Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction

Ministry streamlines construction, land title registration mechanism

Representatives from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) have confirmed the overall progress of national land registry records at a recent construction sector forum and said that all Cambodian land titles nationwide will be recorded and digitized within the official land ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485199/ministry-streamlines-construction-land-title-registration-mechanism/

Minister of Land Management Urges Land Registration Officers in Siem Reap

This past week, H.E Say Sam Al, Minister of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction urged all relevant officials to increase land registration activities in Siem Reap in accordance with the government strategic plan. ...

Keo Rachana
https://tinyurl.com/25a6j23u

Govt to transform Run Ta Ek, Peak Sneng into model towns

Efforts to revitalise the towns of Run Ta Ek and Peak Sneng in Siem Reap province are underway as the government aims to transform them into model rural towns, bolstering infrastructure and improving living standards for the residents. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501475860/govt-to-transform-run-ta-ek-peak-sneng-into-model-towns/

Government plans to introduce new land law in mid-term

The government, through the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, plans to introduce a (new) land law, which has been created to replace the old land law that has been in use since 2011 to be in line with the evolution of the ...

Hang Punreay
https://tinyurl.com/ycyvd5ff

Cambodia asks the EU to examine the possibility of cooperating on land registration throughout the country

The Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction, Say Sam Al, requested the European Union examine the possibility of cooperation on land registration throughout the country and the establishment of construction standards in Cambodia to promote economic growth and improve the living standards of ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501439239/cambodia-asks-the-eu-to-examine-the-possibility-of-cooperating-on-land-registration-throughout-the-country/

Cambodia, Japan discuss special economic zone establishment

Inter-ministries and a Japanese delegation have discussed a study project on the establishment of Cambodia-Japan Special Economic Zone, aimed to encourage more Japanese investors to invest in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413751/cambodia-japan-discuss-special-economic-zone-establishment/

No new resettlement at Angkor park

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Say Samal instructed the relevant parties to protect former village land in the Angkor archaeological park. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501375698/no-new-resettlement-at-angkor-park/

Samal urges SR authorities to expedite land title issuance

Say Samal, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, has urged provincial authorities to expedite the issuance of land titles to people who have volunteered to move out of Angkor Archaeological Park Area in Siem Reap province. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501349803/samal-urges-sr-authorities-to-expedite-land-title-issuance/

20,000 ha of protected Tonle Sap area converted into Zone 2

Kampong Thom provincial authorities have converted 20,000 hectares of protected land of Tonle Sap lake from Zone 3 to Zone 2, enabling people residing in the area to do farming. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501314616/20000-ha-of-protected-tonle-sap-area-converted-into-zone-2/

Get vets’ village infrastructure built, urges Sophara

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara urged that infrastructure construction be expedited on more 600ha of land on the Cambodia-Vietnam border that was earmarked for distribution to veterans and their families, as well as the impoverished. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/get-vets-village-infrastructure-built-urges-sophara

Land ministry resolves 11,085 disputes in nearly two decades

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction reported that from 2003 to 2022, the Ministry received 14,567 complaints of land disputes from across the country, resolving 11,085 cases with 3,482 cases still pending. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501243749/land-ministry-resolves-11085-disputes-in-nearly-two-decades/

2,534 high-rise buildings completed by 2022

According to a study issued on December 27, the Ministry of Management stated that from 2000 until November this year, 2,534 high-rise structures were constructed, including 1,674 in Phnom Penh, 685 in Sihanoukville, 131 in Banteay Meanchey, and 43 in other places. Among the high-rise buildings, ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/2534-high-rise-buildings-completed-by-2022

Authorities reclaim 65,000 hectares of flooded forest

About 65,000 hectares of flooded forest around the Tonle Sap Lake have been reclaimed, with 5,000 families relocated, to prevent further encroachment, according to the spokesman for the Ministry of Land Management. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/authorities-reclaim-65000-hectares-of-flooded-forest

Gov’t expects to complete land title exercise this year

The government has issued more than six million land titles over the last five years with the final batch expected to be completed this year. Theng Chan Sangvar, Secretary of State of Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, said yesterday that 6,584,778 land ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501138221/govt-expects-to-complete-land-title-exercise-this-year/

Cambodia’s urban population to reach 7.92M by 2030

Cambodia’s urban population will rise to 7.92 million by 2030, accounting for 44 percent of the total population from 6.13 million or 39.5 percent in 2019, said Pen Sophal, secretary of state at the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction, recently. ...

Sok Sithika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501133955/cambodias-urban-population-to-reach-7-92m-by-2030/

Construction sector totaled $5.3b in 2021

Construction investment in Cambodia totaled $5.3 billion in 2021, mainly from China, South Korea, and Japan, according to the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction. The ministry also revealed a total of 4,303 construction projects were approved by the government in 2021. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/construction-sector-totaled-53b-in-2021

Land titles handed over to indigenous people

The provincial authorities of Ratanakiri handed over land titles to residents of two villages in one of its districts. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083732/land-titles-handed-over-to-indigenous-people/

Construction projects without permission face trouble

In response to the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction’s (MLMUP) instruction to get permission before starting construction of a building, construction companies said that it would be difficult to have permission when repairing a small building. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501057397/construction-projects-without-permission-face-trouble/

Minister: Permits needed ahead of all construction

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara has issued a letter banning architects and engineers from carrying out construction or demolition work without permits from the authorities. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minister-permits-needed-ahead-all-construction

The Ministry of Land Management records more than $115 million in annual revenue

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction collected more than 472 billion riels (approx. more than $115 million) in revenue to add to the national budget. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50998337/the-ministry-of-land-management-records-more-than-115-million-in-annual-revenue/

Up to 6.3 million land tittles issued to date

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction issued some 6.3 million land titles to people as of November this year, and set to reach 100 percent of land registration by the year of 2023. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50967311/up-to-6-3-million-land-tittles-issued-to-date/

Nearly 3,000 construction projects approved in first eight months of the year

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction approved a total of 2,901 construction proposals in the first eight months this year, a year-on-year decrease of 13 percent. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50947979/nearly-3000-construction-projects-approved-in-first-eight-months-of-the-year/

Cambodia and Australia agree to further improve construction safety with new guidelines

The continued strong relationship between Australia and Cambodia improved further yesterday, as Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang and Land Management Ministry secretary of state Chhann Saphan signed a Subsidiary Arrangement to formalise cooperation on enhancing construction safety in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936736/cambodia-and-australia-agree-to-further-improve-construction-safety-with-new-guidelines/

Ministry asserts power over state private land

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has reasserted its authority to conduct cadastral surveys of land plots that aim to establish leaseholder rights over state private land. State private land is legally defined as all property that belongs to the state but does ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-asserts-power-over-state-private-land

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