Sam Rainsy

Sam Rainsy, Cambodia’s finance minister from 1993 to 1994, is the co-founder and acting leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

Role of Genetic Factors in Limiting COVID-19 Mortality Confirmed

Genetic factors play a key part in determining COVID-19 mortality rates, and, in south-east Asia, provide populations with a degree of protection. The number of...

COVID-19 Vaccine Programmes Need Review as Natural Immunity Grows

This article refers mainly to the health situation in France but its arguments apply also to the whole of the European Union, which has...

Being Green Is Enough to Get You Jailed in Hun Sen’s Cambodia

The arrests and charges against three young, peaceful environmental activists in Cambodia shows that the repression of Prime Minister Hun Sen is not just...

Cambodia’s Missing Thai Activist Shows ASEAN Is Unfit for Purpose

More than a year has now passed since witnesses saw the Thai political dissident Wanchalearm Satsaksit being forcibly abducted in broad daylight on the streets...

Immunity Passports Arrive Under a Different Name

As its name suggests, the immunity passport is a document attesting to the immunological status of its bearer. The proof it gives of immunity...

ASEAN’s Security Failings Prove Need for New SEAC Regional Group

The degeneration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) into a club for dictators has been made clear to the world by its...

International Food Aid Is Needed to Prevent a New Cambodian Tragedy

Cambodia needs urgent food aid as lockdown restrictions deprive people of their livelihoods and raise the spectre of mass starvation. Since mid-April, lockdowns have been...

Myanmar’s Military Regime Merits the Isolation of Apartheid South Africa

The daily slaughter of innocents in Myanmar is a tragic wake-up call to the international community that it must isolate regimes which murder their...

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