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Video: Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor Wat

One of Asia's most famous tourist attractions is taking a major stand for animals.

Police find no foul play in case of drowned British backpacker

The body of a 21-year-old British backpacker who went missing after a beach party on a Cambodian island has been found, according to police and the charity assisting her family.

Ancient ‘lost city’ of the Khmer Empire uncovered in Cambodia

Researchers have identified the elusive ancient "lost city" of Cambodia for the first time, according to a report published Tuesday.

‘Barbaric’ snares are wiping out Southeast Asia’s wild animals

Across Southeast Asia, wild animals are being hunted out of existence to feed growing demand for bushmeat, according to conservationists.

Iranian women allowed to enter football stadium for first time in 40 years

Iran's World Cup qualifier against Cambodia on Thursday will be a landmark moment for the country, as women will be able to officially enter a football stadium for the first time in decades.

How Cambodia’s backpacker haven became a Chinese casino mecca

In Sihanoukville's Jin Bei Casino & Hotel, young Cambodian women wearing tight mini-skirts swerve through the thick cigarette smoke, carrying turquoise cocktails for Chinese gamblers.

WWF announces discovery of 157 new species in Southeast Asia

A bat which looks like *NSYNC's Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to have come "from Middle Earth," are among 157 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong Region last year, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.

Cambodia’s election condemned as a ‘sham’

Officially, there are as many as 20 different political parties taking part in Cambodia's general elections on Sunday. But for many voters in this small Southeast Asian nation, there is no real choice.

Cambodia to evacuate 25,000 people downstream of collapsed Laos dam

An estimated 25,000 people are being evacuated from a northern Cambodian province following extensive flooding due to the collapse of a massive hydropower dam in neighboring Laos.

New Year in Cambodia: Prayers, pagodas and parties

Cambodian New Year marks the end of harvesting season. Cambodians return to their ancestral homes for three days of celebrations.

Cambodia’s fine dining evolution

If Las Vegas can become a world culinary capital, why not Siem Reap? The western Cambodia city, its bright lights and big hotels fed by an overflow of visitors to the ancient city of Angkor, now caters in somewhat slapdash fashion to an international potpourri of imported tastes and flavors.