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More than 200 families in Siem Reap dismantled tents on disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force

210 families live in Sna Sangkram village, Balong commune, Prasat Bakong district, Siem Reap province that has a land dispute with the Apsara Authority demolished tents from the disputed land overnight after authorities threatened to use force. ...

Khut Sokun
https://www.vodkhmer.news/2022/11/15/more-than-200-families-in-siem-reap-dismantled-tents-after-authorities-threatened-to-use-force/

Hun Sen asks Angkor protesters to ‘be calm’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday denied plans to relocate thousands of residents from one area of the Angkor Archaeological Park following protests. ...

Pa Sokheng
https://vodenglish.news/hun-sen-asks-angkor-protesters-to-be-calm/

Run Ta Ek residents say life is better there than in Angkor Archaeological Park

Residents who were willing to leave their homes in Angkor Archaeological Park and relocate to Run Ta Ek eco-village five years ago are saying their lives have improved in the interim, and now Prime Minister Hun Sen has recently announced that Run Ta Ek area ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/run-ta-ek-residents-say-life-better-there-angkor-archaeological-park

Infrastructure work underway for displaced Angkor park residents

A working group from the Ministry of Environment and the APSARA National Authority (ANA) has prepared 95ha of land in the new Run Ta Ek village for development, as nearly 1,000 families prepare to relocate from the Angkor Archaeological Park. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/infrastructure-work-underway-displaced-angkor-park-residents

Ministry to celebrate Kingdom’s plant diversity with National Orchid Day

The Ministry of Environment will organise the second National Orchid Day on May 11 to publicise the many kinds of orchids that grow in Cambodia, especially the Kingdom’s wild orchid species. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-celebrate-kingdoms-plant-diversity-national-orchid-day

Restoration work on famed Angkor Wat’s Bakan tower in Cambodia almost completed

The restoration work on the southwest and northwest parts of the famed Angkor Wat’s Bakan tower in Cambodia has almost been completed, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501065290/restoration-work-on-famed-angkor-wats-bakan-tower-in-cambodia-almost-completed/

Apsara National Authority preserves Khmer architecture in Angkor park

In the first quarter of 2022, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) – a state body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeological Park – approved 314 of the 439 renovation and construction requests it received from residents of its managed area. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/apsara-national-authority-preserves-khmer-architecture-angkor-park

France, Japan pledge 10-year support to ICC-Angkor

The governments of France and Japan – both co-chairs of the International Coordinating Committee for Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) – committed to continuing their support of conservation and sustainable development of the Angkor Archaeological Park for another 10 years. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/france-japan-pledge-10-year-support-icc-angkor

Angkor Wat attracts ‘over 6K’ visitors for equinox sunrise

Over 6,000 tourists descended on Angkor Wat on March 21 to catch the Spring equinox, where visitors and photography enthusiasts were treated to rare sights of the sun rising directly over the top of the temple. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/angkor-wat-attracts-over-6k-visitors-equinox-sunrise

ANA fells 100 trees too close to ancient sites

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) will fell and remove more than 100 trees from three important temple sites and some other areas in Prasat Bakong district and Siem Reap town, as they have a high risk of damaging temple grounds and important sites in the ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-fells-100-trees-too-close-ancient-sites

Refill of ancient pond part of tourism plans

Chreav commune authorities in Siem Reap town will excavate an ancient pond known as Trapeang Hae Phka in Bos Kralanh village for preservation to attract tourists and create jobs or businesses for residents. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/refill-ancient-pond-part-tourism-plans

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

ANA keeps Angkor Park green with tree planting

In the 17-year period from 2004 to 2021, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) – a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeology Park – planted more than two million trees in the Angkor area in order to enhance environmental beauty and attract more domestic and ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-keeps-angkor-park-green-tree-planting

ANA keeps Angkor Park green with tree planting

In the 17-year period from 2004 to 2021, the Apsara National Authority (ANA) – a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeology Park – planted more than two million trees in the Angkor area in order to enhance environmental beauty and attract more domestic and ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-keeps-angkor-park-green-tree-planting

Parking banned on Angkor Wat roads

The Apsara National Authority (ANA), a body tasked with managing the Angkor Archaeological Park, has requested that visitors refrain from parking their vehicles on the streets in the area because it obstructs traffic and lessens the beauty of the temples. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parking-banned-angkor-wat-roads

ANA denies allegations it grabbed land to develop tourist attraction

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has denied allegations that it usurped land belonging to residents in Tani village of Banteay Srei district’s Run Ta Ek commune in order to create a tourist attraction. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-denies-allegations-it-grabbed-land-develop-tourist-attraction

West Baray water source under irrigation pressure

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has urged farmers living in the Angkor area to grow dry-season rice crops once per year only to reduce risks of water overuse that could drain too much water from the crucial West Baray. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/west-baray-water-source-under-irrigation-pressure

ANA warns against land sales in Angkor area

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) declared that people can no longer sell or buy land in Angkor Archaeological Park, which is a world heritage site. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-warns-against-land-sales-angkor-area

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