In the News 2008-2015


My Personal Views on Regional Issues

Interview: ASEAN Economic Community and Cambodia

Voice of America, 31 December 2015 (link)

News Analysis: Formal establishment of ASEAN Community sees both opportunities, challenges

Xinhua News, 31 December 2015 (link)

Minister confirms purchase of share in China-led development bank

The Khmer Times, 23 December 2015 (link)

Thai-Cambodia Ties at “their best now”

Strait Times, 20 December 2015 (link)

Laos could act as “land link” in an integrated ASEAN

Voice of America, 18 December 2015 (link)

Yearender: Cambodia’s economic growth slightly eased in 2015

Xinhua News, 11 December 2015 (link)

People power in Myanmar and Cambodia

VOA Khmer, 25 November 2015 (link)

News Analysis: ASEAN Economic Community: A Project in Progress

Xinhua News, 21 November 2015 (link)

Spotlight: ASEAN Community: A Giant Step Towards Asian Integration

Global Post, 21 November 2015 (link)

News Analysis: AEC to boost bloc’s influence on global stage

Global Post, 15 November 2015 (link)

Upcoming Asean Summit Sees Broad Support for the South China Sea

VOA News, 10 November 2015 (link)

News Analysis: Cambodia’s political tension rises as opposition deputy leader removed as vice president

Xinhua News, 31 October 2015 (link)

Siphan Slams US for South China Sea Actions

Phnom Penh Post, 29 October 2015 (link)

Experts Say U.S. Naval Patrol in South China Sea Detrimental to Peace

Xinhua News, 29 October 2015 (link)

Trade Deal a “Wake-up Call” for Cambodia

The Khmer Times, 9 October 2015 (link)

Are Cambodia and Myanmar Models for An Open North Korea?

VOA News, 2 October 2015 (link)

Interview: China-US ties vital to peace and prosperity in Asia

Xinhua News, 15 September 2015 (link)

Cambodian Observers Hope for Improved US-China Ties

VOA News, 25 August 2015 (link)

Culture of Dialogue, Down Not Out

The Khmer Times, 6 August 2015 (link)

At Asean Security Summit, Cambodia Quiet on South China Sea

The Khmer Times, 4 August 2015 (link)

New political party unveiled in Cambodia to contest in 2018 elections

Xinhua News, 2 August 2015 (link)

Analysts See Cambodia See Cambodia Bolstering Ties with China 

Voice of America, 21 July 2015 (link)

Interview: Japan’s security bills

Shanghai Daily, 17 July 2015 (link)

Double blind: the politics of reform in Cambodia

World Politics Review, 16 July 2015 (link)

Interview: Cambodian politicians, scholar hail CPC for leading China to peace, prosperity

Xinhua News, 1 July 2015 (link)

Weak institutions hurting Cambodia’s growth

Voice of America, 1 July 2015 (link)

Events strengthen Hun Sen’s hold on CPP

Khmer Times, 21 June 2015 (link)

Cambodian PM elected as party chief

Global Times,  19 June 2015 (link)

Crowds of people bid farewell to late Cambodian party chief

Xinhua News, 20 June 2015 (link)

In Cambodia, English Classes More Popular Than Chinese

VOA News, 9 June 2015 (link)

Experts say ruling party chief’s death not to affect political situation in Cambodia

Shanghai News, 9 June 2015 (link)

Culture of Dialogue Needs Constant Tending

VOA News, 4 June 2015 (link)

Cambodia Should Seek Regional Trade Deal

VOA News, 13 May 2015 (link)

Leaked ASEAN Document Focuses on South China Sea

VOA News, 26 April 2015 (link)

Bandung Conference Remains Key Bridge Asia, Africa: Cambodian Experts

Xinhua News, 20 April 2015 (link)

Roundup: Cambodian parliament approves members of new election committee

Global Post, 9 April 2015 (link)

Democracy Being Undermined in Political Process: Report

Voice of America, 7 April 2015 (link)

Parties set to select members of NEC

Phnom Penh Post, 6 April 2015 (link)

Capital shortage main obstacle for Cambodia in connectivity project

Shanghai Daily, 26 March 2015 (link)

