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Why are state legislators from Washington state in the United States cozying up to the Cambodian regime?
International election aid to Cambodia will only lend legitimacy to a sham vote.
The government’s efforts to regulate fake news have raised concerns amid a wider campaign to suppress dissent as elections approach.
Anxiety and crackdowns define a battle for legitimacy in Cambodia.
A closer look at recent reports that both sides have agreed to step up defense cooperation.
Beijing’s recent assistance once again spotlights the strengthening defense ties between the two countries.
On a historic night, the Pyongyang Restaurant was packed and in a celebratory mood.
James Ricketson, who has endured more than a year behind bars, is expected to know his fate soon.
The potential importance of smaller parties in upcoming polls should not be overlooked.
An ongoing media crackdown looks set to intensify even further.
The problems are deeper than the lack of a viable opposition party.
Despite some incremental progress, deeper questions remain unresolved.
It didn't take long after the sale for a range of concerns to surface.
Border collaboration continues to be an important area for both sides to manage in the context of their respective domestic and foreign policies.
If Canada wants to be critical of the Cambodian government, it will have to be proactive.
Frustration is growing among Cambodian pro-democracy activists, but Hun Sen’s position has never been stronger.
Tokyo’s downplaying of rights issues is plain for all to see, and the effectiveness of the approach remains unclear.
This week, more indications surfaced that Cambodia and Thailand were moving towards opening a new international border checkpoint. Though the development was largely overlooked, it bears watching within the broader context of a longstanding effort by both sides to jointly manage their shared border despite the significant problems that remain unaddressed.
Since last week, fears have spread about a potential deal between Thailand and Cambodia on dealing with ‘foreign fugitives’ that could affect the safety of politicians, activists, and government critics. Though specifics remain unclear, the controversy around such collaboration reflects broader suspicions around cooperation among the two authoritarian regimes that are only further fueled by the back of transparency and accountability on this front.
Last week, Vietnam and Cambodia held the 50th iteration of their joint maritime patrols. The interaction offered a glimpse into one manifestation of the the defense realm of the bilateral relationship amid a series of ongoing activities for 2018.