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Neighboring Countries Interested in Booming Tourism in Siem Reapi
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01 April 2015
Cambodia's Foreign Minister Hor Namhong held talks with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi and Myanmar's Vice President U Nyan Tun on Wednesday April 1 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Phnom Penh. Speaking after the meetings, Hor Namhong said the talks focused on increasing trade between Cambodian and the two countries, establishing a direct flight from Bali of Indonesia and from Bagan of Myanmar to Siem Reap, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) integration. Reuters, Phnom Penh.

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150 Year Old US Capitol Dome Being Restoredi
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01 April 2015
The U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, DC, is recognized world-wide as one of the most enduring symbols of the U.S. government and American democracy. VOA Khmer's Nuch Sarita narrates.

150 Year Old US Capitol Dome Being Restored

The U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, DC, is recognized world-wide as one of the most enduring symbols of the U.S. government and American democracy. VOA Khmer's Nuch Sarita narrates.

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