Chinese owned businesses in Cambodia seem to be a law unto themself, a polluting casino ordered closed by the government in March continuing with business as usual. Frustrated by the lack of action by local authorities, a Cambodian environmental campaigner plans to seek the help of the Sihanoukville court to have the resort demolished and the owners held accountable.
The plan to reach out to Cambodia’s judiciary to order the country’s laws enforced is the latest escalation in tension between Chinese developers and Cambodian environmental campaigners concerned at the damage being caused to the Sihanoukville ecosystem in tandem with aggressive Chinese development.
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