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.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Almost 33 years after Pol Pot was driven from power by invading Vietnamese, his surviving lieutenants are about to see their day in court. Prosecutor Andrew Cayley is confident enough evidence exists […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Cambodia is enduring a controversial period. The recent murder of Chhut Vuthy, a high-profile environmentalist, has rattled the country and diverted attention from issues the government would prefer its bureaucrats to […]