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Cambodia embraces Belt and Road Initiative

Cambodia embraces Belt and Road Initiative

President Xi Jinping’s announcement of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013 was widely welcomed by many Asian countries. Studies suggest that there is a significant need of infrastructure development across Asia, including Southeast Asia.

Cheunboran Chanborey is senior fellow and member of Board of Directors of the Asian Vision Institute (AVI).

Linking Digital Silk Road to Cambodian digital economy

Linking Digital Silk Road to Cambodian digital economy

The questions of what benefits China’s Digital Silk Road architecture will bring to Cambodia and what Cambodia needs to do to take full advantages of it are central to the understanding of the management and governance of a digital economy.

Dr Kimlong Chheng is director of the Centre for Governance Innovation and Democracy at the Phnom Penh-based Asian Vision Institute.

Cambodia’s foreign policy: Sovereignty, self-reliance and diversification

Cambodia’s foreign policy: Sovereignty, self-reliance and diversification

The annual conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation last week highlighted three key words in the formulation of Cambodia’s foreign policy in the new era: sovereignty, self-reliance, and diversification.

Chheang Vannarith is president of Asian Vision Institute (AVI), based in Phnom Penh.

Vietnam, Cambodia more serious in building strong bilateral ties

Vietnam, Cambodia more serious in building strong bilateral ties

Vietnam’s President Nguyen Phu Trong concluded an official state visit to Cambodia on Tuesday. His visit to Cambodia this time signifies an important milestone in bilateral relations with both Vietnam  ……

Thearith Leng is director of the Mekong Centre for Strategic Studies at the Phnom Penh-based Asian Vision Institute.