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How Early Megacities Emerged From the Jungles of Cambodia

And how instability, climate, and neglect drove their slow collapse.

One Family’s Story of Survival Under the Khmer Rouge, No Longer Buried

Photos testify to the Rama’s journey from Battambang to Shreveport.

Sambor Prei Kuk

More than 100 Hindu temples are slowly being swallowed by the forest.

Tonle Srepok

The river depicted in the antiwar film "Apocalypse Now" was likely based on this Mekong tributary. 

Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument

Bombed and burned, this monument represents the often controversial ties between Vietnam and Cambodia.

Foreign Correspondents Club

Originally a meeting place for foreign correspondents and war reporters, the FCC remains an atmospheric spot for sunset drinks in Phnom Penh.