Thursday News Roundup

From Radio Free Asia
Panelists Call For Review of Cambodia’s UN Membership, Targeted Sanctions
The United Nations should review Cambodia’s membership status and member states must implement stronger measures against Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government ahead of elections next year, according to participants in a panel discussion on the country’s recent crackdown on democracy.

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From Nikkei Asian Review
Loss of EU trade benefits could cost Cambodia $700m annually
PHNOM PENH (Kyodo) — Cambodia stands to lose nearly $700 million per year if the European Union suspends its preferential trade treatment in response to the government’s crackdown on the country’s main opposition party, according to a document seen Wednesday.

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From SBS Australia
Tourism minister claims the increase of tourists in Cambodia
Tourism Minister Thong Khon has confirmed the increase of tourists visiting Cambodia in the current political situation. But, trade minister is worrying about measurements taken by the European Union and the United States.

 

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