AsiaWATCH

Reclaim Angkor

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – The new coronavirus has left its mark on Angkor Wat, the world’s top tourist attraction. Foreign visitors are rare, the elephants are being rehoused and local businesses have gone bankrupt, but […]

AsiaWATCH

COVID Wildlife

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – Illegal wildlife markets could be consigned to the dustbins of history within five years amid a public outcry over their capacity to spread disease, and a widespread belief that the trade […]

AsiaWATCH

Abducted

Cambodian authorities are being urged to investigate the abduction of a prominent Thai pro-democracy activist living in exile in Phnom Penh after he criticized Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in a Facebook post. Wanchalearm Satsaksit […]

AsiaWATCH

Deep Sea Mining

PHENOM PENH – Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating its impact on the Pacific Ocean and island states would be severe, extensive and last for […]

Foreign Correspondence

Podcast: Luke Hunt

On Hong Kong Heritage this weekend… As a student, longtime Hongkonger and Australian veteran journalist Luke Hunt first learned about Pham Xuan An, a South Vietnamese who spied for the Communist north during the Vietnam […]