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  • 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

    before sunset.

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