Opposition Leader Warns Against Destructive Foreign Investmenti
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May 16, 2013
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy says that while his party supports foreign investment in the country, Cambodia must ensure it is not “destroyed in the process.” In an interview with VOA Khmer’s Poch Reasey in Washington, Sam Rainsy said that national interests must be protected and that “you don’t rob our villagers’ lands and properties.” His warnings come amid a report this week that Vietnamese rubber plantations are behind many of the economic developments that have forced rural villagers from their land.

Opposition Leader Warns Against Destructive Foreign Investment

Published May 16, 2013

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy says that while his party supports foreign investment in the country, Cambodia must ensure it is not “destroyed in the process.” In an interview with VOA Khmer’s Poch Reasey in Washington, Sam Rainsy said that national interests must be protected and that “you don’t rob our villagers’ lands and properties.” His warnings come amid a report this week that Vietnamese rubber plantations are behind many of the economic developments that have forced rural villagers from their land.