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Re: House Collapsed into the Water

Postby Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:51 pm

Meanwhile, the construction foreman is nowhere to be seen...
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Re: House Collapsed into the Water

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:06 pm

It seems that cause and effect has been established: the landfill was indeed responsible for the collapse of the neighbouring restaurant. The restaurant owner says that not enough compensation was offered and the landfill operator has fled:

No Solution on Menu for Restaurant Owner
The owner of Chroy Changvar’s riverside Boeung Samraong restaurant, which sunk into the Mekong last month after a neighboring land filling operation collapsed one of its support columns, has refused the small compensation offered to him by the operation’s owners.

“According to my conversation with the victim, he wants the culprit to come for a negotiation after the compensation that was offered to him was unacceptable,” said Prek Leap commune chief Preab Mony.

“They [the owners of the land filling operation] also used bad language with the victim. They said they offered $40,000 in compensation as concession.”

The use of the word “concession” angered the eight-year-old restaurant’s owner, Lieutenant Colonel Meas Chhon, as his business, worth an estimated $250,000, was entirely destroyed in the collapse on June 21.

Mr. Mony described the current state of negotiations between the two parties as at a standstill, with the owner of the land filling operation having fled and changed his phone number... ... ant-owner/
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