TOURISM authorities plan to ban beggars and vendors from the most popular
temples at the Angkor site near Siem Reap, according to the Cambodia
It reports Kuosuom Sar-oeuth, managing director of Angkor Tourism,
as saying about 200 beggars and drink sellers - mostly children- often harassed
tourists as they walked through the temples, and banning them "could make
tourists feel good when they are in our temples".
The paper said a
foreign tourist was beaten with a crutch earlier this year by an amputee who
asked for money but was ignored, according to local police.