Cambodian export ban does not stop dredging operations in Preah Sihanouk

At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year.

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Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

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