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Briefs: Happy holidays

Briefs: Happy holidays

This is the final Siem Reap section for 2008, as next Thursday is Christmas Day and, therefore, a non-publishing day. Staff from the Siem Reap bureau would like to extend their warmest festive season greetings to all Siem Reap subscribers, readers and supportive businesses. Appreciation is also extended to the Post's head office in Phnom Penh for assistance and leadership.This was a historic year for the Post, which saw the launch of its daily edition and the establishment of a bureau in Siem Reap. In 2009, this bureau hopes to fulfill Siem Reap readers' expectations of this section by providing an informative and exciting read, with new features and new insights.


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