Malaysia and Cambodia widen the democracy-dictatorship divide

With 2018 elections, neighbors tug ASEAN in opposing political directions

In contrast to Malaysia’s electoral earthquake in May, which resulted in the first opposition win since independence, last Sunday’s elections in Cambodia produced a predictable landslide victory for Prime Minister Hun Sen, in power since 1985.

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