“The reduction of electricity rates will make people happy. They will welcome the effort to lower electricity rates . . . even if the rates for the water and the prices of other goods are the same,” Hun Sen said at the time.
Although ASEAN’s inception was mainly driven by security reasons, it has increasingly become an important driver of economic development.
Thearith Leng , Director, Mekong Centre for Strategic Studies Asian Vision Institute (AVI)
PHNOM PENH, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The United States' protectionist policies are undermining international trading rules and norms, Cambodian analysts have said.
King Norodom Sihamoni told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Cambodia would further support his overseas investment strategy, which has been criticized by the U.S.
Cambodia was the first country from Southeast Asia that registered the support for the Japan-initiated Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy (FOIP).
Chheang Vannarith is President of the Asian Vision Institute (AVI).
Cambodia and Nepal are discussing joint steps to promote direct flights between the countries and to open the embassies in their capitals.