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Tourists to Cambodia asked to pay £2,400 ‘coronavirus deposit’, including fee for own cremation

If you had hoped to visit Cambodia this year, you may want to think again as the Foreign Office (FCO) has revealed it has asked tourists to pay a £2,400 ‘coronavirus deposit’ on arrival.

We’re out of money and ideas, say Britons stuck in Cambodia due to coronavirus

Eight British tourists — including an NHS nurse — are pleading with the government for help after becoming stranded in Cambodia as more countries go into lockdown over coronavirus.

BBC’s Nick Robinson tested for coronavirus after returning home from holiday in Vietnam and...

The BBC's Nick Robinson has been tested for Covid-19 after returning home from a holiday in southeast Asia.

The bloody worldwide legacy of China’s Great Helmsman

Mao Zedong’s ideology inspired murderous fanatics across the developing world.

Phnom Penh to Laos: a cycling trip along the once-popular Mekong Discovery Trail

It was the realisation of all my backpacker dreams. I leant across the bar at the small Cambodian hostel and asked, conspiratorially, in hastily translated Khmer: “Do you have a map of the Mekong Discovery Trail?”

Cocktail maestros are shaking up Phnom Penh’s bar scene

The Cambodian capital’s nightlife is changing from workaday to sophisticated. Tamara Hinson raises a stylish glass