As the Cambodian government bans online gambling, the story of Sihanoukville has become a cautionary tale of Hun Sen’s attempts to shape the course of Chinese investment.
The impending return of Cambodia’s exiled opposition won’t bring democracy, but it will cement the ruling government’s status as an illegitimate, authoritarian regime.
New Myanmar-China and Laos-Cambodia border agreements saw leaders exploit power dynamics to push national interests that risk exacerbating ethnic conflicts and political repression.
A recent Wall Street Journal report uncovered a secret agreement between China and Cambodia which would see Beijing assume partial control of Ream naval base. The road to this critical juncture is littered with missed diplomatic opportunities.
Following a global trend, the craft beer industry in Cambodia is growing at a rapid pace. Where has this newfound appreciation come from and why are companies choosing to launch there?
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.
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.
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0When it comes to Fintech adoption and funding, Cambodia trails its ASEAN neighbours. However, that presents significant growth opportunities in the future. By John Pennington…