Cambodia’s next leader, Chinese FM pledge to boost ties

Cambodia’s Hun Manet and China’s Wang Yi aim to strengthen ties in Wang’s visit to Phnom Penh. Amid South China Sea tensions, Wang also visited Singapore and Malaysia.

Hun Manet confirmed support for One-China policy and upcoming China visit.

Cambodian king to appoint Hun Sen’s son as new PM

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni is set to appoint Hun Manet as the new prime minister, succeeding his father Hun Sen, who stepped down after decades in power.

Despite criticism of the election’s legitimacy, Hun Manet’s appointment requires a parliamentary confidence vote on August 22.