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ING land revoked after failures

The government has decided to revoke five land titles given to tycoon Ing Bun Hoaw after his company, ING Holdings, failed to develop infrastructure along Boeng Choeung Ek lake and erect a satellite city in Phnom Penh and Kandal province’s Takhmao city. The Council of Ministers ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50623221/ing-land-revoked-after-failures/

Land win for satellite city families

Nearly 400 families in Prek Takong I village have won a five-year battle to regain control of land earmarked for a new satellite city being developed by ING Holdings. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50505752/land-win-for-satellite-city-families/

Kandal locals ask for government intervention as lake filled in

More than 300 families briefly blocked the entrance to the Kandal Provincial Hall on Monday morning to ask the governor to intervene in a land dispute with well-connected conglomerate ING Holdings, which they say has built a fence around Boeung Chi Po, one of multiple ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-locals-ask-government-intervention-lake-filled

Government swaps 30 hectares

The Ministry of Interior is giving 30 hectares of land to a well-connected development company in exchange for a smaller piece of land on the southern outskirts of Phnom Penh. The land swap, announced in a sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on January 18, ...

Mech Dara and Daphne Chen
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-swaps-30-hectares

Ministry loves company

About 130 villagers and more than 20 of their children demonstrated in front of the Ministry of Land Management from 8am to noon yesterday, demanding that the government exclude their villages from a proposed development plan and protect their homes by granting them land titles. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-loves-company

Eviction fears grow at lake

Villagers living in raised houses on the capital’s Boeung Tumpun lake fear their eviction is on the horizon as sand pumping increases at the site, they said yesterday. In recent months, heavy machinery has been at work at the Boeung Tumpun site. Sand pumping has ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091758736/National-news/eviction-fears-grow-at-lake.html

Residents could be evicted as pumped sand fills the Boeung Tumpun lake

Heavy machinery is pumping millions of tonnes of sand from the river into the Boeung Tumpun lake in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The area is home to some 2000 families and rumours suggest they will be evicted to develop the land once the lake is filled. The ...

http://www.demotix.com/news/1454508/residents-could-be-evicted-pumped-sand-fills-boeung-tumpun-lake#media-1454415

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