Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s delegation has returned from the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, bringing back 10 newly signed agreements. The trip was closely followed by Cambodians, who have an increasing interest in the course of the relationship between Cambodia and China.
The EU’s approach risks undermining Cambodia’s development and harming its own image in the country.
The government aims to appear tough on crime, seen in a bulging prison population, but ranked second worst worldwide on a recent rule of law index
In February 2019, the European Union launched an 18-month process over whether or not to maintain Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme.
On the heels of a narrow re-election last fall, state Sen. Doug Ericksen blew through a gauntlet of warnings in March to ink a $500,000-a-year consulting contract with the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Whoever said it – Mark Twain, Benjamin Disraeli or another casualty of Churchillian Drift – it is a useful attitude to take of there being three types of lies: “lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
A new or re-elected government will give us a chance to better support our neighbours in Asia and the Pacific. The behaviour of the last one hasn't been good.
It’s pretty remarkable, or one would think it ought to be, that we currently have one elected official in this state who is a registered foreign agent for an authoritarian regime. And another who appears to be plotting with extremists for a homegrown, biblical civil war.
A look at a significant development within Cambodia-Myanmar relations.
Cambodia’s holding of the most recent iteration of the drills spotlighted the state of its military.
It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.
The CNRP’s weakened position makes the case for unveiling policy specifics stronger than ever.
History doesn’t repeat itself, despite the thoughts of a certain German philosopher, and it certainly doesn’t manifest a dyad of tragedy and farce.
A report early this month in US media lent credence to rumors that for the last two decades Cambodia’s leader, Hun Sen, has been paying foreign diplomats who served in Cambodia as his advisers to “cooperate and engage” with the international community and the United Nations.
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.
Unchecked development by Chinese investors has come at a cost, freezing out locals and changing the city’s character.
People making sportswear forced to work in stifling conditions and fired for striking.
But his strangulation of democracy imperils the country’s biggest industry.
The government is once again heralding oil and gas prospects offshore and on, but it’s done so twice before.
African swine fever has already shifted global trade patterns. The disruption may be long-term, writes Jennifer Wells.