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Debtors were struggling even before the pandemic-induced economic crisis.
US indicates new willingness to pay for Cambodia's influence but China is already supremely invested.
Beijing has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in Cambodia but locals see appropriation of local assets.
Person-to-person contact could help overcome hostility based on wars and a sense of ingratitude for sacrifice.
Cambodia demolishes US-built facility at Ream Naval Base in line with a reported 30-year exclusive lease deal with China.
When the European Union withdrew part of Cambodia’s trade privileges, the punitive move aimed to cajole Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government to restore democratic politics and improve human rights.
The EU's partial withdrawal of trade privileges may reflect a double standard, but Phnom Penh needs to get serious with reforms.
Planned changes would apply to clothing that is too short or revealing but critics say it would erode freedom.
Bilateral FTA to be symbolically signed same day EU punitively imposes tariffs but the deal will do little to save Cambodian industry.
Central bank and finance executives downplay pandemic risks but credit defaults are clearly rising.
One way or another, Hun Sen will strive for the permanence of his party's rule.
PM Hun Sen's handover to son Hun Manet is a near shoo-in as US and China jockey to win the heir apparent's favor .
While Cambodia struggles to cope with Covid-19, EU policies are hurting the very people whose 'rights' it wants to protect
It would be nice if journalists didn’t have to focus on the negatives so often, but it is more important to inform than to feel good.
Hun Sen brags that military vehicles from China cost taxpayers nothing, but that raises troubling questions about the funds' sources .
Climate change, rapid development and poor planning have all contributed to the flooding problem.
Prime Minister Hun Sen slashes national budget by 50% at a time the nation desperately needs Covid-19 relief spending.
Giving a talk at a conference in Prague in early March, when the Covid-19 pandemic was still spoken of in “it-won’t-happen-here” tones in Europe, I was asked by the moderator to give my word of the year.
Cambodia, despite reporting fewer coronavirus cases than most of its neighbors, could be among the region’s biggest Covid-19 losers due to economic...
Cambodia's strongman has long taken credit for the country's development, but Covid-19 is challenging that narrative.