Cambodia

Five Reasons to Visit Indochina

Marc Harris | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

A destination that evokes images of famed historical sites, beautiful beaches and stunning landscapes, Indochina should be a destination on everyone's hit-list and here are just five of these highlights that make it one of the world's most appealing, exciting and unique destinations...

Is Cambodia's Biggest Tourism Draw Also Its Downfall?

Justin Francis | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

Think of Cambodia and the vast majority of us picture Angkor Wat, the vast complex of temples tucked away in the far north-east. It is Cambodia's UNESCO World Heritage calling card, its number one tourist destination, but could it also be its downfall?

Eight Amazing Places in Asia You Have to Visit

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Asia offers an astounding variety of travel destinations. There are so many, in fact, that it can be difficult to decide where to go first and which to miss because of time constraints. The reality is that it's impossible to cover them all in one trip unless you're lucky enough to have plenty of time and money to spare.

If Only Indiana Jones Had A Giant Laser

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

LIDAR is not something you may have heard of, but its affect on our knowledge of ancient history has been utterly staggering. Light Detection and ...

Why the Scots Would Be Mad to Vote for Independence (Not That I Care)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

So, next week the Scots will decide if they want to be independent. Let me start by declaring a lack of interest in this issue. A complete lack of interest. I think may be one-eighth Scottish but I really don't care if I have Scottish blood coursing through my veins. It hasn't affected my life either way.

"Even If They Die Many Times Over, It Would Not Be Enough"

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK

These heartbreaking images capture the moment, through the eyes of the survivors when two former Khmer Rouge leaders were sentenced to life in prison ...

Three Amazing Getaways In Cambodia

Jane Mountain | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Mountain

With the ongoing turmoil in Thailand, many tourists are wondering where to go for their exotic beach vacations this summer. The answer is easy: head next door to Cambodia, where the prices are cheaper, the land is more pristine, and the people are friendlier.

Unbelievable Tragedy After Seven Die In Effort To Retrieve Just 45p

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK

Seven people, including four children, have died in Cambodia after an 11-year-old boy climbed down a well to retrieve the equivalent of 45p. In a s...

A Window on World Politics in 2014 - Cambodia

Paul Reynolds | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

In the often opaque world of international relations, from time to time a situation comes along which, whilst not earth shattering by itself, sheds a spotlight on how the international system works and the need for reform .

Angkor Wat Is Now On Street View, And It's Incredible

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

In their ongoing quest to make the entire world viewable through your computer screen (apart from these forbidden places) , Google Street View has add...

Where Are the World's Best Hotels?

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Destinations are ranked according to the reputation of their hotels, based on over 82 million hotel reviews and ratings aggregated from over 200 online booking sites. Included in the list are destinations with at least 130 hotels and 60 reviews.

Five Best Eco Hotels in Asia

Mark Hodson | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

South East Asia is one of the world's most beautiful regions, with its spectacular coral reefs, abundant wildlife and rainforests dating back 130 million years. Unfortunately, it's also a part of the world developing fast under the pressures of consumerism, rising populations and intensive farming.

On The Streets - The Freshest Global Street Art - 17 January 2014

Ben J. Cotton | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben J. Cotton

Middle of January gave us fewer but more colourful and vibrant walls and here is what caught our eye this week.

13 Astonishing Pictures From This Day In History: November 30

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

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13 Astonishing Pictures From This Day In History

The Huffington Post | Stephen Hull | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

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Devil's Advocates at the Khmer Rouge Trial

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

From day one, orientation is far more curious than the British experience of Freshers' Week. We are treated to champagne mimosas over breakfast, are wined and fed, partake in a mass "speed meeting" of our future classmates and enjoy an outdoor screening of Legally Blonde (yes, the concept of irony has drifted across the pond too).

Somaly Mam Opens Cambodian Beauty Salon Staffed by Former Trafficking Victims

Lisa Anderson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Anderson

With the hope that new jobs in the beauty industry will provide new lives for girls scarred by sex slavery, Cambodian anti-trafficking activist Somaly Mam cut the ribbon for a beauty shop bearing her name in one of the country's prime tourist destinations.

Indian Teenager Forced to Drink Acid by Jilted Boyfriend - Report

Nita Bhalla | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nita Bhalla

An 18-year-old Indian girl has been admitted to hospital after her jilted boyfriend poured acid down her throat and pushed her into the sea in the coastal city of Mumbai.

Jessica Elgot

'Children Aren't Tourist Attractions'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

Arriving in the crush of Kathmandu, Lucy Frankenburg wanted to do something worthwhile with her month in Nepal's capital. Her husband Guy Selby had bo...

Volunteer Stories: Beach Conservation in Cambodia

Frontier | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

The best part of my time on the project was definitely teaching the children. It was really rewarding, really good fun and I got to get to know the children and likewise learn more about their language.

A Post-Election Tug-O'-War in Cambodia

Paul Reynolds | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

The atmosphere across the nation is currently tense and fearful, with the part of the population in the capital Phnom Penh old enough to remember the Pol Pot genocide, venturing out only for necessities. They can't quite believe that the old CPP communists might actually lose the election.

WATCH: 160 Kids From Cambodian Slum Do 'Gangnam Style'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, it's been done to death. But it hasn't been done by 160 children from the slums of Phnom Penh, has it? "These impoverished kids live in extrem...

What!? No Sunrise At Angkor Wat?

Gareth Richman | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Richman

The main draw of the happening little town of Siem Reap in Cambodia is watching a spectacular sunrise at the temple city of Angkor Wat.

Reality TV Contestant Dies On First Day Of Filming

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

A reality TV contestant has died of a heart attack on a tropical Cambodian Island. Gerald Babin, 25, was taking part in the French version of 'Surv...

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Halabja and Kurdish Genocide in Iraq Shows We Must Move From 'Never Again' to 'Always Prevent'

John Slinger | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Politics
John Slinger

While many of the world's governments want to prevent genocide, they almost never act to achieve this aim. This despite most being signatories to the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide which is explicitly designed to compel them to do just that.