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Mondulkiri governor repudiates brutality, graft complaint

Keo Seima district authorities are searching for people associated with timber trader Chheang Taistrin, a resident of the district who compiled 230 thumbprints to file a complaint to the Mondulkiri Provincial Court requesting the removal of district deputy governor Hoeun Sokna for allegedly attempting to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-governor-repudiates-brutality-graft-complaint

Land dispute with Thai firms long resolved, landless families told to submit applications

Oddar Meanchey provincial authorities remain puzzled about the Thai Appeal Court’s recent ruling in favour of more than 700 families who claimed to have been locked in a land dispute with three Thai-owned sugar companies in Samrong town and Chongkal district. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/land-dispute-thai-firms-long-resolved-landless-families-told-submit-applications

Police to release 20 in Tbong Khmum land dispute

Tbong Khmum provincial police plan to release 20 of 21 protestors on Wednesday, after they were detained for occupying land owned by a Chinese company in Dambe district’s Trapaing Pring commune. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-release-20-tbong-khmum-land-dispute

Two held for trafficking rosewood in Ratanakkiri

Ratanakkiri provincial officials on Sunday questioned two suspects at the provincial Forestry Administration headquarters in connection to the smuggling of more than five cubic metres of rosewood. Authorities arrested the two suspects – a man and a woman – on July 30 in Kon Mom ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-held-trafficking-rosewood-ratanakkiri

Kep’s tourism marketing plan on its way

Tourism marketing plan 2020-2024 is on its way to transform the coastal Kep province into an attractive high-end leisure destination in Cambodia. The optimism was floated following a meeting held in the provincial city yesterday to review the long-term marketing plan chaired by Som Piseth, ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750089/keps-tourism-marketing-plan-on-its-way/

The great outdoors: Plans to set up 40 eco-tourism projects in Mondulkiri

The private sector has expressed interest in developing 40 eco-tourism projects in Mondulkiri province. Speaking during a press conference at the Council of Ministers yesterday, provincial governor Svay Sam Eang said investors have asked permission to develop 10 projects in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, two ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745457/the-great-outdoors-plans-to-set-up-40-eco-tourism-projects-in-mondulkiri/

Sihanoukville families to benefit from concessions

One hundred and eighty-one families affected by the Sihanoukville canal restoration project are set to receive social land concessions in Preah Sihanouk province, Sihanoukville governor Y Sok Leng said on Friday. The land allocation follows the demolition of structures illegally built on canals, which started ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741611/sihanoukville-families-to-benefit-from-concessions/

UXOs found in two separate provinces safely destroyed

Twenty anti-personnel mines and 60mm mortar tails found by residents in Siem Reap province’s Svay Loeu district and Preah Vihear province’s Choam Ksan district have been destroyed by the Cambodian Self Help Demining (CSHD) team. Svay Loeu district police chief Colonel Sun Eng said yesterday ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741612/uxos-found-in-two-separate-provinces-safely-destroyed/

Kampong Cham exports over 20,000 tonnes of bananas

Kampong Cham provincial governor Un Chanda said yesterday at a press conference the province has exported over 20,000 tonnes of fresh yellow bananas to international markets during the first six months of this year. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740992/kampong-cham-exports-over-20000-tonnes-of-bananas/

Family and residence books put under commune control

The Ministry of Interior has announced that the authentication of residence books and family books will now fall under the purview of the commune instead of district administrations. A ministry press release entitled Transferring of the police chiefs in providing residence and family books dated ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/family-and-residence-books-put-under-commune-control

Royal pine plantation now protected

The roughly 40ha of land in Mondulkiri province’s Sen Monorom town where the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk historically presided over the royal “Vegetation” ceremonies to plant pine trees will soon be transferred to state property and protected. Provincial governor Svay Sam Eang said citizens ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-pine-plantation-now-protected

Kratie urges for increase in agricultural production

The Kratie Provincial Department of Agriculture has urged people to increase their agricultural production and set up ‘safe vegetable stalls’ which sell produce that has less chemicals and are certified to be safe for consumption. ...

Khan Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739811/kratie-urges-for-increase-in-agricultural-production/

Siem Reap to build more roads to promote local economy

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Siem Reap provincial authorities have been studying the infrastructure development projects of 38 main roads of nearly 100 kilometers in total in Siem Reap city, to promote the economy, beauty and facilitate the travel of residents and ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50738917/siem-reap-to-build-more-roads-to-promote-local-economy/

CMAC removes landmines used as home decorations

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and the Banteay Meanchey provincial authorities on Wednesday collected 30 mines and UXOs from a 48-year-old man who used them to decorate his home in O’Chrov district’s O’Beichoan commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cmac-removes-landmines-used-home-decorations

Waste management highest priority for city councils

Two years ago, seven Cambodian cities committed to a sustainable city strategic plan to address environmental issues, with waste management being one of the highest -priority issues among most of the cities, according to a Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) 2019 annual report.​ ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732271/waste-management-highest-priority-for-city-councils/

Call for more power investments to meet province’s demand

Banteay Meanchey administration said the province boasts potential investment activities which need more power to meet local demand as it aims to reduce the energy imports from its neighbour Thailand in the northwest. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730649/call-for-more-power-investments-to-meet-provinces-demand/

Youth cyclists blocked in Koh Kong province

Koh Kong provincial police confiscated more than 10 bicycles from a group of Mother Nature Organisation youths who were riding from Koh Kong province to Phnom Penh to submit a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen proposing that Koh Kong Krao Island be certified a ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-cyclists-blocked-koh-kong-province

Kampong Thom needs irrigation expansion

Kampong Thom provincial authorities said yesterday irrigation infrastructures in the province are still lacking, prompting a need for the development of the agriculture and water sectors to fulfil the province’s crop production demands during the dry season. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727688/kampong-thom-needs-irrigation-expansion/

Master plan to develop huge Sihanoukville beach

Preah Sihanouk provincial authority is to establish a master plan to develop the beach in the province, especially the new stretch of bays from Sihanoukville Autonomous Port to a new area called “Chumteav Mao or Madam Mao Beach”, according to a senior tourism official of ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727330/master-plan-to-develop-huge-sihanoukville-beach/

Authorities seize wild animal meat sold in restaurants

Siem Reap and Forestry authorities yesterday raided three restaurants illegally selling wild animal meats to customers. The three restaurants were identified as Maloab Moha Heng Restaurant, Thari Mak Brang Restaurant and Samros Mloab Mak Brang Thmey Restaurant, all of which are located in Trang Village, ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726829/authorities-seize-wild-animal-meat-sold-in-restaurants/

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