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Analysis | Cambodia’s Hun Sen has ruled for 35 years – is he looking to shore up his dynasty?

Critics say his political longevity has been won through murder, repression and corruption, but supporters point to peace and prosperity in the country.

Critics say his political longevity has been won through murder, repression and corruption, but supporters point to peace and prosperity in the country.

14 Jan 2020 - 7:31PM
Fear of no-deal Brexit leaves Japanese firms considering a UK exit

With it looking increasingly likely that Britain will exit the European Union without a deal by October 31, Japanese companies operating in the country are fearing the worst – though few have actively prepared for it.

With it looking increasingly likely that Britain will exit the European Union without a deal by October 31, Japanese companies operating in the country are fearing the worst – though few have actively prepared for it.

3 Aug 2019 - 8:10PM
The son rises in Cambodia after Hun Sen’s rigged election

The ‘death of democracy’ cements the military’s power in politics – and paves the way for the prime minister’s succession plan.

The ‘death of democracy’ cements the military’s power in politics – and paves the way for the prime minister’s succession plan.

4 Aug 2018 - 2:50PM
Cambodian election: what chance does the opposition have?

Cambodia’s election is widely seen as illegitimate due to the absence of the country’s biggest opposition party, but there are still 19 parties standing up to Hun Sen – even if they are small, with even slimmer hopes.

Cambodia’s election is widely seen as illegitimate due to the absence of the country’s biggest opposition party, but there are still 19 parties standing up to Hun Sen – even if they are small, with even slimmer hopes.

28 Jul 2018 - 4:29PM