Agricultural production attracts big businesses

A number of Vietnamese billionaires decided to pour money into agriculture projects. Trinh Van Quyet, the second richest billionaire, has got the nod from Thanh Hoa provincial authorities for a project to grow 1,300 hectares of sugarcane and rubber.

Cambodian villagers march to ask for foreign intervention in land dispute

Around 50 villagers representing 90 families from Lor Peang village in Kampong Chhnang province presented petitions to the U.S. and European Union embassies among others, accusing KDC International—a company run by Chea Keng, wife of Cambodia’s Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem—of encroaching on their land.