Kampong Thom
The Tonle Sap delta outside Kampong Chhnang town is split with islands covered in small farms. Just north of the delta, the river widens into the Tonle Sap lake. (Andrew Haffner/VOD)

Kampot Port Receives More Sea, Tonle Sap Transfer Proceeds

Around 10,000 hectares around the Tonle Sap lake have had protections relaxed, purportedly to legitimize families already using the land, while a port project linked to tycoon Try Pheap received 150 hectares off the coast of Kampot.

Kampong Thom provincial military police chief Hang Thol in August 2021, in a photo from the Kampong Thom provincial military police Facebook page.

Deputy Village Chief Killed in Online Gambling Sting

Eleven Kampong Thom military police officers have been detained for an investigation into the death of a deputy village chief that occurred during a crackdown at an alleged online lottery cafe, said the provincial military police commander.