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SOVANN PHILONG

Good-luck charms conveying New Year’s greetings are pinned to the wall at the Ngoc Vien Temple near Phnom Penh’s Prek Phnaov. Chinese New Year starts on January 26. Although not a public holiday in Cambodia, the large Chinese community in the capital means many resturants and businesses close to allow owners and employees to mark this most important of Chinese holidays.

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