Archive for the ‘Cambodia’ Category
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Story & Picture By Luc Citrinot, eTN | Oct 21, 2010:Â BANGKOK (eTN) – It took some 40 years for a dream to come true again. National French carrier, Air France, has announced that it will fly back to Phnom Penh starting March 27, 2011. From the fifties to the early seventies, Pochentong International Airport regularyl [...]
BANGKOK, 26 May 2010 — Subsistence villagers in central Cambodia are preparing themselves for an increase in tourists who are curious to explore dozens of local temple ruins that pre-date Angkor Wat by up to 500 years. With some international aid, the villagers have set up a small scale infrastructure of handicraft shop, information centre, [...]
“Gods of Angkor” at the Sackler Gallery (Washington DC) Presents Bronze Masterworks – Museum Partnership Creates Cambodia’s First Metal Conservation Laboratory
The enduring significance of bronze in Cambodian culture is the theme of “Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia,” the first international exhibition to focus specifically on the skills and achievements of Khmer bronze casters. On view at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from May 15 through Jan. 23, 2011, the exhibition [...]
By Luc Citrinot, eTN Senior Managing Editor Asia | January, 2010:Â Cambodian Airports Authority (SociÃ©tÃ© Concessionaire des AÃ©roports or SCA) is optimistic for 2010 with a predicted growth in both flights and passengers, which would represent a rebound over 2009. Data for the first ten months of last year point to a contraction of 21.9% at [...]
By Luc Citrinot, eTN Staff Writer | October, 2009 Cambodia tourism has been confronted with the economic crisis to the slump of a dramatic decline from Northeast Asia, especially Japan and South Korea. Political skirmish with Thailand also contributed to a sharp drop from neighboring tourists.
By Luc Citrinot, eTN Staff Writer | Jul 09, 2009: As the economic crisis takes its toll on tourism in Indochina, both Cambodia and Vietnam are introducing new measures aimed to boost tourist arrivals. Cambodia currently is seeing a sharp contraction in tourist arrivals to Siem Reap and the famous temples of Angkor Wat. Â [...]
The 1970s present the most painful era in the history of Cambodia. Those to blame are still awaiting their justice, yet the nation mourns its dead. Many come and visit the infamous prison S-21 – now a museum of genocide.
BY REINHARD HOHLER, ETN ASIA/PACIFIC | FEB 18, 2009 The Cambodian government and private travel companies have proposed a host of incentive measures aimed at stimulating the tourism sector at a meeting in Phnom Penh last week, the Cambodia Association of Travel Agents (CATA) said.
BY REINHARD HOHLER, ETN STAFF WRITER | JAN 20, 2009 According to media sources in Phnom Penh, the Center for Advanced Study (CAS) has announced a release of the first book about the history of ethnic minority groups in Cambodia.