Koreans, Kok An face off in land dispute

A tense stand-off between staff from a South Korean development firm and representatives of tycoon and ruling party Senator Kok An took place in northern Phnom Penh on 16 September, over what the Korean company says is an attempted land grab.

More than 20 Korean and Cambodian staff members from developer World City held up placards and prevented excavators and a bulldozer from moving onto the land in Tuol Kork district.

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