Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last month. Photo: AP
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last month. Photo: AP
Cambodia

Chinese investment in Cambodia is bringing Phnom Penh closer to Beijing – and further from the EU

  • The Southeast Asian nation signed at least nine deals with China last week on the sidelines of the second Belt and Road Forum
  • These investments have seen growing anti-Chinese sentiment, and some analysts say it is likely political obedience to China will include military access

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last month. Photo: AP
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last month. Photo: AP
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