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An aerial view of the ancient city of Mahendraparvata.

Archaeologists have located an ancient city hidden in the Cambodian jungle. The discovery was 150 years in the making.

For centuries, the ancient city of Mahendraparvata has been covered by dense trees that make it hard to observe.
Sailors stand guard at Ream Naval Base in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, July 26, 2019.

Reports of a secret base deal are raising fears that Beijing is boxing in the South China Sea

Reports of a deal between China and Cambodia over a naval base have stoked concerns about Beijing's ambitions in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean.

Singapore’s Jewel helps put it in Lonely Planet’s list of top 10 best places to visit in APAC – here’s who else made the list

The top five destinations include Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and the Cook Islands.
A tape measure.

Ranked: The countries with the shortest people in the world

If you're over 6 foot 4 inches, here are the countries you should avoid if you don't want to feel like a giant.

Lee Hsien Loong’s Facebook post on 1978 Vietnam-Cambodia issue upsets both countries

Cambodian Defence Minister General Tea Banh said that Mr Lee's comments were "unacceptable" and "not true".
Viroth's Hotel is located in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

A hotel covered in lush green plants and trees is Asia’s best hotel of 2019. Here’s what it’s like to stay there.

TripAdvisor travelers named Viroth's Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the best on the continent. It's home to a luxe spa, a 65-feet-long pool, and more.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

In a ‘sham’ election, Cambodia’s controversial ruling party says it won every seat after dismissing the opposition party

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen extended his power for another five years in an election widely deemed illegitimate. Hun Sen has been leading a crackdown on political opposition and independent media, having dissolved the only major opposition party last year.

The new owner of Cambodia’s last independent newspaper has purged staff for writing about its sale

At least six staff have been fired or resigned after the The Phnom Penh Post's new owner demanded an article be taken down. Cambodia is seeing a sweeping crackdown on media and Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken steps to silence political opposition and media dissent.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen

Cambodia’s last independent paper was sold to the owner of a PR company that once worked for the prime minister

The PR firm helped Prime Minister Hun Sen secure a government position. And ahead elections in July Sen has led a sweeping crackdown on media and opposition. In October, Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolved the nation's opposition party and jailed its leader for treason.
Hassan al Kontar, a 36-year-old Syrian national.

A Syrian man has been trapped in an airport in Malaysia for over a month with nowhere to go

The man attempted to leave the Kuala Lumpur airport but has been rejected from traveling to several other countries.