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Concession granted in protected area

The government has awarded 8,000 hectares of land to a rubber company inside the Boeung Per Wildlife Sanctuary in Kampong Thom province, according to a recent sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen. The sub-decree, dated June 17, states that the concession, which has been carved out of a protected area spanning 242,500 hectares, was granted to Caoutchouc Mekong Co Ltd.



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