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Jarai Graves Destroyed
 The Phnom Penh Post reports on recent destruction of minority groups graves in the Northeast of Cambodia;
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010760657/National/indigenous-graveyard-razed.html
 
Walking area in Historic District proposed
 The Phnom Penh Post reports on a proposed plan to have a pedestrian only area in the Historic part of Phnom Penh, a great idea!
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013011460756/Lifestyle/phnom-penh-s-historic-quarter-to-go-pedestrian.html
 
Heritage Watch mourns passing of HRH Norodom Sihanouk
 The staff of Heritage Watch learned with much regret of the passing of the King-Father, Norodom Sihanouk. HRH was had supported the efforts of Heritage Watch and his passing is met with great saddness by the staff and members of the Board of Governors and Advisory Board.

 
Khmer statues seized at border
Five statues were seized from a smuggler in Thailand yesterday. A Thai military outfit patrolling the border area stopped a truck after a car chase and the recovery of 5 Khmer statues hidden in fertiliser sacks. The driver claimed they were fakes to be sold to unwitting tourists. The Ministry of Culture is set to investigate the case according to the Cambodia Daily.
 
Khmer statues seized at border
Five statues were seized from a smuggler in Thailand yesterday. A Thai military outfit patrolling the border area stopped a truck after a car chase and the recovery of 5 Khmer statues hidden in fertiliser sacks. The driver claimed they were fakes to be sold to unwitting tourists. The Ministry of Culture is set to investigate the case according to the Cambodia Daily.
 


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