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Government approves plan to relocate Phnom Penh’s airport

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on January 23, 2018
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The government has signed off on a proposal to build a new airport to serve Phnom Penh and has earmarked land in Kandal province for the $1.5 billion project. A new international airport to replace the existing Phnom Penh International Airport will be constructed on partially reclaimed land adjacent to

Tourism pushing up land prices in Siem Reap

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on January 23, 2018
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Land prices in Siem Reap town increased slightly last year compared with the previous year, thanks to the growing strength of the tourism industry, according to insiders. The provincial capital saw prices rise about five percent in residential areas in 2017 and about 10 percent in commercial areas, said Po

New $1.5-billion Phnom Penh airport approved

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on January 14, 2018
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A new airport for Phnom Penh will be built in Kandal province, a southern part of the capital, according to a government announcement on Friday. Cambodia Airport Investment Co Ltd, a joint-venture between a local conglomerate OCIC owned by Oknha Pung Kheivse, and the government’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation, will

Key agreements signed with China on expressway, airport

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on January 14, 2018
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Marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations, Cambodia and China signed yesterday multiple agreements, amounting to billions of dollars in concessional loans and reaching consensus on the financing of much-awaited projects like the expressway to Sihanoukville and the new airport in Phnom Penh. The agreements were signed on the occasion

Clear lessons for the Kingdom as curtain falls on 2017 SEA Games

Posted by Cambodia Tourism on September 1, 2017
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As several members of the Asean community raised the spectre of host nations enjoying unfair advantage by changing, chopping and introducing events to serve their own strengths, Malaysia’s phenomenal success in the just-concluded 29th SEA Games may drive the debate over tailored programmes in a totally different direction. It is