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China’s ban in 2017 caused a fall in demand but elsewhere in Asia countries with weak policing draw new traders and tactics, say animal activists.
The performers in Phare, The Cambodian Circus, have broken the cycle of poverty, but the help they give others to do the same is at risk with its shows on hold.
Thais protest against ‘disappearance’ of activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit, snatched by gunmen in Cambodia
Dozens of protesters outside the Cambodian embassy in Bangkok demanded an investigation and accused the Thai state of orchestrating the kidnapping.
‘Very few people have ever been to Angkor alone,’ says a Cambodia-based expat who took advantage of the lack of foreign visitors to tour the famous temples
The Lake Clinic takes medical care offshore to 10,000 of those who make a meagre living on Tonlé Sap, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
The new US$12 million Win-Win Memorial in the capital’s north provides an enticing destination for one Phnom Penh resident fresh off self-imposed isolation.
The Khmer empire temples of Angkor are Cambodian, aren’t they? For decades the French considered them theirs; then came Unesco, and now China is muscling in.
Rights groups say Hoang Anh Gia Lai cleared the land under the cloak of the pandemic, destroying burial grounds, wetlands and old-growth forest.
Drought, erratic water levels along 4,300km river are disrupting rice yields and fish catches, raising costs for farmers. Beijing rejects claim Chinese dams behind drought hitting countries downstream.
As coronavirus crisis continues, Phnom Penh has shown solidarity with Beijing, while Vietnam joined US-led Quad partnership set up to counter China’s influence. The neighbours’ allegiances have a bearing on great power rivalry in Asia.
Despite 25 years’ experience with Cambodia, Huw Watkin begins his report by confusing the Tonle Sap river with the Mekong (“From Khmer Rouge to Khmer Riche: is Hun Sen losing his decades-long grip on Cambodia’s corrupt politics?”, March 28).
Filmmaker Alice Gu is a self-professed foodie – but she found herself genuinely stumped when her son’s nanny told her about a particular confection two years ago.
A large carving of a reclining Buddha is one of the latest ancient sites discovered in Cambodia as locals scour the country for lost history.
With the economy slowing, warlords squabbling and growing international criticism, observers are fearful for the country’s future.
It was an inauspicious start to the Lunar New Year for Cheah Fah Loong, who was accused of insulting Cambodia’s royals by turning his back on a ballet.
Accompanying gun-toting anti-poaching patrols a highlight at this Bill Bensley-designed eco-lodge. The architect bought the 350-hectare plot to offer an unrivalled guest experience while protecting the environment.
The Covid-19 epidemic has had a huge impact on tourism in Cambodia. Government figures show that the number of tourists arriving from abroad dropped by more than 60 per cent in February 2020.
For former Khmer Rouge officers accused of participating in Cambodian genocide, Christianity offers salvation
Up to 2.2 million died, but a UN-backed tribunal has dropped charges against many of those responsible. Now some are turning their backs on Buddhism and looking to Jesus for redemption.
NGOs striving to clear Cambodia’s minefields are giving opportunities to local mean and women including landmine survivors and female labourers.
US woman, 83, has repeatedly tested negative for infection after earlier positive result. Cambodian PM Hun Sen declares that ‘justice is given to Cambodia and all the passengers on the ship’.