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Hun Sen: Lakes filled in for national developments

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced continued operations to fill some lakes in Phnom Penh to create land for developments, though he is against the unrelated practice of damming rivers or blocking waterways. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50806569/tamouk-lake-slated-for-development-reservoir-to-get-retaining-wall/

Lake filling in capital draws CSOs concern

Civil society organisations (CSOs) working on the environment and human rights have expressed concern about filling parts of Boeung Tamok Lake to create new parcels of land on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lake-filling-capital-draws-csos-concern

Deadline to vacate Phnom Penh’s largest lake set

Prek Pnov district authorities have notified local fishermen to remove lattices and ponds completely from the Boeung Tamok Lake by the end of this year.​​ The warning comes after years of delays. Prek Pnov district governor Sok Sambath told The Post on November 19 time had ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deadline-vacate-phnom-penhs-largest-lake-set

Lake set for development

The government is set to hand over 38ha of Boeung Tamok Lake for development, according to two sub-decrees dated September 1 and seen by The Post on Sunday. The first sub-decree says 15ha of the lake will be given to the National Committee for Disaster Management, ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lake-set-development

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