Cambodia-China Relations in the New Decade

The world is embarking in a new decade and one topic scholars around the world discuss is the future of China and its relations to other countries. China’s influence in Cambodia has drastically increased over the last two decades, in particular when it comes to FDI and military cooperation, and has led to tensions with the USA but also to[…]

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PM Returns Home from Official Visit in China

Phnom Penh, January 23, 2019 — Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen arrived home this afternoon after concluding successfully his official visit in China, from Jan. 20 to 23. During his stay in China, Samdech Techo Hun Sen and his high-level delegation have met with many Chinese leaders and businessmen, and both sides reached eight important[…]

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OPINION: Is Everything About China Bad?

Phnom Penh, January 23, 2019 — Cambodian ruling elites are China-educated Wrong. None of the current Cambodian ministers are China-educated. In fact, most of them are Western educated. Their offspring are also mostly or wholly Western educated. The number of alumni speaks for itself. The Fulbright and Undergraduate State Alumni Association of Cambodia (FUSAAC) has more than 1,000 members. Australian[…]

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Cambodian PM Begins Official Visit in China

Phnom Penh, January 20, 2019 —  Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, started today his three-day official visit in China, at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart H.E. Li Keqiang. The Cambodian Premier arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport this afternoon and was warmly welcomed at the airport by many Chinese high-ranking[…]

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Cambodian PM To Re-visit China Next Week

Phnom Penh, January 14, 2019 — Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will pay another visit to China next week. Addressing to the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the third ring road from Sangkat Chaom Chau 3, Khan Pursenchey, Phnom Penh to Dei Edth commune, Kien Svay district, Kandal province[…]

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Cambodia, China Satisfied with Their Bilateral Relations and Cooperation

Phnom Penh, September 26, 2018 — Cambodia and China have expressed their satisfaction with their current bilateral relations and comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation. The remarks were made by Cambodia’s Acting Head of State Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei Say Chhum and outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Xiong Bo during their farewell meeting at the Senate Palace in Phnom Penh[…]

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Cambodia-China Relations: Cultural Front

Abstract: Despite Cambodia and China do not share a common border but the two countries had long been in a historic, cultural and commercial relationship. The relationship between the two countries dates back to early 13th century when Zhou Daguan (Chou Ta-kuan; French: Tcheou Ta-Kouan) led a diplomatic expedition mission to Cambodia and received audiences with Cambodia’s King. His memoir[…]

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