The Khmer Times,14 November 2017 The 12th East Asia Summit, the leaders-led forum, will take place today in the Philippines, with the participation of 18 heads of state and government from the Asia-Pacific region. US President Donald Trump and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will be attending the summit. The summit will focus on a wide … Continue reading The East Asia Summit: What the Key Issues Are
The Khmer Times, November 6, 2017 The world economic order is under stress due to widening inequality, climate change, disruptive technology, rising protectionism, transactional politics and populist politics. However, regional economic integration is thriving amid slow global growth. More attention and investment is needed to accelerate governance reform for an inclusive, resilient and sustainable society. … Continue reading Vietnam to Host APEC Summit Amid Challenges
The Khme Times, 25 October 2017 Early last week, Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan made an introductory official visit to Cambodia to further enhance comprehensive bilateral ties, especially in trade, investment, tourism, human resources development, culture, air connectivity, labour and healthcare. Mr Balakrishnan was received in a royal audience by His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni and … Continue reading Cambodia and Singapore strengthen their ties
The Khmer Times, 23 October 2017 Women can unlock the growth potential of any society both in developed and developing countries. A study by McKinsey Global Institute found that by advancing women’s equality, $12 trillion would be added to the world GDP by 2025. Although there is increasing recognition of the role of women in … Continue reading Cambodia and Gender Equality
The Khmer Times, 16 October 2017 The possibility of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) being dissolved is rather high after remarks made by Prime Minister Hun Sen last week, who said: “I must affirm here that when one political party is dissolved, five new ones will replace it.” The CNRP will face … Continue reading What if CNRP Gets Dissolved?
The Khmer Times, 6 October 2017 Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was among the few political leaders who publicly expressed their support for the presidential candidate Donald Trump in the US election last year, with the expectation that the US would prioritise economic cooperation. Mr Hun Sen firmly believed that Mr Trump, as a businessman, … Continue reading Has Hun Sen’s View of Donald Trump Changed?
The Khmer Times, 26 September 2017 The Cambodian government, under the leadership of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), is striving to adjust its foreign policy and adapt itself to the fast-changing global geopolitics and geo-economics. Addressing the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly last Friday, Cambodian foreign minister Prak Sokhonn underlined two key … Continue reading The World View from Cambodia