Tran Techseng
People visit Angkor Wat in Siem Reap province.

Angkor Park Ticket Sales, Chinese Visitors Decline

The numbers of visitors to and overall ticket revenues from Angkor Archaeological Park has dropped by about 14 percent in the first 11 months of this year compared to the same period in 2018, the park’s state-run operator said on Sunday.

Construction workers at a building site in Phnom Penh in January 2015 (Philip Brookes/Flickr)

World Bank Warns of Economic Risks Amid Strong Growth

Possible E.U. trade sanctions, rising indebtedness and slowing foreign investment — which “peaked” last year — pose substantial risks to the Cambodian economy despite continuing strong growth, the World Bank said in its latest country update.

Government spokesman Phay Siphan speaks at a press conference at the Council of Ministers building in Phnom Penh on November 21, 2019. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

Gov’t Discourages Terrifying EBA News Reports

Government spokesman Phay Siphan on Thursday appealed to media outlets to stop seeing the potential loss of duty-free trade with the E.U. as “an evil that is terrifying for Cambodia.”