Koh Kong
Koh Kong

Koh Kong Residents Protest UDG at Chinese Embassy

About 20 residents of Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor and Botum Sakor districts involved in a land dispute with the Union Development Group (UDG) said Chinese diplomats on Monday pledged to help them find a resolution to their 11-year-old woes after they made a five-hour trip to Phnom Penh to protest at the embassy.

Citizin and Security Guard of UDG

Commune Chief Called for Questioning Over UDG Development

Residents living around the $3.8-billion resort project by China’s Union Development Group (UDG) say they are worried for their safety after even their Cambodian People’s Party commune chief has now been summoned for questioning over a road they were building to local population centers.

Koh Kong Court Summons Deported Spanish Activist

The Koh Kong Provincial Court has summoned the co-founder of the environmental activist group Mother Nature, Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson, for a court hearing despite the fact that he was deported from Cambodia more than four years ago and has been repeatedly denied his requests to return.

Hun Sen Threatens Defiant Citizens With Electricity Cuts

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered authorities to cut off the electricity supply over the coming Khmer New Year period of anyone who claims recent power outages are due to a government plan to build support for new hydropower dams.