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Boeung Kak Beach

Boeung Kak Beach

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Tracey Shelton

The extent of the filling-in of Boeung Kak lake is apparent in this photograph taken last week. Developer Shukaku has been pumping sand into the lake since August, after City Hall granted it a 99-year lease to develop the natural reservoir. Rights groups and residents have decried the reclamation, which many blame for widespread flooding in the capital.

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