Introducing the Association for Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars (AMSEAS)

New association "seeks to foster and facilitate opportunities for the advancement of research and knowledge relevant to Mainland Southeast Asia."

An interview with Mu Sochua

The public face of Cambodia's exiled CNRP leadership on surviving and regrouping after Hun Sen's crackdown.

Hun Sen’s gamble

The dissolution of the CNRP protects the prime minister’s position in the short term, but may backfire in the long run.

Old dominance, new dominoes in Southeast Asia

Democracy in the region finds itself in dark days. Can anything save it?

Explaining the crackdown in Cambodia

Two factors: the CPP is spooked by its declining electoral fortunes, and the west hasn't spoken up for democracy.

Cambodia, a party with a country

Cambodian officials in their own words on how the CPP and state power are one and the same.

Cambodia’s society is changing fast, and its parties slowly

The 2017 commune elections don't point to a decisive result for either the CPP or CNRP next year.

Cambodian youth: shaping relations with Vietnam

How can youth help enhance relations with Vietnam?

Museums, masterpieces and morals

Are museums friends or foes when it comes to protecting antiquities?

Cambodia: towards single party dictatorship?

New laws effectively rig upcoming elections.

Trials and tribulations in Cambodia

What the dismissal of Im Chaem case means for ongoing trials against the Khmer Rouge.

ASEAN: same, same not different

Why trade trumps tolerance in the regional bloc.

Anlong Veng calling

Reconciliation and remembrance in the Khmer Rouge’s last stronghold.

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?

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?

Farewell to a King

Michael Leadbetter reports on the funeral for the King of Cambodia & the passing of the King of Thailand & Lee Kuan Yew.

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.