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Power line loan

The Asian Development Bank has agreed to an $8m loan for the construction of power

lines to transmit electricity from northwest Cambodia to Thailand. A press release

announced that a 221km network would be built alongside national roads 5 and 6 from

the Thai border to Siem Reap and Battambang, local media reported. The first section

connecting Siem Reap will be completed by the end of July while the second section

to Battambang will be finished two months later.



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