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US-China tensions

Chinese resort developer in Cambodia hit with US sanctions

UDG accused of 'predatory' behavior at project occupying 20% of nation's coast

PHNOM PENH -- The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday imposed sanctions on China's Union Development Group, the company behind the controversial Dara Sakor tourism development on Cambodia's coast.

The Treasury's stated reason was that UDG intimidated and evicted families from their homes on the company's 45,000 hectare concession to make way for the development in the western province of Koh Kong.

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