Nearly 200 Chinese construction workers detained in Phnom Penh

An inspection at the Sino Great Wall International Engineering’s building site in Phnom Penh yesterday found nearly 200 Chinese workers without work permits, according to an immigration official, though a spokesman for the project’s developer said the employees’ paperwork was in the pipeline. ...

Touch Sokha and Mech Dara

Kantha Bopha nets $6.5M in royal villa sale

The Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals have sold a royal residence in Koh Kong province to the government for about $6.5 million after it was donated to them in October by the king and queen mother.   ...

Khy Sovuthy and Peter Ford

Families file complaint against CPP senator

Nine families who lost their farmland to an under-construction special economic zone (SEZ) in Koh Kong province filed a complaint with the provincial government on Friday seeking to have the land excised from the industrial park and returned to them. ...

Kuch Naren

Tycoon compensates 135 families at SEZ

A long-running land dispute between more than 130 families and the company managing the Koh Kong Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is nearing its end, with only seven families left to sign the compensation agreement, officials confirmed yesterday. ...

Chhay Channyda

Villagers blocked from stopping construction

Security guards hired by the Chinese-owned Union Development Group (UDG) thwarted an attempt Friday by 10 villagers to bring a halt to the company’s clearing of land in Koh Kong province, locals said. ...

Khuon Narim

Minister warns of poor checks at Thai border

Labor Minister Ith Sam Heng said Monday that Thai border officials may be letting Cambodian migrant workers back into Thailand with incomplete paperwork, opening them up to the same risks both countries have been trying to avoid since a mass exodus of Cambodian workers over ...

Phorn Bopha and Aun Pheap

In Remote Rovieng, a Much-Touted Steel Plant Has Not Been Built

Two years ago, a ceremony was held in Rovieng district, a remote area in the northern province of Banteay Meanchey, to herald the construction of a major steel plant here. The much-touted plant would make use of iron ore found here. It was to be a ...

Suy Heimkhemra

Tycoon’s dredging tests locals’ patience

Ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat has defied an order endorsed by the Prime Minster to halt his controversial sand dredging activities on the Tatai river in Koh Kong, prompting authorities to request intervention, documents obtained by The Post reveal. The dredging operation on the ...

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