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After the exodus, suffering in the village

Tin Kimsun, commune councillor in Moung Thbon. Nicky Sullivan

In some villages near the Thai border, over half the residents have migrated for work. For those left behind, it’s getting harder and harder to cope.

Welcome to the jungle: A guide to hiking in the Kingdom

Virachey National Park

From the Cardamom Mountains in the west to the Mondulkiri highlands in the east, Cambodia still has much to offer those wanting to slip on a pair of sturdy boots and trousers and enjoy the last vestiges of the country’s natural habitat.

Unearthing Angkorian secrets from an ancient workshop

A ninth-century statue (left) which, surprisingly, has a more refined style than the 12th-century statue (right). Conservation d’Angkor

Understanding the lives of those who ruled over and lived under the Khmer Empire motivates the teams that comb Cambodia looking for clues about their politics, economics and rituals. But with relatively few materials or records to work from, examination has largely been a patchwork of studies of finished elements such as the architectural ornamentations, bas reliefs and sculptures that remain centuries after they were first revealed.

Party’s over for some on Pub Street

Tourists navigate a packed Pub Street

For the past decade, Siem Reap’s answer to Khao San Road has pulled in the punters with cheap and cheerful fun. Now rent hikes are forcing out some of its longest-standing businesses

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