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Warships Spotlight China-Cambodia Defense Ties Amid Military Base Hype

The defense engagement highlighted the ongoing activity between the two sides in the naval realm.

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia

Some readings of the country’s history can be deceiving.

Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus with Defense Minister Visit

The interaction highlighted some of the ongoing priority areas for the defense relationship heading into 2019.

Does Nuon Chea Still Have No Regrets?

In 1992, the Khmer Rouge leader insisted he had no regrets about the past.

‘Grave Concern’ as Cambodia Deports Taiwanese Alleged Scammers to China

The deportations raise questions about Taiwan’s ability to participate in joint investigations with Asian trade partners.

What’s Next for the Cambodia-Laos Border Dispute?

Both sides continue to try to resolve a thorny issue in their bilateral relationship.

Cambodia’s Opposition Begins to Crack

After 2018’s election, Cambodia’s once united opposition veers toward a split.

It’s Time for French Museums to Return Cambodian Artifacts

A new report recommends returning artifacts seized from French colonies in Africa. Cambodia should also be included.

European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia’s Totalitarian Shift

Europe must hold firm on plans to suspend Cambodia from the the EBA trade initiative.

Vietnam’s Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited

40 years after the invasion that toppled the Khmer Rouge, it’s clear China emerged the ultimate winner.

What’s in the China-Cambodia Military Base Hype?

A recent controversy should focus attention on, rather than distract from, broader inroads Beijing is already making in the country.

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Era in the Spotlight with Guilty Verdicts

Despite two sentencings, questions on the quest for justice remain.

The Khmer Rouge Trials: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

As the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia prepares its final verdict, a look back at its legacy.

The Trouble with Cambodia’s Affordable Housing Plan

The effort is neither affordable nor well-planned.

Anti-Chinese Sentiment on the Rise in Cambodia

Increasing Chinese political influence and presence in Cambodia has sparked anti-Chinese sentiment.

What’s in the First Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Trilateral Border Exchange?

A closer look at the significance of an upcoming development.

Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution

October 20 saw the launch of KOOMPI, a Cambodian “home-grown” laptop, at BarCamp ASEAN 2018, the annual regional expo for tech start-ups.

Why Cambodia’s Poverty Statistics Dispute Matters

A recent dispute has shed light on deeper issues in how poverty is assessed in the Southeast Asian state.

Cambodia’s Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations

With protests planned in New York, the Southeast Asian state’s politics is set to be on display this weekend.

The Folly of US Intervention in Cambodia

What lessons from the Cold War should Washington heed?