Cambodia Facing Impending Regional Challenges, Experts Say

Voices of America, 6 January 2015 (link)


東方早報, 1 January 2015 (link)

Thailand Antagonizing Border Tensions with Cambodia, claims Governor

Inquisitor, 4 January 2015 (link)

Border Tension Brewing

Phnom Penh Post, 1 January 2015 (link)

Current administration legacy of the past

The Khmer Times, 20 November 2014 (link)

Overseas scholars highly commend Chinese premier’s Myanmar trip

Xinhuanet, 16 November 2014 (link)

For China, a Friend in Need

Phnom Penh Post, 12 November 2014 (link)

China’s loans vital to building SE Asian connectivity: Cambodia

ECNS, 14 November 2014 (link)

Roundup: Cambodian scholars hail China’s contribution to Silk Road Fund

Global Post, 10 November 2014 (link)

ASEAN documents pushes talks on South China Sea

Voice of America, 5 November 2014 (link)

Cambodian PM heads for Beijing for connectivity dialogue, APEC meetings

Global Post, 7 November 2014 (link)

China’s legal reforms

Global Post, 30 October, 2014 (link)

Meet the soldiers keeping the peace far from home

The Phnom Penh Post, 25 October 2014 (link)

Overseas experts laud Xi’s National Day remarks

Xinhua News, 2 October 2014 (link)

Interview: Economic development, poverty alleviation among China’s most impressive achievement in 65 years –scholars

Xinhua News, 1 October 2014 (link)

International community highly comments on Xi’s central, south Asia trip

Xinhua News, 20 September 2014 (link)

Cambodian scholars hail Chinese President’s proposal

People’s Daily, September 13, 2014 (link)

CNRP attempts assembly manipulation

Khmer Times, September 11, 2014 (link)

Politically Disturbing But Fixable

Khmer Times, August 28, 2014 (link)

Cambodian opposition’s 55 lawmakers swear into parliament after 10-month boycott

Shanghai’s Daily, August 5, 2014 (link)

Much To Discuss at Upcoming Regional Forum, Analysts Say

Voice of America, July 31, 2014 (link)

End of Cambodia’s political crisis to enhance investors’ confidence

Shanghai’s Daily, July 23, 2014 (link)

Xi’s South Korea tour greatly significant to bilateral ties, regional peace

Xinhua News, 5 July 2014 (link)

China fully adheres to Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence

People’s Daily, 29 June 2014 (link)

Cambodia’s political deadlock will continue

Khmer Times, 26 June 2014 (link)

Thai media reports request to rein in fugitive

Phnom Penh Post, 11 June 2014 (link)

China plays vital role in growth, peace in Asia-Pacific: experts

People’s Daily, 5 June 2014 (link)

Cambodia Aiming for Road Connectivity in 2015

Voice of America, 29 May 2014 (link)

Foreign Policy Challenged by Regional Conflicts, Expert Says

Voice of America, 23 May 2014 (link)

Protests in Vietnam could shift Chinese investment to Cambodia

Voice of America, 23 May 2014 (link)

Thai Martial Law and Implications on Cambodia

Khmer Times, 22 May 2014 (link)

Interview: CICA summit in Shanghai vital to building regional peace, security, stability–Cambodian experts

Xinhua News, 20 May 2014 (link)

Chinese premier’s Africa tour gains international praise

People’s Daily, 12 May 2014 (link)

Reform swiftly or flounder

Khmer Times 9 May 2014 (link)

15 Years into Asean, Challenges Remain

Voices of America, 1 May 2014 (link)

Economist Says Asean Likely To Miss Key Deadlines for Integration

Voices of America, 23 April 2014 (link)

Experts Discuss Legitimacy of Government Without Opposition

Voices of America, 4 April 2014 (link)

Diplomatic, Strategic Challenges for Ruling Party, Analysts Say

Voice of America, 8 February 2014 (link)

IMF forecasts Cambodia’s economy at 7.2 pct in 2014

Shanghai Daily, 1 February 2014 (link)

Cambodia’s economy achieves 7 pct growth last year despite political row: central bank

Xinhua News Agency, 21 January 2014 (link)

China’s “maritime silk road” initiative vital to further enhance ties with ASEAN

Xinhua News Agency, 18 January 2014 (link)

