Ancient cities The fall of Angkor
Top stories: Researchers now believe they know why the ancient city of Angkor was abandoned – and warn that modern-day cities could fall victim to the same fate
Oct 25, 2018 • 6-minute read
Read more of our decade-long coverage of ancient Angkor and its continued relevance to Cambodian society.
09 December 2019
THIS WEEK IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Governments in the dock.
This week we look at why Myanmar is the only country in the world in which the government is laying new landmines, and what Cambodia’s scratching of Human Rights Day from the calendar means for the Kingdom. We also have the second installment of our eight-week long collaboration with Future Forum, in which we look at Cambodia’s relationship with the great powers in the decades to come, as well as the Europe-based Rohingya activists who are set to welcome Aung San Suu Kyi as she visits The Hague this week to defend Myanmar in front of the ICJ.
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