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Thy Chea was the fourth such refugee to be allowed back into the country since the administration stepped up deportations of Southeast Asians.
Though the move is not entirely insignificant, it pales in comparison to the other challenges the government faces and is working to address.
Despite the government’s rhetoric, the reality is much more concerning.
While Cambodia is certainly better off than it was in the 1990s, progress has slowed as the premier’s rule has continued.
After months of speculation, the body has decided on a partial withdrawal of the Everything But Arms deal.
A closer look at potential continuity and change in what would be the fourth set of drills between the two countries.
A closer look at the evolution of regime dynamics in the two countries in recent years.
Inside Cambodia’s ruling party, the CPP, there is never a guarantee of consensus amid the autocratic power and nepotism of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Hun Sen’s “special visit” to China was a high-profile show of support for Beijing’s handling of the outbreak.
Two upcoming calls will help define the European Union’s ties with the Southeast Asian countries.
On February 4, an Australian media outlet revealed new evidence of a previously undisclosed military visit between China and Cambodia that spotlighted defense links between them in areas such as military facilities and satellite navigation.
The hearings have again spotlighted the ruling government’s obsession with threats from foreign powers and color revolutions.
The attempt by Sam Rainsy to return to Cambodia on November 9, 2019, though unsuccessful, shows who is afraid.
The country’s leader urged people to remain calm about the new virus from China while threatening to kick out those seen wearing a face mask.
Hun Sen’s recent comments belie the true relationship that he wishes to cultivate with the media.
As developments in the trial continue, it is important to keep in mind that it will be largely shaped by events that occur outside the courtroom.
The agreement spotlighted how both sides are managing the security aspect of their relationship.
While the recent strike resulted in a pay rise commitment, it also spotlighted the wider rights issues and economic challenges for some workers.
The recent spate of incidents raises a broader concern about safety standards in the country.
Late last month, Vietnam and Cambodia held a review meeting to evaluate the state of joint naval patrols that they had been conducting.