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What’s Next After the New Cambodia-Laos Border Tensions?

A recent incident has once again reinforced the border management challenges that remain for the two countries.

A Conversation on the Mekong and a Changing Southeast Asia

Luke Hunt speaks to Milton Osborne about the threat to the Mekong River amid a changing environment in the subregion.

The Truth About Cambodia’s So-Called Corruption Crackdown

Efforts to root out corruption in the country are likely to run once again into familiar realities.

Maritime Security Exercise Highlights US-Indo-Pacific Defense Ties

This year’s iteration of SEACAT spotlighted Washington’s security relations with Indo-Pacific countries in the maritime domain.

Something Is Very Wrong on the Mekong River

This year’s drought is just a preview of more dire problems to come if government don’t change course.

What Does Cambodia’s New Census Reveal?

The rhetoric and reality behind this much-anticipated step have raised concerns about its results and significance.

Cambodia-Brunei Military Ties in the Headlines with Hun Manet Introductory Visit

The interaction spotlighted the ongoing activity in the defense relationship between the two countries.

Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge: Between Justice and Memory

While justice remains elusive, efforts to document what occurred during the period offer more encouragement.

The Diplomat Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus With Fourth Defense Dialogue

The latest iteration of the dialogue spotlighted security ties between the two countries amid wider developments.

What Next for Democracy in Cambodia?

Hun Sen has remained defiant since eradicating his political opposition. How should the world respond?

Hun Sen’s Big Bet: Making Sense of China’s Second Overseas Military Base

What is the significance of China setting up its second overseas military base in Cambodia?

The Trouble With Cambodia’s Health System

The poor state of the country’s healthcare system remains a major issue.

Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?

The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.

Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?

The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen’s grip over the country, and it’s never wavered since.

Cambodia and Vietnam in the US-China Trade War: Not All Good News

Both countries face opportunities, but investors cannot overlook the lingering risks.

What’s With Cambodia’s New Huawei Undersea Cable Deal Chatter?

A closer look at the context and significance of a recent development.

Hun Manet Introductory Visit Highlights Singapore-Cambodia Relations

The trip put the focus on some of the broader developments in the bilateral relationship.

Hun Manet: The Next Prime Minister of Cambodia?

The issue of succession continues to loom large in Cambodia’s politics.

Why a New Trade Pact Could be the Carrot the EU Needs in Cambodia

The idea of such a pact is one such way for the EU to offer carrots, rather than just sticks, that can help it achieve its reform objectives in the country.

The Sino-Vietnam War and China’s Long Route to Winning

A little-known war helped shape the future of Southeast Asia.