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Archive for December, 2009

New Year wishes: 2010 a winner?

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

May 2010 be a winner for all of you (without the hand of God). More pictures of the Mundial here…

Land Issues dummy due

Monday, December 28th, 2009

This will probably be the first picture of the land issues in Cambodia book dummy I am working on since a couple of weeks. Hopefully you can download it next year (and that is not too long to wait is it).

Tsunami 5th commemoration

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

This was extremely humbling. More here…

Covert operation

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

A nightly delivery of timber by a military truck without licence plates in a small street? Soldiers transferring timber from one truck to another? Money exchanging hands? A higher ranking military checking on it all from his Camry? I am not so sure all this is legal… I am not so sure conservationists would like […]

New story on a CLEANED site

Monday, December 21st, 2009

As could be expected, the new story is about the fate of the people evicted from Dey Krohom one year ago. All 378 families were dumped again, far from Phnom Penh, hidden from eyesight. What a nice Xmass story…


Friday, December 18th, 2009

Went back to Oudong at the relocation site for the 387 families from Damnak Trayoung, ex Dey Krohom evicted. I do have some doubts about this site. At least half of it, the part with the most families, will be flooded during rainy season. There is no drinking water, there are no latrines (there doesn’t […]

Missed that one…

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Last monday all the families from Damnak Trayoung were moved to Oudong, 40Km NW of Phnom Penh. I was not told… I’m a bit p…d because this eviction somehow is the closure of the Dey Krohom eviction, and I arrived too late to catch the usual chaos. Anyhow… Those people had nothing. Now they might […]

Development develops

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009