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

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
Topic |   Cambodia

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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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