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Photo by: HENG CHIVOAN

A labourer works on a construction site near the new Monivong bridge, which is scheduled to be inaugurated on May 27, Meanchey district Governor Kuoch Chamroeun said this week. It is hoped the new bridge will reduce traffic snarls that plague the area during rush hour and have led to an increase in accidents, Kuoch Chamroeun said, adding that about 50,000 travellers use the old bridge each day. 

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