Chinese Angkor Wat Project catches the Apsara Authority unawares

A Chinese company announced plans to build a $21 million cultural park in Angkor, but the Apsara Authority announced that they have not been informed of such a venture.

A Chinese investment company is planning to build a $21.8 million cultural park near Angkor Wat, according to a report in Chinese media, although the authority responsible for the world heritage site said on Sunday it had not been approached about the project.

Source: Apsara Authority Unaware of Chinese Angkor Wat Project – The Cambodia Daily

See also: Yunnan firm eyes Cambodian park

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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