The Politics of Clothing in Cambodia

World Policy, 8 January 2014 (link)

Asia: Backing the Right Horse

Global Finance, January 2014 (link)

Cambodia should decide on referendum to decide on election

Xinhua News Agency, 29 December 2013 (link)

Cambodian ruling party face test over the next five years

Global Times, 4 December 2013 (link)

‘No Rush’ For Cambodia on Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement, Experts Say

Voices of America (VOA), 22 November 2013 (link)

China’s reform is of significance to the world

China Daily USA, 20 November 2013 (link)

Japanese PM’s visits to Cambodia, Laos to check rise of China in ASEAN

Asia Pacific Daily, 16 November 2013 (link)

Cambodia hails ICJ’s verdict over Cambodia-Thailand disputed land

Xinhua News, 11 November 2013 (link)

News Analysis: Despite Cambodian, Thai leaders’ commitment to ICJ’s verdict, fears of violence remain high: analysts

Xinhua News, 10 November 2013 (link)

Upgrading China-ASEAN FTA version to boost greater trade, investment ties: Cambodian academics

Global Times, 23 October 2013 (link)

US in no rush to offer congratulations to PM

Phnom Penh Post, 15 October 2013 (link)

Interview: ASEAN, China urged to deepen economic, trade ties

People’s Daily, 8 October 2013 (link)

Interview: Cambodian experts laud Xi’s pledge to foster closer China-ASEAN ties

Global Times, 4 October 2013 (link)

Hun Sen sworn in as Cambodia’s PM for new 5-year term

Xinhua News, 24 September 2013 (link)

Cambodia opposition not recognizes ruling party-formed govt: chief

Global Times, 24 September 2013 (link)

Cambodian PM, Opposition Leader Begin Talks On Election Row Under King’s Auspices

Bernama News, 14 September 2013 (link)

Cambodia vote keeps Hun Sen’s party in power, early results show

Los Angeles Times, 28 July 2013 (link)

Feature: Cambodians wish to see peace, more development after polls

The Philippines Star, 28 July 2013 (link)

Young Cambodians take to the streets ahead of Sunday’s election

The Christian Science Monitor, 28 July 2013 (link)

News analysis: Despite growing support, Cambodian opposition cannot beat ruling party in Sunday polls

Xinhua News, 27 July 2013 (link)

Narrowed political gap in Cambodia

Asia Times Online, 24 July 2013 (link)

日本正式加入TPP谈判 成为TPP第12个参与国

环球时报, 24 July 2013 (link)

Sure win doesn’t change mandate for reform
Bangkok Post, 21 July 2013 (link)

Cambodian opposition leader’s return poses “no threat” to ruling party’s popularity

Shanghai Daily, 19 July 2013 (link)

Huge crowds greet Cambodian opposition chief’s return from exile

Global Times, 19 July 2013 (link)

Puluhan Ribu Pendukung Oposisi Kamboja Siap Unjuk Rasa 16 July 2013 (link)

Media, experts say Xi-Obama talks key to bilateral ties, global development

Xinhua News, 9 June 2013 (link)

柬埔寨 政通人和才能吸引投资(记者观察)(Link)

China People’s Daily, 27 May 2013

Cambodia-China ties reach top level of 55-year of care (link)
Xinhua News, 12 April, 2013

Khmer Rouge leader dies (Link)

Los Angeles Times, March 14, 2013

China’s progress is of benefit to the world (link)

China People’s Daily, March 5, 2013

Daughter of Cambodia’s late King Sihanouk to lead royalist party (link)

Xinhua News, February 15, 2013

Le Cambodge, tête de pont chinoise en Asie (link)

Le Figaro, February 4, 2013

Cambodia, China continue to broaden their military relations+ (link)

Kyodo News, January 28, 2013

What are ASEAN’s expectations for China-US relations (link)

People’s Daily, December 11, 2012

What has US ‘return’ to Asia Pacific brought to SE Asia (link)

People’s Daily, December 7, 2012

More to US-Cambodia relations than rights (link)

Asia Times, December 6, 2012

On 21st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits (link)

China People Daily, November 21, 22, 23

U.S. President Obama arrives in Cambodia for ASEAN, East Asia Summits (link)

