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Intruders ordered to remove constructions on Mondulkiri hills

Mondulkiri officials issued a six-day ultimatum on constructions encroaching on the Doh Kramom Mountain Cultural Centre in Sen Monorom town’s Sokdum commune. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/intruders-ordered-remove-constructions-mondulkiri-hills

Mondulkiri Bunong community seeks return of forest land

More than 200 indigenous Bunong families in Mondulkiri province have asked authorities to retrieve 5ha of community forest land they claim had been secretly stolen from them by speculators. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-bunong-community-seeks-return-forest-land

Koh Kong confronts encroachment on protected state land

Authorities in Koh Kong province are searching for the individuals who set up border posts on nearly 200ha of protected forest, with officials and activists claiming that powerful tycoons had hired local people to encroach on the land. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-confronts-encroachment-protected-state-land

Security guard shot dead over land dispute in Kampot province

A land dispute between residents and So Nguon Group Co Ltd escalated into a confrontation yesterday, leaving one security guard dead at the scene and one seriously injured. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784582/security-guard-shot-dead-over-land-dispute-in-kampot-province/

Authorities arrest four over alleged clearing of state land along Thai-Cambodia border

Oddar Meanchey provincial police arrested four residents from Anlong Veng district yesterday, for allegedly using machinery to clear state land illegally. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783104/authorities-arrest-four-over-alleged-clearing-of-state-land-along-thai-cambodia-border/

Three commune chiefs reprimanded for landgrabs

Three commune chiefs in Mondulkiri province were reprimanded after it was found they were involved in forestland encroachment, officials said. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771434/three-commune-chiefs-reprimanded-for-landgrabs/

ANA warns against land sales in Angkor area

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) declared that people can no longer sell or buy land in Angkor Archaeological Park, which is a world heritage site. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ana-warns-against-land-sales-angkor-area

Land fraudster arrested for sale of protected area

The Phnom Penh municipal court charged and sentenced a woman to prison on September 18 for defrauding a man of $220,000 through the sale of 50 hectares of land in Preah Sihanouk province last year. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764613/land-fraudster-arrested-for-sale-of-protected-area/

Lake set for development

The government is set to hand over 38ha of Boeung Tamok Lake for development, according to two sub-decrees dated September 1 and seen by The Post on Sunday. The first sub-decree says 15ha of the lake will be given to the National Committee for Disaster Management, ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lake-set-development

Preah Sihanouk authorities order 23 squatter families to leave state land

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration yesterday ordered more than 20 families who are squatting on state land in Prey Nop district’s Bit Traing commune to leave. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752691/preah-sihanouk-authorities-order-23-squatter-families-to-leave-state-land/

Police injured in land dispute, four detained

Preah Sihanouk police continued to question four suspects on Sunday in connection with using machinery to clear land in the Ream National Park area and assaulting authorities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-injured-land-dispute-four-detained

More than 40 huts demolished and four arrested over land grabs

Preah Sihanouk authorities and park rangers yesterday dismantled more than 40 illegally-built huts and arrested four people suspected of clearing forestland in a national park. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749580/more-than-40-huts-demolished-and-four-arrested-over-land-grabs/

Koh Kong warns against unlawful land transactions

Koh Kong provincial authorities said they would not approve the sale and purchase of land in protected areas without proper paperwork. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-warns-against-unlawful-land-transactions

Further measures issued to stop land encroachment

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has ordered all provincial governors to prevent encroachment on state-protected land to avoid land disputes. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742961/further-measures-issued-to-stop-land-encroachment/

Tycoon and ex-vice governor charged over land grab

Phnom Penh Municipal Court today charged and detained a former vice-governor of Battambang province and a property Tycoon accused of bribery and embezzlement over grabbing nearly 5,000 hectares of state land in Battambang Province’s Kuos Kralor district. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50742353/tycoon-and-ex-vice-governor-charged-over-land-grab/

‘No to corruption amid state-land distribution’: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday warned of legal action against anyone caught taking advantage of state-mandated land distributions, two days after he ordered several ministries to oversee the transfer of state-protected land to its long-term occupants. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741609/no-to-corruption-amid-state-land-distribution-pm/

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

Stung Treng court charges, releases officer

Major-general Chan Sam Ath was found guilty of violating the Forestry Law by the Stung Treng Provincial Court on Wednesday, but he will not be imprisoned because of poor health due to abdominal surgery.   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-court-charges-releases-officer

50,000 hectares in two sanctuaries registered as state land

The Environment Ministry has registered more than 50,000 hectares of protected area of the Peam Krasop and Phnom Prich wildlife sanctuaries as state land in a bid to eliminate land disputes in conservation areas. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714774/50000-hectares-in-two-sanctuaries-registered-as-state-land/

Kep officials demolish illegal land grab fence

The Damnak Chang’aeur district Unified Command Committee on Tuesday demolished a concrete fence that was illegally built to encroach on flooded forest land in Angkorl commune’s Angkorl village in Kep province. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kep-officials-demolish-illegal-land-grab-fence

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