PM issues warning over ELCs

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned again that economic land concessions granted to private companies will be withdrawn if the companies fail to resolve land disputes with villagers who have lived in their concession area for “a long time”. The premier ordered relevant ministries to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011082951305/National-news/land-disputes-pm-issues-warning-over-elcs.html

More rallies against rubber

More than 300 villagers from Kampong Cham province’s Chamkar Leu, Memot, and Stung Trang districts gathered in Phnom Penh on Friday to protest against a plan to relocate them from their land in order to make way for rubber plantations. The villagers contend they have ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011082951307/National-news/more-rallies-against-rubber.html

Settle Disputes, Or Lose Land, Hun Sen Warns

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday once gain warned owners of economic land concessions to resolve disputes with villagers living on the land or risk having their licenses revoked, according to a statement from the Council of Ministers. The prime minister, following up on similar ...

1st Chinese Animal Feed Mill Launches in Cambodia

Phnom Penh–The first Chinese animal feed mill officially inaugurated here on Sunday, bringing the number of the same kind of factories in the country to five, said Cambodian Minister of Agriculture. “The factory is a new achievement of good cooperation between the governments and the peoples ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-08/28/c_131079538.htm

Cambodia and N-Korea Update Trade Ties

Ouch Borith, Secretary of State for Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Ri Myong San, Trade Vice-Minister of DPRK, signed an agreement where Cambodia and North Korea agreed to expand bilateral trade, technology, agriculture, industry, investment and the health sector on July ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/

Kampot Seeks to Rise Pepper Production in 2012

After the harvesting of peppers from Jan 1 to May 31 this year, farmers in Kampot province were able to harvest 16 tons and the hope is to increase production to 20 tons in 2012. Nguon Lay, the head of Kampot pepper community, said on ...

Rice Exports to China Rise

Following a meeting on Aug 9, between Chan Saron, from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and a delegate from China National Cereal, Oils and Foodstuff Cooperation (CNCOFC) that was led by Jiang Fan of the Chinese Commercial Department of Foreign Affairs, rice exports ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/

Cambodian 'Avatars' Rally to Save Forest

More than one hundred villagers dressed as the forest people from the hit film “Avatar” protested in the Cambodian capital Thursday against the destruction of the country’s Prey Lang forestThey say the forest, which is a source of livelihood for some 200,000 mainly indigenous people, ...

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jw3Dxq6_ZC6zt7Kl0VnOPSULvplg?docId=CNG.b990893f53ecd8dbb389b03f5e073bc2.7b1

Deals to Export Rice, Cassave to China Made

Cambodia’s TTY Corporation Co Ltd signed a $20 million deal yesterday with the state-owned China Grain Reserves Corp to process and export rice to China. The deal between TTY Corp and China Grain Reserves Corp’s Guangzhou branch, called Sinograin, was sealed with an agreement to ...

(Hul Reaksmey, p 27)
http://www.camnet.com.kh/cambodia.daily/

Cambodian, Chinese Firms Sign Cassava Purchase Agreement

The China National Food Industry (Group) Corp and Cambodia’s Le Ye Rubber Co. on Sunday signed a cassava purchase deal. The agreement was signed between Cai Yongfeng, the president of China National Food Industry Group, and Gao Hong Zhi, CEO of Le Ye Rubber Co. ...

http://cambodiatodayz.com/cambodian-chinese-firms-sign-cassava-purchase-agreement.html

Protected forest ‘is finished’

In the latest government backed appropriation of protected land, nearly 20,000 hectares of the Boeung Per wildlife sanctuary have been reclassified as state private land for agro-industrial development. Two sub-decrees, obtained by The Post this week and initialed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on July ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

Mass Evictions Loom for Wildlife Sanctuary

Ms Sam On, 37, has already lost her house. It was one of three homes razed in April by Kratie provincial military police, environment officials and workers of the Sovannvuthy rubber company, after a tense stand-off with about 100 villagers that villagers said ended with ...

Malaysian interest up in Cambodia’s land concessions

Lion Forest Industries Berhad will seek to acquire a 9,995 hectare concession in Cambodia, the latest in a number of Malaysian firms eyeing the Kingdom to increase land banks this year. The firm aims to cultivate rubber and palm oil on the proposed concession in Preah ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072950711/Business/malaysian-interest-up-in-cambodias-land-concessions.html

Cambodia eyes solar future for rural power

Cambodian officials yesterday touted the potential for green energy to meet its goal of bringing electricity to 100 percent of households by 2020. The Kingdom was looking to develop solar energy, small-scale hydropower and biomass-fuelled power to meet the target, said Ministry of Industry, Mines and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072950712/Business/cambodia-eyes-solar-future-for-rural-power.html

Environment Minister Defends Concessions

Environment Minister Mok Mareth yesterday defended the recent surge of economic land concessions granted by his ministry inside the country’s enviornmental conservation areas, saying that they would do more to help the areas than hurt them. Mr Mareth’s comments came while responding to questions at ...

Planned Multimillion-Dollar Sugar Plantation Suspended

Mong Reththy Group has suspended a $115 million sugar plantation project that has been three years in the works, CPP Senator Mong Reththy said yesterday. According to Mr Reththy, the suspension is due to “internal” issues facing the French partner in the project, Groupe Sucres ...

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