Mong La has become a hub for gambling, prostitution and illegal animal products like ivory and tiger bones.
The opposition party is pushing for constitutional reforms that would allow its leader to run for president. If it fails, the party lacks new talent.
With sensitive planning, Myanmar’s old capital could be stunningly transformed
In eastern Myanmar, just a stone’s throw from the Chinese border, lies a den of drug smuggling, gambling, and vice.
A massive campaign for constitutional reform has ended, with uncertain results.
Phnom Penh’s first solar-powered building looks for all the world like a cube of colored Lego blocks dropped in a factory lot on the city’s industrial outskirts.
In 2012, the authorities in Cambodia’s capital hung up large banners proclaiming it “The Charming City.”
In recent years, Myanmar has shaken off its hermetic status and been embraced by the international community, but the country’s constitution remains a significant obstacle to moving beyond its militaristic past
PHNOM PENH—If floods are the scourge of the Cambodian wet season, power-cuts are the scourge of the dry, which sears its way through February, March, and April, often pushing the mercury to over 100 degrees.
PHNOM PENH — Cambodia’s suburban future announces itself with a grand archway, a replica of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, topped with a clutch of rearing bronze stallions.
PHNOM PENH – After a six-week political impasse, Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) has officially declared incumbent Prime Minister Hun Sen the winner of disputed national elections held on July 28.
PHNOM PENH – A new political dance has begun in earnest between Cambodia’s long-serving prime minister Hun Sen and his chief rival opposition leader Sam Rainsy, with potential far-reaching implications for political stability in the weeks and months ahead.