Apparent threat in online clip to take control of Sihanoukville alarmed local authorities.
Cambodia exported 95,066 metric tons of milled rice to China in the first four months of 2019, a 66-percent increase over the same period last year, showed an official report released on Thursday.
The Chinese embassy in Phnom Penh on Sunday promised assistance to Cambodian police after a video surfaced in which a Chinese gangster declares he will seize control of a major Cambodian city while 20 other men, shirtless and tattooed, cheer him on.
Cambodia’s government has again denied that it will allow China to build a naval base on its coast, dismissing a recent editorial about the likelihood of such a project as “misinformation” aimed at damaging the country’s international image.
Up to 683,436 Chinese tourists visited Cambodia in the first quarter of 2019, up 35.1 percent over the same period last year, according to a report of Cambodia's Tourism Ministry.
The embassies of the United States and China have recently exchanged jibes over what their aid and investment strategies in Cambodia have achieved. The sparring on social media platform Facebook went viral, sparking a debate among Cambodians over the superpowers’ influence in the country.
Cambodia’s government has sought to downplay public criticism of Chinese investment in the wake of a recently released police report which found that Chinese citizens were the top perpetrators of crime committed by foreign nationals in the country in the first quarter of 2019.
In the first three months of 2019, 241 Chinese were detained by Cambodian authorities, more than the Vietnamese, Thais, South Koreans and Americans. Chinese nationals also top the list of victims of offences as well.
The Southeast Asian nation signed at least nine deals with China last week on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum. These investments have seen growing anti-Chinese sentiment, and some analysts say it is likely political obedience to China will include military access.
It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.
Cambodia has inked a deal with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei to roll out 5G mobile infrastructure in the country next year, as some Western nations decide whether to exclude the company from 5G expansion, a spokesman for Cambodia's telecoms regulator said on Monday.
Cambodian border town could get even busier with revived rail service.
As China invites world leaders and representatives to the capital to sign investment deals during the Belt and Road Forum that begins April 25, criticism is mounting over the negative impact of such deals for participating countries thus far.
The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated tremendous potential and opportunities for all participating countries to deepen their cooperation, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said in a written interview with Xinhua.
Overdependence, coupled with loans and the cost of maintaining infrastructure, could leave Cambodia in a “debt trap” to China, an expert said Tuesday, as Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen prepares to attend a summit in Beijing on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s sweeping Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Cambodia is the beneficiary of China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative, which was announced by Chinese president Xi Jinping in 2013.
Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Summit.
In early April in Sesan District of Stung Treng Province, Cambodia, the reservoir of Lower Sesan 2 Hydropower Station was sparkling with water merging with the azure sky.
Unchecked development by Chinese investors has come at a cost, freezing out locals and changing the city’s character.
Interview: 2nd BRI forum to bring closer cooperation for all participating countries: Cambodian minister
The upcoming second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation will bring closer cooperation among all participating countries, says a Cambodian minister.