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 testing the patience of locals in Cambodia.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Cambodia argued hard against Thailand’s evidence regarding Phnom Penh’s acceptance of the barbed-wire fence ordered to be put up by the Thai cabinet around Preah Vihear after the 1962 International Court […]
Long before there were the nation states of Southeast Asia, the region was dominated by a series of ancient empires. This legacy of the region, which lasted centuries and still manifests itself in some ways […]
ASIAWATCH — Endangered species rescued from bile farms could now be evicted by authorities looking more to commerce than conservation, Luke Hunt Reports For years environmentalists have battled official corruption, ignorance and a plain lack of […]