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Analysis and op-ed

By Solinn Lim, Oxfam country director for Cambodia

A scene from a Battery Dance event in February in Gwangju, South Korea.
Mon, 19 June 2017

Keeping diplomacy strong in a time of budget cuts

By Curtis S Chin, former US ambassador to the Asian Development Bank and managing director of advisory firm RiverPeak Group, LLC. Follow him on Twitter at @CurtisSChin

A man receives money from a Wing agent after concluding a transaction at a Phnom Penh branch last year.
Fri, 16 June 2017

International Day for Family Remittances

By Nick Beresford, country director, and Philip Courtnadge, adviser, of the United Nations Development Programme in Cambodia.

Does June 16 ring a bell?

A group photo of the fourth Asean-Russia Youth Summit held from October 24-27 in Siem Reap. Facebook
Mon, 12 June 2017

Opinion: Russia and Cambodia, broad vistas of cooperation

By Dmitry Tsvetkov, ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Disability worker Phearom helps perform basic speech therapy. Hugo Sharp
Fri, 9 June 2017

The myth of the heroic expat leader

On a plane from China to Australia, I had a thought that made me ashamed. After studying physiotherapy and international development, I had finished working with some of the most impoverished people in China – those with disabilities. I had landed my dream job, working with an organisation that helped children with disabilities. I had a driver, a translator and was referred to in meetings as “one of the finest physiotherapists in the world under the age of 30”. The reality was I hadn’t practised for the better part of a decade.

Rock Cod fresh from the Pacific Ocean are sold at Dory’s Fleet Fish Market in Newport Beach, California, on Sunday. The increase in global overfishing has threatened the supply in the world’s ocean. frederic j brown/afp
Tue, 6 June 2017

The oceans are the lifeblood of our planet

By Maria Sargren, Sweden’s ambassador to Cambodia.

Authorities with one of the tractors that was seized for illegally clearing protected forest area in the Southern Cardamom Mountains in Kampong Speu province earlier this year. Photo supplied
Sun, 4 June 2017

Connect with nature and free your mind

By Nick Beresford, country director, and Moeko Saito Jensen, policy specialist, at the United Nations Development Programme in Cambodia.

When was the last time you connected with the natural world?

Fri, 2 June 2017

Opinion: Don't underestimate the importance of commune elections

By Tong Soprach, social affairs columnist for the Post’s Khmer edition

Military Police officials carry the coffins of the four UN peacekeepers after their bodies were brought back to the Kingdom earlier this month from Central African Republic.
Tue, 30 May 2017

Peacekeeping is cost effective but must adapt to new reality

By António Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations.

Thu, 25 May 2017

Keeping children safe from natural disasters

‘We often have problems with floods and strong winds in our school,” says 10-year-old Thorn Sonisa.

NEC officials tally votes during a recount last week in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s

People search for their names on the voter lists at a polling station in Kampong Cham’s Veal Vong commune earlier this month.

Four years ago, when the opposition snatched Kampong Cham away from the ruling party in 2013 national elections, it hinted at a deeper shift taking