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Aid to Cambodia tops $20bn, but ‘democratic society’ still far off

Political repression by strongman Hun Sen puts further support in jeopardy.

Malaysia and Cambodia widen the democracy-dictatorship divide

With 2018 elections, neighbors tug ASEAN in opposing political directions

Cambodia’s biggest port sees China coveting Japan’s dominant role

Fast-growing Sihanoukville harbor thrives amid Tokyo-Beijing rivalry.

Cambodia’s opposition enters Dark Ages as Hun Sen secures power

Disbanded party activists to confront hardship of increasingly authoritative state.

Cambodia’s Potemkin election — what will come next?

Fresh challenges loom for long-ruling Hun Sen.

Cementing the China-Cambodia relationship

A 54-year-old factory reflects tumultuous history.

Unstoppable worker outflow dims Cambodia’s future prospects

Thailand gets tough on migrants but keeps absorbing labor needed for development

Mitsui doubles stake in Cambodia’s mobile leader

Smart Axiata to offer new services with help of Japanese trading house.

Garment workers pressured to vote in looming Cambodia elections

Voters apathetic after opposition party outlawed; turnout will hint at legitimacy

US and EU bolster threat of sanctions before Cambodian elections

As Cambodia tilts ever further toward Beijing, looming western sanctions are making many of its leaders, including Prime Minister Hun Sen, nervous.

Cambodia volunteers step up battle against illegal fishing

It is late afternoon when Paul Ferber scans the horizon and detects his number one enemy -- approaching Vietnamese seine trawlers. He knows that their kilometers long, fine mesh, bottom-dragging nets will in just one or two passes sweep away years of conservation efforts. "Dolphins, turtles, tiny sea creatures, seagrass -- there's no way anything can escape,'' he says.

Linguist races to document Cambodia’s dying S’aoch language

End nears for minority group whose local history stretches back centuries

Cambodia’s first contemporary dance company pushes boundaries

Modern dancers dispel doubts as art forms diverge from country's traditions

Cracker maker Kameda Seika to set up joint venture in Cambodia

Japanese rice cracker maker Kameda Seika will set up a joint venture in Cambodia, in an effort to ship products to the U.S. and other countries. The company aims to cash in on the Southeast Asian country's quality rice and stable workforce.

Vietnam co-work startup enters Cambodia and Laos

Toong, the leading Vietnamese startup in co-working spaces, will expand into Laos and Cambodia this year by partnering with property developers and service suppliers in the region.

In Cambodia’s construction frenzy, size does matter

Extravagant and questionable projects risk overwhelming Phnom Penh

Cambodia acts tough toward US with China in its corner

Beijing has used international tensions to cultivate partners in Southeast Asia.

Cambodia’s emerging ‘killing fields’

Political opponents have been jailed or driven into exile, the media is muzzled and the voices of civil society are barely heard these days. Cambodia's authoritarian regime has swept clear the field of potential political rivals as Prime Minister Hun Sen prepares for general elections in July.

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Cambodian Ruling Party Posts Complete Electoral Sweep

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