tamao forest this week, an estimated 130 hectares razed between Friday and Wednesday. ... ...

Keat Soriththeavy
https://vodenglish.news/phnom-tamao-forest-130-hectares-destroyed-in-five-days/

Southeast Asia visitors backing Cambodian tourism industry

Cambodia welcomed 217,038 visitors from Southeast Asia from January to May of 2022, signifying a 282 per cent jump year-on-year, the Ministry of Tourism said, while noting that nearly 50 per cent of the figure arrived from Vietnam. ... ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/southeast-asia-visitors-backing-cambodian-tourism-industry

Cambodia commits to halve deforestation by 2030

Cambodia is all set to reduce deforestation by half by the year 2030 and achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions in its forestry sector by 2040. ... ...

Son Minea
http://khmertimeskh.com/501024424/cambodia-commits-to-halve-deforestation-by-2030/

Cabinet passes draft plant protection law

The Council of Ministers on February 4 approved a draft law on plant protection and phytosanitary measures at a session presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to government spokesman Phay Siphan. ... ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cabinet-passes-draft-plant-protection-law

King grants citizenships to family of environmentalists

King Norodom Sihamoni has granted Khmer nationality through naturalisation to American environmentalist Benjamin Joseph Davis and his family for their efforts to protect the forest and wildlife of a sanctuary in Preah Vihear province. ... ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/king-grants-citizenships-family-environmentalists

Forest activists allege logging scheme in Prey Lang

Forest activists from the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) in Preah Vihear province claim that Macle Logistics Cambodia Co Ltd and PNT Co Ltd are working together to illegally collect timber being logged in the core area of the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. ... ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forest-activists-allege-logging-scheme-prey-lang

Angkor crowned as best place to visit in Southeast Asia

Angkor in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province came first among the 29 Best Places to Visit in Southeast Asia, according to a survey of Touropia Travel Guides. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50964217/angkor-crowned-as-best-place-to-visit-in-southeast-asia/

Phnom Penh Authorities continued administrative measures against COVID-19 raises ire

Phnom Penh municipal administration’s decision  to extend its administrative measures for another 14 days, until  October 7, even as the prime minister had called for tourism to resume, especially from China, is seen to be counter productive though essential in combatting and preventing the spread ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939980/phnom-penh-authorities-continued-administrative-measures-against-covid-19-raises-ire/

Angkor Landmark breaks ground by end-2021: CEO

Phase I of the Angkor Landmark development project about 15km northeast of Siem Reap town is scheduled to officially break ground at end-2021, according to the developer’s CEO Tous Saphoeun. ... ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/angkor-landmark-breaks-ground-end-2021-ceo

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