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Rapid economic growth props up Cambodia’s strongman

Rapid economic growth props up Cambodia’s strongman – Fast and loose

But his strangulation of democracy imperils the country’s biggest industry Driving along Hun Sen Boulevard—named after the man who has led Cambodia since 1985—a shiny Mercedes-Benz dealership appears in the litter-covered scrubland, its chunky white vehicles nestled behind thick plate glass. Beyond, the cranes and towers of Phnom Penh loom. They …