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Hun Sen in a photographed posted on Tuesday to his official Facebook page.

Kandal Commune Chief Outraged by Privatization of Lake

A slew of new government decrees has privatized seven public lakes and waterways in Kandal and further carved up Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tamok. One local commune chief is threatening to resign over the sudden handover of a lake his residents rely on.

Landfilling at Boeng Tamok lake, 2021. (Tran Techseng/VOD)

Justice Ministry to Sell 140 Hectares of Boeng Tamok for Upgrades

Prime Minister Hun Sen granted the Justice Ministry permission to sell 140 hectares of Boeng Tamok lake​ and use the proceeds for infrastructure upgrades, according to a royal decree, with the new diktat coming weeks after the ministry was given land in the lake area.