Xinhua News, 19 November 2012

Phnom Penh ASEAN summit to open amid global economic woes and regional tensions (link)

Global Times, 16 November 2012

Doha Summit Praises Malaysia’s System of Early Childhood Education (Link)

The Choice, 16 November 2012

July’s Failure Looms as Cambodia Prepares for Major Regional Summits (Link)

Voice of America, 14 November 2012

CPC congress wins worldwide plaudits (Link)

Xinhua News, 13 November 2012

Cambodia to lead forthcoming ASEAN Summit with responsibilities: PM (Link)

Xinhua News, 12 November 2012

ASEAN chair Cambodia faces challenges ahead of E. Asia summit (Link)

Kyodo News, 05 October 2012

US Initiative To Support Lower Mekong States Underway (Link)

Voice of America, 25 July 2012

No Agreement on South China Sea as Asean Meeting Ends (Link)

Voice of America, 12 July 2012

Negotiations on COC in S. China Sea favor peace, stability (Link)

People’s Daily, 11 July 2012

On South China Sea (Link)

People’s Daily, 10 July 2012

Cambodians: Hong Kong’s role more important internationally 15 years after return (Link)

Xinhua News, 2 July 2012

Cambodian PM’s party to dominate 2013’s general elections (Link)

Xinhua News, 5 June 2012

Eviction worry delays Phnom Penh mega project (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 29 May 2012

Chinese Regime’s Aid Emboldens Cambodia, Hun Sen aims at balancing U.S., Vietnamese, and Chinese interests for Cambodia’s benefit (Link)

The Epoch Times, 27 May 2012

Knife maker Victorinox comes to Phnom Penh (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 02 May 2012

Japan Aid a balance in Southeast Asia (Link)

Voice of America, 26 April 2012

Delay in ICJ Ruling Mooted (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 26 April 2012

Cambodia Needs More Asean Awareness: Analyst (Link)

Voice of  America, 11 April 2012

Summit a Success, But South China Sea Issue Remains: Analysts (Link)

Voice of  America, Thursday, 05 April 2012

Sea dispute still in limbo (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, Thursday, 05 April 2012

ASEAN hits troubled waters (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, Wednesday, 04 April 2012

Hu Jintao due on ASEAN eve (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, Wednesday, 21 March 2012

President shores up support on three-nation regional tour (Link)

Myanmar Times, March 26 – April 1, 2012

Thein Sein’s three-nation tour about sanctions?(Link)

Mizzima News, Thursday, 22 March 2012

东盟峰会推动一体化进程 (Link)

人民日报 Post, 05 April 2012

国际社会高度评价胡锦涛主席亚洲之行 (Link)

人民日报 Post, 03 April 2012

In Once City, A Tale of Two People’s Forum (link)

Cambodia Daily, 29 March 2012

Who’s the boss? Competing in ASEAN (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 28 March 2012

For Prestige, Look To the South China Sea: Analysts (Link)

VOA News, 28 March 2012

South China Sea moves to codes of conduct (Link)

Antara News, 24 March 2012

Chinese President visits Cambodia (Link)
Radio Free Asia, 24 March 2012

ASEAN and 10th Anniversary of the DOC (Link)
Radio Free Asia, March 24, 2012

Myanma’s man on a mission (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 22 March, 2012

From the Ganga to Mekong and Beyond (Link)

Geopolitics, March 2012

Cambodia’s debt: A concern(Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 29 February 2012

Security Council bid pursued (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 9 February 2012

How to prevent a power contest in Southeast Asia (Link)

The Nation, January 31, 2012

Kingdom’s 2011 GDP hits 6.9% (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 27 January 2012

Obama Visit Would Boost US Regional Influence: Analysts

Voice of America, 18 January 2012 (Link)

Cambodia and ASEAN Economic Community 

Economics Today, 15 January 2012 (Link)

All for one, or one for all? (Link)

Southeast Asia Globe, 28 December 2011

Uncertain Future for North Korea: Analysts (Link)

Voice of America, 21 December 2011

Border Resolution Inches Closer (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 18 November 2011

Development gap major hindrance to fulfill ASEAN community by 2015: expert (Link)

