City Hall announced a new plan to improve living standards in the city’s poorest areas Tuesday on International Human Rights Day, while representatives for the urban poor continued to call on the municipality to issue longsought after land titles. Addressing a crowd of 600 at Olympic Stadium, including representatives of 49 civil society groups and NGOs, Phnom Penh governor Pa Socheatvong cited a housing project in Pur Senchey district as evidence that City Hall was acting to improve living conditions for the city’s poor. “There is a partnership be*tween Phnom Penh municipality and civil society to strengthen the
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