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Cham fishing boats are in the process of relocating from the tip of Phnom Penh's Chroy Changva peninsula on November 7, 2022, due to the upcoming Asean Summit. (Daniel Zak)

Asean Summit: Fishing Community Near Sokha Hotel Pushed Out

Off the banks of Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changva peninsula, in the shadow of the famous Sokha Hotel, the ubiquitous fishing boats and sand dredgers have been replaced by military vessels, and local fisherpeople have been asked to temporarily clear the area with no compensation until the Asean Summit is over.