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In Brief: Boeung kak residents speak

In Brief: Boeung kak residents speak

City

residents affected by Shukaku Inc's controversial Boeung Kak

development will hold a press conference this morning to respond to a

televised statement by the developer that most residents are in favour

of the project. In a statement issued Wednesday, the residents said:

"We, the Boeung Kak residents, wish to deny the news report of February

24 and 25 in which Mr Lao Van, a representative of Shukaku Inc, said

that 70 percent of families agree with the development. It is not true

- just 21 percent of families support the project."

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