The director-general of Cambodia’s Customs and Excise is cracking down on the illegal ivory trade. Armed with new partnerships, an innovative anti-smuggling program and support from other ASEAN nations, the effort might just yield results.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced reforms to offset the loss of free trade privileges with the EU. His announcement shows that he is most concerned by how the sanctions may impact him politically.
New arrest warrants for Cambodian opposition leaders show Hun Sen’s commitment to political repression despite the threat of sanctions. The best chance at resolution may be an EU-backed dialogue between Hun Sen and exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
Conditions in Cambodian garment factories are improving, according to a new UN survey, but rights violations are still rampant.
Newly constructed dams threaten the delicate ecosystem of the Lower Mekong Basin. The solutions are available but as is so often the case, politics stands in the way.
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The Khmer Rouge tribunal convicted the final two surviving leaders of genocide. However, the tribunal’s legacy will go far beyond the convictions.
Hun Sen claims to be an advocate for multiparty democracy. His actions suggest the opposite is true. He is a dictator pretending to be a democrat.
The recent military activity on the Cambodian-Laos border is all part of Hun Sen’s act. His performance is more Richard III than Prospero.
Asia PR completed its purchase of the Phnom Penh Post. The newspaper was the last remaining semblance of a free media outlet in Cambodia.