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Cambodian Fishermen Pull Endangered Giant Stingray From Mekong River
May 12, 2022

Cambodian Fishermen Pull Endangered Giant Stingray From Mekong River

By Sebastian Strangio
The discovery is a reminder of the rich aquatic ecology that is at risk from unbounded hydropower developments.

Is Cambodia’s Government Ready to Tackle the Problems in Its Microfinance Sector?
May 11, 2022

Is Cambodia’s Government Ready to Tackle the Problems in Its Microfinance Sector?

By Molika Heng
Phnom Penh's attempts to relieve its worsening rural debt crisis are yet to have the intended effects.
Cambodia Polls Unlikely to be Credible and Transparent, Says Watchdog
May 10, 2022

Cambodia Polls Unlikely to be Credible and Transparent, Says Watchdog

By Sebastian Strangio
The June 5 commune and sangkat elections have been largely pre-scripted by the ruling CPP, but the international response could be something to watch.

Why ASEAN’s ‘Travel Corridor’ Falls Short for the Region’s Migrant Workers
May 06, 2022

Why ASEAN’s ‘Travel Corridor’ Falls Short for the Region’s Migrant Workers

By Thong Sariputta
As the case of Cambodia shows, the bloc’s new framework agreement fails to address the factors driving undocumented migration in Southeast Asia.

World Bank-Linked Watchdog to Probe Alleged Cambodian Microfinance Abuses
May 05, 2022

World Bank-Linked Watchdog to Probe Alleged Cambodian Microfinance Abuses

By Sebastian Strangio
Two Cambodian civil society groups claim that "reckless" micro-lending has contributed to a brewing rural debt crisis.

Cambodian PM Pushes Myanmar Junta to Grant Envoy Access to Aung San Suu Kyi
May 03, 2022

Cambodian PM Pushes Myanmar Junta to Grant Envoy Access to Aung San Suu Kyi

By Sebastian Strangio
Special Envoy Prak Sokhonn could undertake his next mission to the crisis-hit country as early as late May.

Troubled Waters in the Mekong Region
April 28, 2022

Troubled Waters in the Mekong Region

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with journalist Abby Seiff about the challenges facing Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake.
Under Kishida, Tokyo Sharpens Its Focus on Cambodia
April 27, 2022

Under Kishida, Tokyo Sharpens Its Focus on Cambodia

By Luke Hunt
Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested a “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Japan.

Police Rescue 66 Thai Nationals from Scam Call Centers in Cambodia
April 14, 2022

Police Rescue 66 Thai Nationals from Scam Call Centers in Cambodia

By Sebastian Strangio
The joint police operation offered the latest evidence of an organized crime racket that spans the Mekong region.

Cambodia Rescues 16 Trafficked Malaysians, Others Still Held Captive
April 11, 2022

Cambodia Rescues 16 Trafficked Malaysians, Others Still Held Captive

By Luke Hunt
The move came after the Malaysian ambassador wrote to the national police chief to ask for assistance.

How Is Cambodia Navigating the Impacts of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?
March 30, 2022

How Is Cambodia Navigating the Impacts of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?

By Chhengpor Aun
In the five weeks since the invasion, the country has pivoted from neutrality to condemnation of the Russian aggression.
At Long Last, Signs of Justice for 1997 Cambodia Massacre
March 30, 2022

At Long Last, Signs of Justice for 1997 Cambodia Massacre

By Brad Adams
The brazen attack in broad daylight 25 years ago has ingrained impunity in Cambodia more than any other single act in the country’s post-Khmer Rouge history.

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