Poipet crossing

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Poipet crossing

Post by chiltern » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:31 pm

I was expecting some goods to be sent from Bangkok to Phnom Penh on the bus via Poipet on Friday but have been told they cant dispatch it as they have been told that the crossing could be closed for several days. Probably nothing in it just the usual Khmer rumour mill.
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Re: Poipet crossing

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:37 pm

As is stated, GF heard rumors from her aunt who has connections with immigration there, that their closing the border the 9th cause of Sam....

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Re: Poipet crossing

Post by Element6 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:24 am

I just crossed the border from Thai back in to Cambodia.

a little quieter than I expected. 3 police roadblocks on the thai side getting increasingly well manned with a passport check at the last (about 15km out from the border)

some police and military on the cambodian side but nothing that gave the impression of armageddon. No hold ups or extra checks.

I would say business as usual but people are avoiding it because they didnt know that
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Re: Poipet crossing

Post by John Bingham » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:10 pm

They never close the border except for the regular night times.
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