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In Southeast Asia, the horror of Kissinger’s explosive legacy goes on

Fifty years after Henry Kissinger drove American foreign policy in Southeast Asia, the region continues to live with the fallout from the bombing and military campaigns backed by the former secretary of state, who died last week.

New Chinese Naval Base in Cambodia Receives First PLA Navy Warships

The newly-built Chinese naval base at Ream, Cambodia, has welcomed its first PLA Navy warships, the Cambodian ministry of defense has confirmed.

Kissinger in Cambodia

Structural Transformation for Inclusive Growth in Cambodia

Cambodia’s economic aspirations must be girded by strenuous efforts to overcome its constraints, internal and external, through diversification and reform.

Exclusive: Cambodia scraps coal power project to build gas-fired plant, import LNG

Cambodia has abandoned plans to build a $1.5 billion 700 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power project in a protected reserve along the southwestern coast and will build an 800 MW natural-gas fired plant instead, its energy minister told Reuters.

In Cambodia, Foreigners Cannot Own Land. Or Can They?

There are signs of growing tensions between the country’s private sector and its rentier political elite.

How Mounting Demand for Rubber Is Driving Tropical Forest Loss

The growing market for rubber is a major, but largely overlooked, cause of tropical deforestation, new analysis shows. Most of the rubber goes to produce tires, more than 2 billion a year, and experts warn the transition to electric vehicles could accelerate rubber use.

Dwindling fish stocks hit incomes in Cambodia, prey to climate change

Fisherman Siem Huat has seen fish stocks dwindle in recent years in Cambodia's majestic Tonle Sap Lake, and with them, his family's sole source of income.

Cambodian PM Affirms Ban on Mekong Hydropower Projects

Hun Manet also announced the official cancellation of the $1.5 billion, 700-megawatt coal power plant.

Rising-star author Anthony Veasna So died at 28. Now you can read his unfinished novel

Review: Songs on Endless Repeat: Essays and Outtakes By Anthony Veasna So

Battambang: Know All About UNESCO’s Newest City Of Gastronomy

The quiet provincial capital in north-west Cambodia has been honoured by UNESCO as a gastronomical destination, despite not housing even a single Michelin-starred restaurant.

Performing artists celebrate 70 years of Japan-Cambodia diplomatic ties

Artists from Japan and Cambodia have showcased traditional performances at an event in Angkor to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the two countries' diplomatic ties.