PHNOM PENH (Kyodo) The Cambodian-Japanese company that operates Cambodia’s Killing Fields memorial near Phnom Penh is increasing revenues from the site and has been providing scholarships for underprivileged Cambodian students from the proceeds.

JC Royal Co., a joint venture between Cambodians and a Japanese nongovernmental organization, came under heavy fire when it was announced last year that the city of Phnom Penh was “privatizing” the Choeung Ek Genocide Site.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.