With the economy slowing, warlords squabbling and growing international criticism, observers are fearful for the country’s future.
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.
Almost a year-and-a-half after threatening to sanction Cambodia over Prime Minister Hun Sen’s clampdown on human rights, and a year after beginning the formal process for doing so, the European Union finally made good on its word.
The proposed solution deserves scrutiny.
The rural economy faces a dire future with many relying on loans from micro-finance organizations.
Relations between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Indonesia have been witnessing immense activity since September 2017 thanks to the efforts of one man.
Recent indications suggest that the region’s problem could exacerbate in the coming weeks.
The economy of Cambodia is to suffer the effects of two hard blows in the coming months and years.
Cambodian leader is widely speculated to have the coronavirus but bigger worries surround nation's poor public health services.
The exercise has continued amid continuing anxieties about the virus in both countries and the wider world.
The two countries held the latest in a series of joint maritime patrols.
China has not lost its interest in oil and gas assets around the South China Sea
The MS Westerdam cruise ship — with 1455 passengers and 802 crew — was refused entry at five successive ports in Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines and Guam for fears its passengers were infected with the coronavirus after departing its stop in Hong Kong at the start of the outbreak.
Trade sanctions and an exodus of Western and Chinese investors take their toll on defiant Hun Sun.
Eager to appease his benefactor in Beijing, the Cambodian leader is excluding China’s role from the Khmer Rouge narrative.
ASEAN's gutless policy over enforced disappearances is unlikely to change under authoritarianism.
In February, the EU partially withdrew the tariff preferences for Cambodia under its ‘Everything but Arms’ (EBA) trading scheme due to systematic human rights violations.
Aid-dependent nation goes from one of region's least to most taxed in bid to shore up economic independence.
For 35 years, Hun Sen has ruled Cambodia with a swath of scandals, his heavy-handed approach for political opponents, brutality and oppression.
Providing accessibility for the disabled is a major determinant for developing countries to qualify as developed nations.