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Rain halts preah vihear road fix

Rain halts preah vihear road fix

Repair of the 4km road leading uphill to the Preah Vihear temple has been suspended for five days due to rain, said Uch Vantha, a military engineer. "I got an order to repair the road to help ease traffic to the temple but the repair work, which began on July 25, has now been suspended," he said. Chin Kong Hieng, general director of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said the contract to build the road from Tbeng Meanchey district, Preah Vihear province, to Preah Vihear temple has been awarded to a Chinese company.

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