A move by Cambodia's single-party parliament to allow banned politicians to potentially return to politics has further stoked divisions in the country's fractured opposition, with some welcoming the development and others dismissing it as a political gambit.
A Chinese naval base in Koh Kong or in any coastal area inside Cambodia would greatly damage the current state of excellent Asean-China ties and jeopardise China's many regional and global schemes, including its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Transition of power, however, has historically been tricky. Prime Minister Hun Sen has been in power almost three times as long as Merkel. And he has mused recently that his son might one day take over from him.https://bit.ly/2EsUin6;