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The Future of Asia 2022

Cambodia's Hun Sen defends succession plan, denies China 'debt trap'

PM questions whether Biden's IPEF initiative will have 'same destiny' as TPP

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen addresses Nikkei's Future of Asia conference on May 27. (Photo by Suzu Takahashi) 

TOKYO -- Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday hit back at criticism of his plans to pass power directly to his eldest son, Hun Manet, while also rejecting suggestions that the country is overly dependent on China.

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