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How Hun Sen killed democracy in Cambodia

Until November 2017, Cambodia’s democracy was enfeebled but still alive.

Cambodian microfinance borrowers urgently need debt relief

Measures announced by Cambodia’s banks and microfinance lenders to help clients who are unable to repay because of COVID-19 are grossly inadequate.

European banks implicated in Cambodia’s microcredit scandal

The unfolding microcredit scandal in Cambodia involves two well-respected European banks, BRED in France and Triodos Bank in the Netherlands.

EU’s ‘privileged trade scheme’ suspension with Cambodia is a blessing in disguise

I would like to convey to the European Union the following message: There are responsible and foresighted Cambodian leaders from all political affiliations who understand that the partial suspension of the EU’s trade privilege scheme known as “Everything But Arms” (EBA) is a blessing in disguise in that it represents a powerful call for reform.