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Cambodia’s Sees COVID-19 Spike After Chinese Nationals Break Quarantine

The government has also deported a Chinese media proprietor for spreading “fake news” about COVID-19 vaccines.

Logging Accelerates in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Sanctuary

The pace of deforestation has increased in line with the government’s clampdown on environmental defenders.

What’s in Cambodia’s New Internet Gateway Decree?

The move exacerbates ongoing concerns about Internet freedom and its effects on the country’s political dynamics ahead of elections in 2022 and 2023.

Japanese ‘Magnitsky Law’ Would Send a Strong Message to Cambodia’s Hun Sen

A Japanese Magnitsky law would allow Tokyo to develop a distinctive Asian voice on human rights and democracy.

John Burgess on the Modern Life of Angkor Wat

Cambodia’s wondrous temples reflect the various stages of the country’s history, from colonialism to revolution to the present era of mass tourism.

Cambodia’s Surviving Opposition Politicians Regroup Ahead of Elections

Former Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh is back in the political arena, but his chance of success is small.

Cambodia’s Ball-and-Chain of Corruption and Inequality

COVID-19 offered the Cambodian government an opportunity to curb the worst excesses of corruption. Instead, things went in the other direction.

Extending its Crackdown, Cambodia Unveils Internet Gateway

The proposed National Internet Gateway would give the CPP government a new tool for quashing critical online commentary.

What’s Behind Cambodia’s Cancellation of Military Exercises with China?

The cancellation, purportedly due to COVID-19, could be a peace offering to the Biden administration.

Cambodian Police Bar Journalists From Covering Investigations

Should the rounding up of dissidents and other criminal investigations simply be ignored?

Framing the Khmer Rouge

Cambodia has long been presented to the world through the viewfinders of foreign photographers – but that’s slowly starting to change.

Cambodian Prince Readies Return to Political Life

Prince Norodom Ranariddh’s comeback is unlikely to amount to much in electoral terms – but is convenient for the ruling CPP.

Cambodian Exile Return Bid Crashes Into Visa Hurdle

The attempt nonetheless succeeded in drawing international attention to the repression inside the country.

Cambodian Opposition Return Plan Hits Visa Snag

The Cambodian government says it will not grant travel documents to exiles hoping to return to stand trial.

Can We Trust the Cambodia Microfinance Association?

The CMA is an awkward amalgam of industry lobby group and regulatory watchdog.

A Letter from a Cambodian Woman in Exile

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s onslaught against the Cambodian opposition has not ceased.

Cambodia Announces Game-Changing Crude Oil Extraction

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

The Flashpoints of Hun Sen’s Cambodia

A conversation with Ou Virak about human rights, China’s rise, and the plight of the Mekong River.

Two Rappers Convicted of ‘Incitement’ in Cambodia

The country’s long crackdown continues.

Is Cambodia Really Turning Its Back on Chinese Vaccines?

Phnom Penh is likely to accept reliable, proven vaccines from whoever is offering them, including Beijing.