Buying Cambodia: China’s long embrace of a tyrant

CAMBODIACHINESE SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on April 29, 2019. Photo: AFP/Madoka Ikegami/Pool Buying Cambodia: China’s long embrace of a tyrant Authoritarian PM Hun Sen has reportedly given Beijing the green light …

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China’s New Naval Base: Cambodia

China’s New Naval Base: Cambodia by Debalina GhoshalAugust 12, 2019 at 4:00 am “[Scepticism] has grown louder recently, with the release of satellite images from the European Space Agency showing that the runway for the site’s airport is far longer than is required for civilian aircraft” — Andrew Nachemson, Cambodia-based journalist, South China Morning Post, March 5, …

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China’s Cambodian Invasion by Sam Rainsy

China’s Cambodian Invasion Aug 2, 2019 SAM RAINSY Op-Ed: Project Syndicates China’s dangerous military expansionism depends on compliant local regimes and inaction on the part of the international community. In the case of Cambodia, which has reportedly given China rights to a naval base, the international community should demand a new general election that does not …

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Cambodia’s opposition faces renewed crackdown amid China shift

As he spoke, his eyes filled with tears. The family said they were told by prison officials that Rorn had a seizure, hit his head and died – but they dispute the story. According to Tita, Rorn had no history of epilepsy and his injuries did not seem consistent with a seizure. After the funeral, …

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