Facing cuts from international donors, Cambodian PM looks to China for more aid

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, facing Western donor pressure over a crackdown on critics before 2018 elections, will seek more aid and investment from China during a visit this week, his aide said on Wednesday.
China is already Cambodia’s biggest donor and its support has bolstered Hun Sen in the face of criticism of what his opponents say amounts to the destruction of democracy.
The aide, Sry Thamrong, said Hun Sen would attend a special summit from Thursday to Sunday held by the…