Monthly Archives: December 2014

Singaporean Firm Cancels Deal to Buy Land at Boeng Kak Lake

By: Zsombor Peter, The Cambodia Daily, December 22, 2014 Shukaku Inc. and Singapore’s HLH Group have agreed to terminate plans that would have seen HLH pay Shukaku $14.9 million for a 1.35 hectare plot of land in Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak … Continue reading

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Beoung Kok’s and Borey Kyla’s Gathering in front of Phnom Penh Municipality To Demand for Solution of Land Dispute and Release of Community Activists

By: Urban-voice Cambodia, 22 December 2014 Residents approximately ten families from Beoung Kok and Borey Kyla communities were going to Phnom Penh Municipality to demand for the solution toward land dispute that has been so far a controversial problem. On … Continue reading

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Singapore firm pulls out of planned land deal at Boeung Kak

By: Daniel de Carteret and Chan Muyhong, Phnom Penh Post, 20 December 2014 Developer HLH walks away from $14.9 million deal for 1.3 hectares at controversial site. It’s not a setback, Shukaku says Singapore-listed developer HLH, which had entered into an … Continue reading

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Monks Turn Over Alms Bowls to Protest Jailing of Activists

By: Mech Dara, The Cambodia Daily, December 19, 2014 A group of monks Thursday overturned their alms bowls outside the Ministry of Justice in Phnom Penh in symbolic protest against the recent imprisonment of 18 activists, opposition figures and fellow monks. More … Continue reading

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Shukaku pushes forward at Boeung Kak

By: Shane Worrell and Mom Kunthear,Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 3 December 2014 Local developer Shukaku will step up construction of its controversial Boeung Kak lake development project this month, beginning work on a drainage system and corporate office, a spokeswoman … Continue reading

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Eviction Deadline Passes, But Community Remains

By: Ben Sokhean, The Cambodia Daily,  December 1, 2014 Despite threats of eviction from local authorities, residents of a village in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district said Sunday that a deadline set by City Hall to vacate the area came … Continue reading

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