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What will become of Cambodia’s youth?

The youth have often been pitted as Cambodia’s greatest asset especially in the face of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0.

Are tariffs against China bringing factories and jobs back to the U.S.?

The tariffs that President Trump has slapped on Chinese imports haven't sparked the widespread return of manufacturers to the U.S. that Trump envisioned.

Are there some destinations in the world we should simply not visit?

Ethical is the new buzzword for consumers, but how can we travel responsibly?

Cambodia: the regime’s base

A decision to reject a US offer to refurbish Ream Naval Base might hint at China’s influence but also domestic concerns.

Is Beijing hitting out at offshoring in Cambodia?

In a telling article published this week in The Diplomat, a strong case was made by two Beijing-based analysts warning investors about the dangers of offshoring garment production from China to Cambodia and Vietnam.

Cambodia Throws a Wrench into Trump’s Trade War

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia has become a haven for companies eager to circumvent rules that threaten their bottom line. This does not bode well for America’s ability to enforce its trade tariffs against China – or for Cambodia’s future.

Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?

The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.

Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?

The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen’s grip over the country, and it’s never wavered since.

Cambodia and Vietnam in the US-China Trade War: Not All Good News

Both countries face opportunities, but investors cannot overlook the lingering risks.

The Chinese resort in Cambodia that can overnight be turned into a naval base

Amid increasing military ties between China & Cambodia, US Vice-President Mike Pence has raised concerns that these facilities could be put to naval use.

Hong Kong and Cambodia: a common cause

After relentless protests, the Hong Kong administration was forced to cave in, shelving a contentious extradition bill that would have seen people transferred out of the city to any jurisdiction, including mainland China.

What’s With Cambodia’s New Huawei Undersea Cable Deal Chatter?

A closer look at the context and significance of a recent development.

Hun Manet Introductory Visit Highlights Singapore-Cambodia Relations

The trip put the focus on some of the broader developments in the bilateral relationship.

In the drivers’ seat: why the ILO should care about the commute

Harassment on the way to and from work is part of the job for many women. It doesn't have to be.

Rising concern in Cambodia over immigrant workers

Inflows from China and elsewhere need better control and supervision.

Is it ‘fair’ to punish Cambodians for gov’t’s actions?

After I published yet another story in Asia Times last week on the possibility of Cambodia being removed from the United States’ and European Union’s preferential trade deals (the GSP and EBA respectively, which grant quota and tariff-free status to some Cambodian exports), I received a message on Twitter posing a question I realize I haven’t yet tried to tackle.

Hun Manet: The Next Prime Minister of Cambodia?

The issue of succession continues to loom large in Cambodia’s politics.

EU, US pressing towards Cambodia trade reprisals

Coordinated withdrawal of Cambodia’s EU and US tariff-free trade privileges would devastate crucial garment exports and flatten the economy.

US, China tensions put Cambodia in potential peril

US concerns about an emerging China-backed facility in Cambodia could put the nation in the middle of an emerging new Cold War.

Cambodia: Over 145 Opposition Members Summoned

End Renewed Crackdown on Dissolved Party

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Chinese consulate proposed for Sihanoukville

An information centre for Chinese nationals and a Chinese consulate will be established in Sihanoukville following a meeting between new provincial governor Kouch Chamroeun and Chinese ambassador Wang Wentian, provincial spokesperson Kheang Phearum told The Post on Sunday.