The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will grant US$9.2 million to the Apsara Authority for the construction of a ring road for Siem Reap, a KOICA official said. KOICA representative Hort Sroeu said the signing ceremony would take place on February 26 after a Korean survey team completes preliminary surveys. Seung Kong, deputy director of the Apsara Authority, said the new 20.8-kilometre road project would help reduce traffic jams in Siem Reap and improve access to the temples of Angkor.
Korea to fund new road near Angkor
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