Sebastian Strangio explores four books that complicate the international image of Burma’s emergence from a half-century of military rule.
From Cambodia to Zimbabwe to North Korea, the Republican nominee has cornered the authoritarian autocrat demographic.
As is usual at this point in the electoral cycle, the Cambodian government is clamping down hard on its opponents.
Thailand’s revered king held the country together for more than 70 years. But his son’s succession could threaten everything he built.
When Kem Ley’s murderer was asked for his name, he offered a chilling sobriquet: ‘Chuob Samlap’ – literally, ‘Meet Kill.’
On Google Maps the Boeng Per Wildlife Sanctuary in northern Cambodia is marked by a patch of theoretical green, like each of the country’s 32 national parks and protected areas.
A Chinese gambling enclave in a remote part of Laos has become a ‘semi-lawless’ zone where gambling, prostitution, and illicit trades flourish.
The family of Cambodian dictator Hun Sen sits on at least $200 million. But it might not save them from populist anger.
Political tensions are intensifying in Cambodia following the brazen daytime killing of a high-profile activist in the capital Phnom Penh.
For five years, this remote town on the China-Laos border has lived in the shadow of more prosperous times.
The enthusiasm of tourists for Luang Prabang’s heady charms has brought prosperity to the former royal capital of Laos, but is the influx of visitors damaging its cultural treasures?