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UNESCO to assess damage to Preah Vihear temple

The United Nations cultural agency said today it plans to send a mission to assess the damage caused to the Preah Vihear Temple, a World Heritage site, by the recent armed clashes between Thailand and

The Preah Vihar issue damages not only the temple but also...

BANGKOK (eTN) - This is a sad story about a beautiful Khmer temple from the 11th century perched on a plateau, which dominates a valley.

Cambodia: Thai shelling damaged Preah Vihear temple

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Part of a historic 11th-century stone temple collapsed Sunday due to heavy shelling by the Thai army, the Cambodian government said.

A roundup of ASEAN latest tourism news

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - A roundup of latest trends and news from Southeast Asia collected during ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF) Cambodia puts emphasis on its southern coast

ASEAN tourism continues to prosper

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - ASEAN Travel Forum 2011 hosted in Phnom Penh for the second time reconfirms that Southeast Asia is flying high again.

Dining for a good cause in Phnom Penh

With Phnom Penh playing host to the ASEAN Travel Forum, Southeast Asia's largest international tourism event, eTurboNews Asia Senior Editor Luc Citrinot takes a look at the latest changes in the Cambo

Is Phnom Penh ready to turn into a new center for...

As Phnom Penh will play host to the ASEAN Travel Forum, Southeast Asia's largest international tourism event, eTurboNews Asia Senior Editor Luc Citrinot takes a look at the latest changes in the Cambo

More than 330 die in Cambodian festival stampede

More than 330 people died in a stampede on the final day of the Water Festivalin on a small Cambodian island.

Cambodia is back on rails, while Vientiane-Bangkok link derails…

PHNOM PENH/BANGKOK (eTN)- Two weeks ago, Cambodia officially reopened its rail network, a first step into an ambitious trans-Asian rail network which is due to connect in the future Singapore to the c

ATF 2011 Phnom Penh exceeds already all of our forecasts in...

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - Cambodia will play host to the ASEAN Travel Forum next January for the second time in its history.

An emotional comeback for Phnom Penh Airport

BANGKOK (eTN) - It took some 40 years for a dream to come true again. National French carrier, Air France, has announced that it will fly back to Phnom Penh starting March 27, 2011.

ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011 TRAVEX promises to be sellout event

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – ATF 2011 TRAVEX recorded strong interest and rapid take-up rate early in its registration process. To date, exhibitors have snapped up more booths than initially expected.

ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011 TRAVEX promises to be sellout event

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – ATF 2011 TRAVEX recorded strong interest and rapid take-up rate early in its registration process.

UNESCO finds compromise on Preah Vihear temple issue

It is a rather sad story for Preah Vihear temple, an 11th century jewel of Angkor architecture, which unfortunately lies on the tip of a promontory just on the border line between Cambodia and Thailan

Khmer Rouge bastion turns into new tourist spot

"In those days we didn't have to worry about food or supplies — Ta Mok took care of that," says 56-year-old Sam Roeun, a former Khmer Rouge soldier with a prosthetic left leg who now sells entrance

Mekong Tourism Forum confirms top speakers

The Mekong Tourism Forum has confirmed a compelling list of speakers to address its theme for 2010, "New Roads, New Opportunities."

Cambodia to preserve Khmer Rouge sites as tourist attractions

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia will preserve 14 sites at the last bastion of the murderous Khmer Rouge, including the home of their leader Pol Pot, as tourist attractions, an official said Wednesda

Vietnam builds coastal road link to Cambodia and Thailand

According to Vietnamese media sources, construction will begin next month on a 220-km long coastal road in the Mekong Delta as part of an international

PM Hun Sen orders preparation of legal documents for Preah Vihear...

According to web media sources in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is preparing legal documents to lodge with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague complaints relating to long-standing border disp

Cautious optimism for Cambodian airports

Cambodian Airports Authority (Société Concessionaire des Aéroports or SCA) is optimistic for 2010 with a predicted growth in both flights and passengers, which would represent a rebound over 2009.

The Mekong River under threat

Until the 1980s the Mekong River flowed freely for 4,900 kilometers from its 5,100-meter high source in Tibet to the coast of Vietnam, where it finally poured into the South China Sea.

Australian tourist robbed and killed in Sihanoukville

According to an AFP press release, an Australian man was murdered in the popular Cambodian seaside resort of Sihanoukville, police say.

Rise in visitors to Cambodia masks decline in air arrivals

Visitor numbers climbed slightly in October compared to the same month last year, but a rise in the number of tourists and businesspeople arriving by land and sea from neighboring countries again mask

Cambodia tourism starts its slow recovery

Cambodia tourism has been confronted with the economic crisis to the slump of a dramatic decline from Northeast Asia, especially Japan and South Korea.

Number of tourists to Preah Vihear Temple drops

PHNOM PENH - The number of visitors to the Preah Vihear Temple complex dropped by a third in the third quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, according to a local media report o
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