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Cambodia: Democracy Update

December 9, 2017

Cambodia: Democracy Update

by Sorpong Peou

http://www.eastasiaforum.org

In recent months, the Cambodian government led by Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken stronger steps to guarantee a win in the national election scheduled for July 2018. 837 more words

Politics

Beware Public Private Partnerships

November 29, 2017

Beware Public Private Partnerships

By  Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are essentially long-term contracts, underwritten by government guarantees, with which the private sector builds (and sometimes runs) major infrastructure projects or services traditionally provided by the state, such as hospitals, schools, roads, railways, water, sanitation and energy. 882 more words

Politics

The Belt and Road Initiative and Asia’s changing order

November 18, 2017

The Belt and Road Initiative and Asia’s changing order

by Nick Bisley, La Trobe University

In the two days of meetings from 8 November between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Trump’s first state visit, it appears that they did not talk at all about the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). 964 more words

Leadership

Cambodia: Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen adopts strong people-centeric leadership instead of liberal democracy

November 3, 2015

Cambodia: Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen adopts strong people-centeric leadership  stead of liberal democracy

by Carlyle A Thayer

http://www.eastasiaforum.org

Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia seen with Philippine President President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.  1,005 more words

Governance

Planning for success in Cambodia

October 14, 2017

Planning for success in Cambodia

by Jayant Menon

https://blogs.adb.org/blog/planning-success-cambodia

Weak human capital is arguably the biggest challenge for Cambodia to reach middle-income status. 918 more words

ASEAN

Sustainable Development Goals Achievable?

September 28, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals Achievable?

by Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng*

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/sdgs-global-cooperation-trump-un-speech-by-andrew-sheng-and-xiao-geng-2017-09

The SDGs were always bound to meet strong headwinds, owing to technological disruption, geopolitical rivalry, and widening social inequality. 934 more words

Governance

The Unlikely Return of Cat Stevens

September 17, 2017

The Unlikely Return of Cat Stevens

By  Howard Fishman

http://www.newyorker.com

Cat Stevens was giving us back the songs he’d taken away so many years ago. 2,279 more words

Freedom