| Jun 9, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Pepper Project is a nonprofit organization committed to establishing a market for Cambodian products in the United States. Founders Cris Peterson and Tom Gordon decided to pursue this project as a means to help Cambodian pepper farmers reestablish...
| Dec 26, 2010
Two decades ago, the great ruined temple complex at Angkor in central Cambodia was an uncrowded dream destination. But as the country emerged from decades of poverty and suffering, mass tourism arrived at the UNESCO World Heritage Site. With it came...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 3:50 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A man who taught English in Cambodia was sentenced to nearly 9 years in a federal prison for traveling outside the United States to have sex with a 14-year-old girl -- a practice called "sex tourism."
Michael James Dodd, 61, was...
| Sep 26, 2010
During the four years I lived in Hanoi, where I was The Times' bureau chief in the late 1990s, I did a pretty good job of getting around Vietnam and exploring new places, from Can Tho in the southern Mekong Delta to Sapa on the northern border with China....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Diane Farr says she got a late start in traveling and didn't leave the country until she was 15. But since then, the 41-year-old actress ("Californication," "Rescue Me," "Numb3rs") has more than made up for it by traveling all around the world,...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Bird Flu Coming Back (Source: CNN)
The United Nations warned Monday of a possible resurgence of the deadly avian flu virus, saying there are indications a mutant strain may be spreading in Asia.
A variant strain of the H5N1 avian influenza virus, which...
| Nov 20, 2011
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
From LAX, Asiana, Korean, Thai, China Airlines, EVA and China Southern offer connecting service (change of plane) to Phnom Penh. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $950, excluding taxes and fees....
| May 15, 2011
Fifty years of civil war have left Cambodia a desperately poor and damaged nation with about a third of its 15 million people below the poverty line and a per capita gross domestic product of $739 a year.
When Brandon and Andrea Ross started Journeys...
| May 15, 2011
From LAX, Korean, Asiana, Thai, China Southern, China Airlines, Malaysia and EVA Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) to Phnom Penh. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,376, excluding taxes and fees. Asiana, Korean Airways and China...
| Nov 20, 2011
Cambodia might not rank among the world's brewery or beer garden capitals, but change is coming.
From its setting on the banks of the Tonle Sap river, Kingdom Breweries, Phnom Penh's newest boutique producer, opened in October 2010, is gearing up to give...
| May 16, 2011
1925: Saloth Sar, alias Pol Pot, born in central Cambodia.
1949: Pol Pot goes to Paris where he joins a group of young Cambodian revolutionaries, most of them Marxists.
1953: France grants independence to Cambodia under King Norodom Sihanouk; Pol Pot...