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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

Heavy trucks banned amid Koh Kong roadwork

Koh kong provincial authorities have announced a plan to temporarily ban heavy trucks from travelling on National Road 48, while it’s being repaired by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. According to the ministry’s assessment, about 22.26 per cent of the road or around ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-trucks-banned-amid-koh-kong-roadwork

Sea festival to take place in Koh Kong

The seventh Sea Festival will be held in Koh Kong province in December, serving as a platform from which to introduce local tourism products to domestic and international travellers. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50522978/sea-festival-to-take-place-in-koh-kong/

Sihanoukville beach vendors protest new relocation notice

Vendors along O’Chheuteal Beach yesterday protested against a new Preah Sihanouk provincial project that requires them to build new stalls – set back from their current ones – before the Sea Festival starts on December 17, in order to expand the beach area for tourists. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-beach-vendors-protest-new-relocation-notice

Sea festival nets $15M for Kampot economy

This year’s Sea Festival, held for the first time in Kampot last weekend, attracted over 300,000 visitors and generated more than $15 million in revenue for the local community, tourism minister Thong Khon said yesterday. ...

Sor Chandara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sea-festival-nets-15m-kampot-economy

Some 20,000 visit Koh Kong on the first day of Sea Festival

About 20,000 people were estimated to have visited Koh Kong province on Friday, the first day of Sea Festival, according to an official at the provincial tourism department. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/some-20000-visit-koh-kong-on-the-first-day-of-sea-festival-7854

Cambodia marks 3rd Sea Festival in southern Koh Kong province

The 3rd edition of Sea Festival kicked off on Friday in southern Cambodia’s Koh Kong province with an aim to attract more tourists to coastal areas. In a message to celebrate the festival, Prime Minister Hun Sen said the three-day event was to promote the potential ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=258170

Sea Festival fails seafood vendors

Droves of seafood sellers descended on the normally sleepy Kep province this past weekend, attempting to capitalise on a tourism festival set up to drive dollars to Cambodia’s coastal areas. But overcrowding and blocked roads pushed prices down and kept customers away, according to vendors. The ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sea-festival-fails-seafood-vendors

Visitors fill hotels in Sihanoukville

Year-end travelers have fully booked Sihanoukville province’s hotels and guesthouses for the first-ever Sea Festival, which is expected to attract thousands of visitors this year, tourism officials said. Tith Chantha, general director at the Ministry of Tourism, confirmed that all hotel and guesthouse rooms were booked ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011121253299/Business/visitors-fill-hotels-in-sihanoukville.html

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