Cambodia says it will increase arms purchases from China

Asia Pacific Jul 29, 2019

Cambodia says it will increase arms purchases from China

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernize the Southeast Asian country's military. Cambodia's military ties with ally China have been under increased scrutiny after concerns expressed by the United States ...

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Asia Pacific Apr 22, 2019

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Thai counterpart, Prayuth Chan-ocha, witnessed a signing ceremony at a Thai border post ...