In The News: Pay to Protest – Tax $39 Million

The Phnom Penh Post, September 04 2008, Page 03: Boeng Kak lawyer Fails to file appeal due to court tax
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2008090421528/National-news/Boeung-Kak-lawyer-fails-to-file-appeal-due-to-court-tax.html
Phnom Penh Municipal Court Demands $39.5 Million to file a complaint against Shukaku Inc.
Residents of Boeung Kak also marched to city hall and had a three hour meeting regarding the future of the lake area.

The Cambodia Daily, September 04 2008, Page 31: Talks Between City and Lake Residents Fruitless:
“officials told residents that compensation wasn’t possible. The officials also told the residents that their request to stop the company’s pumping project should go directly to the firm.”

(Below: life on the lake.)
House on Boeung Kak

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