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Pigs for sale ahead of Year of the Ox

Pigs for sale ahead of Year of the Ox

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Photo by: HENG CHIVOAN

A vendor at Phnom Penh's O'Russey Market sells roast suckling pigs

Thursday ahead of the Lunar New Year rush. Suckling pig is a very

popular dish on Lunar New Year - which starts today - and dozens of

impromptu stalls selling pigs and other popular Chinese fare such as

smoked duck, have sprung up across the capital. Although not officially

a public holiday, the Kingdom's sizable Chinese community means that

many restaurants and businesses close down for the week.

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