Cooperation & Struggle: Vietnam’s South China Sea Strategy

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Cooperation & Struggle: Vietnam’s South China Sea Strategy

A little over a year ago the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ruled on an application brought by the Philippines against China over their maritime dispute in the South China Sea involving the Spratly Islands. The Tribunal ruled unanimously on almost all of the Philippines’ claims. If China and the Philippines had complied with the […]

When it Comes to Chinese Aid Cambodia Should be Cautious

When it Comes to Chinese Aid Cambodia Should be Cautious

In a 2006 speech Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen praised China, saying that ‘China talks less but does a lot’. China is certainly doing a lot in Cambodia, becoming the country’s largest aid donor and source of foreign investment. Between 1994 and 2013, Chinese investment in Cambodia was about US$10 billion, focused mainly on agriculture, […]