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Angkor committee experts reiterate congratulations amid eviction of thousands

A leaked report from experts at an international body overseeing Angkor Archaeological Park reiterated past congratulations for Cambodia’s efforts to dismantle illegal structures in heritage areas amid mass evictions of roughly 10,000 families from the site. ...

Fiona Kelliher
https://vodenglish.news/angkor-committee-experts-congratulate-program-evicting-thousands/

Angkor Archaeological Park earned $11.5 million last year

Indicating a renewed interest in travelling, the famous UNESCO World Heritage Centre Angkor Archaeological Park, attracted 287,454 foreign tourists in 2022 and earned $11.5 million last year, the state-owned Angkor Enterprise said in a statement. ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501215023/angkor-archaeological-park-earned-11-5-million-last-year/

Village demands return of chief who joined Angkor protest

Siem Reap residents are collecting hundreds of thumbprints for the reinstatement of a village chief who was fired for joining a protest against the resettlement of Angkor evictees. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/village-demands-return-of-chief-who-joined-angkor-protest/

200 families allege land loss for Angkor resettlement

More than 200 Siem Reap families say they are still owed compensation from the Apsara Authority for land being used to resettle displaced villagers from within the Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/200-families-allege-land-loss-for-angkor-resettlement/

PM meets with 3,200 families in Peak Sneng

As of October 22, a total of 9,065 families have agreed to voluntarily leave Angkor Archeological Park and other areas under the control of Apsara National Authority for the Run Ta Ek area in Banteay Srei district and Peak Sneng in Angkor Thom district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-meets-3200-families-peak-sneng

Seventy families want titles on land claimed by Apsara authority

Around 70 Siem Reap families want local authorities to give them titles to land they say has been occupied by generations and more recently claimed by the military. ...

Khut Sokun
https://vodenglish.news/seventy-families-want-titles-on-land-claimed-by-apsara-authority/

More than 300 students educated on the conservation, development of Angkor

The APSARA Authority organized a workshop on Management, Conservation and Development of Angkor Area and educated more than 300 students from the Royal University of Agriculture. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501095428/more-than-300-students-educated-on-the-conservation-development-of-angkor/

859 percent rise in Angkor Park visitors

Cambodia’s famous Angkor Archaeological Park attracted 45,779 foreign tourists in the first five months this year, up a whopping 859 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501091534/859-percent-rise-in-angkor-park-visitors/

Cambodia’s famed Angkor sees more than 45,000 international tourists in first 5 months

Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archaeological Park had attracted 45,779 foreign tourists in the first five months of 2022, up 859 percent compared to the same period last year, said a press statement on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090252/cambodias-famed-angkor-sees-more-than-45000-international-tourists-in-first-5-months/

Temple revenues rise slightly

Revenue from ticket sales for foreign visitors to the Angkor Wat temple complex rose slightly in the first 11 months of this year to $53.5 million, a 1.15 percent rise over the same period last year, the government agency that manages Angkor Archaeological Park said ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/18477/temple-revenues-rise-slightly/

Government imposes new rules for photos in Angkor park

Camera-wielding visitors to the iconic temples of the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province will have to take extra care before clicking away now that the government has imposed new rules—effective immediately—for anyone aiming to make money off of their images. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-imposes-new-rules-for-photos-in-angkor-park-101693/

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