The world’s longest dragon boat, which was showcased during the Water Festival last week, will now be put on display outside the National Museum for all to see. Sar Sokha, head of the boat building committee, said yesterday that the boat, which earned a Guinness World Record earlier this month,...
The Apsara Authority approved more than 500 construction and repair applications inside the Angkor Archaeological Park in the first half of this year, up nearly 100 on the same period last year. The figure was contained in a report from the authority secretariat’s working group released on Thursday. It says the...
Travel website TripAdvisor has named Cambodia’s ancient wonder Angkor Wat as the top landmark in the world for the second year running in their Travelers’ Choice Award 2018, an achievement Cambodian tourism operators expect will attract more tourists to the Kingdom. The website uses traveller reviews to choose its winner...
In four months this year, the Apsara Authority has allowed people living in the Angkor area to build and repair 354 houses or do light construction in order to help facilitate their living conditions. According to a report of the secretariat’s working group of five communities of the Apsara Authority,...
NagaWorld, in collaboration with City Hall, is organising the city’s first ever large scale outdoor concert to usher in the Khmer New Year. This unique outdoor event at Hun Sen Park is free for all to enjoy from today onwards, with the area living up to its reputation as the...
With the Khmer New Year arriving at the end of this week, senior government officials have called for motorists to be extra careful on the roads during the holiday. Presiding over a National Road Safety Week event on Friday, Interior Minister Sar Kheng said he has noticed that the frequency...
Portions of the Preah Vihear Temple will likely be restored using aid from China, India, Russia, and Belgium, according to the director-general of the National Authority for Preah Vihear. Kim Sedara, director-general of the National Authority for Preah Vihear, said yesterday that the aid from the donors was discussed during...
The government is eyeing to turn Stung Treng’s Thalaboriwath district, an area known for the presence of tiny black stones that locals refer to as “black rice”, into a new tourist attraction. Located 400 kilometres north of Phnom Penh, Thalaboriwath district is home to a site that contains the little...
The cities of Battambang, Kampot, Sihanoukville, Siem Reap, Kep, Kampong Cham, in addition to Doun Penh, a district of Phnom Penh, all received the top accolade, three romdul flowers, in the second edition of the country’s Clean City Contest. In total, judges recognized 38 cities, which were awarded either three,...
Following double digit growth in foreign tourist arrivals last year, Cambodia is expected to welcome 6.1 million international visitors in 2018 and is well on course to achieve the government’s goal of having seven million tourists a year by 2020. Speaking during his ministry’s annual conference yesterday, Tourism Minister Thong...