Chinese President Xi Jinping with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L). Photo: Kyodo

US fears China-backed resort in Cambodia could house military and ‘threaten coherence in Asean’

  • The US$3.8 billion China-backed Dara Sakor development takes up 20 per cent of Cambodia’s coastline and plans a resort, international airport, power stations, a deep water port and industrial estate
  • Officials familiar with the project say it could be part of a larger Chinese plan to establish a military presence in the strategically position Southeast Asian country
Topic |   Cambodia

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Chinese President Xi Jinping with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L). Photo: Kyodo
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