Xinhua News, 17 November 2011

Success Story (Download) (Link)

Radio France Internationale, 15 November 2011

Economist Sees Potential in Tourism and Beyond (Link)

Voice of America, 20 October 2011

Analysts See New Page in Upcoming Thai Visits (Link)

Voice of America, 13 September 2011

Thai-Cambodian Troops Must Leave Preah Vihear Temple (Link)

Asia Calling, 24 July 2011

More Understanding Needed Among Mekong Countries: Experts (Link)

Voice of America, 19 July 2011

Water Experts Warn of Conflict Over Mekong Dams (Link)

Voice of America, 18 July 2011

Pullout Ordered in Temple Row (Link)

Radio Free Asia, 18 July 2011

Cambodian-Thai Bilateral Trade Still on the Rise Despite Border Dispute (Link)

Agence Kampuchea Presse, 26 May 2011

Thai Cambodian Ceasefire Short Lived (Link)

ABC Radio Australia, 29 April 2011

Thai Cambodian Ceasefire Ends Week Long Clashes (Link)

ABC Radio Australia, 28 April 2011

Interview: Current ASEAN Not Able to Solve Cambodian-Thai Border Row: Cambodian Academics (Link)

People’s Daily Online, 27 April 2011

Thai Cambodian Troops Clash on Border (2) (Link)

ABC Radio Australia, 26 April 2011

Thai Cambodian Troops Clash on Border (1) (Link)

ABC Radio Australia, 25 April 2011

Cambodia, Thai Border now Harms ASEAN Security Community Efforts (Link) , 20 February 2011

Observers Just to Monitor Ceasefire, Not to End Cambodia-Thai Border Row (Link)

Xinhua News, 23 February 2011

Analysts See Role for International Court in Border Row (Link)

Voice of America, 22 February 2011

Interview: Cambodia, Thai Border Row Harms ASEAN Security Community Efforts (Link)

Xinhua News, 19 February 2011

Border Issue Tangled in Thai Politics, Analysts Say (Link)

Voice of America, 4 February 2011

Cambodia welcomes aid from Japan and China, some are wary (Link)

The Mainichi Daily news , 1 February 2011

People and Points: Quotes of the Week (Link), 19 November 2010

China is Peaceful Rise and Peaceful Development Country: Expert (Link)

Xinhua News, 14 November 2010

US-Cambodia Relations: New Momentum (Link)

Singapore Institute of International Affairs, 11 November 2010

ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting Plus (Link)

East West Center, 18 October 2010

For Small Cambodia, A Prescription of Neutrality (Link)

Voice of America, 30 September 2010

Leadership chances for the Young Limited: Mentor (link)

Voice of America, 11 August 2010

Cambodia’s Small Debt: When will the US Forgive? (Link)

Voice of America, 31 May 2010

Looking Ahead: How the United States and Cambodia Can Move Forward in the Next 60 Years (Link) (Speech)

Embassy of the United States,22 July 2010

Bomb Suspects Handed Over (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 6 July 2011

A Responsibility to Protect? (Link)

Phnom Penh Post, 17 July 2010

After 60 years, US Relations Maturing (Link)

Voice of America, 31 May 2010

Thailand’s Fading Smiles (Link)

World Politics Review, 18 November 2009

Cambodia-US Relations Advance One Step Further (Link)

Singapore Institute of International Affairs , 07 July 2009

Charting Vietnam’s Course (link)

Phnom Penh Post, January 11, 2010

Why can’t war debt be resolved? (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 6 October 2010

Reinvigorating US-ASEAN relations (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 17 September 2010

Weighting the Benefit, The China-ASEAN FTA brings advantages and challenges  (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 4 January 2010

ASEAN must act in Cambodia-Thai dispute (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 12 November 2009

Thais to send letter clarifying Thaksin status (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 28 October 2009

Global economic crisis and its impact on Cambodia

Southeast Asia Weekly, 2 August 2009

Cambodia-Republic Korea relations: Promising future

Southeast Asia Weekly, 19 July 2009

Cambodia-US relations advance one step further

Southeast Asia Weekly, 12 July 2009

Obama’s election good for the world (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 11 November 2008

New world, new leadership (link)

Phnom Penh Post, 03 October 2008

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