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Gong Xi Fa Cai

Gong Xi Fa Cai

Many shops and markets shut in Phnom Penh as the capital's citizens of Chinese heritage

welcomed in the Year of the Horse. Wat Phnom was host to hundreds of Sino-Khmers

who brought traditional offerings to assure good luck in the new year. A ban on firecrackers

- imposed for security reasons - was widely ignored.

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