What Does Chinese Investment Mean for Cambodia?

MPPGA student Darren Touch wrote an op-ed for The Diplomat on what Chinese investment means for Cambodia. Now Cambodia must prepare for both negative and positive consequences. Cambodia is strategic in accepting China’s monetary support, but its politicians also need to be strategic in how the vast resources are spent in developing industry and infrastructure.

Read the full article here.

MPPGA student Darren Touch

China’s Premier Li Keqiang, left, pulls a symbol of China-Cambodia Heart Journey, together with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen, center, during a a signing ceremony at Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Jan. 11, 2018).
Image Credit: AP Photo/Heng Sinith