Factors influencing academics’ research engagement and productivity: A developing countries perspective

This article was published in Issues in Educational Research on 24 September 2020. The abstract The method The framework (developed from the literature review) The authors Click here to download the article. All images from from the article.

Cambodia Must Move Beyond its “Double Standard” Narrative

This article was published by The Geopolitics on 12 September 2020. By Kimkong Heng Cambodia must jettison its narrative claiming that the European Union has practiced double standards when the bloc decided to withdraw its Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme, which Cambodia has enjoyed since 2001. On Aug. 12, the EU’s decision to partially withdraw the EBA trade scheme fromContinue reading “Cambodia Must Move Beyond its “Double Standard” Narrative”

Post-EBA, Cambodia Needs to Jettison its ‘Double Standard’ Narrative

This article was published by the Diplomat on 10 September 2020. Harping on the EU’s ‘unfair’ withdrawal of trade preferences will do nothing to address the serious challenges facing the country. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? First, it was the queen who was the fairest of them all. Then,Continue reading “Post-EBA, Cambodia Needs to Jettison its ‘Double Standard’ Narrative”

Applauding Cambodia’s COVID-19 success

This article was published by Cambodianess on 12 September 2020. By Kimkong Heng Cambodia’s COVID-19 victory needs to be acknowledged and applauded. Back in May, Cambodia reported zero active cases when its last COVID-19 patient was discharged from hospital. Unfortunately, a total of 113 new cases were confirmed between June and July when the country resumed flights for incomingContinue reading “Applauding Cambodia’s COVID-19 success”

The Need for Cambodia to Deepen its India Engagement

This article was published by Cambodianess on 30 August 2020. By Kimkong Heng and Bunna Vann Cambodia should increase its India engagement to gain support for its post-COVID-19 economic recovery and to mitigate the impact of the European Union’s partial withdrawal of its Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme. India is one of the AsianContinue reading “The Need for Cambodia to Deepen its India Engagement”

The Cambodia dilemma: foreign affairs and human rights in tension

This article was published by new mandala on 01 September 2020. By Kimkong Heng The European Union and the United States face a Cambodia dilemma. Being hard on Cambodia forces Phnom Penh to further align with China – a broader global trend Europe and the US seek to prevent amid China’s ascent as a globalContinue reading “The Cambodia dilemma: foreign affairs and human rights in tension”