Banteay Meanchey provincial officials may open a new cargo-only border
crossing to allow the Poipet International Checkpoint to be kept
exclusively for tourist travel, officials say. Ung Oeun, governor of
Banteay Meanchey province, said that the border crossing with Thailand
had become too busy, prompting authorities to select two potential
sites for a new trade-only route. The two sites being considered are
less than three kilometres north of the Poipet checkpoint.