Nine Boeng Tamok residents placed under court supervision, face additional charges
Nine Boeng Tamok lake residents face charges of “intentional acts of violence and obstruction of public officials” and were placed under court supervision following a February 21 warrant issued by the Phnom Penh Municipal court. ...
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Orkide director gets 67 hectares on Boeng Tamok
A business associate of the prime minister’s daughter has received 67 hectares from the state on the rapidly filling Boeng Tamok lake in Phnom Penh. Boeng Tamok, one of the city’s last lakes, has been doled out to tycoons and officials’ family members in recent years, ...
City clears fish farms despite Tamok Lake residents’ protests
Residents around Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tamok followed authorities in their boats and protested the filling of the lake, which they said was affecting their fish farm enclosures. ...
Boeng Tamok’s development outweighs preservation of lake, says land official
A Land Ministry official said development of Boeng Tamok in northern Phnom Penh was a higher priority than the water body’s preservation, adding that only a lake like the Tonle Sap was worth preserving. ...