The body of water, which relies on the Mekong reversing its flow to replenish supplies, provides most the country’s protein production. But overfishing and climate change threaten life on the lake.
Outbreaks of disease, unsolved deaths or bad luck are often blamed by villagers on witchcraft, and sometimes there are violent consequences.
Local business owners say Chinese-owned establishments are benefiting disproportionately from the 1.27 million mainlanders who visited last year
Phnom Penh’s favourite carriages are facing an assault from all sides – from a government keen to phase them out for more modern transport to cheaper rickshaws and the perils of a saturated market