Development of the Run Ta Ek resettlement site for Angkor residents in September 2022. (Phin Rathana/VOD)

Displaced From Angkor: Desolate Land, Uncertain Futures Await Residents

Angkor residents are worried about being displaced from their work and public amenities if they move 20 km to an underdeveloped resettlement site. The state denies these are evictions, but its campaign to clean up “illegal constructions” leaves residents with little choice.

People visit Angkor Wat in Siem Reap province. (VOD)

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.