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Cambodia: Thai shelling damaged Preah Vihear temple

Cambodia: Thai shelling damaged Preah Vihear temple

editor editor- February 7, 2011 07:15 0

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. Read More

A roundup of ASEAN latest tourism news

A roundup of ASEAN latest tourism news

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2011 10:29 0

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

ASEAN tourism continues to prosper

ASEAN tourism continues to prosper

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2011 07:12 0

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

Dining for a good cause in Phnom Penh

Dining for a good cause in Phnom Penh

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2011 10:24 0

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 ... Read More

Is Phnom Penh ready to turn into a new center for arts in Southeast Asia?

Is Phnom Penh ready to turn into a new center for arts in Southeast Asia?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2011 06:09 0

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 ... Read More

More than 330 die in Cambodian festival stampede

More than 330 die in Cambodian festival stampede

editor editor- November 23, 2010 03:09 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 5, 2010 20:31 0

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 ... Read More

ATF 2011 Phnom Penh exceeds already all of our forecasts in terms of success

ATF 2011 Phnom Penh exceeds already all of our forecasts in terms of success

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 29, 2010 20:29 0

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

An emotional comeback for Phnom Penh Airport

An emotional comeback for Phnom Penh Airport

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 21, 2010 19:06 0

BANGKOK (eTN) - It took some 40 years for a dream to come true again. National French carrier, Air France, has announced that it will ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011 TRAVEX promises to be sellout event

ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011 TRAVEX promises to be sellout event

editor editor- September 7, 2010 05:26 0

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 ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011 TRAVEX promises to be sellout event

ASEAN Tourism Forum 2011 TRAVEX promises to be sellout event

editor editor- September 3, 2010 10:02 0

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

UNESCO finds compromise on Preah Vihear temple issue

UNESCO finds compromise on Preah Vihear temple issue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 30, 2010 15:49 0

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 ... Read More

Khmer Rouge bastion turns into new tourist spot

Khmer Rouge bastion turns into new tourist spot

editor editor- July 21, 2010 06:17 0

"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 ... Read More

Mekong Tourism Forum confirms top speakers

Mekong Tourism Forum confirms top speakers

editor editor- April 28, 2010 06:43 0

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

Cambodia to preserve Khmer Rouge sites as tourist attractions

Cambodia to preserve Khmer Rouge sites as tourist attractions

editor editor- March 11, 2010 03:37 0

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia will preserve 14 sites at the last bastion of the murderous Khmer Rouge, including the home of their leader Pol ... Read More

Vietnam builds coastal road link to Cambodia and Thailand

Vietnam builds coastal road link to Cambodia and Thailand

editor editor- February 26, 2010 04:27 0

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 Read More

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

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

editor editor- February 16, 2010 03:10 0

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 ... Read More

Cautious optimism for Cambodian airports

Cautious optimism for Cambodian airports

editor editor- January 26, 2010 02:14 0

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 ... Read More

The Mekong River under threat

The Mekong River under threat

editor editor- January 15, 2010 02:38 0

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 ... Read More

Australian tourist robbed and killed in Sihanoukville

Australian tourist robbed and killed in Sihanoukville

editor editor- December 31, 2009 02:43 0

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

Rise in visitors to Cambodia masks decline in air arrivals

Rise in visitors to Cambodia masks decline in air arrivals

editor editor- December 11, 2009 05:10 0

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 ... Read More

Cambodia tourism starts its slow recovery

Cambodia tourism starts its slow recovery

editor editor- October 8, 2009 10:42 0

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

Number of tourists to Preah Vihear Temple drops

Number of tourists to Preah Vihear Temple drops

editor editor- October 7, 2009 05:03 0

PHNOM PENH - The number of visitors to the Preah Vihear Temple complex dropped by a third in the third quarter of this year compared ... Read More

3 Americans indicted on charges of engaging in sex tourism with children abroad

3 Americans indicted on charges of engaging in sex tourism with children abroad

editor editor- September 17, 2009 07:34 0

LOS ANGELES — Three Americans who were expelled from Cambodia have been formally indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of engaging in sex ... Read More

Three arrested in sex-tourism operation in Cambodia

Three arrested in sex-tourism operation in Cambodia

editor editor- September 1, 2009 03:32 0

LOS ANGELES, California - Three men charged with sexually exploiting Cambodian children are being brought back to the United States to face prosecution, the Justice ... Read More

How Cambodian culture re-emerged after the devastating Pol Pot years

How Cambodian culture re-emerged after the devastating Pol Pot years

editor editor- August 25, 2009 08:50 0

The awesome grace and meticulous movements of the performers have entranced audiences since ancient times, an experience now shared with plane-loads of tourists descending on ... Read More

Cambodia lost revenue because of ASEAN visa exemption

Cambodia lost revenue because of ASEAN visa exemption

editor editor- August 14, 2009 10:38 0

According to media sources in Phnom Penh, the visa exemption for citizens of five states in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has cost ... Read More

Cambodia Angkor Air will fly tomorrow

Cambodia Angkor Air will fly tomorrow

editor editor- July 27, 2009 09:21 0

According to media sources from Phnom Penh, a signing ceremony was held on Sunday by Cambodia and Viet Nam on the establishment of the Cambodian ... Read More

Get the latest updates on investment opportunities in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

Get the latest updates on investment opportunities in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

editor editor- July 21, 2009 03:39 0

The Tourism Investment Conference (TIC) organizing committee announced today a distinguished list of tourism leaders in the Indochina region who will address conference delegates at ... Read More

Websites put Thai and Cambodia relations in a shaky ground

Websites put Thai and Cambodia relations in a shaky ground

editor editor- July 19, 2009 21:28 0

Chang Mai, Thailand (eTN) - According to some Cambodian media sources, a new website launched by the Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva recently has caused ... Read More

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