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ANGKOR WAT THEME PARK?

ANGKOR WAT THEME PARK?

NagaCorp, a Hong Kong casino operator has announced plans to construct a 75-hectare theme park just 500 meters from Angkor Wat. The project has been named Angkor Lake of Wonder. The company compared the project to Disneyland, though it will be twice the size. According to law, it will not include casinos. The development would be the only NagaCorp project…

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CAMBODIAN EXPRESSWAY IS IN THE WORKS

CAMBODIAN EXPRESSWAY IS IN THE WORKS

The construction of the more than $1.9 billion Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Expressway has not been delayed despite the Covid-19 pandemic, with more than 26% of the project completed and expected to finish in about two years, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport secretary of state Vasim Sorya. The first expressway in Cambodia will boast a total length of…

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NEW HYATT PROPERTY IN THE CAPITAL

NEW HYATT PROPERTY IN THE CAPITAL

Hyatt will open its first hotel in Phnom Penh next year, located in the city’s Doun Penh district. The hotel will join the existing Park Hyatt Siem Reap as the second property by the group in Cambodia. The 247-room hotel combines a colonial-style building with a modern tower and is within walking distance of the Royal Palace and National Museum. The…

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CHINA-CAMBODIA FTA TO BE SIGNED TODAY

CHINA-CAMBODIA FTA TO BE SIGNED TODAY

The Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia and China will be signed today, during a two-day state visit by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Phnom Penh. Prime Minister Hun Sen will witness the signing of the FTA and two other important documents namely the Exchange of Note for the Feasibility Study on the Project of Improvement Preah Sihanouk Provincial Referral…

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AVIATION TRAININGS IN PHNOM PENH!

AVIATION TRAININGS IN PHNOM PENH!

International aviation training is now available in Cambodia, paving the way for personnel from airlines and cargo operators to no longer have to travel to Singapore and Thailand for such instruction. American University of Phnom Penh is the Accredited Training School, certified by the International Aviation Training Association and State Secretariat of Civil Aviation. Dr Alan Wark, executive director of the…

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FLOOD ALERT NEAR PHNOM PENH!

FLOOD ALERT NEAR PHNOM PENH!

A damning new report shows a multi-billion-dollar satellite city near Phnom Penh threatens to pave over vital wetlands and unleash untreated sewerage into the Mekong River, putting more than 1 million people at risk of dangerous floods and water pollution. The project further threatens to upend the livelihoods of hundreds of people and contribute to unsustainable sand dredging, according to…

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NEW BLOCKCHAIN PROJECT IN THE CAPITAL?

NEW BLOCKCHAIN PROJECT IN THE CAPITAL?

Limestone Network, a Singapore-based blockchain project for building smart cities, has announced on July 23 it will list its native token, LIMEX on Bitrue crypto exchange for trading. According to the report, LIMEX will integrate an entire smart city’s applications such as property management, retail malls, payments, financial services, transportation, parking, F&B and entertainment, to create an intelligent urban ecosystem. Limestone…

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