Monthly Archives: June 2011

SEA Globe: A Last Opportunity

Sebastian Strangio, SEA Globe, Jun. 22 2011 With its carpet of water-logged morning glory and panoramic sunsets, visitors and locals once treasured Boeung Kak lake as a rural oasis amidst the traffic-choked streets of central Phnom Penh. Two years after … Continue reading

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BKL community petitions EU

Jun. 28, 2011. Some 200 Boeung Kak residents gathered at the EU offices in Phnom Penh to petition the EU to put pressure on the Cambodian government to ensure the lake’s remaining residents are granted on-site housing. Ten community representatives … Continue reading

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1.6 Million Titles Issued, but Problems Persist

Philip Heijmans, The Cambodia Daily, Jun. 27 2011

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B Kak Houses Flooded; Governor Blames Sewage

Chhorn Chansy, The Cambodia Daily, Jun. 23 2011

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Boeung Kak today

These photos were taken on Jun. 19, 2011.

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Boeung Kak today – a lake no more

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Community denounces TV claims

Jun. 13, 2011. Representatives of the Boeung Kak community organised a press conference this morning to denounce claims made on national television. TVK stated lakeside residents are illegally occupying state land, a claim the community denies. CEN also covered the … Continue reading

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