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Siem Reap: 4 temples you shouldn’t miss

Siem Reap is an ancient town and the cultural capital of Cambodia. The city, which is located in the north-west of the country, is considered such a mainstay of their heritage that its Angkor Wat temple is the central theme on the national flag. The city has an international airport that serves tourists who visit Cambodia to explore its traditional legacy rather than see the remnants of the dark past of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh.

Apr 02, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

US first lady meets Cambodian students in girls` education push

Michelle Obama was greeted by flag-waving schoolchildren Saturday during the first trip by a sitting First Lady to Cambodia as she pushes a US-led initiative to combat a "crisis" in girls` education.

Mar 21, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

Australian among Cambodia nightclub fire dead: Police

Five people including an Australian holidaymaker died in a nightclub fire in Cambodia`s northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap on Tuesday, police said.

Nov 18, 2014, 14:43 PM IST

Cambodia nightclub fire kills five: Police

Phnom Penh: Five people, including a foreign holidaymaker, died in a fire at a nightclub in Cambodia's northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap today, police said.

Nov 18, 2014, 14:04 PM IST