Companies processing petroleum from Cambodia’s oilfields are required to provide a maximum of 25 per cent to meet local needs, according to a law that has been signed off by King Norodom Sihamoni on July 12. It was passed by the Senate in late June.
The Khmer Angkor Tour Guide Association (Katga) claims that zero-dollar tour services are not the main reason behind the decline in foreign visitors to Siem Reap province in the first half of this year, as such services are mostly for Chinese tourists.
Two ancient statues depicting gods have been registered as national heritage by the Oddar Meanchey provincial Department of Culture and Fine Arts after they were discovered by a local farmer last month and then handed to specialists on Friday.
The Mekong River water levels during the early rainy season in June, were among the lowest on record, according to the Mekong River Commission (MRC). But, the situation is expected to improve at the end of this month.