Category Archives: The Mirror

The Mirror: Editorial: The Prime Minister’s Recommendations – Urgent Human and Environmental Concerns

(Above: life at the lake.) [This blog will be linking and reposting The Mirror’s translations and editorials on Boeung Kak in as close chronological order as possible.] The Mirror, August 31, 2008 Mirrors have limits and cannot show everything. This … Continue reading

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The Mirror: Article: Those Who Live at Boeng Kak Lake Go to Give Their Thumbprints to Get Money and New Housing

The Mirror, Vol. 12, No. 575 “Phnom Penh: On 27 August 2008, from morning to night, many citizens, including husbands, wives, and children 18 years and older, went to the headquarters of a company [the writer of this article, focused … Continue reading

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The Mirror: Editorial: Do Phnom Penh City Plans Ignore the Prime Minister’s Recommendations?

The Mirror: In our posting for Tuesday last week, 20.2.2007, we reported the Prime Minister’s Eleven Point Recommendations for the environment and the concern that over-exploitation of natural resources caused by business activities will result in the loss of natural … Continue reading

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The Mirror: Article: Ho Vann: Dredging of Soil to Fill Boeng Kak Lake May Cause Phnom Penh Flooding

The Mirror, Vol. 12, No. 541 “Shukaku Inc., which got a concession for the Boeng Kak Lake area of 133 hectares in Srah Chak Subdistrict, Daun Penh District, has been preparing to connect a pipe to dredge sand from the … Continue reading

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The Mirror: Article: There Will Be Fighting Over Development of Boeng Kak Area Because Those Who Have Large Pieces of Land May Receive Small Ones

The Mirror, Vol. 11, No. 497 “Concerning the Phnom Penh Municipality’s policy on the Boeng Kak area development, the authorities said that there would be development in place, which prompted the question that people who have big houses ask whether … Continue reading

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The Mirror: Article: Hun Sen’s 11-Point Recommendations for the Environment: Over-Exploitation of Natural Resources Caused by Business Activities Will Result in the Loss of Natural Opportunities

The Mirror, Vol. 11, No. 496 [Note from the editor of the Mirror: The following is presented because it reflects a special concern for the long term negative consequences for the country of some short term present actions. The brief … Continue reading

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