“The town has been occupied by China,” a Sihanoukville hotel employee said. “But it can’t be helped for the sake of our bread and butter.”
Seventy percent of project will be owned by China, 30 percent by Myanmar. Myanmar’s share will be distributed to the government and public companies including “ethnics”.
The system would combine with a coastal dam in the region to combat climate change, rising sea levels and flooding, as well as to develop infrastructure for road transport, it added.