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The Tonle Sap delta outside Kampong Chhnang town is split with islands covered in small farms. Just north of the delta, the river widens into the Tonle Sap lake. (Andrew Haffner/VOD)

Kampot Port Receives More Sea, Tonle Sap Transfer Proceeds

Around 10,000 hectares around the Tonle Sap lake have had protections relaxed, purportedly to legitimize families already using the land, while a port project linked to tycoon Try Pheap received 150 hectares off the coast of Kampot.

A bridge connects two separate sections of the Thmor Da SEZ. (Tran Techseng/VOD)

Sar Kheng Attacks Police Excuses in Scam Trafficking

The dusty road outside tycoon Try Pheap’s Thmor Da SEZ in Pursat is empty. But behind locked metal gates, its shabby buildings appear full of inhabitants. Interior Minister Sar Kheng this week called out police excuses in their crackdown on scam compounds, urging vigilance.

Tycoon Try Pheap in a photo posted on February 17, 2021 (Facebook: Try Pheap Group)

Police Rescue Cambodian Woman From Try Pheap SEZ, Deny She Was Sold

Police rescued a woman from a quarantine center for Try Pheap’s Special Economic Zone in Pursat on Wednesday night. But she had merely wanted to leave “because it was too quiet,” an official said, without answering why police intervention was needed.