The Diplomat
Authors
David Hutt

David Hutt

David Hutt is Southeast Asia columnist at The Diplomat in Cambodia, where he has been based for more than two years. He was previously a reporter at Southeast Asia Globe magazine, where he wrote about Southeast Asian politics and current affairs, and the editor of Focus Asean magazine. Before that, he reported from Nicaragua and Costa Rica. David currently writes about politics in the Asia-Pacific region for numerous local and international publications. 

Shifting Idylls: Urban-Rural Dynamics in Cambodia
December 06, 2016
Shifting Idylls: Urban-Rural Dynamics in Cambodia
A closer look at how the city and the countryside – and perceptions of them – are evolving.
Shifting Idylls: Urban-Rural Dynamics in Cambodia
The Trouble With Cambodia's Largest Opposition Party
November 26, 2016
The Trouble With Cambodia's Largest Opposition Party
Internal criticism needs to become the norm if it is to become a truly democratic alternative.
The Trouble With Cambodia's Largest Opposition Party
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
November 24, 2016
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
The region is not immune from a trend we are witnessing globally.
Beware the Specter of Reactionism in Southeast Asia
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
November 22, 2016
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
She and her party must complete the work that they have only just begun.
Time for Suu Kyi’s Second Revolution in Myanmar
Is China's Influence in Timor-Leste Rising?
November 19, 2016
Is China's Influence in Timor-Leste Rising?
While there are indications of Beijing's growing reach, its role needs to be kept in perspective.
Is China's Influence in Timor-Leste Rising?
Is Cambodia's Expanded Minimum Wage Really a Good Idea?
November 04, 2016
Is Cambodia's Expanded Minimum Wage Really a Good Idea?
A closer look at a proposal.
Is Cambodia's Expanded Minimum Wage Really a Good Idea?
Does Cambodia Really Care About Its Disabled?
November 03, 2016
Does Cambodia Really Care About Its Disabled?
The evidence suggests that more attention needs to be given to the problem.
Does Cambodia Really Care About Its Disabled?
The Truth About Anti-Vietnam Sentiment in Cambodia
October 20, 2016
The Truth About Anti-Vietnam Sentiment in Cambodia
A closer look at a subject that often does not get enough sustained attention.
The Truth About Anti-Vietnam Sentiment in Cambodia
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief