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Tonle Sap Vietnamese to stay on river for now

Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities announced they have allowed 750 ethnic Vietnamese families living on the Tonle Sap river to stay until July, after more than 3,000 other Vietnamese families voluntarily relocated to designated areas on higher ground. Provincial governor Chhour Chandoeun said authorities made the decision ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tonle-sap-vietnamese-stay-river-now

Tonle Sap Vietnamese ‘reluctant’ to move

While more than 100 ethnic Vietnamese families out of the 300 living in floating houses on the Tonle Sap River in Kampong Chhnang province are willing to be relocated, a small number are holding out. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tonle-sap-vietnamese-reluctant-move

Local gov’t to move 2,000 families from Tonle Sap

Some 115 Vietnamese and Khmer-Muslim families residing on floating houses on the Tonle Sap River in Kampong Chhnang provinces said they were set to relocate to higher grounds after provincial authorities ordered them to move by year’s end. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/local-govt-move-2000-families-tonle-sap

Floating villages to be relocated

Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities have outlined plans to relocate thousands of families living on the Tonle Sap river in an effort to curb water pollution.   ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36848/floating-villages-to-be-relocated/

Floating villages to be grounded

A government minister has sounded the death knell for Tonle Sap picturesque floating villages after outlining a long-term plan to rehome all those living on the lake. Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon yesterday told Khmer Times he wants to relocate thousands of families living on the lake ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36334/floating-villages-to-be-grounded/

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