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Cambodian PM Threatens Opponents With Legal Action, Violence
January 11, 2023

Cambodian PM Threatens Opponents With Legal Action, Violence

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite his party's nearly unchallenged dominance, Hun Sen is bent on preventing the emergence of a political alternative.

Nate Thayer, Dead at 62, and Stories That Still Resonate
January 11, 2023

Nate Thayer, Dead at 62, and Stories That Still Resonate

By Luke Hunt
Among his many scoops, Thayer's work also foreshadowed the rapid growth of Chinese influence in Cambodia.
Locking Horns With the Khmer Rouge
January 09, 2023

Locking Horns With the Khmer Rouge

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with tribunal witness Rob Hamill.

ASEAN-EU Trade Deal is Still a Distant Dream
December 29, 2022

ASEAN-EU Trade Deal is Still a Distant Dream

By Luke Hunt
Historic summit not helped by ASEAN disunity and its peculiarities.

Cambodia Seeks UNESCO World Heritage Status to Protect a Mekong Biodiversity Hotspot 
December 28, 2022

Cambodia Seeks UNESCO World Heritage Status to Protect a Mekong Biodiversity Hotspot 

By Tom Fawthrop
This potentially spectacular success story for global conservation could be derailed if a huge dam project gets the green light.

Rebuilding Cambodia and Leaving
December 14, 2022

Rebuilding Cambodia and Leaving

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with Margaret Bywater.

How Has the Russia-Ukraine War Impacted Cambodia’s Foreign Policy?
December 02, 2022

How Has the Russia-Ukraine War Impacted Cambodia’s Foreign Policy?

By Sokvy Rim
The country and its prime minister, Hun Sen, have been unexpectedly outspoken about Ukraine's plight.
Cambodian Authorities Rearrest Prominent Union Leader
November 30, 2022

Cambodian Authorities Rearrest Prominent Union Leader

By Sebastian Strangio
Chhim Sithar has led the year-long strike at NagaWorld, a glitzy casino and hotel complex in the capital Phnom Penh.

The Precarious State of the Mekong
November 24, 2022

The Precarious State of the Mekong

By Nicholas Muller
Prolonged stress on the Lower Mekong Basin is reaching an ecological tipping point, threatening millions of livelihoods.

Cambodian Forestry Official Arrested in US Over Alleged Monkey-Smuggling Scheme
November 18, 2022

Cambodian Forestry Official Arrested in US Over Alleged Monkey-Smuggling Scheme

By Sebastian Strangio
Masphal Kry, a Cambodian forestry official, and seven others have been charged with conspiring to illegally export long-tailed macaques to the United States.

Commemorative ASEAN Summit Watches Cost $500,000, Cambodian PM Says
November 15, 2022

Commemorative ASEAN Summit Watches Cost $500,000, Cambodian PM Says

By Sebastian Strangio
Hun Sen commissioned the 25 luxury tourbillon watches in order to showcase his country's “scientific and technical progress.”
Over-Indebtedness and Healthcare Financing in Cambodia
November 15, 2022

Over-Indebtedness and Healthcare Financing in Cambodia

By Vouchnea Tang
Despite the country's social healthcare provisions, medical debts remain a leading cause of destitution.

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