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 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.
Cambodia has a long history. It has both a proud past and a tragic history.
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.
‘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.
Spying on voters is an important tool of Beijing's foreign policy as elections loom across the region.
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.
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.
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" kicked off here on Monday, aiming at strengthening cultural exchanges and enhancing friendship between China and Cambodia.
Thai police rounded up more than 500 foreigners, most of whom entered the country illegally, immigration police bureau said on Friday.
A closer look at recent headlines about Beijing’s growing military presence in the Southeast Asian state and their wider significance.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) continues to draw criticism and disapproval.
"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'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.