Phnom Penh deputy governor Khuong Sreng oversaw the demarcation of five more plots of land Thursday in the city’s Boeng Kak neighborhood, where at least 48 families are still fighting for formal land titles. Some 3,000 families have been evicted from the neighborhood since the city leased the area to CPP Senator Lao Meng Khin in 2007 for his high-end real estate project. Nearly 700 families who held out against the evictions were granted titles afterward, but a few are still fighting for titles of their own. Getting their plots measured by the city is a key step in the
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