Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Svay Rieng villagers call for help

Svay Rieng villagers call for help

About 400 families from Svay Rieng province’s Tras commune, Romeas Hek district, say they have yet to receive assistance from the government or NGOs in a land dispute with a rubber company, despite having filed a complaint with local authorities. “I heard representatives from the company claiming that Samdech Hun Sen had already given them the land, but I don’t believe what they said,” villager representative Yea Yeng said Sunday. The Tras commune residents have accused the Peam Chaing Rubber Company of seizing 400 hectares of cassava and cashew-nut farms as part of a 3,960-hectare planned rubber plantation, the families filed a complaint on December 21. Government officials claim the villagers have been living illegally on state land.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

ACLEDA’s boss on how tech is changing financial services

In today’s world of fast-changing technology, Cambodia is seeing increasing innovation in financial services.

ACLEDA President In Channy on the key to the bank’s success

Post Khmer Editor-in-Chief Kay Kimsong sat down with Dr In Channy, President and Group Managing Director of ACLEDA Bank Plc, to explore the main principle guiding Cambodia’s biggest bank.

A taste of Phnom Penh's first container night market

At the launch of Phnom Penh's newest market, The Post spoke to customers and stallholders about what the hub of bars, food stalls, shops and live music will add to the city's nightlife.