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Camko city denies land sale

After a real estate agent was convicted of illegally selling plots of land within Camko City development project, a senior figure at developer World City stressed yesterday that at present no land was for sale and warned that any offers were fraudulent. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/31193/camko-city-denies-land-sale/

CamKo struggles to move beyond crash

From the start, the project seemed impossibly ambitious: A $2-billion South Korean satellite city—complete with condominiums, office space, luxury villas, a shopping mall, health clinics, banks and an airport—on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. Claiming the land was not properly appraised, and that the decision ...

George Styllis and Kang Sothear
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/camko-struggles-to-move-beyond-banks-collapse-71320/

Camko City starts third phase

The Now World City company is starting construction of its third phase at Camko City after its satellite city had suspended operations for a while. Kim Duk Kon, the vice president of World City, said that the new project included building luxury villas, with 140 houses ...

Siv Meng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/real-estate/camko-city-starts-third-phase

Construction Set to Resume at CamKo City

Construction on Phnom Penh’s CamKo City project will resume after a year’s suspension following a fraud scandal that left its original financial backer bankrupt, an official at the Ministry of Land Management said Wednesday. CamKo City, located in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district, was halted ...

Hul Reaksmey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/construction-set-to-resume-at-camko-city-45747/

Grand Plans for $80-Billion Capital City Fit for a Techo

If Phoeung Sophoan has his way, Phnom Penh’s days as Cambodia’s capital city are numbered. A secretary of state at the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, Mr. Sophoan has big plans for a new 35,000-hectare capital city north of Phnom Penh called “Samdech ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/grand-plans-for-80-billion-capital%E2%80%88city-fit-for-a-techo-38968/

Cambodia begins to construct 3-storey stock market building in capital center

Cambodia’s Securities Exchange (CSX) on Monday broke ground for the construction of a 3-storey building in the heart of Phnom Penh, the country’s capital. “The construction of the building reflects the government’s firm stance in developing the stock market and the building will build ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-01/28/c_132133406.htm

Three satellite city projects underway

Three projects of the six satellite cities around Phnom Penh that were originally approved by the government have been “significantly” developed, according to officials of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. Lao Tepseiha, deputy director of the construction department of the Ministry ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/Real-Estate/three-satellite-city-projects-underway.html

Koomkin bank takes Camko City to court

The foreign commercial arbitration case between South Korean Kookmin Bank and World City Asset Management and World City, two real-estate development firms, has been received by the Cambodian Court of Appeals. World City Asset Management received a loan from Kookmin bank in Korea in 2007 to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092058819/Business/kookmin-bank-takes-camko-city-to-court.html

Camko City restarts after one-year hiatus

Construction at Camko City, an unfinished, US$2 billion satellite city in northwestern Phnom Penh, has resumed after at least one sentence connecting the mega-project’s chief executive with a Korean banking scandal was dropped. , the company behind Camko City, has resumed the construction of retail space ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082858313/Business/camko-city-restarts-as-banking-scandals-drop.html

Battle Over CamKo City Now in Court

A South Korean government agency and Korean investors in CamKo City are locked in an ownership dispute at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court over the half-built residential development project in Russei Keo district, according to court documents obtained yesterday. Following the collapse of the Busan Savings ...

A Tough Ride for S Korean Property Projects

GS Engineering & Construction broke ground on June 18, 2008 of Cambodia’s largest building the International Finance Complex in Phnom Penh but since then has been suspend or forced to downscale like all of the other building projects in the city. Worth more than $4.5 ...

Cambodia to Cooperate with Korean Prosecutors

Following a meeting in Seoul yesterday, Cambodian officials have reportedly decided to cooperate with South Korean prosecutors in the investigation of Busan Savings Bank Group, where shareholders are suspected of illegally financing $365 million worth of investments in Cambodia, according to Yonhap News. Busan’s ...

Kingdom officials in on Busan probe: report

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported yesterday that Cambodian officials have agreed to assist in the investigation of a scandal ridden South Korean savings bank with investments in the Kingdom. A South Korean investigation has revealed that bank executives and shareholders used deposits to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070450141/National-news/kingdom-officials-in-on-busan-probe-report.html

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