Rohingya crisis took center stage as well.
The two-day special summit between Asean and Australia wrapped up yesterday in Sydney with a renewed spirit of cooperation along with some concrete action plans to further cement the bilateral ties.
Political partisanship is like a sports fandom: testosterone levels rise and fall as politicians play to the gallery.
Australia agrees to grant US$67.7 million to Cambodia to promote its development in 2018.
PM left Cambodia to attend the Asean-Australia Special Summit which will take place this weekend in Sydney.
Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend the Asean-Australia Special Summit this week.
I refer to Mr Chan Kunthiny’s rebuttal of my commentary, “Asean Must Unite to Keep the Asean-Australia Special Summit on Track”, which was republished by Khmer Times on March 5 under the title, “Keep Asean-Australia summit on track”.
Cambodia and Australia have more to gain bilaterally and regionally from the Asean-Australia Special Summit in Sydney if domestic politics, currently being played to the gallery, is left out of the agenda, argues Cheunboran Chanborey.
Tang Siew Mun, who is currently the head of the Asean Studies Centre, wrote a commentary entitled “Asean Must Unite to Keep the Asean-Australia Special Summit on Track”, which is unfortunately flawed and baseless.
Membership in Asean entails a sense of commitment to the regional good and the ball, now, is in Cambodia’s court. Tang Siew Mun tells why.
PM threatened to fight Cambodians living in Australia who are planning to protest his visit to the country next month.