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Cambodia, China Launch Annual ‘Golden Dragon’ Joint Military Exercise, Deepening Ties

Cambodia and China have launched their third annual joint “Golden Dragon” military exercise in grand style, drawing concerns from analysts who say the drills are generating international “suspicion” as Phnom Penh pivots from the West and increasingly towards Beijing.

Cambodia to Journalists: Let Us Now Praise Sihanoukville

Cambodia tells journalists to present the hive of Chinese investment as ‘a city of miracles’ set to rival a mash-up of Silicon Valley, Las Vegas, and Singapore.

Xenophobia in Cambodia: Is It an Issue?

Cambodia has a long history. It has both a proud past and a tragic history.

Chinese investment good for Cambodia: gov’t spokesman, scholars

A Cambodian government spokesman and scholars said on Tuesday that Chinese investment is good for Cambodia since it has importantly contributed to economic growth and job creations for Cambodians.

China scraps plan to blow up Mekong River islets, says Thai minister

‘The blasts aimed at paving the way for big vessels would affect people’s way of life and also fish in the river,’ said Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai.

The Meddling Kingdom’s threat to democracy

Spying on voters is an important tool of Beijing's foreign policy as elections loom across the region.

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Defends Embrace of China Amid Concerns of ‘Occupation’

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday dismissed concerns that increased investment and aid from China would result in the “occupation” of his country by the Asian power, as observers urged him to balance Beijing’s influence by nurturing relations with other nations.

China, Cambodia Hold More War Games

The Dragon Gold exercises were held in Kampot province’s Chumkiri district on land controlled by Infantry Brigade 70, an elite reserve force for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s bodyguard unit.

Family ties thwart Cambodia’s efforts to tackle bride trafficking to China

A rising number of Cambodian women are being sold as brides in China but complaints and convictions are on the decline with many victims refusing to speak out because their families are colluding with trafficking rings, a regional police chief said.

Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week” opens in Cambodia

"Perceiving China-Jiangsu Culture Week" kicked off here on Monday, aiming at strengthening cultural exchanges and enhancing friendship between China and Cambodia.

Thai police net over 500 law-breaking foreigners

Thai police rounded up more than 500 foreigners, most of whom entered the country illegally, immigration police bureau said on Friday.

China-Cambodia Military Fears in the Headlines with New US Intelligence Report

A closer look at recent headlines about Beijing’s growing military presence in the Southeast Asian state and their wider significance.

Lion, dragon dances presented in Cambodia to mark Chinese New Year

Folk artists performed lion and dragon dances in Cambodia on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which falls on Tuesday.

Cambodia nabs 1,485 people in crackdowns on drugs in January

Cambodian authorities arrested a total of 1,485 illicit drug suspects in 632 cases in January 2019, said an Interior Ministry's anti-drug department report on Saturday.

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base

Cambodia’s government on Friday denied reports that the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) plans to amend the constitution to allow China to build a naval base in the country, amid growing influence from Beijing in the Southeast Asian nation.

Chinese experts help preserve Cambodia’s Angkor temples, forge China-ASEAN cultural bond

As the sun sets over the ancient city of Angkor in the deep jungle in northwestern Cambodia, a massive temple-mountain named Ta Keo glows golden in the rays.

Cambodia busting truly unlucky online gambling operations

Cambodian authorities busted one Chinese-led illegal online gambling operation just days after the company set up shop and another before it could get its computers out of their boxes.

ASEAN and China struggle to buckle the belt and road

China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) continues to draw criticism and disapproval.

Integrated strategies upgrade China-Cambodia ties

"To build a community of shared future with strategic significance between China and Cambodia." It is an important expression for China and Cambodia's decades long friendship and cooperation.

China Pledges $10 Billion in Support to Cambodia as Relations With West Deteriorate

China's pledge followed a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday on the third day of the prime minister's four-day visit to Beijing.

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Bernard Krisher, Journalist and Philanthropist, Dies at 87

Bernard Krisher, chairman of World Assistance for Cambodia, publisher of The Cambodia Daily and former Newsweek Tokyo bureau chief, died on March 5 at a hospital in Tokyo. He was 87.