Some 300 farmers protested for a second day at their local commune office in Preah Vihear province Thursday against a mining company they accuse of threatening to steal their land unless they accepted its compensation offer to relocate. The Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy granted the firm TPBTV Development a license to explore for marble in Rovieng districtís Romdoh commune on November 20, according to a copy of the license. The dispute arose after the firmís attempts to acquire additional land beyond the licensed areaís borders. Koun Sokun, one of the protesters, said 278 affected families were
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