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Meah Ream, 58, second from left, stands with four members of her family on the platform left of their house after Union Development Group guards allegedly destroyed it in late June, in Koh Kong's Kiri Sakor district on June 28, 2021. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

On Huge Resort’s Land, Villagers Live Under Threat of Demolition

Families who built their stilted homes on Kiri Sakor district’s estuaries decades ago say their lives revolve around the antics of the Union Development Group, locked in a stalemate as they repeatedly rebuild the structures that the company’s guards dismantle.

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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.

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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.