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Drums, Bells Resound in Celebrations of Pre-Angkorian Sambor Prei Kuk

Drums and bells rang out across Cambodia on Monday morning to celebrate the approval of Kompong Thom province’s Sambor Prei Kuk pre-Angkorian temples as a World Heritage site.

Temples Recognized as Cambodia’s Third World Heritage Site

Sambor Prei Kuk—a collective of about 50 pre-Angkorian temples in Kompong Thom province—was approved on Saturday as Cambodia’s third World Heritage site, making way for increased conservation and its promotion as a remote tourist attraction.

Ancient Buddha Statue Discovered by Farmer

A Siem Reap province farmer tilling soil for a new crop found a Bayon-style sandstone statue of the Buddha that was crafted in the 12th or 13th century, an official said on Thursday.

Suspect Arrested Over Fatal Stabbing in Kandal

A man accused of stabbing an internet cafe manager to death on Sunday in Kandal province was arrested on Monday afternoon in Siem Reap province, police officials said.

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When Thul Rithy first moved to Phnom Penh as a young man he lived in a simple pagoda with monks and exercised his keen thirst for knowledge. 

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