The ramifications of the land grab seven years ago, and the role of ANZ in financing the Phnom Penh Sugar (PPS) refinery, are still being felt today. Representative of victims are traveling to Melbourne to lobby ANZ's institutional investors for investigating their complaint against ANZ.
A colossal sugar mill in Preah Vihear province will roar to life again next week. Rui Feng (Cambodia) International’s sugar mill and refinery, Chinese-owned firm and its four sister companies collectively hold five separate ELC licences covering a total 40,000 hectares.
Cambodia has agreed for a China-based firm to invest $100 million in freshwater and seawater aquaculture projects to supply fish for local demand and export, beginning with a pilot zone to grow tilapia fish in 200 hectares of ponds before investing in 2,000 hectares.
Representative from nearly 200 families protested at the Ministry of Land Management in Phnom Penh, demanding the ministry expedite a solution to their land disputes with three sugarcane plantation companies in Koh Kong province.
About 500 people representing thousands of families from by citizens from Kampong Speu, Koh Kong, Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces affected by the development of sugarcane plantations requested intervention from Hun Sen.
China sugarcane company Rui Feng continued its campaign to clear disputed land in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia yesterday, even after a video of its employees seemingly trying to beat villagers surfaced online earlier this week.
Some 100 farmers who have spent the past 11 days sleeping on land to guard it from bulldozers in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia are exhausted by empty promises from the government to solve their problem.
In its Zero Deforestation Commitment published today, SOCFIN in Cambodia commits to manage and develop its rubber plantations in Mondulkiri while protecting the environment, respecting local communities and providing full transparency.
About 100 farmers from Koh Kong province traveled to Phnom Penh to press government officials for a solution to their long-running land disputes with a trio of sugarcane plantations they accuse of stealing their land.