Beach makeover has cultural significance

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The National Committee for Beach Management and Development, having been appointed by the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) to manage a re-development project of Sihanoukville’s beaches, has revealed early-stage plans for the makeover, which will involve constructing several gates for the various beaches in order to attract more local and international tourists.

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New cement factory sets itself apart from the rest

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

New cement factory sets itself apart from the rest

A Chinese-Khmer company has announced plans to build a $230 million cement factory, which when it comes online in 2017 will become only the country’s fourth cement plant, and the first in its underserved northwest.

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1930 HCMC bank building to be named national relic

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

1930 HCMC bank building to be named national relic

A branch of the State Bank of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City, built some 85 years ago, will be recognised as a national relic under a proposal submitted to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s Department of Cultural Heritage by the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.

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Kien Giang improves education, training for Khmer ethnics

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Kien Giang improves education, training for Khmer ethnics

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has been striving to offer improved education and training to the local Khmer ethnic group, with positive outcomes recorded.

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An Giang: Cham ethnic people celebrate Ramadan month

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

The Islamic Cham ethnic community in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are celebrating Ramadan festival, beginning one month of fasting from June 6.

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Vietnamese octogenarian fluent in four languages

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Vietnamese octogenarian fluent in four languages

An old beverage vendor has wowed locals with her talent for languages.

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‘Angkor Malis’ brand name yet to satisfy

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

With the Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) ready to adopt “Angkor Malis” in June as the official brand name for the Kingdom’s premium varieties of jasmine rice, exporters said that inconsistent English to Khmer translations need to be corrected.

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Demand sparks a wave of boutique hotel developments

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The large number of foreign tourists pouring into the Kingdom is underpinning a shift towards boutique hotel developments in Siem Reap as well as in the capital.

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Deputy PM visits Cham people in Ho Chi Minh City

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Deputy PM visits Cham people in Ho Chi Minh City

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh visited the Cham people in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City on May 3.

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Festival attracts 1.3M tourists to Siem Reap

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

This year’s Angkor Sangkran festival in Siem Reap attracted 1.3 million Cambodian visitors and 30,000 foreign tourists, up 30 per cent and 9 per cent from the previous year, respectively, local media reported, citing provincial tourism officials.

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Cultural day of Vietnam's ethnic groups opens

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

State President Tran Dai Quang attended the opening ceremony of Vietnam's ethnic groups cultural day at the culture and tourism village of Vietnamese ethnic minority groups in Son Tay, Hanoi on April 16.

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Khmer people celebrate traditional New Year

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Khmer people celebrate traditional New Year

Home to the largest number of Khmer people in the Mekong Delta, Soc Trang province has recently been celebrating the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival.

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Siem Reap readies for Khmer New Year tourist flood

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VietStock FI English 2 month(s) ago

Tourism authorities in Siem Reap are anticipating that more than a million tourists will descend on the temple town for the Angkor Sangkran festival, the country’s biggest cultural attraction over the Khmer New Year holiday.

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2 Vietnamese face trial in Cambodia for gun smuggling

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Two Vietnamese have been prosecuted in Cambodia after they were caught trying to bring guns into Vietnam.

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Long-awaited Riverside walkway to open next month

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VietStock FI English 3 month(s) ago

By the time Khmer New Year rolls around, people in Phnom Penh will be able to stroll along the Riverside, connecting the park in front of the Royal Palace to the twin bridges that link to Diamond Island, City Hall said.

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