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The ideas, customs, and social behaviour of Cambodia

Edge of the Wild

Alongside Cambodia’s last flourishing rainforest, in the waterways of Koh Kong, sits Koh Andet Eco Resort – a refreshing getaway and natural haven fit for adventure

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History uncovered

In 2012 and 2015, Damian Evans, an archaeologist at the French Institute of Asian Studies, conducted extensive surveys into Cambodia’s ancient temple complexes. Many of these sites had never been fully investigated due to difficult terrain. Using a technology known as LIDAR (light detection and ranging), Evans and his team were able to build up an unprecedented understanding of these ruins

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The temple in the richness of the forest

Sambor Prei Kuk became Cambodia’s third UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017, yet the temple complex remains relatively unknown. Those visitors who stray from the beaten path and explore the ruins will discover a place marked by tranquil beauty, war and irresistible mystery

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Capital cocktails with a view

Phnom Penh is a bar-hopper’s paradise, with trendy new additions mixing into the scene on the regular. Skybars vie for attention, and those with the coolest views find favour with the hip party scene. Here are three spots with three very different views of the city below

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Made in the Shade

Sok Visal returned to his native Cambodia from France 25 years ago to make art and reclaim his roots. He now helms a film and music collective that is leading a creative revival

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Keeping rhythm

Traditional Khmer music graces the ears of wedding guests and cues the footsteps of dancers in Cambodian ballet, or apsara. Sup Lina, who can play ten traditional Khmer instruments, works full time as a singer for Cambodian Living Arts’ nightly apsara performances and moonlights as a wedding singer. Here, he describes a day full of song

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Architect Tour

Discover follows a young Cambodian architect on a tour of three developments envisioned by the country’s famous late architect, Vann Molyvann

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Three lives in Angkor

At the height of its splendour, the Khmer Empire stretched across all of Indochina, drawing tribute and trade from nations across the known world. Working from 13th century records and scenes of daily life carved into the temple walls, Discover traces three ordinary lives lived in the shadow of the sacred city of Angkor

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ឧបសគ្គ​រវាង​ការអភិវឌ្ឍវារីអគ្គីសនី​ខ្នាត​តូច និង​ផល​ប៉ះពាល់​បរិស្ថាន

ភាព​ស្រពិចស្រពិល​ក្នុង​ការ​ធ្វើ​និយ័ត​កម្ម បង្ក​ផល​ប៉ះពាល់​ដល់​បរិស្ថាន ស្រប​ពេល​ដែល​មានការ​សាងសង់​ទំនប់​វារី​អគ្គីស​នី​ខ្នាត​តូច​ទូទាំង​ប្រទេស​កម្ពុជា និង​ជុំវិញ​ពិភពលោក

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Chak Sopheap: The Social Healer

The Executive Director of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights is trying to help restore the nation’s ongoing social issue where a wide range of human rights remain violated.

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