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  • Metropolitan Museum says it will return Cambodian statues

    Metropolitan Museum says it will return Cambodian statues
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally. The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
  • President Obama Makes Historic Visit to Myanmar

    President Obama Makes Historic Visit to Myanmar
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia -- Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar on Monday, praising the courage of fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi while also providing a symbolic nod to initial reforms in a nation once...
  • Clinton's final lap turns into a sprint

    When Air Force One landed in Myanmar on a muggy morning earlier this week, President Barack Obama made a point of having his secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, at his side as he descended to the tarmac. The three-nation trip was likely the last...
  • Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89

    Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89
    Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk, who was monarch for more than 60 years until his abdication in 2004, died early Monday in Beijing at the age of 89, state news reported. Sihanouk died of natural causes after having been treated by Chinese...
  • Mexico trying to stop antiquities sale at Sotheby's in Paris

    Another antiquities auction has turned into another international art dispute. This time it’s the sale, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Sotheby’s in Paris, of the Barbier-Mueller Collection of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and Central...
  • Ride 365 takes women volunteers across Maryland

    Ride 365 takes women volunteers across Maryland
    A group of 11 Baltimore women who set out Sept. 19 to ride their bicycles 365 miles across Maryland in five days arrived Sunday at Fort McHenry to the cheers of more than 100 family members and friends.. The participants are members of a group called...
  • Journeys Within: a tour company in Cambodia, a helping hand in Cambodian communities

    Journeys Within: a tour company in Cambodia, a helping hand in Cambodian communities
    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...
  • 3 months anywhere? It would be Beijing!

    3 months anywhere? It would be Beijing!
    When Samantha Brown was growing up, her family took road trips to visit nearby relatives, but that was about it. So when she got the opportunity to work with the Travel Channel, Brown "realized that my input would be as a layman. I wasn't an expert...
  • Around the world in 23 days

    Around the world in 23 days
    Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days. I did it in 23. And I bet I visited more amazing sites than he — India's Taj Mahal, Easter Island, Tibet, Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the African plains, to name a few — all without having to endure...
  • Cambodia: Killing fields timeline

    Cambodia: Killing fields timeline
    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...
  • Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world

    Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world
    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....