cambodia

7.21.19

The US Thinks Cambodia’s Largest Resort Could Be a Chinese Military Base

The United States’ strained relationship with Cambodia may also be fueling this suspicion.

5.28.19

There's a Dark Reason Why Cambodia Reenacts its Brutal Genocide Every Year

The ruling party uses the memory of the Khmer Rouge for political gain – by constantly reminding Cambodians to pay homage to the politicians who helped end the killings.

1.21.19

Inside the Cambodian Jungle Resort Built to Fend Off Poachers

Architect Bill Bensley is on a quest to build sustainable luxury hotels that give back to their country’s ecosystem

1.8.19

Mammoth Tusks Found in Melting Permafrost Are Being Sold as 'Ivory'

Scientists found that a number of ivory trinkets sold in Cambodia were actually made from mammoth.

1.7.19

How the Animal Tourism Industry Fuels Cruelty

The uncomfortable truth behind one of South-East Asia’s most popular attractions

12.17.18

The Hellish Commute of the Women Who Make Your Clothes

In Cambodia, female garment workers slave away for hours on end to make fast fashion for brands like H&M and Gap. But their problems don't end when they leave the factory.

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12.16.18

‘Former CIA Secret Jail’ Opens to Tourists in Thailand

We attended the opening of Thailand's newest - and strangest - tourist attraction, with a group of ex-soldiers and cross-dressing dancers

12.10.18

The Struggle to Save Teen 'Love Huts' in Cambodia

For the Kreung ethnic minority living in Cambodia, the practice of building “maiden huts" allowed young women to experience courtship on their own terms—and sometimes led to true love and lasting marriages.

8.12.18

Scorpions and Tarantulas Crawl All Over Your Coffee at This Cambodian Cafe

Owner Chea Raty started the business with a single iguana, but has since acquired tortoises, bearded dragons, horned frogs, and other reptiles and arachnids.

4.11.18

Cambodia's Supply of Fried Tarantulas Is Under Threat

The arachnids, a popular street snack in Cambodia, are facing modern perils such as deforestation and overhunting.

1.29.18

Tourists Arrested in Cambodia for ‘Pornographic Dancing’

The partiers had reportedly posted images on social media.

11.27.17

Photographing the Disastrous Effects of Sand Mining on the Mekong River

Photographer Jian Gao traveled down one of the longest rivers in the world to see how demand for sand is driving the region toward a crisis it might not be able to come back from.

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