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If international sanctions on North Korea are not removed, economic ties between Cambodia and North Korea will remain miniscule, which in turn affects the overall bilateral relationship, writes Chheang Vannarith.
A Cambodian scholar said that Cambodia’s foreign policy towards its neighbours and other countries in the world has been on the right track.
Territorial disputes, diverse value systems, strategic mistrust among Mekong countries, and strategic competition between external powers for influence in the …..
The dust had barely settled when the Cambodian government, revelling in its majority win for a renewed mandate, felt the blow from the European Union over its alleged general election manouvre to oust its opposition.
Minilateralism refers to functional or practical cooperation on specific issues at the sub-regional level between countries or localities in a geographically defined areas or regions. Due to the nature and characteristics of minilateralism, which is rather informal and flexible, it is more appealing to countries that are sceptical of multilateralism.
Populism is a form of politics where politicians garner their support by manipulating the public’s nationalism and discontent over social weaknesses, social inequality and alleged exploitation by the establishments. Populist politicians label themselves as fighters against specific social ills, ones that often draw people’s sympathy, ultra-nationalism and struggle against the existing establishments.