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The Phnom Penh municipal court has postponed a hearing regarding the eviction of Koh Pich residents until November 3, to give the parties more time to negotiate over compensation.

In a closed-door session on October 20, Judge Kim Ravy said there was to be no eviction of the 27 families remaining on the fertile island until the next hearing.

City Hall filed a complaint to the court on August 30, asking that the residents be evicted to make way for the development of a satellite city on the island.

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