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Cambodian official has no reason to fear honest debate

Asia Times contributor Sim Vireak's 'response' to a recent column falls short in several ways

FM Szijjártó Apologizes to Cambodian Counterpart After Covid Scare

Péter Szijjártó expressed “deep” regret and sent an apology to his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn, for the hardships caused by him for being tested positive for COVID-19 shortly after his visit, news site Telex writes.

The Case for a Cambodian Foreign Policy Reset

The country needs to do more to bring balance its foreign relations and dispel perceptions that it is a Chinese proxy.

Cambodia has no reason to fear a Biden presidency

This article is a response to the piece written by David Hutt, which appeared on Asia Times on November 12, suggesting that “Cambodia should be worried about the Biden presidency.”

Cambodia readies treason trials against political dissidents

Cambodia's government has targeted about 50 people in its most concerted legal offensive against its political opponents since 2017, according to copies of court summonses seen Friday.

Beijing-friendly Cambodia and Laos pushed out to ASEAN’s fringe

China's rise exacerbates Southeast Asian bloc's inherent tensions, experts say.

Cambodia should be worried about the Biden presidency

The Biden administration will probably maintain an 'engagement' policy with Cambodia, but with caveats.

Cambodia says 3 more people contract COVID-19 after meeting infected Hungarian minister

Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed on Monday that three more people, who came in direct contact with infected Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, tested positive for the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections from Szijjarto to four.

Is Cambodia the weakest link in ASEAN chain?

The inability of Cambodia and Laos to apply individual agency on regional matters while supporting China’s larger interests have caused concerns in the grouping.

Cambodia and ASEAN: Maintaining Cooperation, Building Confidence

Kicking Cambodia out of ASEAN would be neither an effective nor a practical solution to the bloc’s challenges.

Will Thailand Inspire A Cambodian Spring?

There will be no Cambodian Spring anytime soon. This is the sobering reality to a question so tempting to ask – particularly in the shadow of what’s happening in Thailand and now in Lao PDR. So, why won’t a civil society uprising happen in Cambodia soon?

Could ASEAN Really Cut Laos and Cambodia Loose?

The suggestion by a retired Singaporean diplomat has made waves among Southeast Asia watchers – but is it likely to happen?

Hun Sen’s ‘Color Revolution’ Cover Story

On October 24, during flood relief efforts in northwestern Cambodia last weekend, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen turned his attention toward an unnamed opposition group, which he accused of violently seeking power through a “color revolution.”

Retired Singapore diplomat Bilahari Kausikan dismisses claims by Cambodia of being agent to foreign...

Former top Singapore diplomat Bilahari Kausikan on Thursday (Oct 29) dismissed claims by a group of Cambodian diplomats that he is acting as an "agent" for a foreign power.

Time to boot Cambodia out of ASEAN

Singapore ex-top envoy ignites firestorm by saying Cambodia could be expelled from bloc for serving as China’s proxy and disruptor.

Bilahari Kausikan dismisses claims he is an ‘agent’, after hinting Asean should expel Cambodia,...

Former Singapore diplomat’s remarks follow claims the countries have sided with Beijing on issues including the South China Sea and the Mekong River.

Strongman Hun Sen showing signs of weakness

Long-time Cambodian leader is reverting to his bad old threatening ways amid mounting political, economic and diplomatic crises.

China’s Colonization of Cambodia Continues

Nearby nations will be forced to ‘reexamine their political will to resist Beijing’s coercion and weigh the benefits of a rapprochement instead.’

Hun Sen: Cambodia not planning to host Chinese military base, show us proof we’re...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday dismissed reports that the country is planning to host a Chinese military base.

29 Years on, Landmark Peace Accord Charts Deep Divides in Cambodia

The legacy of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements, which aimed to bring the country peace and democracy, remains deeply contested.


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