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  1. Cambodia sets up centre to woo tourists from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Tourists walk at Banteay Srey temple of Angkor complex in Siem Reap province on April 15, 2016. Cambodia has set up the China Ready Centre to attract more Chinese tourists.

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  2. Cambodia expects nearly 1 mln Chinese tourists in 2016: tourism ministerRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Xinhuanet

    Cambodia is expected to attract nearly 1 million Chinese tourists this year and up to 2 millions in 2020, tourism minister Thong Khon said on Saturday. The Southeast Asian country received 700,000 Chinese tourists in 2015, up 24 percent year-on-year, and in the first four months of 2016, the kingdom welcomed 275,000 Chinese tourists, up 13.6 percent if compared to the same period last year.

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  3. Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on tourismRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Xinhuanet

    The European Council on Tourism and Trade has named Cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016, said its press release issued late Wednesday. Some 30 countries joined the competition for the illustrious award this year, the press release said, adding that Cambodia presented its report for the competition under the title "Cambodia: The Land of Magic-The Place Where Gods And Kings Build The World!".

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  4. AGR earns TripAdvisor recognitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Pnompenh Post

    The world's largest travel site TripAdvisor has awarded a Certificate of Excellence for the fifth consecutive year to the Sir Nick Faldo-designed Angkor Golf Resort in Siem Reap for earning great traveller reviews for continually delivering quality customer experience over the past year. "We are delighted to have this award.

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  5. Sensational Siem ReapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO. Regarded as the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat began as a Hindu temple for the Khmer Empire but was eventually recreated into a Buddhist temple around the 12th century.

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  6. NagaWorld and Boeung Ket to clash in leagueRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Pnompenh Post

    Metfone C-League action resumes today after a two week break with leaders Boeung Ket Angkor taking on fourth placed NagaWorld in the long weekend's key contest at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday. The match assumes added importance in light of Boeung Ket's 0-2 loss to Ministry of National Defence in a Hun Sen Cup Group B decider on Wednesday.Boeung Ket and the Army outfit share the lead with 21 points each from eight matches, but coach Prak Sovanara's side are at the top of the standings with a superior goal difference.

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  7. Angkor Wat ticket sales stagnatingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Pnompenh Post

    Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia's prime tourist attraction, experienced nearly stagnant growth for the first five months of this year, according to data released by Angkor Institution yesterday. The archaeological park generated almost $28 million in ticket sales at 1.27 per cent growth compared to the same period last year.

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  8. Few visit North Korea-funded Cambodian museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Angkor Panorama Museum, reported to have cost US$24 million to build, is just minutes away from the historic Angkor Wat temple complex, which receives millions of tourists each year according to Apsara Authority, the government agency responsible for the archaeological site. However, on Monday there were few visitors to be seen, while museum director Yit Chandaroat admitted the tourist attraction was yet to pull in large crowds since its opening in December.

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  9. Hot Deals: To the lighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    New Caledonia seems an unlikely place to boast one of the biggest buildings ever constructed, but the still-operating lighthouse on Amedee Island is the second tallest in the world. Return airfares to New Caledonia and four nights' accommodation are priced from $775pp, twin-share, from Auckland; from $885 from Wellington, and from $915 for travel from Christchurch.

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  10. Police held as five-star Crown smash KampotRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Pnompenh Post

    National Police had to endure another frustrating outcome in the ongoing Hun Sen Cup after the 2014 winners were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Siem Reap Angkor at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday. A brace from In Sodavid featured in Phnom Penh Crown's 5-1 away win against Kampot, while a clash between two Metfone C-league clubs saw Cambodian Mines Action Center edge past Western Phnom Penh 2-1.

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  11. Crown hoping that Cup runneth over after lossRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Pnompenh Post

    Top tier clubs Phnom Penh Crown and NagaWorld travel out of town in differing moods to Kampot and Preah Vihear, respectively, in search of flattering scorelines against decidedly weaker provincial sides. While Crown will be eager to get over their shock defeat by AEU, NagaWorld are bound to be in a better frame of mind, having climbed up to third in the league following their win over the Police.

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  12. Vietnam Airlines to ramp up domestic, regional servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Air Transport World

    Vietnam Airlines and part-owned subsidiary Cambodia Angkor Air are looking to "substantially increase" domestic services in both countries, as well as expand regional services to nearby Asian countries. Vietnam Airlines spokesperson Le Thanh Dzung said the carrier's new 6X-weekly Boeing 787 service from Heathrow to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will be expanded to a daily schedule from July, and would help "provide an [expanded] network to and within the region."

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  13. Cambodia bars cars near Angkor Wat temple to ease congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Newsday

    In this April 15, 2016, photo, tourist walk at Banteay Srey temple of Angkor complex, in Siem Reap province, about 320 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.

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  14. Ghost hotels linger amidst Siem Reap's tourist boomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Pnompenh Post

    For the past two decades, Siem Reap has enjoyed a steady increase in tourists, which has largely driven the famed templed city's recent construction sector growth. Consisting mostly of hotels, guesthouses and restaurants, these commercial spaces catering to tourists are concentrated just about seven kilometres to the south of Angkor Wat.

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  15. Cambodia Bans Cars From Travelling In Front Of Angkor WatRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The main road alongside Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple is now off-limits to cars, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency reported. From now on, only tourists walking by foot and cyclists are allowed to travel on the road in front of Angkor Wat Temple, he said, adding that all vehicles, except for fire engines or ambulance, are prohibited.

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  16. Cambodia bars cars near Angkor Wat temple to ease congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 15, 2016, photo, tourist walk at Banteay Srey temple of Angkor complex, in Siem Reap province, about 320 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.

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  17. In the shadows of AngkorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Nation

    IN THE SHADOWS OF ANGKOR: The nearest hotel to the famed Siem Reap ruins, Le Meridien Angkor epitomises elegant living. Photos/Le Meriden Angkor IN THE SHADOWS OF ANGKOR: The nearest hotel to the famed Siem Reap ruins, Le Meridien Angkor epitomises elegant living.

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  18. Cambodia bars cars near Angkor Wat templeRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this July 14, 2014 file photo, tourists look at the view of the Angkor Wat temples at sunrise, outside Siem Reap, Cambodia. The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.

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  19. Pompeii, Chernobyl, Angkor Wat: Abandoned places that captivate and intrigueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    And while once thriving hubs, the world's ghost cities continue to captivate, inspire and in some cases creep us out a little bit. It may be hard to believe but these ghost towns once teemed with life and in some cases were at the forefront of modern civilisation.

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  20. Civilisation Lost: Truth behind world's abandoned citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Mercury

    And while once thriving hubs, the world's ghost cities continue to captivate, inspire and in some cases creep us out a little bit. It may be hard to believe but these ghost towns once teemed with life and in some cases were at the forefront of modern civilisation.

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