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What can be done about Cambodia’s image crisis?

Cambodia has been recognized as a country whose people are among the friendliest in the world. It has rich cultural heritage and is home to some of the world’s most magnificent temple complexes.

Despite its glorious history roughly between the 9th and 15th centuries, Cambodia later went through a long series of civil wars and interstate wars, and in its modern history a genocidal regime, all of which have tainted its image, let alone prestige on the regional and international stages. 

As a country with a proud past that was able to build Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument, Cambodia deserves a proud future. All relevant stakeholders must commit to promoting Cambodia’s image and soft power now and in the future.

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Asia Times
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