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 mulls law to restore opposition politicians' rights

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 4, 2018

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians' rights

Cambodian parliament will consider legislation to allow politicians banned from political activity to have the ban lifted, a measure that long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen's government is touting as a step "to strengthen democracy and political space." The move, announced late Monday by the assembly's ...