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Essentials for a Visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

By Kristi Eaton | Nov 4
Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh is undergoing a staggering period of development.

The Mekong Reborn with Aqua Expeditions

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 20
Discover the Mekong River aboard the luxurious and eco-friendly riverboat Aqua Mekong, launching this fall.

Cambodia’s PM Speaks Out Against Anti-Gay Bias

Dec 11
Cambodia’s prime minister urged the Southeast Asian nation’s people on Tuesday not to discriminate against their gay countrymen.

New Five-Star Hotel to Open in Phnom Penh

Mar 29
Traditional Khmer music, Buddhist monks, Cambodia’s deputy prime minister and apsaras will help announce the grand opening of one of Southeast Asia’s most anticipated new hotels March 29 as the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra makes its debut.

Phnom Penh Ready for the Limelight

Jan 12
At the end of 2010, the brand-new Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra opened its doors as the first five-star debut in Phnom Penh in more than a decade. General Manager Didier Lamoot believes the new hotel is evidence of a brand new day in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s Kep: Sleepy Seaside Towns - and Crabs

The proprietor of the thatched-roof and bamboo-walled island restaurant will acknowledge the order in sign language and broken English. She’ll shuffle across the seaside grass over to the dock where the crab cages sit, in the Gulf of Thailand.

Ancient Temple Ruins Dot Cambodia’s Countryside

By Associated Press | Sep 18
Tourists gather every day before dawn to watch the sun rise over Angkor Wat, a 12th-century temple and the grandest legacy of Cambodia’s once mighty Khmer empire. Even at 5 a.m., the heat and humidity is enough to make the visitors break into a sweat.

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