Khun Sear’s company clears way for Arey Ksat satellite city

The Mekong riverbank being filled in with sand and stones by tycoon Khun Sear's company in Kandal province's Arey Ksat commune, July 7.CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Residents living in Arey Ksat have been surprised to learn that a stretch of the Mekong is being filled in to pave the way for a 70-hectare satellite city developed by the Khun Sear Import Export Company, owned by the well-connected real estate tycoon Khun Sear.