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US aid for Cambodia to come with conditions: What does it mean for the...

The United States 2021 budget outlines around US$85 million in new funding for Cambodia.

A Letter from a Cambodian Woman in Exile

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s onslaught against the Cambodian opposition has not ceased.

Cambodia’s Foreign Policy: Balancing China And Vietnam – Analysis

Cambodia is in a strategically challenging position. It has close relations with two rival countries – Vietnam and China.

COVID-19 worsens Cambodia’s political oppression

Entering 2020, analysts widely agreed that the stabilisation of Cambodia’s one-party rule was high on the list of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s priorities.

Cambodia is taking a pungent, potent approach to food diplomacy: prepare for prahok

Phnom Penh is looking to use the fermented fish paste – a staple of Khmer cuisine – as a way to boost soft power.

Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to four years in jail

Sam Rainsy, former president of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was sentenced on December 30 to four years in jail after being found guilty of insulting Interior Minister Sar Kheng over a claim that the Cambodian government killed former national police chief Hok Lungdy in 2008.

Australian former MP set to be tried in absentia for ‘incitement’ in Cambodia

A former Victorian MP has been charged with incitement in Cambodia and could face jail time if he returns to his country of birth, as part of mass trials in what the former politician says is a "kangaroo court".

‘A big distraction’: Former Victorian MP Hong Lim charged with incitement in Cambodia’s activist...

Hong Lim, who served in the Victorian Legislative Assembly for 22 years, says has been charged with incitement in his birth country.

America puts the ball in Cambodia’s court

The change of administration in the US presents Cambodia with a rare opportunity to rebuild trust.

Australian former MP set to be trialled in absentia for ‘incitement’ in Cambodia

A former Victorian MP has been charged with incitement in Cambodia and could face jail time if he returns to his country of birth, as part of mass trials in what the former politician says is a "kangaroo court".

No simple solution to China’s dominance in Cambodia

The origin of Cambodia–China ties can be traced back to the 13th century when a Chinese diplomat visited Angkor Wat, yet it is only in the last decade that the relationship has strengthened dramatically.

Two Rappers Convicted of ‘Incitement’ in Cambodia

The country’s long crackdown continues.

Resist China and stop abuses: US aid to Cambodia has conditions

The U.S. is giving Cambodia a stark choice: stop oppressing dissidents and resist China's influence, or risk losing millions of dollars in aid.

Is Cambodia Really Turning Its Back on Chinese Vaccines?

Phnom Penh is likely to accept reliable, proven vaccines from whoever is offering them, including Beijing.

Cambodia’s caution over China’s Covid-19 vaccine a signal to US: analysts

With some 362 infections and low community transmission, the country is in no urgency to accept vaccines as compared with other nations.

Hints Hun Sen starting to look away from China

PM Hun Sen says Cambodia not a Chinese 'dustbin' for vaccine trials as calls rise for a more neutral foreign policy.

Hun Sen passes all students – and the buck

By announcing that all Cambodian Grade 12 students will pass automatically, the PM is doing himself – not youth – a favor.

Cambodia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Boondoggle

The tycoon-funded vaccine drive demonstrates the durability of the patronage state that Hun Sen has built since the 1980s. They also reveal its weaknesses.

Cambodia’s challenges in dealing with foreign actors

The country's domestic affairs have attracted inordinate levels of unsolicited foreign attention and intervention.

Why Sweden Chose to Shut Its Embassy in Cambodia

The decision cannot be separated from the country’s sharp authoritarian turn since 2017.

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Cambodia reported a daily record 576 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, in a spike in infections since an outbreak detected seven weeks ago that has seen a seven-fold increase in its overall case tally.