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Washington and Phnom Penh suggest it's time for a diplomatic reset but US will need to pay to make fresh inroads.
It might behoove opposition figure Sam Rainsy to be thankful Cambodia's monarch doesn't interfere in politics.
Lack of coherent inoculation plan means a majority of Cambodians may not be vaccinated until mid-2023
Cambodian premier Hun Sen announced Tuesday that the kingdom had extracted its first drop of crude oil from its waters, a long-awaited milestone for one of Southeast Asia’s poorest nations.
The change of administration in the US presents Cambodia with a rare opportunity to rebuild trust.
PM Hun Sen says Cambodia not a Chinese 'dustbin' for vaccine trials as calls rise for a more neutral foreign policy.
By announcing that all Cambodian Grade 12 students will pass automatically, the PM is doing himself – not youth – a favor.
The country's domestic affairs have attracted inordinate levels of unsolicited foreign attention and intervention.
The Khmer Times reckons it is the ruling party’s attack dog, but it lacks the teeth and intelligence for this task.
Plastic waste makes up 80% of the debris found on Cambodia’s beaches.
More than 100 people associated with a now-banned Cambodian opposition party and representatives of non-governmental organizations will stand trial in Phnom Penh this week, most in absentia, on charges ranging from treason and “incitement” to causing social chaos.
US lawmakers write to Pompeo asking for the imposition of targeted sanctions on PM Hun Sen's abusive regime.
Asia Times contributor Sim Vireak's 'response' to a recent column falls short in several ways
This article is a response to the piece written by David Hutt, which appeared on Asia Times on November 12, suggesting that “Cambodia should be worried about the Biden presidency.”
The Biden administration will probably maintain an 'engagement' policy with Cambodia, but with caveats.
Singapore ex-top envoy ignites firestorm by saying Cambodia could be expelled from bloc for serving as China’s proxy and disruptor.
Long-time Cambodian leader is reverting to his bad old threatening ways amid mounting political, economic and diplomatic crises.
Debtors were struggling even before the pandemic-induced economic crisis.
US indicates new willingness to pay for Cambodia's influence but China is already supremely invested.
Beijing has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in Cambodia but locals see appropriation of local assets.