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Carrots and Sticks: Washington’s Strategy to Counter Chinese Influence in Cambodia Rests on Faulty Premises

Carrots and Sticks: Washington’s Strategy to Counter Chinese Influence in Cambodia Rests on Faulty Premises

By Arthur Eremita
Old debates about U.S. engagement have become obsolete in light of evidence that the country's elite is abetting cyberscam operations on a massive scale.

EU, UN Reschedule Launch of Anti-human Trafficking Project in Cambodia After Questions About Venue

EU, UN Reschedule Launch of Anti-human Trafficking Project in Cambodia After Questions About Venue

By Jack Brook
The event was scheduled to take place at a hotel owned by the L.Y.P. Group conglomerate, which also owns a casino with links to forced scamming operations.
Cambodia’s Cyber-Slavery Trafficking Denials Reflect Official Complicity, Experts Say

Cambodia’s Cyber-Slavery Trafficking Denials Reflect Official Complicity, Experts Say

By David Whitehouse
Despite growing evidence that Cambodia has become a source of industrial-scale cyber-scams, the authorities continue to downplay the extent of the problem.

Why the US and China Should Work Together to Solve the Global Scam Crisis

Why the US and China Should Work Together to Solve the Global Scam Crisis

By Jan Santiago and Alvin Camba
Both nations have a shared interest in cracking down on online "pig butchering schemes." It could show that the two nations can still work together for mutual benefit.

Jack Adamović Davies on the Rise and Rise of Cambodia’s Prince Group

Jack Adamović Davies on the Rise and Rise of Cambodia’s Prince Group

By Sebastian Strangio
"The era of the 'shell country' is having its ascendancy and Cambodia is a prime example of the phenomenon."

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

The Collateral Damage of the Hun Manet Charm Offensive

The Collateral Damage of the Hun Manet Charm Offensive

By Arthur Eremita
Who stands to lose the most as the world welcomes the next generation of Cambodian kleptocrats?

China’s Self-Pitying Empire

China’s Self-Pitying Empire

By David Hutt
The Chinese film "No More Bets," which details the human cost of Southeast Asia-based cyberscam operations, has become a massive hit on the mainland.
US, UK, Canada Sanctions Target Southeast Asian Scam Operations

US, UK, Canada Sanctions Target Southeast Asian Scam Operations

By Sebastian Strangio
The coordinated sanctions have been imposed on those responsible for major criminal operations in Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar.

Cambodian PM Hun Manet Poised for Bureaucratic Shake-up

Cambodian PM Hun Manet Poised for Bureaucratic Shake-up

By Luke Hunt
The new government is facing Chinese pressure to weed out local tycoons involved with Chinese cyberscam syndicates.

Smackdown on O’Smach: Cambodia’s Path Out of Tier 3?

Smackdown on O’Smach: Cambodia’s Path Out of Tier 3?

By Arthur Eremita
There may yet be a chance for the country’s new government to charm itself into a human trafficking upgrade.

Cambodian Propaganda: Playing the Victim to Get Away With Murder

Cambodian Propaganda: Playing the Victim to Get Away With Murder

By Arthur Eremita
In recent months, government-aligned media outlets have had one mission: to deflect and deny reports about the country's surge in sophisticated cyber-fraud operations.
Cambodia To Block Release of Chinese Cyber-Scam Film

Cambodia To Block Release of Chinese Cyber-Scam Film

By Sebastian Strangio
The Ministry of Culture claims that “No More Bets," which has topped the box office in China, could damage the country's reputation.

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