Cambodian PM blackmails EU, threatens to exterminate the opposition

By |januar 14th, 2019|Cambodia, human rights, Hun Sen, News, trade|

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday (14 January) threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the European Union withdraws duty-free trading access over human rights concerns.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Cambodian PM blackmails EU, threatens to exterminate the opposition

Commission to determine EU tariffs on Myanmar, Cambodia rice

By |december 5th, 2018|Cambodia, Copa-Cogeca, human rights, Myanmar, News, rice imports, tariffs|

EU countries failed on Tuesday (4 December)  to determine whether to impose tariffs on rice coming from Cambodia and Myanmar from the start of next year to curb a surge in imports, leaving the European Commission to take the final decision.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission to determine EU tariffs on Myanmar, Cambodia rice

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

By |december 4th, 2018|Cambodia, human rights, Hun Sen, media freedom, News|

Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

Commission: Only ‘economic considerations’ could lead to tariffs on rice imports

By |november 20th, 2018|Cambodia, developing countries, human rights, Myanmar, News, rice imports, tariffs|

An alliance of EU rice producers has called for restoring tariffs on rice imports from Myanmar and Cambodia, in part due to human rights concerns, but Commission sources clarified that the EU executive's ongoing safeguard investigation is linked to pur...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission: Only ‘economic considerations’ could lead to tariffs on rice imports

EU spearheads multilateralism at ASEM summit

By |oktober 19th, 2018|ASEM, Cambodia, China, Donald Trump, Federica Mogherini, human rights, multilateralism, Myanmar, News, One Belt One Road strategy|

European leaders sought to build support from Asia on Thursday (18 October) in defence of free trade and the fight against climate change, to counter the growing protectionism of President Donald Trump's America.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU spearheads multilateralism at ASEM summit

Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

By |oktober 8th, 2018|Cambodia, democratic deficit, Hun Sen, ILO, Margot Wallström, News, trade|

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over human rights concerns.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

Cambodia ruling party claims ‘huge victory’ in vote decried as ‘sham’

By |julij 30th, 2018|Cambodia, dictatorship, Hun Sen, News|

Cambodia's ruling party said it had won a landslide in Sunday's one-horse election, an expected outcome after the main opposition was banned paving the way for leader Hun Sen to prolong his 33 years in power.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Cambodia ruling party claims ‘huge victory’ in vote decried as ‘sham’