Chinese firm to develop Transport Ministry land

The government has agreed to allow a Chinese company to develop more than 11 hectares of state land in Por Senchey district on condition that it constructs four new buildings and five warehouses for the Transport Ministry on nearly four hectares of land in Russey ...

Ros Chanveasna

Drainage system set for Battambang

The Ministry of Transport yesterday signed an agreement with a Chinese company to build a $9 million drainage system in Battambang town to reduce flooding. The project is being funded by aid provided by the Asian Development Bank for the greater Mekong subregion, which includes $44 ...

Sen David

Villagers block road, demand compensation

About 140 villagers in Koh Kong province set up a roadblock for the second consecutive day Thursday, demanding compensation from a Chinese company they say burned down their homes to make way for part of a multibillion-dollar tourist resort, according to a rights worker and ...

Hul Reaksmey

Huawei to Build 4G Phone Network for Chinese Firm

Chinese Telecommunications giant Huawei has signed a deal to install thousands of transmitters across Cambodia to create a new high-speed mobile telephone and Internet network, according to a statement received yesterday. Huawei Technologies (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. and Xinwei (Cambodia) Telecom Co. Ltd. – a local subsidiary ...

Investment Or Imperialism? Tracking China's Big Ambitions In Cambodia

A few years ago this scene would have played out in China. More specifically, it would have played out in a Chinese coastal region to which millions of rural folks had arrived looking for work. A huge hangar, piles of fabrics of all colors at both ...

In Koh Kong land fight, volunteers requested

More than 30 representatives of families who claim a dispute piece of land in Koh Kong province went to provincial hall for the second time yesterday and submitted an official request to allow Prime Minister Hun Sen’s youth volunteer corps to measure the area. ...

China plans to invest $5 billion to develop sea port, eco-tourism, and airport in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Chinese Union Group and the government of Cambodia plan to ink MoU of construction of mega-development projects in Koh Kong province, southern part of Cambodia. Environment minister Mok Mareth made the announcement upon arrival from China, where he attended APEC meeting in Tainjin on ...

Vietnam Confirms Stake in Sesan Dam Bought by Chinese Firm

A representative of Vietnamese state-owned electricity giant Electricity Vietnam International (EVNI) confirmed yesterday that their stake in a dam project in Stung Treng province has been bought out by their Cambodian and Chinese business counterparts. While Royal Group chairman Kith Meng has maintained that EVNI still ...

Chinese Company Buy Leech From Cambodia

There are a number of Cambodian families employed to be leech catchers in Sor Yeav commune of Kampong Thorn province The villager Sin Ro Kar of Steung Sen district became a leech catcher and a Chinese company bought leeches from his villagers. “We do not know the reason of buying leeches and we ...

Second rice trial to China

Local rice miller Mega Green said it planned to export about 240 tons of milled rice to the Chinese market by the end of June – a second round of test exports to Cambodia’s northern neighbour. Renne Outh, owner of Mega Green Imex Cambodia, told the ...

Cambodian officer killed environment activist then took own life, army says

The Cambodian military has concluded that one of its own police officers killed a prominent environmentalist then took his own life in an incident in a forest rife with illegal logging. Chut Wutty had been taking photographs on Wednesday in a forest where a Chinese company ...

Petition timed to Hu’s visit stymied by police

Two villagers from Koh Kong  province involved in a land dispute with a Chinese company were detained for questioning on Saturday afternoon, halting their plans to file a petition with the Chinese embassy during President Hu Jintao’s visit. Thirty-three other villagers who had planned to deliver ...

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