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Cambodia Announces Game-Changing Crude Oil Extraction
January 04, 2021

Cambodia Announces Game-Changing Crude Oil Extraction

By Sebastian Strangio
Oil revenues will likely further entrench the power of Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Boondoggle
December 14, 2020

Cambodia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Boondoggle

By David Hutt
The tycoon-funded vaccine drive demonstrates the durability of the patronage state that Hun Sen has built since the 1980s. It also reveals its weaknesses.
Cambodia Vaccine Push Offers Window Into Elite Networks
December 09, 2020

Cambodia Vaccine Push Offers Window Into Elite Networks

By Sebastian Strangio
A list of prominent vaccine fund donors constitutes a who's who of the country's economic elite.

Cambodia’s ‘Bridge into Europe’ Tests Positive for COVID-19
November 06, 2020

Cambodia’s ‘Bridge into Europe’ Tests Positive for COVID-19

By Luke Hunt
Prime Minister Hun Sen, among hundreds of others, is in quarantine after meeting with Hungary’s foreign minister.

29 Years on, Landmark Peace Accord Charts Deep Divides in Cambodia
October 23, 2020

29 Years on, Landmark Peace Accord Charts Deep Divides in Cambodia

By Sebastian Strangio
The legacy of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements, which aimed to bring the country peace and democracy, remains deeply contested.

The Beginning of the End of Kem Sokha’s Ordeal in Cambodia?
October 23, 2020

The Beginning of the End of Kem Sokha’s Ordeal in Cambodia?

By David Hutt
In recent weeks, Prime Minister Hun Sen has softened his stance toward his main political rival. As usual, there is more than meets the eye.

Cambodia's Hun Sen Wants a South China Sea Apology
February 12, 2016

Cambodia's Hun Sen Wants a South China Sea Apology

By Mong Palatino
Premier hits out at critics who blame ASEAN's unprecedented failure to issue a joint communique in 2012 on Cambodia.
Cambodia’s Hun Sen Threatens to Kill Opposition Dialogue
May 01, 2015

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Threatens to Kill Opposition Dialogue

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The 'culture of dialogue' can die, the premier warns.

Cambodia’s Strongman Taunts Opposition With Rocket Fire
February 25, 2015

Cambodia’s Strongman Taunts Opposition With Rocket Fire

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country’s premier Hun Sen takes aim at activists battling a Chinese dam project.

Cambodia Suspends China Dam Project to Silence Opposition
February 25, 2015

Cambodia Suspends China Dam Project to Silence Opposition

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Move comes a day after the controversial deportation of a Spanish anti-dam activist.

Cambodia Marks 30 Years Under Hun Sen’s Rule Amid Uncertain Future
January 14, 2015

Cambodia Marks 30 Years Under Hun Sen’s Rule Amid Uncertain Future

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Three decades on, the strongman shows few signs of relinquishing power anytime soon.
Singaporean Man Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days for Bone Marrow Disease
April 02, 2014

Singaporean Man Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days for Bone Marrow Disease

By J.T. Quigley
Also: Chinese passengers attack Philippine pilots after detour, half a million Cambodians affected by land grabs.

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