Death threats and surveillance: Pro-democracy Cambodian activists in Australia fear for their safety

The Cambodian government has been listed as one of the world's top perpetrators of transnational repression.

We’re welcoming a ‘reformer’ PM, but it’s his despot dad who calls the shots

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.

Cambodia’s pioneering post-Khmer Rouge era Phnom Penh Post newspaper will stop print publication

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.

Settlement in Japanese court ends embarrassing episode for the Atlantic

Out of nowhere came an email: “Would you like an Exclusive Scoop about The Atlantic’s Legal Settlement in Japan that Resulted in Numerous Corrections to a Story?

Carbon credit scheme sees Indigenous Cambodians harassed, evicted: report

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.

Hun Manet has done little, if anything, to change Cambodia

Cambodia’s new Western-educated leader portrays as a reformer but his authoritarian father is still calling the repressive shots

EDITORIAL: History casts a dark shadow on Cambodia’s family dynasty

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.

Activists fear that Pheu Thai-led govt will concede to Cambodia’s claims in Gulf

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.

Bilateral trade with Cambodia nearly $342M

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Thailand reached $341.8 million in the first month of 2024, marking a slight increase of 0.2% over the same period last year, as reported by the Cambodian General Department of Customs and Excise.

Sutin denies rumours about maritime talks

Defence Minister Sutin Klungsang yesterday insisted there was nothing behind ongoing negotiations between Thailand and Cambodia regarding overlapping border areas in the Gulf of Thailand.

Cambodia’s Perpetual Beijing Trap And Manet’s Tricky Pipe Dream – Analysis

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.

Cambodia’s Opposition Needs to Take a Sabbatical

Opposition parties should take a page out of the ruling CPP’s book and begin a process of generational renewal.

The Hereditary Dictatorships of North Korea, Cambodia Have Shared Soviet Roots

Both nations traveled a similar path from Soviet patronage to personalist autocracy.

Navalny’s Death Highlights the Dangers Facing Cambodia’s Political Prisoners

The world should ensure that the same fate does not befall the more than 60 “hostages” in the country’s prisons.

Cambodia-Malaysia bilateral trade shows promising upward trend — Hun Manet

The bilateral trade between Cambodia and Malaysia is showing a promising upward trend, with untapped potential still remaining, said Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet.

Cambodia’s Buddhist Great Supreme Patriarch Dies, Aged 92

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/apparel exports to the West drop in 2023

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’s factory count exceeds 2,000 by the end of 2023

Cambodia saw a notable increase in operational factories, reaching a total of 2,125 by the end of 2023.

Thailand and Cambodia revisit natural gas ambitions in disputed waters

Decades after first agreement, neighbors weigh joint development for energy security.

Hun Sen’s dynasty consolidates grip on power

Cambodia's ruling party has won the Senate election, paving the way for strongman Hun Sen to act as its president. The victory allows the Hun family dynasty to capture all of Cambodia's political institutions.

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