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Rights NGO alleges large-scale land grabs planned in Kampong Speu sanctuary

The environment watchdog Anti-Corruption Natural Resource Protection and Civil Rights Protection Organisation (ACNCIPO) filed a complaint with the Kampong Speu Provincial Administration on March 28 – opposing what they allege is a company’s plan to clear 1,227ha of wildlife sanctuary land in Oral district’s Tasal ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rights-ngo-alleges-large-scale-land-grabs-planned-kampong-speu-sanctuary

200 indigenous people protest against company for land encroachment

Some 200 indigenous people in Mondulkiri province have come together to protest against a company for encroaching into their collective land. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501042590/200-indigenous-people-protest-against-company-for-land-encroachment/

10 arrested over land grabbing in Preah Sihanouk province

Officials in Preah Sihanouk province arrested 10 people over land grabbing in Kampong Seila district. Reports said almost 300 people were involved in the land encroachment in the province. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501041329/10-arrested-over-land-grabbing-in-preah-sihanouk-province/

More than 62,000 hectares of flooded forest land returned to the state

More than 62,000 hectares of flooded forest land in six provinces surrounding Tonle Sap lake have been returned to the government, according to an official. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034793/more-than-62000-hectares-of-flooded-forest-land-returned-to-the-state/

Over 60ha of encroached land seized in K Chhnang

Kampong Chhnang Provincial Administration has confiscated over 60 hectares of illegally grabbed state land in Kampong Tralach district. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501018828/over-60ha-of-encroached-land-seized-in-k-chhnang/

M’kiri authorities on manhunt over 6,000ha of grabbed land

The Department of Agriculture authorities are on a manhunt to track down those involved in the encroachment of more than 6,000 hectares of forest land since January 5 in Mondulkiri province. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501014669/mkiri-authorities-on-manhunt-over-6000ha-of-grabbed-land/

Mondulkiri officials under scrutiny over land

Pen Ean, a personal adviser to Prime Minister Hun Sen, has submitted a letter to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng requesting that the ministry review the case O’Raing district governor Seak Mony of Mondulkiri province and other officials in that district who allegedly conspired to ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mondulkiri-officials-under-scrutiny-over-land

More than 60,000 hectares of flooded forest seized by state from encroachers

As the crackdown and seizure of encroached swamp forest land continues, the government has so far seized more than 60,000 hectares of encroached land from more than 14,000 families. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501012926/more-than-60000-hectares-of-flooded-forest-seized-by-state-from-encroachers/

Over 700 ha land dispute settled

Twelve indigenous communities in O’Chum and Andong Meas districts, Ratanakiri province and Vietnamese agribusiness firm Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) have resolved a land dispute involving over 742.26 hectares. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008095/over-700-ha-land-dispute-settled/

Taskforce to fight all state land grabs in M’kiri forests

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon formed a joint-task force for the prevention of forestry crimes in Mondulkiri province following a clampdown on illegal occupation of state land there. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/taskforce-fight-all-state-land-grabs-mkiri-forests

Long term residents of state land ask for stability via land titles

People living in the Prek Ta Kong community in Phnom Penh are concerned about the legal status of their homes as they live above the sewer pipes, and have never received land titles, despite some families having lived there for 40 years. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501003610/long-term-residents-of-state-land-ask-for-stability-via-land-titles/

Indigenous people face delays in obtaining land titles

Indigenous community leaders have raised concerns about delays in obtaining Collective Land Titles (CLT). The bureaucratic process, already complex, has been further delayed by the pandemic’s impact. To date, 30 out of 455 CLTs have been granted. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501000763/indigenous-people-face-delays-in-obtaining-land-titles/

Authorities start sealing off land for project in Koh Rong city

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration yesterday started putting up boundary posts to build a fence around a 350,000-square-metre site of a private company to develop tourist sites at two villages in Koh Rong city. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50996049/authorities-start-sealing-off-land-for-project-in-koh-rong-city/

Two more land in court for Tonle Sap encroachment

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court on December 22 detained a commune chief in Preah Netr Preah district and a reporter from the Khmer Student News Unit on charges of illegal encroachment, occupation and sale of state land that is part of Region 3 of the ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-more-land-court-tonle-sap-encroachment

Stolen 700 hectares of Tonle Sap land returned to the state

A deputy provincial police chief in Kampong Chhnang province was involved in the encroachment of nearly 700 hectares of flooded forest in the Tonle Sap Lake area, while so far the Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities have returned 2,000 hectares of land to state ownership. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50980801/stolen-700-hectares-of-tonle-sap-land-returned-to-the-state/

More than 5,400 swamp forests in Banteay Meanchey encroached by criminals

Banteay Meanchey’s authorities reported that 5,470 hectares of flooded forest land in two of the zones of the province’s borders were encroached and deforested by crooks. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50981118/more-than-5400-swamp-forests-in-banteay-meanchey-encroached-by-criminals/

Koh Kong aims to develop province’s coastal islands

Koh Kong provincial authorities are compiling detailed data on the 23 islands in the province to facilitate the development of them as the number of tourists is on the increase and businesses continue to show interest in investing heavily in the islands. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-aims-develop-provinces-coastal-islands

Blitz on land grabs: Authorities seize back 2,000 ha of flooded forest

In an effort to restore natural habitat, Land Management Minister Chea Sophara yesterday began a crackdown against encroachments in Tonle Sap lake’s flooded forest and seized back more than 2,000 hectares in Kampong Chhnang province. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50979345/blitz-on-land-grabs-authorities-seize-back-2000-ha-of-flooded-forest/

Cambodia acts to save largest lake

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered relevant authorities to launch a large-scale crackdown on illegal land grabs around the kingdom’s largest freshwater lake — Tonle Sap — and to seize back all the encroached land. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50979678/cambodia-acts-to-save-largest-lake/

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