- Tourists to Angkor are being advised to travel with armed guards after three
recent hold-ups at the temples of Ta Prohm, Bakheng and Krol Kol. Visitors to 10th
century Banteay Srei, an area contested by the Cambodian Armed Forces and the Khmer
Rouge, are also advised to take care.
- Tourism is buoyant in Siem Reap where up to three planes, with a maximum of 168
passengers, land every day. The Grand Hotel is booked out for the near future. Nine
extra guards have been stationed in the pagoda at the Bayon and street-lights have
recently been installed in Siem Reap town. Visitors are advised to leave the temples