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Amid economic crisis, sweeping new legislation on “public order” would stifle dissent—and effectively criminalize people for being poor.
‘Under Beijing’s Shadow’ lays out in compelling detail how China is working to dominate the region.
With little faith in the government’s coronavirus response, many rural Cambodians are turning to the divine.
In Southeast Asia, the coronavirus pandemic has provided a handy excuse for a clampdown on free speech.
Drought coupled with the coronavirus pandemic spells danger for food security.
The Cambodian prime minister is using the pandemic as cover to silence his remaining critics.
New data demonstrates a devastating effect on downstream water supplies that feed millions of people.
The Khmer Times, an English-language daily, is not known for criticizing the Cambodian government. Owned by a Malaysian businessman who has been linked to the long-ruling Cambodian People’s Party—and, rumor says, has financial ties to perennial Prime Minister Hun Sen’s children—the publication can be trusted to parrot the party line.
Eager to appease his benefactor in Beijing, the Cambodian leader is excluding China’s role from the Khmer Rouge narrative.
Cambodia’s autocrat is putting his own people at risk to court his Chinese backers.
The prime minister uses a shroud of democracy to counter dissatisfaction and thwart the opposition.
Why the crisis in Hong Kong and a deterioration in relations between South Korea and Japan are just the beginning of a broader period of flux in Asia.
Refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge as children are being deported from the United States in record numbers—and are adapting as adults to life in a country most have never known.
Cambodia’s strongman has found an unlikely American voice.
Dubious electoral endorsements are becoming normal for dictators worldwide.