AsiaWATCH

End Executions

In the early days after the 2005 arrest of the so-called ‘Bali Nine’ Australians, Indonesian authorities stated they faced heroin charges that could result in the death penalty. The spectre of standing before a firing […]

AsiaWATCH

Guilty of Genocide

PHNOM PENH – Last week, around four decades after a Vietnamese invasion ended the tyranny of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, a United Nations-backed court found genocidal leader Pol Pot’s surviving henchmen guilty of genocide […]

Foreign Correspondence

Garbage Feeds Thousands

Homeless and poverty is an increasing issue in affluent Australia. In Melbourne, considered among the world’s most liveable cities, Dumpster Diving through the bins of supermarkets to salvage what’s left is now common. By Morgan […]

Foreign Correspondence

Hurley Scroggins: 1961-2018

Hurley Scroggins, journalist and owner of what was the greatest little bar in Phnom Penh, passed away on October 4. Following the closure of Cantina, Michael Hayes, co-founder and former publisher of the Phnom Penh […]

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China in Cambodia

Rarely have Beijing and its minions been seen in such a dreadful light. The arrival of mainland Chinese in their droves as developers, financiers, restaurateurs, boiler room operators, gamblers, construction workers and tourists is sorely […]