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Parts of deity statue unearthed at Angkor Thom, reassembled

Archaeologists from the Apsara National Authority (ANA), a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeological Park, have unearthed the partial head and shoulders of a statue of a deity near Angkor Thom’s Ta Kav gate in Siem Reap province, and have reassembled the sculpture for ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parts-deity-statue-unearthed-angkor-thom-reassembled

China to fund restoration of Angkor Thom site

China will fund a restoration project, slated to start in mid-2018, at an ancient royal palace complex within the Angkor Thom archaeological site in Siem Reap province, officials said yesterday. Long Kosal, spokesman for the Apsara Authority, said the palace is centuries old, and while ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-fund-restoration-angkor-thom-site

Archeological dig starts at Angkor Thom

An archaeological dig at the ancient capital of Angkor Thom started on Monday in search of metal tools from the Kingdom’s Angkorian era. The École Française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO), a French institute dedicated to the study of Asian societies, started the dig in cooperation with the ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27210/archeological-dig-starts-at-angkor-thom/

Angkor Thom restoration complete

Major restoration works have been completed at the former seat of power of the Angkorian civilisation, Angkor Thom, following damage inflicted to the site by Typhoon Nesat in 2011. ...

Zoe Holman
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/angkor-thom-restoration-complete

Friends of Dave Walker concerned over lack of investigation

Friends of Canadian journalist Dave Walker, who went missing under mysterious circumstances in February and was found dead in Siem Reap province last week, expressed anger Wednesday at the Cambodian police’s apparent unwillingness to investigate the 58-year-old’s death. Two-and-a-half months after the journalist vanished after going ...

Simon Henderson and Ben Sokhean
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/friends-of-dave-walker-concerned-over-lack-of-investigation-58289/

High Floodwaters Spread to Siem Reap, Battambang and Pailin

Flooding spread over the weekend as storms hit the country meaning Siem Reap, Battambang and Pailin have all been added to the list of provinces affected by high waters. In Siem Reap province, Nuon Krisna, director of the provincial department of water resources and meteorology, said ...

Ben Sokhean and Simon Henderson
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/high-floodwaters-spread-to-siem-reap-battambang-and-pailin-44466/

Bangkok-Cambodia buses launched

The first buses directly connecting Thailand and Cambodia left Bangkok on Thursday, headed for Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, with the launch of a regular service to bolster tourism and economic ties between the two countries. The first airconditioned bus from Bangkok to Phnom Penh left Mor ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/337029/bus-service-to-cambodia-launched

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