FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Cambodia’s police have arrested Patrick Devillers, a French architect linked to Bo Xilai. Until recently Mr Bo was a senior member of China’s Communist Party, whose sacking, amid allegations of widespread corruption in Chongqing province, has sent political shockwaves across China and throughout the region. Mr Devillers had been identified as one of only two foreigners to belong to Mr Bo’s inner circle—and the only one who is still alive. Read more in The Economist.
As Britain handed its cherished Hong Kong back to China in 1997 and Cambodia endured a coup that would bring decades of civil war to an end, American journalist Dan Boylan filed the following. PHNOM […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — China’s foreign minister has urged Cambodia to solve its ongoing political deadlock and to quickly form a new government, while firmly supporting Cambodia’s current ruling government. Read more from Kong Sothanarith at […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A grand entrance by the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), when it launches in less than nine weeks, onto the world stage was supposed to herald the dawning of a prosperous new […]