The soap opera that is contemporary US-Cambodian relations continues to deliver surprising plot twists.
Major dam construction projects have become a favourite pastime of some autocratic governments, with China leading the way.
The construction industry in Cambodia is booming due to rising foreign investments.
Since its return to a market-oriented economy in 1989, Cambodia has pursued policies and reforms to integrate itself into regional and global value chains by modernising its industrial structure.
While Cambodia might be pulling out all the stops to develop its smart cities, the lack of an integrated master plan is hampering these efforts.
China’s dangerous military expansionism depends on compliant local regimes and inaction on the part of the international community. In the case of Cambodia, which has reportedly given China rights to a naval base, the international community should demand a new general election that does not exclude real challengers.
China’s Belt Road Initiative has brought lucrative Chinese investment into Cambodia, but at what cost for locals?
If the relationship of a journalist to politicians is supposed to be that of a dog to lampposts, as one saying goes, or either at their throat or at their feet, according to another, then Cambodia’s media today are retentive and supine.
Having represented the interests of Cambodia in human rights litigation brought by Cambodia’s political opponents in federal courts, I want to offer some insight into the U.S. – Cambodia relationship in light of current events to help strengthen this relationship.
Southeast Asia and beyond should voice concerns about Beijing's use of naval base.
The interaction spotlighted the ongoing activity in the defense relationship between the two countries.
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on an agreement between Cambodia and China to let Beijing use the Ream naval base in Sihanoukville, Southeastern Cambodia.
The debate about China’s rapidly growing global investment and development financing footprint has focused on deciphering Chinese intentions — whether China aims to revise or maintain the US-led ‘liberal international order’.
It has long been rumored that the government of Cambodia would offer China a military outpost, most likely a port facility, in its territory.
The establishment of a Chinese naval presence in Cambodia is the logical outcome of America’s long-flawed policies towards Phnom Penh.
Hun Sen has remained defiant since eradicating his political opposition. How should the world respond?
If the Trump administration can strengthen U.S. relations with Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines, we need not be terribly concerned over China's new naval base in Cambodia.
What is the significance of China setting up its second overseas military base in Cambodia?
Ministries and child protection non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Cambodia recently established a joint-committee for the implementation of the Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children.
Finding justice for the "crime of crimes" is an arduous and fickle affair. Genocide inevitably reaches from the corridors of power, where vested interests will do their best to mitigate culpability, to the traumatized lowest rungs of society.