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Cambodia earns $2.5 billion from tourism in 2013

Cambodia earned $2.5 billion from the tourism sector last year, a senior government official said Monday. Last year’s income from tourism accounted for around 16 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product and provided jobs directly to about 400,000 people, Sok An said. The Cambodian government ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140414/cambodia-earns-25-billion-tourism-2013

Google to map streets of capital, Angkor Wat

People around the world will soon be able to go online and view close-up pictures of Phnom Penh’s streets and the temples of Angkor Wat, Google representatives announced in Phnom Penh. Google Street View is using cars with special 360-degree panoramic cameras to collect the imagery. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/google-map-streets-capital-angkor-wat

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

Siem Reap International Airport records 340,000 passengers in January, South Korea stands first row

PHNOM PENH: the Siem reap international airport announced today that it gained 340,000 passengers for January and the South Korean passengers stand first class. “This is first time in its history, [sic] the statement said. It adds: barely a month after crossing the 2-millionth passenger milestone, ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/?p=5355

Angkor Restorers ink first bargaining pact

Under the shade of Angkor’s canopies and twisted Banyan trees, more than 100 restoration workers watched yesterday afternoon as union delegates signed their first collective bargaining agreement, in what union advocates say should set a precedent for Cambodia’s construction industry. Over the past two years, the ...

Claire Knox and Mom Kunthear, P. 5
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012083158404/National-news/angkor-restorers-ink-first-bargaining-pact.html

IP rights discussed for Angkor

The ancient works of Cambodia’s King Suryavarman II could become a protected intellectual trademark if the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) finalizes a treaty recognizing cultural heritage, the organisation’s head said yesterday. Angkor Wat, a 12th century temple complex and the Kingdom’s No 1 tourist destination, became an area of contention ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082958339/Business/ip-rights-discussed-for-angkor-wat.html

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