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Tough year for human rights in Southeast Asia

2016 was not a good year for the region's civil liberties, writes Bridget Welsh.


The high cost of criticism

Why Cambodia is ramping up its anti-UN rhetoric.


Toward peace, reconciliation, and an end to genocide

Personal perspectives of Cambodia’s people.


Justice’s slow but steady march in Cambodia

Life sentences upheld for former Khmer Rouge officials.


Cambodia exports can get high on cannabis

Making cannabis legal could be a real export boon, writes Jim Plamondon.


The east is red

Why Southeast Asia is now firmly in the grip of China.


Hun Sen’s trump card

What does Trump's victory mean for Cambodia?

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Cambodia’s latest game of cat and mouse

With cracks beginning to form in the CNRP, can the Rainsy-Sokha alliance last until the next election?

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Lights, cameras, inaction

Cambodia's deteriorating political culture fuelled by narcissism and social media, writes Mish Khan.


The hidden cost of Cambodia’s coastal development

Locals are losing out as the dust settles on bulldozed beachfronts.


A building and brutality

Can architecture help heal the wounds of Cambodia's genocide?


Dissent and death in Cambodia

Will speaking out in Cambodia now get you shot?


Graft games

How corruption fuels Southeast Asia's democratic deficit.


Why Cambodia’s rice industry needs a new strategy

Something must be done to avoid the industry's imminent collapse.


Good riddance to the culture of dialogue

Why political consensus won't strengthen Cambodia's democracy.


Defining the rules of engagement

Cambodia's ruling regime makes culture of dialogue another political casualty.


Is Cambodia becoming the sick man of Southeast Asia?

Reform bottlenecks are harming the country's prospects.

Police officers scuffle with protesters during clashes at Freedom Park in central Phnom Penh July 15, 2014. Opposition party supporters clashed with police.

Cambodia’s latest crackdown: an affair to remember

Ahead of key elections, dissenting voices are once again being silenced in Cambodia.


Ghosts in the forest

Corinne Purtill recounts her time spent interviewing Cambodia’s isolated indigenous communities

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The quiet erosion of parliamentary immunity in Cambodia

Return to 'lawfare' as one side of politics uses constitution to attack the other.


The rise of the young entrepreneur in Cambodia

Youth takes the lead for sustainable economic growth, reports Scott Rawlinson.

Cambodia PM Hun Sen poses for a selfie. Photo from his Facebook page.

The Kingdom’s self-proclaimed ‘father of Facebook’

How Cambodia's PM is scoring big political points via social media.


Curtain call for the CNRP?

Scott Rawlinson reflects on the chances of survival for Cambodia's all-important opposition party.