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Siem Reap airport sees 3M visitors

Siem Reap International Airport received 3 million domestic and international passengers this year, a 13 per cent year-on-year increase which was hailed as historic by airport authorities. Emmanual Menanteau, CEO of Cambodia Airports, said in a statement that the 3 million mark represented a symbolic high point, as the airport had only received 2 million passengers in 2012. “[Siem Reap …

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Provinces target tourists for NYE

Cambodia’s popular tourist destinations, both old and new, have ramped up their New Year’s Eve celebrations in order to attract more foreign tourists this year. Tourist-favourite Siem Reap has expanded their celebrations from last year, according to Khem Bunsong, governor of Siem Reap province. “The celebration this year will be a bit bigger from last year, as we have expanded …

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Temple set to undergo $4 million restoration

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has pledged $4 million towards restoring the Preah Pithu Temple inside the Angkor Wat World Heritage Site. The agreement was signed by Bun Narith, director general of the Apsara Authority and Baek Sook Hee, head of the Korean International Cooperation Agency on Friday at KOICA’s office in Phnom Penh. The three-year restoration project will …

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Air Asia flight carrying 162 passengers from Indonesia to Singapore goes missing

Indonesia’s air force was searching for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing on Sunday after the pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, an Airbus 320-200, lost contact with Jakarta air traffic control at 6:17 a.m. (6.17 p.m. EST), officials …

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the cold weather to 10 degrees at Preah Vihear area

Preah Vihear: since December 1, 2014 until today, the weather on the backs of Preah Vihear with very cold temperatures from 10 -15 ° C, but national and international tourists continue to visit the temples every day. The officer in charge of the Preah Vihear National Authority on the back of the temple,Mr Chan Chon has informed last morning of …

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Buildings, hotels, and tourism is picking up in Ratanakiri

RatanaKiri: in recent years, local and foreign tourists to visit the province has steadily increased the number of hotels, guesthouses, restaurants, karaoke bars, massage also increased.Ratanak Sambat Hotel locate in Orkonseang Village, Ban Lung City has operations in beautiful among many other hotels in tourism in the northeastern province of this country. The hotel owner , added that in order …

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Russian tourism hit by ruble

Although Russia is over 7,000 kilometres away and 30 degrees colder, its economic woes are hitting Cambodia’s tourism and expatriate scene. Over the past year, Russia’s currency, the ruble, has lost two-thirds of its value to the US dollar, largely due to declining oil prices and Western sanctions sparked by the conflict in Ukraine. Here in Cambodia, the ongoing currency …

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Medical tourism booms in Asia

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 December 2014: The lines snaking into Bangladesh’s overwhelmed hospitals are often so long, says Nusrat Hussein Kiwan, that they extend into the street outside — too many patients seeking too few quality doctors. So, through a Google search, the wife of a Bangladeshi construction executive chose a Malaysian hospital for her heart bypass surgery. “It’s peaceful here, …

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Malaysia Airlines off stock exchange

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 December 2014: Malaysia Airlines suspended its shares from the country’s stock exchange Monday under a government rescue plan for the flag carrier, which is fighting for survival after losing two planes this year. The airline, whose already loss-making operations took a further beating after the two tragedies, said in a notice to the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange …

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