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Angkor Wat temple graffiti causes stir

The foreign letters written on the stones of the Angkor Wat temple were written during the 17th century and before the 1990s and there are no recent letters written by foreigners, the Apsara Authority has said. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50504376/angkor-wat-temple-graffiti-causes-stir/

Cambodia attracts 230,100 Chinese visitors in H1, up 19 pct

Cambodia has received 230,100 Chinese tourists in the first six months of 2014, an increase of 19 percent over the same period last year, according to a tourism report released on Wednesday. The report shows that China is the second largest source of tourists to Cambodia ...

Ecns.cn News Staff
http://www.ecns.cn/2014/08-13/129405.shtml

Cambodia expected to greet 4.6 mln foreign tourists in 2014: minister

Cambodia is projected to receive 4.6 million international visitors this year, an expected rise of 10 percent from 4.2 million last year, Minister of Tourism Thong Khon said Saturday. “In the first six months of this year, more than 2.2 million foreigners visited Cambodia, up 5.2 ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140802/cambodia-expected-greet-46-mln-foreign-tourists-2014-ministe

Chinese tourists to Cambodia's Angkor heritage site up 17 pct in first half

The number of Chinese visitors to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, has reached 161,700 in the first six months of this year, a 17 percent rise over the same period last year, an official data showed Friday. The data from the ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2014-08/01/c_133524492.htm

Cambodia's Angkor artifacts to be exhibited in China

Eighty masterpieces from Cambodia’s renowned Angkor Wat Temple will be displayed in China for six months, aiming at promoting cultural ties between the two countries. Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts Phoeurng Sackona and Liu Shuguang, director general of the Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage, ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2014-07/22/c_133502962.htm

Cambodia attracts 1.9 mln foreign tourists in 5 months, up 6 pct

Cambodia has received some 1.9 million foreign visitors in the first five months of 2014, a 6 percent rise compared to the same period last year, a tourism official said Tuesday. “Vietnam, China and South Korea are the largest sources of tourists to Cambodia,” Kong ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=226061

Cambodia relies on ASEAN

Cambodia Association of Travel Agents says good connections and airline service from other ASEAN member countries will be the main driver to push tourism forward. The association president, Ang Kim Eang, said the increase in ASEAN travellers to Cambodia was driven by an expansion of direct ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit
http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2014/06/cambodia-relies-on-asean/

Cambodia receives 1.27 mln foreign tourists in Q1

Cambodia welcomed some 1.27 million international visitors in the first three months of 2014, an 8 percent rise from 1.17 million recorded the same period last year, official data showed Monday. During the January-March period, Vietnam topped the chart among the top ten markets of tourists ...

Asean - China Centre News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-05/06/c_133313841.htm

Foreign tourists to Cambodia's Angkor heritage site up 12 pct in Q1

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, a world heritage site, had attracted 778,740 foreign visitors in the first quarter of 2014, up 12 percent compared to the same period last year, official data showed Wednesday. The top five countries visiting the site are South Korea, China, Vietnam, Japan ...

Asean - China Centre News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-04/24/c_133286754.htm

Angkor ready for surge of tourists

Siem Reap hotel operators are preparing for a deluge of tourists this Khmer New Year season the likes of which is not often seen, tourism officials say. Chheuy Chhorn, deputy director of Siem Reap’s tourism department, said after attracting 170,000 visitors to the first annual Angkor ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/angkor-ready-surge-tourists

Cambodia envoy lauds Clark airport growth

Cambodia Ambassador Tuot Panha said the viability of Clark International Airport will make it one of the progressive international gateways in the Philippines. The ambassador said she would like to see flights between Clark and Phnom Penh or Clark and Siem Reap, now one of the ...

Sun Star News Staff
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/pampanga/local-news/2014/03/09/cambodia-envoy-lauds-clark-airport-growth-332246

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 heritage site attracts nearly 2 mln foreign tourists in 11 months

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat Temple, one of the world heritage sites, had received some 1.98 million international visitors in the first 11 months of 2013, up 8 percent from 1.83 million tourists over the same period last year, a tourism report said Wednesday. During the January-November ...

Global Times News Staff
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/832841.shtml#.UrJemdIW2ls

Hun Sen to pen accords with Abe

Infrastructure-funding agreements and a memorandum on military cooperation will be signed when Prime Minister Hun Sen visits Japan next week, the government said yesterday. The premier will meet his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo late next week, a statement released yesterday by the Ministry of ...

Cheang Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-pen-accords-abe

Meet eyes Angkor management

Representatives from countries and preservation organisations across the globe gathered in Siem Reap yesterday as Prime Minister Hun Sen officiated the kickoff of an intergovernmental conference focused on Angkor Wat. The event marks the third once-per-decade conference of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding ...

Thik Kaliyann
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/meet-eyes-angkor-management

Fears for tourism during rally

The opposition’s planned demonstration in Siem Reap next month could affect the tourism industry in Cambodia’s most important visitor destination, the government and industry representatives said yesterday. Cambodian Tourism Minister Thong Khon told the Post that the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s (CNRP) December 10 rally could ...

Chan Muy Hong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fears-tourism-during-rally

Angkor Wat ticket sales revenue up

Revenue from ticket sales to foreign tourists visiting Angkor Wat reached $41.4 million in the first nine months of 2013, a 14 per cent year-on-year increase, according to data from the Apsara Authority, which manages the site. Official data show that almost 1.5 million foreign ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/angkor-wat-ticket-sales-revenue

Cambodia to host Asia-pacific region on tourism development in cultural and natural heritage in November

In cooperation with UN world tourism organization, Cambodia will host the tourism conference of Asia- Pacific region on tourism development in cultural and natural heritage in November in Siem Reap province. “There will be 40 countries from Asia- pacific region and 200 delegates will participant in ...

The Southeast Asia Weekly News Staff
http://www.thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/?p=7750

Chinese tourists warned of expensive counterfeits in Siem Reap

PHNOM PENH (The Cambodia Herald) — Chinese Tourism companies have warned their citizens visiting Siem Reap province not to buy gifts or souvenirs from vendors for fear of expensive counterfeit products.  A tourist guide in Ankor Wat, Siem Reap said that this happens a lot because ...

The Cambodia Herald Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=MzFkMGQwMzM1YmM

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