phnom penh international airport
Residents affected by a new airport development project met with a Kandal district governor on March 28, 2022.

Bulldozers Hit Airport Protesters’ Farms as Senate Steps In

The Senate has urged action from Kandal authorities after receiving a complaint that the powerful developers of Phnom Penh’s new international airport are “bulldozing and encroaching land illegally without paying compensation to owners of the land.”

New Round of Airport Compensation Meets Resistance

Sixty-six houses are marked for measurement to make way for the airport construction, according to a letter issued by the Kandal Stung district governor. The survey would collect data on affected families in preparation for compensation.