Arrests Threatened Over Unlawful Sihanoukville Casino

The Chinese owners of a Sihanoukville casino leaking streams of wastewater into the ocean have been threatened with arrest by provincial authorities, who say the resort complex is being built illegally and despite repeated official warnings.

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Chinese Video Stokes Fears, Sparks Police Inquiry

A widely shared video showing almost 20 tattooed men aggressively chanting about chaos in Sihanoukville was possibly linked to a Chinese criminal group, the Chinese Embassy has suggested, sparking a police investigation.

Eight Arrested in Land Dispute Charged and Jailed

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court has charged the eight residents of Prey Nob district’s Bit Traing commune who were arrested last week over a land dispute that turned violent when they began hurling rocks at police sent to clear their homes.

Eight Arrested in Land Dispute Near Sihanoukville

Eight people were arrested on Friday for using violence against authorities after they pelted rocks at police sent by the Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court to enforce orders to clear their homes in the coastal province’s Prey Nob district.

Sihanoukville Casino Leaking Sewage, Activists Say

Dark discharges of sewage are being released into Sihanoukville’s Independence Beach, environmental activists say, contradicting a recent proclamation by Land Minister Chea Sophara that he had reined in polluting seaside businesses.