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Government expedites land registration in Tonle Sap Zones

The government is establishing a commission to expedite land registrations in the Tonle Sap zones. It will handle registration for both state and private lands in a timely, accurate and effective manner. ... ...

Hang Punreay

Manet pledges ongoing protection for Tonle Sap

Prime Minister Hun Manet has committed to the continued protection of the Tonle Sap Lake, while also reiterating the government’s measures to support Cambodian farmers. ... ...

Sok Raksa

PM lauds support for vets as 200 plots gifted

Prime Minister Hun Manet announced that 200 veterans and their families have been awarded plots of land in Svay Rieng province.​ ... ...

Samban Chandara

Tycoon’s company receives 1,247 Hectares along Kep coastal waters for satellite city development

A company linked to tycoon Khun Sear, TP Moral Group, received 1,247 hectares of coastal waters in Kep province to develop a new satellite city and “special tourism zone” according to a March 6 sub-decree signed by former Prime Minister Hun Sen and publicized in ...

Phon Sothyroth

New protected landscapes created in four provinces

The government has established new protected landscape areas in four provinces – Preah Vihear, Ratanakkiri, Banteay Meanchey and Kampong Thom. The new areas total more than 4,000ha. ... ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Nat’l parks swell under sub-decree, biodiversity corridors integrated

The government has issued a new sub-decree which increases the size of three major national parks – Virachey, Jayavarman-Norodom and Preah Monivong Bokor – in a bid to ensure the preservation and protection of the Kingdom’s natural heritage, ecosystems and biodiversity. The expansions will also ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Kep master plan lays out luxury destination vision

The Kep Tourism Master Plan 2023-2035 was officially launched on August 7, in a ceremony presided over by Minister of Tourism Thong Khon and Kep Provincial Administration officials. ... ...

Bor Pich Zelin

Deadline for occupants of Pursat protected areas

The Pursat provincial Department of Environment has announced a call for individuals occupying land within community areas of protected zones to apply for self-declaration for land ownership certification. ... ...

Long Kimmarita

623 land titles distributed to more than 300 families in Kampong Thom province

623 property ownership certificates were distributed to 332 families in Kdei Ta Chen village, Treal commune, Tang Kork district on July 20, 2023, so that they have the legal right to own and use them. ... ...

Post Staff

Tycoon’s son receives 6,234 hectares in Botum Sakor National Park

A company linked to the son of tycoon Ly Yong Phat received a 6,234 hectare concession inside Botum Sakor National Park, according to a January sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen and published on Wednesday. ... ...

Eung Sea

Kandal residents protest new land filling near airport development

Kandal village residents protested on Thursday against the filling in of land near their homes at the $1.5 billion airport development project, with a company official saying they were only filling the homes of three people who had agreed to leave the site. ... ...

Runn Sreydeth and Khuon Narim

PM orders officials to beef up crack down on rising land grabbing in Tonle Sap

Prime Minister Hun Sen today instructed the Cambodian armed forces and provincial authorities to crack down on illegal land grabbing at the Tonle Sap Lake. ... ...

Son Minea

PM orders immediate crackdown on ‘anarchy’ of deforestation

Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued strict regulations to prevent deforestation and encroachment on state land as the election approaches. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM orders immediate crackdowns on land grabs and illegal logging

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday ordered the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), the Ministries of Environment and Agriculture and provincial officials to stamp out illegal land encroachment and illegal logging in the country. ... ...

Son Minea

Prime minister’s relative receives 30 hectares of Mondulkiri forest land

Government official Dy Panha received 30.79 hectares of land in northeastern Mondulkiri province cut from forest cover in a September sub-decree released publicly earlier this year.  ... ...

Eung Sea and Khuon Narim

Tbong Khmum Provincial Court questioned two community representatives in connection with encroachment on state land

Two community representatives in Memot district were questioned by the Tbong Khmum Provincial Court in connection with allegations of illegal encroachment on state land as they allegedly did not act as alleged. ... ...

Phon Sottyroth

500 Kandal families petition authorities to halt evictions for airport development

Hundreds of families facing displacement from a $1.5 billion airport project in Kandal province petitioned the provincial governor Monday, requesting authorities grant them land titles and allow them to continue living on the land. ... ...

Sorn Sarath and Runn Sreydeth

S Treng issues 30,000 titles in five years

In the past five years, systematic land registration in Stung Treng province – within the framework of the Land Administration Sub-Sector Programme – has been achieved in 35 villages, with more than 30,000 titles distributed to people across the province. ... ...

Sem Pisey

Residents of Kandal get over 1,000 ‘hard titles’

The Kandal Provincial Administration on April 18 presented over 1,000 “hard titles” – the strongest form of property ownership certificate in the Kingdom – to more than 500 households in Anlong Ta Sek Leu village in Sa’ang district’s Prek Ambel commune. ... ...

Sem Pisey

11,177 hectares in Bokor National Park granted to tycoon Sok Kong

Oknha Sok Kong received 11,177 hectares of land inside Preah Monivong Bokor National Park via an August 4, 2022 sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, published in the Council of Ministers’ Royal Gazette last week. ... ...

Khuon Narim and Phon Sotthyroth

Ministry official jailed for land fraud

A former government official from Koh Kong province was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, for illegally selling five hectares of land, worth $25,000 to his friend in 2019. ... ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea

Borei Keila residents awarded property titles

The government has announced that it will provide land titles to around 1,200 families living in the eight buildings of the Borei Keila area in Veal Vong commune of the capital’s Prampi Makara district. ... ...

Post Staff

Finance minister’s wife gets state land in Keo Seima for ecotourism

Protected areas in Kirirom National Park and the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary are being privatized for companies run by family members of notorious tycoon Choeung Sopheap as well as the wife of the country’s finance minister. ... ...

Seoung Nimol

Kirirom National Park, Bati district land granted to elites

Relatives of infamous Pheapimex CEO Choeung Sopheap received forest land in the center of Kirirom National Park, while a minister, tycoons and an apparent relative of first lady Bun Rany all received state land, according to official documents published in late December. ... ...

Keat Soriththeavy

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