Siamese village folk and traders’ plea to developer

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  • Friday, 11 Mar 2016

Eviction looms: Resident Noo Wan Wan Dee Aroonratana walking out of his ancestral home in Kampung Siam, Pulau Tikus.

GEORGE TOWN: Faced with imminent eviction, residents and business operators of the Siamese village in Pulau Tikus are making a last-ditch plea to the developer - to allow them to continue staying on the land steeped in Siamese history and culture.

The 19 families and 10 business operators said they did not mind sharing the compound with the proposed development of a five-storey budget hotel at the site.

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