The international crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program is entering a more dangerous phase, recasting the geopolitics of the region and posing increasingly difficult policy choices for the world in general, and Cambodia in particular.
The Global Witness report Hostile Takeover: The Corporate Empire of Cambodia’s Ruling Family was provided well in advance to selected media, to allow them to describe it without rushing.
A decision invalidating China’s vast claims in the South China Sea was a “crowning glory” that renews faith in international law, the Philippines’ top lawyer said on Friday, in Manila’s strongest comment yet on its sweeping win.
Boris Johnson, Britain’s most colorful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new Prime Minister Theresa May that could shake up world diplomacy.
Until the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU), the refugee crisis was the greatest problem Europe faced. Indeed, that crisis played a critical role in bringing about the greater calamity of Brexit.
Over the past few years, the maritime disputes in the South China Sea between China and four members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) often dominate every meeting the region has.
Cambodia has been a de-facto open and liberal free market economy since the mid-1990s simply because there are not much economic or industrial interests to protect.
Deadly terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Dhaka and Baghdad demonstrate the murderous reach of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia.
The European Union’s authority is fraying as governments and politicians in many member countries challenge EU policies and take aim at “Brussels bureaucracy” in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the 28-nation bloc.
Today, Cambodia is among the world’s fastest growing economies. Its gross national income per capita increased by more than threefold in two decades, from $300 in 1994 to $1,070 in 2015.
These are difficult times for China. After decades of double-digit GDP growth, today’s slowdown points to an economic system in trouble.
The United Kingdom, in voting to divorce the European Union, is steering the West into uncharted territory.
A seminar on the South China Sea Arbitration and International Rule of Law was held last Sunday in The Hague, the location of the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s arbitral tribunal.
As China becomes richer and more powerful, it is expanding its interest and involvement in most parts of the globe, and Cambodia in particular.
It’s the morning after that many of us dread – a bad hangover that doesn’t want to go away, regardless of the painkillers downed with cups of black coffee.
After Aung San Suu Kyi landed in Bangkok yesterday for a three-day visit, her first destination was not Government House, but the town of Mahachai, a district best known for seafood, 16 kilometers south of Bangkok.
The bitter and twisted Negroni has somehow become the trendiest cocktail of the decade, with Conde Nast Traveler magazine suggesting it is to new Millennials what the Cosmopolitan was to Yuppies in the last decade of the last century.
Cambodians love to eat bananas and the ubiquitous tropical fruit, which has its origins in Southeast Asia, is an incredibly nutritious and healthy part of the local diet.
The last time Thailand sat in the United Nations Security Council was three decades ago, from 1986-87.
There’s a silver lining to the dark clouds of populist Euroskepticism crowding in on the European Union.
Chea Mony, the president of the Free Trade Union (FTU), has promised to mobilize the workers who are members of his union to launch mass strikes and protests if acting opposition leader Kem Sokha is arrested.
There is one big loser in Cambodia at present as the government cracks down on the opposition and the opposition fights back with petitions and boycotts of official meetings – the people.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang wrapped up his first trip to Cambodia, after Laos, yesterday. His trip marked a milestone in deepening and widening bilateral relations between the two countries.
Despite a creative renaissance in Cambodia, local contemporary writers are still hard to find. With a new edition and collection of fiction forthcoming, Nou Hach keeps up the fight.
Every afternoon and evening in this floating village just north of the Tonle Sap, Kuy An looks out at the clouds of smoke rising ominously in every direction.