How can the Cambodian government or other governments balance their foreign policy? That’s a big question.
“Reforming at home and making friends abroad based on the spirit of independence” is the strategic vision rendered by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
The annual conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wrapped up last week with several key observations and messages on international politics and Cambodia’s foreign policy priorities.
Foreign interference under the pretext of human rights is among the challenges.
How will increased tensions between world powers affect Cambodia’s foreign policy?
TThe priority for Cambodia’s foreign policy this year is to ensure a smooth and successful 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), a vital institutional bridge connecting Asia and Europe.
Amidst the fast-evolving multipolar world order, Cambodia’s foreign policy is purportedly encountered with either challenges or opportunities which requires foreign policy makers to strike a good balance and maneuver a flexibly diplomatic statecraft.
Wong continues to lead the conservative government into the May 18 vote.
Cambodia-US bilateral relations should be viewed beyond the paradigm of a superpower’s geopolitical rivalry. It is the principle of Cambodia’s foreign policy that seeks to make friends with all whilst being an enemy to no one.
The annual conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation last week highlighted three key words in the formulation of Cambodia’s foreign policy in the new era: sovereignty, self-reliance, and diversification.
Economic success at home will define Cambodia’s role and leverage abroad. Therefore, foreign economic diplomacy is regarded as the key pillar of Cambodia’s foreign policy.
Scholar says Cambodia’s foreign policy towards its neighbours is on the right track.
Japan expects that the upcoming summit between the US President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un will create another milestone towards “a complete, verifiable an irreversible dismantlement of all weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile of all range by North Korea”
Strategically located at the center of the Mekong Region and Southeast Asia, Cambodia has great potential to become a bridging state in the region.
The Asian Vision Institute, a consortium of scholars, policy makers and government advisers, yesterday held its first forum and focused on cultivating robust foreign policies to address regional issues.
As the international order enters into a multi-polar world, Cambodia, it seems, is adjusting its foreign policy objectives and strategies accordingly.
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s official visits to Lao PDR and Vietnam last week signifies a new era in Cambodia’s foreign policy priorities.
Cambodia’s foreign policy has been robustly reformed after a leadership change in 2016. Over the past two years, Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn and his team have taken concrete measures to enhance institutional capacity.
It is not accurate to just explain Cambodia’s foreign policy based on the perspective of major powers.
Cambodia’s foreign policy strategy has been chiefly shaped and driven by “economic pragmatism,” meaning the alignment of foreign policy with economic development interests.
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Failure to speak directly and with vigour to the Australian public about foreign policy and its future is a mistake, writes Nick Bisley.
The world is getting more unpredictable. Small states are becoming more vulnerable to changing geopolitics and the risks stemming from major power rivalry.