Two factors: the CPP is spooked by its declining electoral fortunes, and the west hasn't spoken up for democracy.
Cambodian officials in their own words on how the CPP and state power are one and the same.
The 2017 commune elections don't point to a decisive result for either the CPP or CNRP next year.
How can youth help enhance relations with Vietnam?
New laws effectively rig upcoming elections.
What the dismissal of Im Chaem case means for ongoing trials against the Khmer Rouge.
Why trade trumps tolerance in the regional bloc.
Reconciliation and remembrance in the Khmer Rouge’s last stronghold.
2016 was not a good year for the region's civil liberties, writes Bridget Welsh.
Why Cambodia is ramping up its anti-UN rhetoric.
Personal perspectives of Cambodia’s people.
Life sentences upheld for former Khmer Rouge officials.
Making cannabis legal could be a real export boon, writes Jim Plamondon.
Why Southeast Asia is now firmly in the grip of China.
What does Trump's victory mean for Cambodia?
With cracks beginning to form in the CNRP, can the Rainsy-Sokha alliance last until the next election?
Cambodia's deteriorating political culture fuelled by narcissism and social media, writes Mish Khan.
Locals are losing out as the dust settles on bulldozed beachfronts.
Can architecture help heal the wounds of Cambodia's genocide?
Will speaking out in Cambodia now get you shot?
How corruption fuels Southeast Asia's democratic deficit.
Something must be done to avoid the industry's imminent collapse.
Why political consensus won't strengthen Cambodia's democracy.
Cambodia's ruling regime makes culture of dialogue another political casualty.