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Apsara Authority to begin canal construction

The Apsara Authority has announced that it will begin construction of canals surrounding forest areas in Angkor Archeological Park in Siem Reap province this week in a bid to preserve the historical site. Chum Sopheakmakara, acting director-general of the Apsara Authority, in a statement issued on ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50640400/apsara-authority-to-begin-canal-construction/

Siem Reap families protest over lack of land deeds

Fifty-nine families living in Siem Reap’s Slor Kram commune protested to urge the authorities to speed up the process of giving them land deeds, saying they have been waiting three years already. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-families-protest-over-lack-land-deeds

Angkor revenue up, tourists amount down

According to a new report by the Ministry of Tourism published yesterday, revenue from ticket sales to the Angkor Archeological Park reached $39.48 million in the first quarter of 2018, 28 percent higher than the corresponding period last year. Ministry data showed 854,584 tourists visited the ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50269499/angkor-revenue-up-tourists-amount-down/

Tourism pushing up land prices in Siem Reap

Land prices in Siem Reap town increased slightly last year compared with the previous year, thanks to the growing strength of the tourism industry, according to insiders. The provincial capital saw prices rise about five percent in residential areas in 2017 and about 10 percent ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50102545/tourism-pushing-up/

Angkor ticket sales earns $107 million

The Angkor Archeological Park, which include the famed Unesco-listed Angkor temples, earned income from entry tickets of $107.9 million in 2017, a 72.5 percent increase compared with the year before. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5099220/angkor-ticket-sales-earns-107-million/

Angkor Park residents fear being evicted

As the Apsara Authority knocked down seven illegal structures in the Angkor Archeological Park yesterday, other residents expressed confusion over why they were first granted permission to build homes but are now being evicted. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5077722/angkor-park-residents-fear-evicted/

Holidays see record tourists

Cambodia’s top tourist destinations recorded a record number of visitors this Khmer New Year, with 2.5 million locals and foreigners traveling to celebrate the festival around the country.​ ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37547/holidays-see-record-tourists/

Government takes over reins of Angkor ticket sales

The Cambodian government officially took charge of the ticket sales at the Angkor Archeological Park on January 1, after Prime Minster Hun Sen announced in November an end to the Sok Kong-owned Sokimex’s control of the service. ...

Sor Chandara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-takes-over-reins-angkor-ticket-sales

Chinese tourists overtake S Koreans at Angkor

China has overtaken South Korea to become the largest tourist source to at the Angkor world heritage site, state-run Agency Kampuchea Press (AKP) reported yesterday. ...

Agence Kampuchea Press team
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/14009/chinese-tourists-overtake-s-koreans-at-angkor/

More foreigners visit Cambodia's two world heritage sites in 2013

Cambodia’s two world heritage sites, the Angkor Wat temple and Preah Vihear temple, continued to see growth in the number of foreign tourists in 2013, tourism officials said on Sunday. The Angkor Wat temple welcomed about 2.23 million international visitors in the year, up 8 percent ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-01/12/c_133038342.htm

Cambodia's Angkor greets 1.57 mln foreign visitors in 9 months

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temples, one of the world heritage sites, attracted 1.57 million foreign tourists in the first nine of the year, up 6 percent compared with the same period in a year earlier, a tourism report showed Monday. South Korea, China, Vietnam, Japan and Thailand ...

Global Times
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/817619.shtml#.Ul0inVBgd8E

Cambodia flood death toll rises to 83, affecting over 800,000 people

Floods from Mekong River and heavy rainfall have killed at least 83 people and affected more than 800,000 people in Cambodia in the last three weeks, a senior disaster control official said Monday. “Up to now, 83 people have died of drowning and over 800,000 people ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-10/07/c_132777225.htm

Cambodia's Angkor Wat earns 30 mln USD per annum from ticket sales

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temples, one of the world heritage sites, generated an annual revenue of 30 million U.S. dollars from ticket sales, Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet Minister Sok An said Sunday. Last year, the temples attracted 2.06 million foreigners, up 28 percent year-on-year, he ...

http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2013-07/08/c_132522594.htm

Cambodia's Angkor heritage site greets 694,700 foreign visitors in Q1, up 8 pct

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temples, one of the world heritage sites, received 694,700 foreign tourists in the first quarter of this year, a 8 percent rise from the same period last year, the statistics of Siem Reap provincial tourism department showed Friday. The top three countries visiting ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/776163.shtml#.UXSX56Kj2xA

Cambodia's World Heritage Angkor Wat attracts 2.06 mln foreigners in 2012

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, received 2.06 million foreign visitors last year, up 28 percent compared to 1.61 million in a year earlier, a tourism report said Tuesday. The temple greeted 339,530 South Koreans last year, up 23 percent year-on-year; ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2013-01/15/c_132103894.htm

Plans for Angkor Restoration To Be Discussed in Siem Reap

Representatives from international and national teams involved in the restoration and preservation of the Angkor Archeological Park are meeting today in Siem Reap City to discuss the future of the site. Gathered for the Technical Session of the International Coordinating Committee of Angkor (ICC), the representatives ...

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