RFA fake EBA news claim ends an extraordinary seven days in Cambodia politics

RFA fake EBA news claim ends an extraordinary seven days in Cambodia politics

The Cambodian government has labelled claims by Radio Free Asia (RFA) that it has a leaked copy of a just-completed European Commission (EC) assessment on the country’s future to qualify for lucrative tariff exemptions under the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme as fake news. The statement, issued late on Friday (Nov 15) by the Ministry […]

Uncoordinated efforts leave Cambodia foreign policy lacking synergy

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Uncoordinated efforts leave Cambodia foreign policy lacking synergy

Amid shifting global power dynamics and intense pressure from the West, Cambodia’s foreign policy strategy in the coming years will aim to diversify its external relations, with a focus on South and East Asian countries. But in practice Cambodia still struggles to implement an effective foreign policy, stymied by institutional weaknesses. Without much-needed reform, Cambodia’s […]

Thailand English-language News for May 2 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for May 2, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:43 | The Cabinet has approved in principle the draft law on Forced Labor Prevention and Suppression as Thailand prepares to ratify the 2014 Protocol to the 1930 International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Forced Labor Convention in June. Meanwhile, at the same Cabinet meeting, […]

Thailand English-language News for April 20 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 20, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:46 | The committee tasked with the national reform strategy yesterday resolved to follow up developmental projects for the southern border region and examined reports and suggestions on the implementation of education development before submitting them to the Cabinet for […]

Thailand English-language News for April 19 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 19, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:48 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday told a committee on Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development policies to place an emphasis on developing labor residences and tasked the Board of Investment (BOI) with overseeing investment incentives. The EEC committee was tasked with […]

Thailand English-language News for February 1 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for February 1, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:46 | Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday presented the Prince Mahidol Award 2017 to the winners in the fields of medicine and public health. In the field of medicine the winner was the ‘Human Genome Project (HGP)’, while the winner in the public […]

Thailand English-language News for January 31 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 31, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:54 | Princess Chulabhorn has established an emblem in the shape of an orange drop containing a white cross and the outline of five animals vulnerable to rabies for her ‘Disease-free animals, save humans from rabies’ programme. Described as a major problem in […]

Thailand English-language News for January 30 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 30, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:45 | Thais have begun collecting commemorative coins struck to honour the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Treasury offices across the country. Coins can be collected until July 31. 02:43 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday denied that the National Council for […]

Thailand English-language News for January 23

In Thailand English-language News for January 23, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:52 | Deputy Prime Minister General Chatchai Sarikanlaya yesterday denied that the government has been facing some troubles and said that all Cabinet members and state offices have been playing their part as called for in the national reform roadmap. Additionally, he denied […]

Thailand English-language News for January 11

In Thailand English-language News for January 11, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Deputy prime minister Dr Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday that the Cabinet is yet to receive the draft laws on local and provincial elections from the Council of State (CoS), which has been asked for clarification on 40 points, and he did […]

Thailand English-language News for January 4 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 4, 2018, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday denied claims that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is attempting to delay the planned general election. He added that political parties should not worry about whether they will be able to […]

Thailand English-language News for December 14

In Thailand English-language News for December 14, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Large numbers of Thais continue to visit the royal crematorium exhibition at Sanam Luang in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej . The exhibition is open daily until the end of this month. 02:00 | Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and […]

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