Cambodian Land Grab

ASIAWATCH — Phnom Penh is waving in investors who buy up massive plots, forcing locals out of their homes and into gruelling, low-paid factory jobs. And as a recent conference on the problem made clear, […]

Foreign Correspondence

Mam Sonando Jailed

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A Cambodian court has jailed a prominent journalist and land rights campaigner for 20 years on charges of inciting rebellion. Mam Sonando, who runs the independent Beehive radio station, was also […]

Foreign Correspondence

Hun Sen Blasts Crazy Media

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Leaders of the 10-nation ASEAN bloc have laid the final groundwork for the establishment of an integrated economic community by 2015, but rifts have emerged over how to handle Chinese hegemony following […]