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Authorities in Oddar Meanchey on the hunt for wild elephant

Cambodian authorities are monitoring a rogue wild elephant following a day in pursuit of the pachyderm after she trampled a number of villagers’ farmland. The female elephant was spotted on Sunday morning in Oddar Meanchey’s Dangrek Mountains – a rare sighting, according to Banteay Ampil ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/authorities-oddar-meanchey-hunt-wild-elephant

Loggers sent back by authorities in Thailand

Nine Cambodians were arrested and sent back to Cambodia from Thailand yesterday after Thai soldiers allegedly caught them logging illegally in the Dangrek Mountains. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/loggers-sent-back-authorities-thailand

Loggers tell of Thai jails

The logger’s teeth were smashed with the butt of a rifle and his friend fatally shot by a Thai paramilitary force formed to provide support to the Khmer Rouge. Chakrya*, 24, had ventured across the Dangrek Mountains in Cambodia’s far north to log Siamese rosewood, a ...

May Titthara and Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/loggers-tell-thai-jails

Tourists to Cambodia's Preah Vihear heritage site up 53 pct in first quarter

Cambodia’s world heritage Preah Vihear temple greeted 63,610 local and foreign visitors in the first half of 2014, up 53 percent over the same period last year, a report from the Preah Vihear provincial tourism department showed Tuesday. The temple welcomed about 56,870 local visitors and ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2014-07/29/c_133518016.htm

Cambodia's Preah Vihear heritage site receives less visitors in first nine months

The number of tourists visiting Cambodia’s Preah Vihear Temple, a world heritage site, has declined by 30 percent in the first nine months of the year, tourism data showed Wednesday. The figures provided by Preah Vihear provincial tourism department said a total of 54,000 domestic and ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/travel/2013-10/09/c_132782239.htm

Foreign visitors to Cambodia's World Heritage Preah Vihear temple rise 39 pct in 5 months

Cambodia’s Preah Vihear temple, a World Heritage site, received 4,710 foreign tourists in the first five months of this year, up 39 percent compared with the same period last year, statistics by Preah Vihear province’s tourism department showed Tuesday. Kong Vibol, chief of the department, said ...

http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2013-06/19/c_132468531.htm

Nearly 100,000 tourists visit Cambodia's Preah Vihear temple in 2012

Cambodia’s world heritage Preah Vihear temple greeted some 99,490 domestic and foreign tourists in 2012, up 79 percent from 55,580 visitors in 2011, statistics from the Preah Vihear provincial tourism department showed Wednesday. The Hindu temple had been a flashpoint of deadly armed clashes between Cambodian ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/culture/2013-01/02/c_132076419.htm

Cambodia's world heritage Preah Vihear temple greets 93,340 tourists in 11 months

Cambodia’s Preah Vihear Temple, one of the world heritage sites, welcomed about 93,340 local and foreign visitors in the first 11 months of this year, up 87 percent compared with 49,740 tourists at the same period last year, the statistics of Preah Vihear provincial tourism ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2012-12/14/c_132040745.htm

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