Koh Kong
Mother Nature activists campaign in Phnom Penh to turn Koh Kong Krao island into a national park. (Mother Nature)

Youth Environmentalists Campaign to Protect Koh Kong Krao

A group of young environmentalists passed out pamphlets and posted banners this week in Phnom Penh to promote the protection of Koh Kong Krao island, urging people to support preservation of the largest island in Cambodia after the government gave development rights to a private company owned by tycoon Ly Yong Phat.

Koh Kong Provincial Hall. (Koh Kong provincial administration Facebook page)

Koh Kong Sea-Filling Development Is Permitted: Official

Koh Kong provincial authorities said sand-filling, clearing mangroves and constructing buildings in part of the sea in Sre Ambel district had official permission to proceed despite an outpouring of concern on social media.

A photo of Long Bay casino and hotel posted on Zhengheng Group's Facebook page.

PR Rep Offers Money to Remove Company From UDG Scam Article

A public-relations officer has asked VOD to remove the Zhengheng Group from an article on scam operations and offered money to do so, saying the company is helping authorities crack down on illegal businesses in its Koh Kong compound.

Land disputants from Koh Kong and Kampong Speu gathered in Phnom Penh to petition state institutions on September 6, 2022. (Kay Nara/VOD)

Hundreds of Land Disputants Gather in Phnom Penh

An estimated 1,000 land disputants from Koh Kong and Kampong Speu provinces gathered in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to petition national state institutions, seeking their intervention to drop court actions against community representatives.

The two images on the left show the Long Bay Duty Free Shop and Long Bay Casino Hotel from posts on Zheng Heng Group's website, while the image to the right is a screenshot of the same buildings. (Supplied)

Rescue Reveals Scam Compound at Koh Kong’s UDG

A Taiwanese man came to Cambodia to try to get his stepson out of forced labor in Koh Kong’s Union Development Group concession, but complications arose after the father reported the case to local authorities.