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COVID-19 has given Cambodia an opportunity to rethink its reliance on tourism. Will the government take it?
The knee-jerk move followed a newspaper report – later corrected – that Prime Minister Hun Sen had acquired Cypriot citizenship.
Cambodia’s daily number of COVID-19 cases has fallen sharply since Prime Minister Hun Sen urged a change in testing policies as part of preparations for a “new normal” and the reopening of the country to international visitors.
The 1991 Paris Peace Accords had two primary goals: ending civil war and setting up democracy. One of those goals was achieved; the other has never looked less likely.
Over the past decade, the country’s property market has become heavily reliant on inward flows of Chinese investment.
Fresh sanctions could entrench the Cambodian government’s determination to free itself from outside ‘interference.’
Oil tanker crew “interrogated” amid dispute between Cambodia and Singaporean firm KrisEnergy.
Hanoi is becoming increasingly unnerved by the growing Chinese influence over its longstanding clients, Cambodia and Laos.
The hire is a clear recognition by Cambodia’s government that it needs to repair its ties to the U.S. But will it work?
Charges against a political analyst were dropped on the urging of a Zoom-bombing prime minister.
COVID-19 has imposed a particularly heavy burden on Southeast Asia’s thousands of undocumented migrant workers.
The trip followed a number of regional tours by high-ranking U.S. officials, including Vice President Kamala Harris.
There have been many references to the U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam as an important historical analogy for today’s Afghanistan. A better analogy is Cambodia.
The country is outpacing most of its Southeast Asian neighbors – and many of the world’s wealthiest nations.
Since nearly losing an election in 2013, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government has taken a range of steps to establish a firm grip on digital communications technologies.
First the industry was devastated by the collapse of international visitors. Then the virus began its rapid spread.
The tanker affair marks a strange end to Cambodia’s quest for a domestic oil and gas industry.
“No what matter what you decide I will die in prison… that’s the end,” Khieu Samphan told the court.
The case highlights the extreme nationalist sensitivities that continue to surround the issue of Vietnamese influence in Cambodia.
The impending closure of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal must be recognized as the beginning of a new chapter in Cambodia’s search for justice.