Latest Stories Tagged: Cambodia

Conflict & Justice

Indigenous Protest in Cambodia

We're on the Indochinese peninsula for this Geo Quiz, looking for the name of a southeast Asian forest. It's home to indigenous Kui people who've lived in the forest for centuries. Illegal logging and mining are taking a toll on the ancient forest.

Arts, Culture & Media

Gateway to Angkor Wat

The city in northern Cambodia our Geo Quiz takes us today is a gateway city for international tourists to Angkor. That's Cambodia's world heritage site with its temples that date back to 12th century Khmer civilization.

Conflict & Justice

Khmer Rouge guilty verdict

Today, a former Khmer Rouge official was sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the death of nearly two million Cambodians during the time of the 'Killing Fields.' The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Phnom Penh.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dengue Fever

The band Dengue Fever is based in Los Angeles. But what brings the band's members together is music from Cambodia. They've produced several albums full of Cambodian pop mixed with psychedelic rock. Guitarist Zach Holtzman tells us more.

Conflict & Justice

Boomer Da Sharpshoota

We close today with Cambodian-American rapper Boomer Da Sharpshoota. He grew up in the US but he was deported seven years ago. He lives in Cambodia and he's been learning to rap in Khmer. It's not the language he grew up speaking. Corey Takahashi reports.