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Ground-Penetrating RADAR Reveals Why Ancient Cambodian Capital Was Moved

From the 9th to 15th century, the Khmer people ruled over a vast empire spanning modern Cambodia and Vietnam.

Novel Bond Aims To Boost Livelihoods Of Women In South And Southeast Asia

Low-income women in South and Southeast Asia face a series of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

Beyond Angkor Wat: The Other Side of Siem Reap, Cambodia

The last time I visited Siem Reap, about ten years ago, there was pretty much one thing to do: the famous temples of Angkor Wat (which were even then feeling the strain of overtourism).

From Auschwitz To Chernobyl: Tips On Respectfully Visiting Dark Tourism Sites

Dark tourism is on the rise, courtesy of HBO’s hit mini-series, Chernobyl.

Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master Watch Worn In ‘Apocalypse Now’ Up For Auction With Phillips

One of the most famous movies of all time is about to get some renewed interest.

Donaco’s Casino Gamble In Cambodia Gets Messier, Yet Still Pays Off

Australia-listed Donaco International, owner of border casinos in Cambodia and Vietnam, remains immersed in legal proceedings with its biggest individual shareholder, who doubles as its top competitor.

Is Cambodia The Next Bali?

Thanks largely to Instagram, Bali has become a hub for digital nomads over the past few years. Is Cambodia following in its footsteps?

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Cambodia

Cambodia is amazing and should definitely be on your travel to-do list.

Four Reasons Why Cambodia Needs To Be on Every Traveler’s Bucket List

Until recently, Angkor Wat has always been Cambodia’s biggest draw.

Why Taiwanese Are Parking Their Money In Cambodia, Once An Unlikely Go-To Country

Seven years ago, when foreign investors were taking a hard look at the Vietnamese economy, Cambodia came up in conversation as an alternative site for cheap factory labor.

The Fortune of Family

“The vans are gone!” It has been nearly three decades since my father mouthed those words to my mother and brother and me, but I still can hear them vividly, at times, as I drift off to sleep.

Rithy Sear: Delivering the goods

After a four-year odyssey as a refugee, Rithy Sear returned to Cambodia and started an entrepreneurial journey that's made him one of the country's top tycoons and biggest boosters.

This App Is Pushing Cambodian Users Into E-Commerce

Despite facing an increasingly crowded field of local competitors and the ever-looming threat of regional startups, Maxime Rosburger seems relatively undaunted.

From Shipwreck to Fintech: One Entrepreneur’s Journey From Refugee To Billionaire

Cambodia can be a hard sell, but Rithy Sear relishes the challenge.

Cambodia embraces booming Chinese investment

As mainland money and visitors pour into Cambodia, China backs two new airports. Too bad about the French company that had an exclusive concession.

A Girl From A Groundbreaking School In Cambodia Visited Google HQ – This Is...

Socheata grew up in a bright yellow house on Koh Sdach, an island with a population of 700 that sits in the sea between Thailand and Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Democracy in Shambles Ahead of July Elections

On June 12, the U.S. Treasury took a notable step:  sanctioning Cambodian General Hing Bun Hieng for his complicity in serious human rights abuses. It was the first time that a Cambodian official has been sanctioned under America’s Global Magnitsky Act.

Poipet, Cambodia’s Number Two Casino Destination, Gears Up To Go Global

Poipet, a Cambodian boomtown on the Thai border, is 400 kilometers and light years away from world-class NagaWorld in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh.

Malaysia’s Richest 2018: How ‘Accidental’ Casino Billionaire Chen Lip Keong’s Cambodia Bet Paid Off

When Chen Lip Keong won Cambodia's first casino license in 1994, he had hardly ever stepped inside a casino. He'd been to Malaysia's Genting Highlands once on a date in the 1970s and visited Las Vegas once as a tourist. Casinos are "not in my blood; I'm not a gambler," he says. Yet today, renowned casino architect Paul Steelman calls Chen "one of the most powerful creators of these properties in the world."

Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia’s Future Leaders

On the day we arrived in Cambodia earlier this month, the front-page headlines in the Phnom Penh Post touted new amendments to the country’s constitution, including restrictions on the right to assemble, restrictions on the right to vote or to stand for election and a ban on insulting the king.