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January 21, 2011
A Korean 'War’ in Cambodia?
There may be no artillery or troops involved, but a new kind of conflict might be brewing over Pyongyang.
A Korean 'War’ in Cambodia?
A Prince Joins the Fray
January 17, 2011
A Prince Joins the Fray
Former Cambodian Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh is coming out of retirement. But will he be able to recapture his glory days?
A Prince Joins the Fray
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
January 05, 2011
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
Cambodia has shown little inclination to tackle the problem of the human trafficking of its citizens.
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
Are Filipinos Asian?
December 24, 2010
Are Filipinos Asian?
The Philippines is part of Southeast Asia geographically. But many Filipinos feel a closer attachment to the West.
Are Filipinos Asian?
Vietnam’s Cluster Bomb Shadow
December 07, 2010
Vietnam’s Cluster Bomb Shadow
Decades after the Vietnam War ended, cluster bombs still leave large swathes of land in Laos off-limits. But the foot-dragging on a ban continues.
Vietnam’s Cluster Bomb Shadow
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
November 04, 2010
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
Critics of Cambodian leader Hun Sen frequently miss the point about his leadership. He likes a fight.
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
The Battle Over the Mekong
October 22, 2010
The Battle Over the Mekong
Chinese dams threaten one of the world’s most biodiverse rivers, critics say. It’s not just environmentalists who are worried.
The Battle Over the Mekong
Cambodia's Blind-Eye
September 03, 2010
Cambodia's Blind-Eye
The country plans to build a skyscraper and titanium mine and forgets…the people.
Cambodia's Blind-Eye
From Ruins to Ballet
April 12, 2010
From Ruins to Ballet
A young dancing Cambodian goes from ancient ruins to…world-class stage.
From Ruins to Ballet
A Boy Band Bravo
March 05, 2010
A Boy Band Bravo
When pop celebrities step out of the mould, it can be simply swoon-worthy.
A Boy Band Bravo
November 17, 2009
Asia's Next Flashpoint?
The offer to former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of a position as an economic adviser to Cambodian Premier Hun Sen has inflamed relations between the two countries. The Diplomat contributor Luke Hunt travels to Phnom Penh, Bangkok and Preah Vihear and finds out how Thaksin’s new role has upset the Thai monarchy and quietly amused Beijing.
Asia's Next Flashpoint?
May 07, 2009
China's Cambodian Hegemony
Pushing the long grass aside, Phorn pointed to a marker stone. ‘The Chinese workers came and put this here,’ he said.
China's Cambodian Hegemony
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