Cambodia

NGO releases its report on land concessions

More than 150 companies operating in 18 provinces have been involved in Economic Land Concession-related conflicts since ELCs were established more than 20 years ago, according to an annual report by the NGO Forum on Cambodia. Only 42 of the 158 companies have resolved their conflicts.

Protests planned for Preah Vihear sugar plant’s opening

Representatives of more than 100 ethnic Kuoy villagers plan protest over the opening of a $360 million sugar mill – one of the largest in Asia– owned by Chinese company Rui Feng (Cambodia) International, which has been involved in series of land disputes with local villagers since 2012.