Hundreds of people block road as airport project damages rice crops

Villagers set up camp to block a street leading to a new airport construction site. The development is locked in a dispute with villagers in Kandal province's Kandal Stung district, May 17, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

Around 200 people affected by a mega-airport project in Kandal province have been protesting the damaging of their rice crop by developers by blocking the road to the project’s site in Kandal Stung since Friday.