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Chinese ‘gangster’ video that caused Cambodia’s police chief to intervene ‘was a prank’

Apparent threat in online clip to take control of Sihanoukville alarmed local authorities.

Cambodia’s rice exports to China continue to rise in first 4 months

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.

China to Help Cambodia Deal with Chinese Gang

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 Dismisses Chinese Naval Base Editorial as Part of ‘Misinformation’ Campaign

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.

Chinese tourists to Cambodia continue to rise in Q1

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.

U.S.-China in War of Words to Win Cambodian Hearts and Minds

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 Downplays Criticism of Investment Amid Increased Crime by Chinese Nationals

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.

Chinese nationals lead in terms of offences

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.

Chinese investment in Cambodia is bringing Phnom Penh closer to Beijing – and further...

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.

The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges

It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.

Cambodia signs 5G development deal with China’s Huawei

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.

More Chinese punters flock to Poipet

Cambodian border town could get even busier with revived rail service.

China’s One Belt, One Road Investments in Cambodia Under Scrutiny as Beijing Forum Commences

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.

BRI creates huge potential, opportunities for international cooperation: Cambodian PM

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.

Expert Warns of ‘Debt-Trap’ Ahead of Cambodian PM Visit to China Belt And Road...

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).

Ahead of Second BRI Forum, Cambodia Sees Benefit of Massive Chinese Project

Cambodia is the beneficiary of China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative, which was announced by Chinese president Xi Jinping in 2013.

Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?

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.

China-built hydropower project in Cambodia Guarantees the way home for fish

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.

Sihanoukville: A Cambodian City Losing Its ‘Cambodian-ness’

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.

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