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The NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

‘An Oknha’s Stomach Can Eat Up Lakes, Mountains and Forests’

The country’s top academic, tired of illegal logging in his institute’s sanctuary, railed against the excess of tycoons: “An oknha’s stomach can eat up lakes, mountains and forests.” The honorific of “oknha,” amid persistent scandals, has acquired a tarnished reputation.