Monthly Archives: July 2011

Community reps added to measurement committee

THe Municipality of Phnom Penh has issued the following press release. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA Nation Religion King The Phnom Penh Capital Hall No. 563 ឆត. ចសម Phnom Penh, July 13, 2011 Attention To: The Lake Representatives, Sangkat Srah Chak, … Continue reading

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‘Unsafe’ mosque at Boeung Kak demolished

Khout Sophakchakrya, Phnom Penh Post, Jul. 19 2011 Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak Mosque has been demolished and will be rebuilt after the government of the United Arab Emirates agreed to donate more than US$1 million to construct a new building … Continue reading

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Boeung Kak fight: Residents offer up their blood

Khout Sophakchakrya, Phnom Penh Post, Jul. 19 2011 The embattled residents of the Boeung Kak lakeside offered yesterday to donate their blood in a sign of solidarity with suffering Cambodians nationwide. Community representatives delivered a letter to the Health Ministry … Continue reading

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NGO reps tour lakeside

Tep Nimol, Phnom Penh Post, Jul. 18 2011 A delegation of representatives from NGOs in 10 countries toured the Boeung Kak lakeside on Saturday to learn about the plight of the thousands of villagers who are being forced from the … Continue reading

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Lakeside construction begins

Khout Sophak Chakrya and Mary Kozlovski, Jul. 12 2011, Phnom Penh Post CONSTRUCTION on the controversial Boeung Kak lake development officially began yesterday, as residents facing eviction from their lakeside homes held a rally to renew their calls for adequate … Continue reading

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MPP: Lake Development Construction Officially Started

News from the MPP website: The Boeung Kak Development Project was officially opened its construction site on July 11, 2011 during a ceremony chaired by H.E Governor KEP Chuk Tema, the high representative of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padie Techo … Continue reading

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Police release two Boeung Kak protesters

Chhay Chhanyda, Jul. 11, Phnom Penh Post TWO representatives of Boeung Kak lake villagers who were detained by police during a protest in central Phnom Penh on Thursday were released the following day. Community representative Tep Vanny said the pair … Continue reading

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