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Cambodian PM Backs His Son Hun Manet to Succeed Him
December 03, 2021

Cambodian PM Backs His Son Hun Manet to Succeed Him

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Hun Sen's announcement offered the strongest signal of support for his 44-year-old son.

Cambodia Opposition Fractures as Bickering Breaks Into the Open
November 30, 2021

Cambodia Opposition Fractures as Bickering Breaks Into the Open

By Sebastian Strangio
Kem Sokha has accused his longtime partner Sam Rainsy of using his name and image for personal political gain.
Cambodian Prince and Politician Norodom Ranariddh Dies at 77
November 29, 2021

Cambodian Prince and Politician Norodom Ranariddh Dies at 77

By Sopheng Cheang
Ranariddh took over leadership of Funcinpec, converted it into a royalist party and won elections in 1993. But he was overthrown in 1996 by Hun Sen.

Cambodia Bolts Into Its New Normal
November 26, 2021

Cambodia Bolts Into Its New Normal

By Luke Hunt
The road ahead is long and lonely for Cambodia, with Chinese largess checked by the pandemic and Western interests soured by pre-pandemic crackdowns.

After Slow Starts, Some Asian Vaccination Rates Now Soaring
November 22, 2021

After Slow Starts, Some Asian Vaccination Rates Now Soaring

By David Rising and Sopheng Cheang
Immunization campaigns in Cambodia and Japan, for instance, started slowly but have since zoomed past the US and European nations.

Will Domestic Politics Upend Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship?
November 19, 2021

Will Domestic Politics Upend Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship?

By David Hutt
The deteriorating rights situation in Cambodia will be a major distraction from ASEAN’s agenda.

Cambodia’s History, Viewed Through Sihanoukville
November 16, 2021

Cambodia’s History, Viewed Through Sihanoukville

By Youk Chhang
Youk Chhang recalls visits to the seaside town during several key points in Cambodia’s history.
Will Cambodia Commit to Protecting Its Forests?
November 13, 2021

Will Cambodia Commit to Protecting Its Forests?

By Nith Kosal
Over the past two decades, Cambodia has lost 28 percent of its tree cover. Inaction will mean further losses. 

Cambodia Dismisses US Sanctions as ‘Politically Motivated’
November 12, 2021

Cambodia Dismisses US Sanctions as ‘Politically Motivated’

By David Rising and Sopheng Cheang
While U.S. relations with Phnom Penh have long been frosty, new tensions relate to China's construction of facilities at Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base.

As Chair of ASEAN, Hun Sen Warns of Crack Down on Protesters
November 08, 2021

As Chair of ASEAN, Hun Sen Warns of Crack Down on Protesters

By Luke Hunt
Cambodia faces a difficult year, but the prime minister says he “will do what it takes” to quell dissent.

For Free and Fair Elections, Cambodia Must Let Opposition Leaders Return
November 05, 2021

For Free and Fair Elections, Cambodia Must Let Opposition Leaders Return

By Sam Rainsy
Leaders of the CNRP – including the author – must be allowed to return to Cambodia before the next elections.
China Isn’t the Only Reason for Cambodia’s Vaccination Success
November 04, 2021

China Isn’t the Only Reason for Cambodia’s Vaccination Success

By David Hutt
More than good relations with China, Cambodia’s vaccination success comes down to effective and responsive government actions in a moment of crisis.

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