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The rural economy faces a dire future with many relying on loans from micro-finance organizations.
Cambodian leader is widely speculated to have the coronavirus but bigger worries surround nation's poor public health services.
Coronavirus-hit SE Asia may not be as open as previously to Chinese aid, investment and tourism .
Aid-dependent nation goes from one of region's least to most taxed in bid to shore up economic independence.
Housing prices down 33% since online gambling ban drove Chinese migrants and punters back to China.
Prime Minister Hun Sen praised by Beijing for his comparatively lax handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
EU partially suspends Everything But Arms preferential tariff scheme in punitive response to an anti-democratic crackdown.
It was quite a coup for Hun Sen. Last week, the Cambodian prime minister traveled to Beijing to meet with President Xi Jinping, who hadn’t made a public appearance for more than week at the time.
EU tariffs, intense drought and deep debts all loom darkly over nation’s top crop and employer.
Ineffectual anti-corruption unit has ensured Cambodia’s consistent rank among world’s most graft-ridden nations.
As Cambodia faces domestic and international challenges, the country is pinning its hopes on three key issues for 2020, namely its position amid geopolitical competition, a new domestic political culture, and economic resilience.
Cambodian leader expected to overcome opposition threat, restore US ties and start dynastic transition in 2020.
Alipay serves over 1.2 billion users together with its regional partners and is the preferred payment method of Chinese tourists.
Sihanoukville resort is losing its golden luster as Cambodia obliges China’s firm request to shut down lucrative online gaming sites.
According to the “ASEAN Investment Report 2019,” Cambodia’s FDI inflows reached an all-time high last year, with growth concentrated in manufacturing and services, particularly finance and insurance. Foreign direct investment increased by 15% to US$3.1 billion, the highest level ever recorded.
Long-exiled opposition politician Sam Rainsy plans to return home on November 9 to mount a pro-democracy protest authorities vow to crush.
Concerns China could gain a naval foothold in the country has caused Washington to rethink its previous punitive stance.
Picture this: Somewhere in the South China Sea, which China claims as its own, a Chinese warship confronts a Philippine warship or, maybe it’s vice versa, and shots are exchanged
Increasingly, the arena of international affairs is being shaped by soft power. Where traditional economic and military might once reigned supreme, a nation’s strength may now be derived from the appeal of culture, political values and policies.
Authoritarian PM Hun Sen has reportedly given Beijing the green light for a naval base on the Gulf of Thailand.