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Land classifications

Markers set in Doh Kramom area to prevent encroachment

The provincial administration and the Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction in Mondulkiri province planted 53 stone markers around the Doh Kramom mountain area to protect it from any further encroachments. But the indigenous community claimed that the planting of markers, which was ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/markers-set-doh-kramom-area-prevent-encroachment

Families instructed to remove illegal huts near Phnom Kulen

The Banteay Srei district authority in Siem Reap province ordered some 1,000 families to dismantle hundreds of huts they had illegally built to grab state land near Phnom Kulen, in Tbeng Lech village and Srah Khvav village in Tbeng commune. District governor Khim Finan said ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-instructed-remove-illegal-huts-near-phnom-kulen

Commune chief denies grab collusion in Kandal province

A commune chief in Kandal province has denied local media reports that he and some 50 families colluded to secretly sell nearly 250ha of state-owned lake land in Prekbak and Speandek villages, in Loeuk Dek district’s Prek Tonloap commune. The provincial Department of Land Management, ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/commune-chief-denies-grab-collusion-kandal-province

Kampong Speu chief nullifies land ownership in wildlife sanctuary

Kampong Speu provincial governor Vei Samnang has reclaimed 413ha of state land that he said had been illegally occupied in Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary in Oral district’s Trapaing Chor commune. In a letter seen by The Post on Sunday, the governor said You Sithat had ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-speu-chief-nullifies-land-ownership-wildlife-sanctuary

Sihanoukville buildings encroaching on pavement demolished

Sihanoukville authorities demolished two buildings on Wednesday that encroached on the pavement, dismantled seven canvas structures and dug up five stone terraces after their owners failed to comply with repeated instructions to remove the obstructing structures themselves. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-buildings-encroaching-pavement-demolished

More than 200 protest over land woes in Preah Sihanouk

More than 200 villagers from Stung Hav and Prey Nop districts yesterday held a protest in front of Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall over land disputes and a delay in the issuing of titles for state land which the government had agreed to transfer to some of ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50606516/more-than-200-protest-over-land-woes-in-preah-sihanouk/

Kandal state land reclassified

The government has approved the reclassification of 70-hectares of land along the Mekong river in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district for Khun Sear Import and Export Company to rent. According to a letter signed on May 2 by Chhit Sokhon, a secretary of state at ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50606127/kandal-state-land-reclassified/

Villagers warned to be wary of ill-intentioned land agents

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra on Tuesday warned villagers not to believe ill-intentioned land agents and called on people to stop all illegal grabbing of state-owned land or face punishment in accordance with the law. He said that because land prices had increased dramatically, ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-warned-be-wary-ill-intentioned-land-agents

O’Touk area development ‘a concern’

Civil society organisations monitoring land disputes in Preah Sihanouk province continue to voice concerns over the environmental impact of developing public land after permission was granted to reclaim a site in the O’Touk area to build a boat terminal. Sok Sokhom, the director of the ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/otouk-area-development-concern

Evictees speak of hopelessness

Ouk Chetana, a 39-year-old mother of two, sits on a bamboo bed in a temporary home after the house she had lived in since 2009 was destroyed by authorities, as the village she shared with some 200 other families was deemed to have encroached on ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/evictees-speak-hopelessness

Koh Kong agriculture head denies selling state property

Meng Leang, the director of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ Koh Kong department, has rejected allegations by local media that he sold state land, as the ministry investigates the matter. Meng Leang told The Post that the media reports are completely false. He ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-agriculture-head-denies-selling-state-property

Apsara Authority puts up signs to foil land grabs

The Apsara Authority has been installing boards informing the public on the prohibition against buying and selling land in Siem Reap province’s Angkor area, following recent Facebook posts of land sales in the world heritage protected site. Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal on Thursday said it ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50579040/apsara-authority-puts-up-signs-to-foil-land-grabs-2/

Preah Vihear villagers band at PM residence in Phnom Penh, seek resolution to land dispute

Some 200 villagers from Preah Vihear province gathered at Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence in Phnom Penh on Thursday to deliver a petition seeking a resolution to their long-running land dispute. They also sought the release of 13 villagers who had been detained since January 19 for ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-villagers-band-pm-residence-phnom-penh-seek-resolution-land-dispute

Fish farmers resist as lake is drained

Some 60 per cent of 302 families living at Boeung Samrong lake in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov district agreed to accept compensation as authorities began draining the lake in preparation for increasing its depth, said Prek Pnov administration chief Sim Sophorng. However, the remaining residents ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fish-farmers-resist-lake-drained

Preah Sihanouk authorities to go ahead with demolition plan

The Preah Sihanouk provincial authority will continue with plans to bulldoze some 20 homes in Sihanoukville, after authorities failed to find a solution to an ongoing land dispute with villagers during a visit on Monday. The homes, located in Village I, Commune I, have faced ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-authorities-go-ahead-demolition-plan

Land in capital reclassified

The government has reclassified 35 hectares of state land in Phnom Penh as state-private land to be developed by a private company, a sub-decree seen by Khmer Times showed yesterday. In accordance with the sub-decree, signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen in September, the government converted ...

Ven Rathavong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50546775/land-in-capital-reclassified/

Kandal lakes deemed to be property of state

Four natural lakes totalling 300 hectares in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district have been designated state properties while more are set to have the same status. The designation followed illegal encroachment by individuals who intended to claim the lakes as their own, said Kandal provincial governor ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-lakes-deemed-be-property-state

Oddar Meanchey families protest for public space

Forty-five families in Oddar Meanchey province’s Lumtong commune appealed to the Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara on Wednesday to help get back 2,400 square metres of land they claim was grabbed by a senior military official. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oddar-meanchey-families-protest-public-space

Kampong Speu lawyer sued for defamation in land case

Natural Resource and Wildlife Preservation Organization director Chea Hean appeared for questioning on Wednesday over a case against Kampong Speu provincial deputy prosecutor Tong Ratana. Ratana is being sued by Sieng Samen for “defamation, and preventing private land clearing”. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kampong-speu-lawyer-sued-defamation-land-case

Authority lays down law on unpermited Angkor buildings

The Apsara Authority has renewed its warning that it will remove unauthorised constructions and take legal action against anyone fraudulently taking money in return for permission to build on the Angkor site. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50506823/authority-lays-down-law-on-unpermited-angkor-buildings/

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