Hun Sen sings a different tune on China

Beijing’s rising economic role in Cambodia has provided cover for an anti-democratic clampdown that Western governments have arguably been slow to condemn

Phnom Penh, March 3, 2017 3:41 PM (UTC+8)
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) walks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) during a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on October 13, 2016. Photo: AFP, Tang Chhin Sothy
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) walks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) during a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on October 13, 2016. Photo: AFP, Tang Chhin Sothy