With the long-ruling CPP sworn in to govern for another five years despite the opposition CNRP abstaining from sitting in the National Assembly due to election irregularities, a new report argues that imminent threats to Cam*bodia’s future development can only be overcome with significant government reforms to improve democratic governance. The comprehensive analysis by Cambodia Development Research Institute (CDRI)—a think tank with long and close relations with the government—examines Cambodia’s development over the past two decades and sets out the many challenges it now faces in meeting ambitious socio-economic targets. And despite having made “remarkable” progress since the
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