‘You shut up’: Cambodian ambassador ambushes press conference

Chinese influence in Cambodia will keep growing despite efforts by exiled opposition leaders to return and seize control of the country’s future, according to a leading Cambodia expert.

Opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Mu Sochua will attempt to cross the border from Thailand and re-enter their homeland this weekend.

The looming showdown between them and strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen – who has threatened the opposition with violence and arrests – is playing out as the Cambodian government develops an ever closer strategic, economic and military relationship with China.

In full: https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/you-shut-up-cambodian-ambassador-furious-as-opposition-prepares-to-re-enter-home-land-20191106-p537x0.html

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