July 28, 2022
Trucks lined up, waiting to drop off sand near Boeng Choeng Ek in 2020 (STT)

80 Families at Lake Development Protest Delayed Land Titles

Representatives of about 80 families living around southern Phnom Penh’s major lake development say they fear eviction as sandfilling is nearing their houses and they have yet to receive the land titles promised to them by authorities.

National Assembly president Heng Samrin at the vote for constitutional amendments on July 28, 2022. (Hun Sen’s Facebook page)

Constitutional Amendments Pass Lower House

The National Assembly passed eight amendments to the Cambodian Constitution, with ruling-party lawmakers criticizing opposition to the proposed changes from small political parties.

Opinion: Building Cities for Everyone Is Crucial for Fair, Cohesive Society

For Cambodians at present, fully equitable mobility is not the reality, as cities are built for cars and motorbikes. Designing for visual impairments, pregnancies, all age groups and financial situations will create vibrant cities and a more cohesive society, writes Future Forum’s Ses Aronsakda.