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According to an article in the Phnom Penh Post, the rumors about Aeon Mall coming to Siem Reap are a bit premature.
Kim Chhay Heang, Siem Reap’s deputy provincial governor, said Siem Reap would welcome additional retail infrastructure.
“We have only received the news about Aeon opening a branch in Siem Reap from the civilians. We have yet to receive any official information from Aeon’s management team.”
The article does refer to the construction site near Road 60 / Angkor Kyung Yu Fun Fair, but link it to a South Korean firm, which has plans to build a mall in Siem Reap:
“There have already been investors from South Korea coming to Siem Reap to do market research and study the areas near Angkor Kyung Yu,” he said, adding that the unnamed company had expressed interest in opening a large-scale mall.
“This group doesn’t yet have a definitive plan or when to start construction, but they have already acquired land.