Nuon Chea, recently deceased chief organizer and ideologue of the murderous Khmer Rouge, epitomized the ‘banality of evil’.
With the disappearance of Cambodia’s sovereignty over its prime seaside as reflected in Australia’s incessant media coverage highlighting Canberra’s concerns that China is “taking over” Sihanoukville for a military base, now is the right time to remind Australia and the international community: We told you so!
There can be no perfect justice for Cambodian genocide, but law helps healing.
The rhetoric and reality behind this much-anticipated step have raised concerns about its results and significance.
Heaps of discarded plastic and other types of solid waste littered the landscape, underlining the undeniable fact that many cities in Cambodia were, and still are, struggling with a massive waste management problem.
Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s second-in-command in Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, died on August 4 aged 93. Following Pol Pot’s death in 1998, he was the most senior surviving member of the genocidal regime that ruled over what was then known as Democratic Kampuchea.
Responding to the clamor of the business sector, the Cambodian government issued a decree reducing the country’s public holidays from 28 to 22.
It's Friday morning in Sihanoukville, one of Cambodia's largest cities, and the rain is bucketing down.
The friendly ties between Sri Lanka and Cambodia go back many centuries, with the earliest traces of religious relations going back to the beginning of the 6th century.
The soap opera that is contemporary US-Cambodian relations continues to deliver surprising plot twists.
Major dam construction projects have become a favourite pastime of some autocratic governments, with China leading the way.
The construction industry in Cambodia is booming due to rising foreign investments.
Since its return to a market-oriented economy in 1989, Cambodia has pursued policies and reforms to integrate itself into regional and global value chains by modernising its industrial structure.
While Cambodia might be pulling out all the stops to develop its smart cities, the lack of an integrated master plan is hampering these efforts.
China’s dangerous military expansionism depends on compliant local regimes and inaction on the part of the international community. In the case of Cambodia, which has reportedly given China rights to a naval base, the international community should demand a new general election that does not exclude real challengers.
China’s Belt Road Initiative has brought lucrative Chinese investment into Cambodia, but at what cost for locals?
If the relationship of a journalist to politicians is supposed to be that of a dog to lampposts, as one saying goes, or either at their throat or at their feet, according to another, then Cambodia’s media today are retentive and supine.
Having represented the interests of Cambodia in human rights litigation brought by Cambodia’s political opponents in federal courts, I want to offer some insight into the U.S. – Cambodia relationship in light of current events to help strengthen this relationship.
Southeast Asia and beyond should voice concerns about Beijing's use of naval base.
The interaction spotlighted the ongoing activity in the defense relationship between the two countries.