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.
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.
Ethical is the new buzzword for consumers, but how can we travel responsibly?
A decision to reject a US offer to refurbish Ream Naval Base might hint at China’s influence but also domestic concerns.
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.
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.
The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.
The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen’s grip over the country, and it’s never wavered since.
Both countries face opportunities, but investors cannot overlook the lingering risks.
Amid increasing military ties between China & Cambodia, US Vice-President Mike Pence has raised concerns that these facilities could be put to naval use.
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.
A closer look at the context and significance of a recent development.
The trip put the focus on some of the broader developments in the bilateral relationship.
Harassment on the way to and from work is part of the job for many women. It doesn't have to be.
Inflows from China and elsewhere need better control and supervision.
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.
The issue of succession continues to loom large in Cambodia’s politics.
Coordinated withdrawal of Cambodia’s EU and US tariff-free trade privileges would devastate crucial garment exports and flatten the economy.
US concerns about an emerging China-backed facility in Cambodia could put the nation in the middle of an emerging new Cold War.
End Renewed Crackdown on Dissolved Party