Death threats and surveillance: Pro-democracy Cambodian activists in Australia fear for their safety
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The Cambodian government has been listed as one of the world's top perpetrators of transnational repression.
When Cambodia’s new prime minister Hun Manet visits Melbourne next week for the ASEAN Australia Summit, he may seem a welcome change from his long-serving authoritarian father Hun Sen.
The Phnom Penh Post, a newspaper founded in 1992 as Cambodia sought to re-establish stability and democracy after decades of war and unrest, said Friday that it will stop publishing in print this month, the latest blow to the country’s dwindling independent media.
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Indigenous Cambodians living in a protected forest say a carbon credit scheme has led to the destruction of their crops and huts, as a two-year Human Rights Watch investigation released Thursday documented forced evictions and criminal charges.
Cambodia’s new Western-educated leader portrays as a reformer but his authoritarian father is still calling the repressive shots
Many dictators have come to a miserable end by concentrating power in the hands of just one leader or their kin and thereby undermining national governance.
Thai nationalists and royalists rallied outside the Royal Thai Navy headquarters on Wednesday, calling for the Navy chief to actively protect Thai territorial waters from unilateral claims by Cambodia.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet’s visit to Malaysia on 27 February is part of a larger strategic overture, including his visit to Vietnam late last year in the months following his new leadership.
Both nations traveled a similar path from Soviet patronage to personalist autocracy.
The world should ensure that the same fate does not befall the more than 60 “hostages” in the country’s prisons.
The bilateral trade between Cambodia and Malaysia is showing a promising upward trend, with untapped potential still remaining, said Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet.
Tep Vong, who helped revive Buddhism after the fall of the Khmer Rouge, had close and long-standing connections to the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.
Cambodia’s textiles and apparel industry recorded a 13.3% drop in exports in 2023, down to $11.1 billion. Despite this, the industry has continued to invest, opening 241 new plants in the country in a year, reaching a total of 2,125 factories active at the end of 2023.
Cambodia saw a notable increase in operational factories, reaching a total of 2,125 by the end of 2023.
Decades after first agreement, neighbors weigh joint development for energy security.
Cambodia has agreed to resume a search effort with the United States for the remains of Americans killed in the Vietnam War, the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, after suspending the program a year ago as tension rose between the two countries.