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Hun Sen wants pristine coastal areas preserved

Prime Minister Hun Sen has instructed the governors of the coastal provinces to protect and maintain the beauty of the coasts, prevent wastewater from flowing into the sea and continue to develop the necessary infrastructure for tourism. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672722/hun-sen-wants-pristine-coastal-areas-preserved

Wild seas alert

Fishermen and passengers travelling by sea have been warned to take care as rainstorms lash coastal areas from tomorrow until Saturday. The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said big waves were expected off  Preah Sihanouk, Kampot, Kep and Koh Kong provinces.   ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38610/wild-seas-alert/

Floods expected in southwest

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology warned residents in six southwestern provinces to brace for possible floods during the final days of the Pchum Ben festival. According to an announcement posted on the ministry’s Facebook page yesterday, heavy rain from Saturday to Monday is expected ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30258/floods-expected-in-southwest/

Hun Sen: No to industry along coast

Hun Sen asked authorities to maintain the pristine beaches along coastal provinces by not allowing any industrial factories to be constructed on or near them. The comment was aimed towards an agreement signed by Cambodian and Chinese companies late last month to build a $2.3 ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=ZmQ1NGIxODRiYTk

Angkor Wat sees tourism spike over Lunar New Year

The number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting Siem Reap’s ancient Angkor Wat temple and the Kingdom’s coastal areas increased sharply during this year’s three-day Lunar New Year. Data from the Siem Reap provincial tourism department show that 52,909 tourists visited Siem Reap during Lunar ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013021461364/Business/angkor-wat-sees-tourism-spike-over-lunar-new-year.html

Cambodia gains 3.5 million tourist arrivals in 2012

Cambodia in 2012 received 3.5 million foreign visitors, an increase of 25 per cent if comparing to 2011 and earned 2 billion US dollars for national income this year, tourism minister said on January 10. He also said:  for 2011, there were 8 million of ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/?p=5285

Tourist arrivals top estimates

The number of tourists to arrive in Cambodia in 2012 was at least 200,000 higher than expectations, possibly reaching 3.5 million, officials said yesterday. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, told the Post yesterday that  in the first 11 months of 2012, Cambodia received 3.2 million tourists, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010160559/Business/tourist-arrivals-top-estimates.html

Rise in foreign tourist arrivals

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Cambodia increased 23 per cent in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period last year, according to new statistics from the Ministry of Tourism.  The data show the number of tourists who arrived in the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110259529/Business/rise-in-foreign-tourist-arrivals.html

In Cambodia, Lost Retreats Once Again Found

Kep province – On a sunny weekday in Kep, a seaside village about halfway along Cambodia’s coast, the crab market was heaving. Women in straw hats and rubber boots stood knee deep in the surf shouting out prices, periodically darting into the sea to pull writhing ...

http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/03/04/travel/cambodia-in-and-around-kep-open-but-undeveloped.html?pagewanted=1

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