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Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction

Koh Kong police break up protest, arrest four

Koh Kong police dispersed a protest in front of the provincial hall around 2am on Tuesday, removing tents and arresting four protestors. The protesters set up tents in front of the provincial hall on Monday in an effort to accelerate a solution. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-police-break-protest-arrest-four

Ministry dismisses protestors, says they lack legal basis for land claims

The Ministry of Land Management yesterday said that the villagers who came to protest outside their offices in the capital over land disputes either had already had resolutions delivered or lacked any legal basis for complaint. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765197/ministry-dismisses-protestors-says-they-lack-legal-basis-for-land-claims/

Construction inspectors appointed

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has appointed 362 inspectors to monitor, observe, research, inspect, collect evidence, and promote the implementation of construction laws throughout the Kingdom.​ Civil society organisations have voiced support for the action, but emphasise enforcement must be carried ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/construction-inspectors-appointed

Construction sector creates hundred thousands of jobs

The Kingdom’ construction sector has created more than 170,000 jobs in average per day across the country in the first half this year, an increase from 134,000 compared with the same period last year, according to figures from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752957/construction-sector-creates-hundred-thousands-of-jobs/

Protected land given to people

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered three ministries to allocate land in protected areas, including wildlife sanctuaries, to the people. Possible recipients can receive previously banned land if they can show they are truly dependent and lived there for many years. He also warned of ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/protected-land-given-people

Olympia City on schedule despite pandemic

While development projects have delayed construction due to the Covid-19 pandemic, construction of the two tallest buildings in Olympia City has not slowed, according to its project manager, Meng Chamroeun. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/olympia-city-schedule-despite-pandemic

Ministry to resolve all state land disputes by next year

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday the Land Management Ministry has committed to resolving all disputes involving state land in the Kingdom by next year. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694708/ministry-to-resolve-all-state-land-disputes-by-next-year

Ministry refuses to intervene in Koh Kong land dispute

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction refused to intervene in land disputes in Koh Kong province’s Botum Sakor district after 77 families involved in the conflict requested its intervention. The ministry said those disputes had already been solved by an inter-ministerial committee. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-refuses-intervene-koh-kong-land-dispute

Land dispute case sent to Kampong Speu governor

A land dispute case involving 20ha has been referred to the governor of Kampong Speu after the alleged victims – 156 families who lost their land – petitioned the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction to get involved. On Wednesday, Minister of Land ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-dispute-case-sent-kampong-speu-governor

Minister Chea Sophara presides over ceremony for new building

Minister Chea Sophara yesterday reportedly presided over a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new Land Management Ministry building on a three-hectare plot of land in the capital’s Sen Sok district. The ministry last week announced it will be relocating to the new premises ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50684881/minister-chea-sophara-presides-over-ceremony-for-new-building

Hun Sen orders probe into land dispute cases

Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the relevant authorities to probe four land-related cases following a series of complaints from the Khmer Rise Party (KRP), which studied them. Four letters, signed by members of the Council of Ministers and its secretary of state Hing Thoraksy on ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-orders-probe-land-dispute-cases

Minister calls on construction companies to verify their work

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has called on all trade professionals that work in the construction sector to have their design and construction work verified. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679696/minister-calls-on-construction-companies-to-verify-their-work

Protesters demand speedy land dispute resolution at ministry

More than 700 people affected by land disputes gathered in Phnom Penh on Monday to protest in front of the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction. The protesters who came from Koh Kong, Kampong Speu, Oddar Meanchey and Preah Vihear provinces demanded a ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/protesters-demand-speedy-land-dispute-resolution-ministry

Land Ministry toughens measures to guarantee safety at building sites

A day after officials were instructed to check construction projects nationwide, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction on Friday issued another directive to the relevant authorities and construction companies in the Kingdom to enforce the Law on Construction. The directive was issued ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-ministry-toughens-measures-guarantee-safety-building-sites

Kep death toll reaches 36, governor to keep position

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday said no official would be dismissed for the six-storey building collapse that killed 36 people and injured 23 others in Kep province on Friday. Hun Sen made the remarks as he wrapped up a rescue operation that took 43 ...

Voun Dara and Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kep-death-toll-reaches-36-governor-keep-position

Probe into alleged land grab in P’Sihanouk

Inspection specialists from the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction are probing a land dispute in Preah Sihanouk’s Bit Traing commune, in Prey Nop district, involving 19 families and CHSN Transportation Co Ltd. The company is owned by Hun Chea, a nephew of ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/probe-alleged-land-grab-psihanouk

Villagers from six provinces stage protest over land disputes

Hundreds of villagers from six provinces yesterday rallied in front of the Land Management Ministry to seek help in resolving long-standing land disputes affecting them. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675522/villagers-from-six-provinces-stage-protest-over-land-disputes

Ministry eyes 100% land registrations

The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction pledged to complete registering up to 94 per cent of land by next year and 100 per cent of some seven million plots by 2021. To that end, the ministry on Thursday launched its 21-point plan ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-eyes-100-land-registrations

Ministry highlights work to register indigenous lands

The Land Management Ministry has announced it has officially registered thousands of hectares of land for scores of ethnic minority communities across the Kingdom.​ In a statement issued after the meeting, the ministry said so far it has registered 28,522 hectares of indigenous land to ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50674242/ministry-highlights-work-to-register-indigenous-lands

Land Ministry issues more than 450,000 land titles

The Land Management Ministry has issued 456,210 land titles so far this year. The ministry’s annual report, launched yesterday, said that it also resolved 105 out of 817 land disputes it received; the National Land Dispute Authority solved two out of 81 cases. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673867/land-ministry-issues-more-than-450000-land-titles

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