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Ministry approves protected area status for Yeak Laom Lake in Ratanakkiri

The Ministry of Environment on Friday approved the registration of the Yeak Laom Lake community natural protected area in Ratanakkiri province to support the preservation of natural resources, culture and eco-tourism. The indigenous community hailed the decision, but said it had come too late to ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-approves-protected-area-status-yeak-laom-lake-ratanakkiri

PM denies development plans for lake in Ratanakkiri

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday denied that the government intends to allow private development around a lake in Ratanakkiri province, which is important to a biologically diverse ecosystem. The denial was sparked by an article published in the Rasmei Kampuchea Daily on Monday that ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-denies-development-plans-lake-ratanakkiri

Yeak Loam Lake given protected status

The government yesterday announced a sub-decree by the office of the Prime Minister to designate Yeak Loam Lake in Ban Lung city in the northeastern province of Ratanakkiri as a new wildlife and ecological protected area. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50503203/yeak-loam-lake-given-protected-status/

Buddha statue not wanted

Ethnic Tumpoun residents from Ratanakkiri’s Banlung district sent petitions to authorities yesterday to protest plans to erect a Buddha statue at Yeak Loam Lake, saying it will bring bad luck to their villages. ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/buddha-statue-not-wanted

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