Land and Environment
A photo of the Dangkao District Hall posted by the local administration.

Couple Demands $1.6 Million in Dangkao Land Dispute Lawsuit

A couple in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district has filed a lawsuit demanding $1.6 million in compensation from the director of the cadastral office and another couple for allegedly colluding to sell land they have occupied for decades, authorities said.

One More Co. Ltd., a firm directed by the Pheapimex CEO's daughter Choeng Sokuntheavy, received 221.9 hectares of land at the center of Kirirom National Park, according to maps published in late December. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Kirirom National Park, Bati District Land Granted to Elites

Relatives of infamous Pheapimex CEO Choeung Sopheap received forest land in the center of Kirirom National Park, while a minister, tycoons and an apparent relative of first lady Bun Rany all received state land, according to official documents published in late December.