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Unearthing an Origin Story for Gentrification

The growth of the medieval city of Angkor involved wealthy elites pushing people off the land they had made valuable.

China’s Playbook in Hong Kong Is Also Working in the Asia-Pacific

Beijing has co-opted politicians, guided media narratives, and used investment to influence politics from Cambodia to Australia.

The U.S.’s Toxic Agent Orange Legacy

Washington has admitted to the long-lasting effects of dioxin use in Vietnam, but has largely sidestepped the issue in neighboring Cambodia and Laos.
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When Your Land Is Stolen From Beneath Your Feet

From 1975 to 1999, millions of Cambodian families were murdered, starved, or displaced by the Khmer Rouge regime.

Cambodian Deportees Return to a ‘Home’ They’ve Never Known

America is deporting Cambodian refugees convicted of crimes. Did the U.S. have a responsibility to help them when they first arrived as refugees?

Cambodia Eviscerates Its Free Press—And the Whole Region Suffers

With authoritarianism on the rise, does an independent media have a future?